Advances in Motor Development Research: v. 3

Advances in Motor Development Research: v. 3

By: Jane E. Clark (volume_editor), James H. Humphrey (volume_editor)Hardback

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A series aimed at researchers in motor development which includes traditional and experimental approaches and suggests that a transition may be occurring in motor development research. Twelve reports cover such topics as motor skills and sociocultural and methodological considerations. The primary purpose of the series, of which the present publication is the inaugural volume, is to supplement and support journals and annual reviews which report on similar topics. The editors recognize that motor development has evolved into a complex field which cuts across biological, behavioural, biomechanical and other subjects.

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Perceptual determinants of action - stair-climbing choices of infants and toddlers, Beverly D.Ulrich, Ester Thelen et al; the significance and development of crawling in human infancy, Janette B.Benson; motor task goal as a constraint on developmental status, Stephen Langendorfer; movement characteristics of older adult throwers, Kathleen Williams et al; movement confidence - elaboration and expansion, Norma S.Griffin and Michael E.Crawford; variability in children's gait, Nancy Greer, Joseph Hamill, et al; the concept of direction perception - its historical context and relevance for motor development, Jurgen Konczak; age, knowledge of results, practice and stimulus characteristics as determiners of performance in a coincidence anticipation task with spatial and temporal requirements, Marie Gognon, Michelle Fleury, et al; on reconceptualizing dual task performance in children, Jill Whitall.

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  • publication date: 31/05/1991
  • ISBN13: 9780404634537
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 200
  • ID: 9780404634537
  • ISBN10: 0404634532

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