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15 Cards in this Set

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mixed longitudinal
longitudinal w/ subjects replaced as a result of drop out
longitudinal technique
follows same group over several years
+: sensitive to what's actually happening
-: time consuming, expensive, "subject mortality"
cross sectional technique
one time measure several groups represent different age groups

+: quick, inexpensive, easy to replace subjects
-: requires large # of subjects, under/overestimates peaks and lows
fine movements
primarily controlled by small muscle groups
Gross Movement
primarily controlled by large muscle groups
change that occures as an individuals movement ability progresses
progress from gross, immature movements to precise well controlled, intentional movements
progression of biological development towards a fully functioning adult, regulated by the biological clock
a systematic increase in complexity of the organism (eg. cognative development). Doesn't have to be physically noticable
absolute growth
relative growth
- progressive increase in size
-increase in terms of absolute scale (eg. height)
- increase in size in terms of one variable against another
motor learning
process involved in acquiring and perfecting motor skills
motor control
neurophysical factors that affect human movement
motor development
the study of changes in motor behavior over a lifespan, the processes that underlie these changes and factors that affect them
interation and development that allow subjects to learn
1. who they are and their connection to the social world in which they live
2. the orientatations used as a basis for the individual behaviors and group life
3 domains of human development
1. cognative - intellectual development
2. affective - social and emotional
3. motor - skeltal/muscular movement