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Unformatted text preview: Fall 2011 1 KIN 4512: Lifespan Motor Development 11:40 – 12:30 PM; M, W& F E130 HOWE RUSSELL E Instructor: Janene M. Grodesky, Ph.D. Email: [email protected] Office Hours: By appointment Graduate Assistant: Kyle Rose Email: [email protected] TEXTBOOK: Payne, V. G. & Isaacs, L. D. (2008). Human Motor Development: A Lifespan Approach (8 th ed.) . NY, NY: McGraw – Hill. COURSE OBJECTIVES: On completion of the course, the student will competently: 1. Demonstrate knowledge of the developmental process throughout the lifespan 2. Debate current trends and issues in motor development research 3. Identify prominent researchers who have contributed significantly to our understanding of the developmental process 4. Discuss the interaction of cognitive and motor development throughout the lifespan 5. Describe the socialization and moral process and its effect on motor development 6. Characterize prenatal developmental concerns 7. Discern the components of basic fundamental movement patterns 8. Report the effects of youth sports on development 9. Assess motor performance in children and adults 10. Define health-related fitness and its effect on physiological performance 11. Measure children for appropriate growth and development traits 12. Plan and conduct an effective motor development program for people of any age COURSE POLICIES 1. Attendance : • “Taking a course” means “attending the class lectures.” All students are expected to be present and punctual for every class meeting. It is very disruptive to arrive late or leave early. • Participation in all class activities and discussions is expected • There will be 10 in-class activities and quizzes . Eight of which will count toward the final grade. The quizzes and activities will be administered at the discretion of the instructor, meaning the quiz or activity may cover material already discussed in lecture, or cover material for the next class meeting. lecture, or cover material for the next class meeting....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course KIN 3502 taught by Professor Porter during the Spring '08 term at LSU.
- Spring '08