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Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 6 Growth & Maturation
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Anthropometry Anthropometry   - The branch of    science concerned with biological    growth and body measurement Growth Curve  - The pattern of    physical change in individuals                    or  groups plotted on a graph Distance Curve  - a plot of growth     from one year to the next Velocity Curve  - a plot of the rate of growth and depicts periods
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Growth - Stature Measuring Growth in Length Recumbent Length Stature Knee height (cm.) Men=64.19 - (0.04 x age)+(2.02 x knee height) Women=84.88- (0.24 x age)+ (1.83 x knee height)
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Growth - Stature Males Birth - 20” 1 yr. - 30” 2 yrs. 34.75” Puberty 12-14 yrs. gain 4” 98% of adult height by age 18 Max height at age 20 Females Birth - 19.75” 1 yr. 29.25” 2 yrs. 34” Puberty 10-11 yrs. gain  3” 98% of adult height by  age 16.5 Max height at age 18
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Growth - Weight Females Birth 7 lbs. 1 yr. 21 lbs. 2 yrs. 26.5 lbs. puberty - gain 35 lbs. Males Birth 7.5 lbs. 1 yr. 22.5 lbs. 2 yrs. 28 lbs. puberty - gain 45 lbs.
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Body Mass Index (BMI) Calculating BMI Healthy adult = 18.5-24.9 Underweight = <18.5 Overweight = 25-29.9 Obese = >30
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Stature and Weight: Motor Performance The interrelationship between weight and height is 
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This note was uploaded on 11/18/2009 for the course KIN 3515 taught by Professor Nelson during the Fall '09 term at LSU.

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