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Chapter_6_Notes - Growth Maturation Click to edit Master...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style Chapter 6 Slides do not include all terms and concepts  that will be discussed in class.  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 (standing height) 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  task specific during adolescence and adulthood Increased body weight is an asset in some sports and  physical activites (when force is applied to an  external object) Increased body fat exerts a negative influence on 
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