Directions of Growth
Head to tail development Example: Infant gains control of head first.
Center to periphery development Example: Reaching improves before grasping.
Growth in Body Weight
Conception ~ ovum weighs 0.005 mg
HK 253 Exam 3 Review Sheet Spring 2010 The following review sheet outlines the important topics that were covered in lecture that will be included on the exam. In addition to these topics there will be questions from each of the readings that were assigne
Aristotle, 4BC: Blank Tablet
John Locke, 1600s: tabula rasa
Outgoing Leadership roles
Attitudes of the culture neighborhood school family child SES peers Day-care
DEVELOPMENT OF REACHING
Reaching and Manual Skills
Most of the activities we perform in daily life require us to reach for and use our hands.
Components of Manual Movements
Visually locating a target Transporting the arm and hand Grasping the object Manip
H K 253 Exam 1 Review Sheet ( Exam 1: Feb. 9 th ) The following review sheet outlines the important topics that were covered in lecture that will be included on the exam. In addition to these topics there will be questions from each of the readings that w
HK 253 Exam 2 Review Sheet, Spring 2010 The following review sheet outlines the important topics that were covered in lecture that will be included on the exam. In addition to these topics there will be questions from the assigned readings (Chapter 4, Cha
HK 253 Principles of Motor Development Spring semester 2010 Instructor: Dr. Laura Claxton LAMB 304A 496-2293 [email protected] Office Hours: Thursdays: 3:00-4:00pm and by appointment
Course Description This course is intended to provide an introduction
HK253: Assignment 3 motor milestones Due: April 13th by midnight, uploaded to Blackboard Background: In children with Downs Syndrome, the development of many motor milestones (such as walking) is often delayed. Research has therefore attempted to improve
HK 253 Principles of Motor Development
Instructor: Dr. Laura Claxton Office: 304 A Office Hours: Thursdays 3 to 4pm and by appointment
Payne, VG. & Isaacs, LD. (2007). Human Motor Development, 7th ed. McGraw-Hill.
Class notes Sup
Hazards to prenatal development
Environmental agents that cause harm during prenatal development.
Drugs Diseases Environmental Hazards
Time where organism is most vulnerable to outside agents.
What is this?
3 Basic Parts: 1.Cell body: regulates 2.Dendrites: collect info 3.Axon: transmits info
Types of neurons
Motor neurons (efferent) Sensory neurons (afferent) Interneurons
Starts before bi
Brain Development continued.
Neural Wiring After Birth
Critical periods in vision
Effect of early closure of one eye on the distribution of neurons.
1 in every 10,
Is individual performed already?
Is individual performed already?
Do individual parts develop in succession?
FIRST THINGS: A Journal of Religion, Culture, and Public Life
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What We Know About Embryo
E D I TO R I A L
2007 Nature Publishing Group http:/www.nature.com/natureneuroscience
Shaky arguments against stem cells
Recent attempts to use scientific findings to discredit embryonic stem cell research are distorting the state of the field.
Issues with early infant mobility
Shape and proportions of newborns not conducive to easy mobility and reflexes are therefore needed for survival.
Heads too large; limbs short in relation to body High fat to muscle ratio
RESEARCH METHODS IN MOTOR DEVELOPMENT
The Scientific Method
BELIEFS NO MATTER HOW PROBABLE MAY BE WRONG.
1. 2. 3. 4.
Choose a question Formulate a hypothesis Test hypothesis Using the data, draw a conclusion rega
HK253: Assignment 2 - Stem Cells DUE: 3/2/10 by midnight uploaded to Blackboard Claims have been made that embryonic stem cells can someday be used to cure a myriad of diseases including, diabetes, paralysis, and Parkinsons disease. However, since 1996, t
Jean Piaget (1896-1980) Developmental Theorist
construct their own knowledge in response to their experiences learn many things on their own intr
Intentional Regulated by information from perceptual systems
Crawling and creeping
Wide range of onset times Onset time depends somewhat on climate Smaller, slimmer babes crawl earlier than larger, ch
Postural Control in the Elderly
Decrease in postural stability with age
Older people = more unstable
More postural sway when standing Less able to adapt to postural perturbations
Age related changes in systems of postural control
III STEP Series
Effects of Intensity of Treadmill Training on Developmental Outcomes and Stepping in Infants With Down Syndrome: A Randomized Trial
Dale A Ulrich, Meghann C Lloyd, Chad W Tiernan, Julia E Looper, Rosa M Angulo-Barroso
DA Ulrich, PhD, is Pr
HK253: Assignment 1 Socialization and Risk-Taking Behavior on the Playground DUE: 2/11 by midnight uploaded to Blackboard As stated in Payne and Isaacs (chapter 3), socialization is the process of learning about who we are and how we are connected to our
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