Now in its seventh edition, this topically organized text provides a comprehensive introduction to lifespan motor development and includes the most current research findings available in the field. The text takes a lifespan approach to development, with thorough coverage of prenatal, childhood, adolescent, and adult development. Theoretical concepts are conveyed through language appropriate for undergraduate students. This is the only lifespan motor development text that presents both the component approach and the total body approach for analyzing the basic fundamental and object control skills of childhood.
Revised standard textbook for an introductory undergraduate course in human motor development. The human development framework includes separate chapters on cognitive, social, and physical development, with emphasis placed on continuous interaction with motor development. This edition features expanded information concerning adults and seniors. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)