Test 3 notes for CHFD 2200

Test 3 notes for CHFD 2200 - Test 3 Material 27/03/2010...

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Unformatted text preview: Test 3 Material 27/03/2010 01:42:00 2/26/2010 Chapter 9: Physical and Cognitive Development in Middle Childhood Body Growth in Middle Childhood Slow, regular pattern (2-3 inch per year, 5-7 lbs per year; industrialized countries have heavier and taller children) Girls vs. Boys (growing about the same rate) Lower portion of body growing fastest Bones lengthen/ossify (the cartilage becomes calcified bone) Muscle mass and strength (boys have greater number of muscle cells) Permanent teeth arrive (6-7 lose front teeth, 9-10 lose molars) Middle Childhood: Sex and Height 7-12 is basically the same girls top off about 13, boys continue to grow Nutrition Regular eating schedule (3 meals a day and 2 snacks) Variety of foods with significant calcium, zinc, and iron (need 2-3 servings of dairy per day, in the 1990s only 40% of children received the amount of dairy they needed each day) Growth spurts (appetites increase) Percentage body fat (getting ready for growth spurts) Obesity and Overweight Children in Middle Childhood Quadrupled since 1960s (32% are obese/overweight; 2/3 rd of those children will remain obese if they are older than age 10 and still obese) Related Health Issues o Impaired Glucose tolerance (lead to diabetes) o Shortness of breathasthma o Obstructive sleep apnea o Cancer (breast, mouth) o Earlier maturation o Risk factors for heart disease (over 60% have at least one risk factor) o Early death (by 5-20 years) Predictive of Adult Obesity o BMI at age 6 can tell you where they may be later on in life Explanations for Increase Causes of Obesity in Middle Childhood TV and Video Games o Low Physical activity Less physical education (today, recess is limited; 3 days per week for only 10 min) Busy schedules Low SES Marketing/Availability of Unhealthy food choices for children Parents feeding practices (less sitting down at the table, eating is more quick, or sitting down at the tv) Services and Technology Percentage of U.S. Children in Daily physical Education Programs from 1969 to 1999 Chart should be posted online Decreased from 80% in 1969 to 20% in 1999 Psychological and Social Consequences of Obesity Feeling unattractive Stereotyping Teasing, social isolation Depression, emotional problems School problems Problem behaviors Reduced life chances Common Illness and Death in Middle Childhood Top 5 reasons Children Miss School o Colds o Stomach Virus/Flu o Ear Infection o Pink Eye o Sore Throat Leading Causes of Death: o Motor vehicle accidents (wrecks) o Cancer (most common: leukemia) Points to highlight...
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This note was uploaded on 06/11/2010 for the course CHFD 2200 taught by Professor L during the Spring '10 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Test 3 notes for CHFD 2200 - Test 3 Material 27/03/2010...

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