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Physical & Motor Development
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General Principles of Physical & Motor Development Physical & Motor development occurs in the following 4 ways Cephalocaudal Proximodistal Simple to complex Gross to refined
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Physical Development in Infancy Infants lose 5%-10% of weight in 1st month Double their birthweight by 3-4 mos. Triple their birthwt. by 12 months Body is 50% longer than at birth by 1 year By 2 years of age: Body is 75% longer than at birth Birthwt. has quadrupled
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Motor Development in Infancy Reflex Age of Disappearance Babinski 12-18 months Grasping 3 - 4 months Moro 4-6 months Rooting 3 weeks Stepping 2 months Swimming 4 - 6 months
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Motor Development in 1st year Motor Skill Average Age Achieved Hold head steady 6 weeks Voluntary reaching 3 months Rolls stomach to back 3-4 months Rolls back to stomach 7 months Sits alone 5-6 months Crawls 7 - 8 months Pull up to stand 8 months Cruising 9 months Stand alone 10-11 months Walks alone 11-12 months
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Physical Dev. in Early Childhood
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This note was uploaded on 03/26/2008 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 230 taught by Professor Phillips during the Spring '08 term at Iowa State.

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