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1

what age group...........
-Growth occurs primarily in the trunk
-Center of gravity- mid-thoracic level

preschool age

2

what age group........
Growth occurs primarily in the limbs
Center of gravity- umbilicus

middle childhood (6-10)

3

_________ have an increased ability to maintain balance while running

middle childhood

4

what are 4 basic motor capacities changes seen during middle childhood?

Flexibility, balance, agility and force

5

Characteristics of Middle Childhood..........

The child can complete more complex tasks and more than one task at a time
The child can calibrate movements to the demands of various tasks

6

________ is the ability to focus the eyes to distinguish details

Visual Acuity

7

________is an internalized sense of the space that a body fills

Body Schema

8

________ is the understanding of near and far space
----- a 6 yr. old will have greater difficulty tossing a ball into a basket than a 10 yr. old.

Spatial Awareness

9

________ is the remembered sensory experiences correlated with future tasks (better organized around 8-10 years of age)

Cognitive Maps

10

_________ is the orderly sequencing of tasks from start to finish

Temporal Organization

11

what is temporal awareness?

Time in relation to planning, sequencing, and altering of movements
Example: temporal awareness is needed for jumping rope

12

___________ is the ability to complete a motor task with an arriving moving object
Improves throughout middle childhood and into adolescence (Example: kicking a soccer ball that has been kicked to you)

Coincidence-anticipation (CA) timing

13

_________ is the capacity to think through a series of steps and then menatally reverse direction, returning to the starting point.

reversibility

14

the ability to order items along a quantitative dimension, such as length or weight, is called ________.

seriation

15

_______ is childrens mental representations of familiar large-scale spaces, such as their neighborhood or school.

cognitive maps