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Chapter 11 Chapter 11 Physical Development and  Health in Late Childhood This multimedia product and its contents are protected under copyright law. The following are prohibited by law: •any public performance or display, including transmission of any image over a network; •preparation of any derivative work, including the extraction, in whole or in part, of any images; •any rental, lease, or lending of the program.
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Body Size and Appearance Body Size and Appearance growth is about 2-3 inches/year 3-6 pounds/year slower growth results in gains in motor  control and coordination
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Body Size and Appearance Body Size and Appearance individual differences differences between children are striking generally, more variance in weight and  musculature than height degree of musculature relates to physical  performance
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Bone Health Bone Health building healthy bones is essential for  lifelong health diet and exercise are critical
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Bone Health Bone Health peak bone mass is reached in the mid-20s individual differences boys have great bone mass than girls African-American girls have higher bone mass  than Caucasian girls
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Hearing Problems Hearing Problems Hearing involves both the brain and ears The severity of a problem is based on how  well a person can hear speech sounds
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Speech Problems Speech Problems stuttering excessive disruptions in the rate, rhythm, and  forward flow of speech usually begins early in life no obvious reason or cause more common in boys
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Vision Problems Vision Problems vision impairment can  negatively affect  development 2/3 of children with  vision impairments  have an associated  disability (e.g. mental  retardation) Insert Image # dv1807036, Getty Images CD  DV816 “Lifetime Learning”
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Vision Problems
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2011 for the course PSY 105 taught by Professor Hamilton during the Spring '11 term at Moraine Valley Community College.

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