Motor Development - Locomotor Development March 10, 2008...

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    Locomotor Development March 10, 2008
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    Why study locomotor development?
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    1. Time chart of locomotor development 2. Approaches to understanding locomotor  development Maturational Theories Dynamic Systems Approach Perception-Action Coupling 3. How does locomotor development affect  other aspects of development? Emotional and social Sensory, perceptual and cognitive
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    1.Time-chart of Locomotor  Development 2 months : baby lifts head and shoulders,  stepping reflex disappears.  3-4 months : baby holds head up for extended  periods of time, kicks actively.  4-5 months : baby rolls from tummy onto back,  sits with support. 5-7 months : baby sits up alone, baby starts to  make crawling movements 8 -9 months : baby begins creeping, pulls to  stand
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    1.Time-chart of Locomotor  Development 8-10 months : baby begins crawling, easily  moves from sitting to lying, stepping  movements  9-12 months : stands alone unsteadily,  baby walks when led  12-15 months : baby walks without  assistance About 18 months : Child runs and  navigates stairs
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