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Running head: PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 1 Physical Development in Early Childhood Name Institution
PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT IN EARLY CHILDHOOD 2 Physical Development in Early Childhood It is important to note that children in the early childhood phase undergo a number of physical changes. In particular, the changes that occur include the lengthening of legs and arms in a move to generate a balance between the trunk and the head. Moreover, it is at the early childhood face that most of the baby fat is lost in a move to pave the way for strong muscles (Daelmans et al., 2017). Concerning the changes in height, the average is between two to three inches annually. However, there is the need for children to have adequate sleep and exercise from time to time. The weight of the children in this phase equally increases on an average of between four to five pounds annually. On the other hand, the two main factors that determine the health of children at the early development phase are the nutrition and levels of activity. Nutrition comes

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