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Life Span Motor Development 7th Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

Life Span Motor Development 7th Edition Ebook With HKPropel Access

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    Life Span Motor Development, Seventh Edition With HKPropel Access, is a leading text for helping students examine and understand how interactions of the developing and maturing individual, the environment, and the task being performed bring about changes in a person’s movements. This model of constraints approach, combined with an unprecedented collection of video clips marking motor development milestones, facilitates an unmatched learning experience for the study of motor development across the life span.

    The seventh edition expands the tradition of making the student’s experience with motor development an interactive one. Related online learning tools delivered through HKPropel include more than 190 video clips marking motor development milestones to sharpen observation techniques, with interactive questions and 47 lab activities to facilitate critical thinking and hands-on application. The lab activities may be assigned and tracked by instructors through HKPropel, along with chapter quizzes (assessments) that are automatically graded to test comprehension of critical concepts. The text also contains several updates to keep pace with the changing field:
    • Content related to physcial growth and development of the skeletal, muscle, and adipose systems is reorganized chronologically for a more logical progression.
    • New material on developmental motor learning demonstrates the overlap between the disciplines of motor development and motor learning.
    • New insights into motor competence help explain the relationship between skill development and physical fitness.
    The text helps students understand how maturational age and chronological age are distinct and how functional constraints affect motor skill development and learning. It shows how the four components of physical fitness—cardiorespiratory endurance, strength, flexibility, and body composition—interact to affect a person’s movements over the life span, and describes how relevant social, cultural, psychosocial, and cognitive influences can affect a person’s movements. This edition comes with 148 illustrations, 60 photos, and 25 tables—all in full color—to help explain concepts and to make the text more engaging for students. It also retains helpful learning aids including chapter objectives, a running glossary, key points, sidebars, and application questions throughout each chapter.

    Life Span Motor Development, Seventh Edition, embraces an interactive and practical approach to illustrate the most recent research in motor development. Students will come away with a firm understanding of the concepts and how they apply to real-world situations.

    Note: A code for accessing HKPropel is included with this ebook.


    A textbook for undergraduate courses on motor development. Also a reference for researchers in motor behavior and motor development as well as practitioners in physical and occupational therapy, physical education, and rehabilitation.
    Part I. Introduction to Motor Development

    Chapter 1. Fundamental Concepts
    Defining Motor Development
    Constraints: A Model for Studying Motor Development
    How Do We Know It Is Change?
    A Developmental Paradox: Universality Versus Variability
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 2. Theoretical Perspectives in Motor Development
    Maturational Perspective
    Information Processing Perspective
    Ecological Perspective
    Current Interests
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 3. Principles of Motion and Stability
    Understanding the Principles of Motion and Stability
    Using the Principles of Motion and Stability to Detect and Correct Errors
    Summary and Synthesis

    Part II. Development of Motor Skills Across the Life Span

    Chapter 4. Early Motor Development
    How Do Infants Move?
    Why Do Infants Move? The Purpose of Reflexes
    Motor Milestones: The Pathway to Voluntary Movements
    Development of Postural Control and Balance in Infancy
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 5. Development of Human Locomotion
    The First Voluntary Locomotor Efforts: Creeping and Crawling
    Walking Across the Life Span
    Running Across the Life Span
    Other Locomotor Skills
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 6. Development of Ballistic Skills
    Overarm Throwing
    Sidearm Striking
    Overarm Striking
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 7. Development of Manipulative Skills
    Grasping and Reaching
    Summary and Synthesis

    Part III. Physical Growth and Aging

    Chapter 8. Physical Growth, Maturation, and Aging
    Prenatal Development
    Postnatal Development
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 9. Development and Aging of Body Systems
    Systems Development During the Prenatal Period
    Systems Development During Childhood and Adolescence
    Systems Development During Adulthood
    Summary and Synthesis

    Part IV. Development of Physical Fitness

    Chapter 10. Development of Cardiorespiratory Endurance
    Physiological Responses to Short-Term Exercise
    Physiological Responses to Prolonged Exercise
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 11. Development of Strength and Flexibility
    Muscle Mass and Strength
    Development of Flexibility
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 12. Weight Status, Fitness, and Motor Competence
    A Model of Interrelationships
    Body Composition
    Motor Competence, Activity, Fitness, and Body Composition
    Summary and Synthesis

    Part V. Perceptual-Motor Development

    Chapter 13. Sensory-Perceptual Development
    Visual Development
    Kinesthetic Development
    Auditory Development
    Intermodal Perception
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 14. Perception and Action in Development
    The Role of Action in Perception
    Postural Control and Balance
    Summary and Synthesis

