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PHD 0015 Human Development ONLINE NOTES FOSEE , MULTIMEDIA UNIVERSITY (436821-T) MELAKA CAMPUS, JALAN AYER KEROH LAMA, 75450 MELAKA, MALAYSIA. Tel 606 252 3594 Fax 606 231 8799 URL: http://fosee.mmu.edu.my/~asd/ (SAHSD) Centre for Foundation Studies and Extension Education (FOSEE)
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PHD0015 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Chapter 5 PHD 0015 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CHAPTER 5 MIDDLE CHILDHOOD / LATER CHILHOOD: 7-12 YEARS Physical Development Aspects of Physical Development 1. Body Growth - Gains in body size during middle childhood extend the pattern of slow, regular growth established during the preschool years. 2. Nutrition and Dentition - All twenty primary teeth are replaced by permanent ones. - Overweight and obesity are growing problems in affluent nations like United States. - Concern with body image, may lead to eating disorders. - Child from advantaged homes are at their healthiest, due to their good nutrition and rapid development of the immune system. At the same time variety of health problems do occur. 3. Motor Development - Improvement in flexibility, balance agility, force and reaction time contribute to school-age children’s gross motor development. - Engage in a wider range of motor activities than preschoolers do. Health and Safety - Reinforce good health practice - Many children do not meet fitness standard. Cognitive Development 1. Piagetian Approach : The Concrete Operational Stage __________________________________________________________________________________ SRS
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PHD0015 HUMAN DEVELOPMENT Chapter 5 - Children can reason logically about concrete and tangible information. -
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