SPE 310 1/23/15
Characteristics of Motor Development
Involves change in movement behavior
Depends on underlying processes
Growth and Aging Change Individual Constraints
Genetic and extrinsic factors combine to influence growth and aging.
We observe patterns in growth and aging.
o Universality: happens to ever
SPE 310 Motor Learning & Development
NAME: _Devin Barton_
Assignment #3 - Chapter 7 Development of Human Locomotion
Value: 10 pts
In this assignment you will be taking the role of an activities/physical e
SPE 310 2
Theories of Motor Development
Information processing perspective
Motor development driven by maturation of s
Chapter 6 Early Motor Development
Reflexive or Spontaneous:
Reflexive: stereotypical response to a specific external stimuli
Spontaneous: movement not caused by a known stimuli
Questions for Lab Activity 6.2
Answer the following questions for the infant that you observed.
1. How far has the infant progressed along the sequence of motor milestones?
Does the babys chronological age match the average age range
Chapter 10: Sensory-Perceptual Development
Sensation vs. Perception
o Neural activity triggered by a stimulus that will activate a sensory
Sensory Nerve impulses
o Travel sensory pathways
Chapter 8 Development of Ballistic Skills
Performer applies force to an object in order to project it.
o Examples: shot put, throwing a ball, strike
o Many forms
Manipulative Skills and the Model of Constraints
Halversons 10 phases of development (1931)
Hohlstein (1982): Objects sizes and shape with influen