Flashcards in WEEK 7 middle childhood and school agers Deck (15):
what age group...........
-Growth occurs primarily in the trunk
-Center of gravity- mid-thoracic level
what age group........
Growth occurs primarily in the limbs
Center of gravity- umbilicus
middle childhood (6-10)
_________ have an increased ability to maintain balance while running
what are 4 basic motor capacities changes seen during middle childhood?
Flexibility, balance, agility and force
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
________ is the ability to focus the eyes to distinguish details
________is an internalized sense of the space that a body fills
________ 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.
________ is the remembered sensory experiences correlated with future tasks (better organized around 8-10 years of age)
_________ is the orderly sequencing of tasks from start to finish
what is temporal awareness?
Time in relation to planning, sequencing, and altering of movements
Example: temporal awareness is needed for jumping rope
___________ 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
_________ is the capacity to think through a series of steps and then menatally reverse direction, returning to the starting point.
the ability to order items along a quantitative dimension, such as length or weight, is called ________.