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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Chapter 11 Middle Childhood: Physical Development
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Children outgrow “baby fat.” The typical American child is exposed to about 10,000 food commercials each year. Middle Childhood: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Most American children are physically fit. Hyperactivity is caused by chemical food additives. Middle Childhood: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Stimulants are often used to treat children who are already hyperactive. Some children who are intelligent and provided with enriched home environments cannot learn how to read or do simple math problems. Middle Childhood: Physical Development Truth or Fiction?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Growth Patterns
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Height and Weight Gain a little over 2 inches and 5 to 7 pounds per year Boys are slightly heavier and taller than girls until 9 or 10 About age 11, boys develop more muscle and girls more fatty tissue What Patterns of Growth Occur in Middle Childhood?
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 Figure 11.1 Growth Curves for Height and Weight
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Childhood and Adolescence: Voyages in Development, Second Edition, Spencer A. Rathus Chapter 11 About one quarter of American children are obese Prevalence of obesity has risen overall in America Most overweight children become overweight adults Overweight children and adolescents
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