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KIN 2223 - Motor Development: A Lifespan Perspective

Credits: 4
This course focuses on the study of motor skill development across the lifespan. As such, motor development is studied from the prenatal stage to the mature adult (elderly). There is emphasis on the immature mover and the processes by which skills develop throughout childhood. Content is then extended into adulthood and highlights motor behavior changes – including cardiovascular, muscular, neurological, sensory and socio-cultural – as the individual ages. Individual environmental (physical environment and socio-cultural) and task influences to the emergence of motor behavior will be examined. Cognitive development as it relates to movement will also be studied.
Prerequisites Psychology 1106.



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