    Part VI. Functional Constraints in Motor Development

    Chapter 15. Social and Cultural Constraints in Motor Development
    Social and Cultural Influences as Environmental Constraints
    Other Sociocultural Constraints: Race, Ethnicity, and Socioeconomic Status
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 16. Psychosocial Constraints in Motor Development
    The Link Between Perceived and Actual Motor Competency
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 17. Developmental Motor Learning
    Unpacking the Definition of “Motor Learning”
    A Brief History of Developmental Motor Learning
    Stages of Learning and the Development of Expertise
    Practice and Motor Learning
    Augmented Feedback and Motor Learning
    Other Factors that Impact Motor Learning
    Summary and Synthesis

    Chapter 18. Conclusion: Interactions Among Constraints
    Using Constraints to Enhance Learning in Physical Activity Settings
    Interacting Constraints: Case Studies
    Summary and Synthesis

    Appendix. Skinfold, Body Mass Index, and Head Circumference Charts
    Kathleen M. Haywood, PhD, is professor emerita at the University of Missouri at St. Louis, where she has researched life span motor development and taught courses in motor behavior and development, sport psychology, and biomechanics. She earned her PhD in motor behavior from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1976.

    Haywood is a fellow of the National Academy of Kinesiology and the Research Consortium of the Society for Health and Physical Education (SHAPE America). She is also a recipient of SHAPE America’s Mabel Lee Award. Haywood has served as president of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity and as chairperson of the Motor Development Academy of SHAPE America.

    Haywood is also the coauthor of four editions of Archery: Steps to Success and of Teaching Archery: Steps to Success, published by Human Kinetics. She resides in Saint Charles, Missouri, and in her free time enjoys fitness training, tennis, and dog training.

    Nancy Getchell, PhD, is a professor at the University of Delaware in Newark. For nearly 30 years, Getchell has investigated developmental motor control and coordination in children with and without disabilities. Her current research focus is on brain/behavior relationships in children with developmental coordination disorder and other conditions. She teaches courses in motor development, motor control and learning, research methods, and women in sport.    

    Getchell is currently the president of the International Motor Development Research Consortium as well as a professional member of the North American Society for the Psychology of Sport and Physical Activity, and the International Society of Motor Control. She is a research fellow of SHAPE America and has served as the chairperson of the Motor Development and Learning Academy. Currently, Getchell serves as an associate editor for Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport and on the editorial board of Physical Education and Sport Pedagogy and Frontiers in Psychology.  

    Getchell obtained her PhD from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 1996 in kinesiology with a specialization in motor development. In 2001, Getchell was the recipient of the Lolas E. Halverson Young Investigator Award in motor development.  

    Getchell resides in Wilmington, Delaware, where she enjoys hiking, geocaching, and bicycling.

    All ancillaries are free to adopting instructors through HKPropel.

    Instructor guide. Includes chapter overviews, tips for using learning experiences and lab activities in the classroom, supplemental class activities, and suggested background readings. It also now includes feedback and suggested answers to lab activities and “Test Your Knowledge” questions found in the text. 

    Test package. Includes nearly 500 questions in true-or-false, fill-in-the-blank, multiple-choice, essay, and short-answer formats. Questions have been updated specifically for this seventh edition and may be downloaded for integration with a learning management system or printed as paper-based tests. Instructors may also create their own customized quizzes or tests from the test bank questions to assign to students directly through HKPropel. Those assessments are automatically graded and student scores can be reviewed by instructors in the platform.

    Chapter quizzes. Contains ready-made quizzes to help instructors assess students’ comprehension of the most important concepts in each chapter. Each quiz contains 10 questions which may be downloaded or assigned to students directly through HKPropel. The chapter assessments are automatically graded and student scores can be reviewed by instructors in HKPropel.

    Presentation package. Includes more than 550 slides highlighting the most important concepts from the book and including selected video clips from the lab activities. 

    Image bank. Includes most of the figures, content photos, and tables from the text, sorted by chapter, that can be used in developing a customized presentation based on specific course requirements. 

    Online videos. Features all the videos available to students through HKPropel in separate files so they can be uploaded into learning management systems or PowerPoint presentations.

    Instructors also receive access to all student materials in HKPropel. For Life Span Motor Development, Seventh Edition, this includes over 190 video clips with footage focusing on infants, toddlers, young children, adolescents, and adults performing fundamental motor skills, including a comprehensive video diary of the first nine months of an infant’s life. The video clips are accompanied by additional interactive activities and 47 assignable and trackable lab activities that will help students understand and apply concepts and research findings. Chapter quizzes can also be assigned and are automatically graded to test comprehension of critical concepts.

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