Lifelong Motor Development

Lifelong Motor Development

Eighth edition

by Carl P Gabbard

Imprint: LWW

456 Pages, 212.00 x 276.00 x 0.00 mm

456 pages, 212.00 x 276.00 x 0.00 mm

  • Trade Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781975169428
  • July 2021


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Master challenging motor development concepts and confidently apply them in practice in such areas as Exercise Science, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy with this trusted, up-to-date, research-based text. Approaching motor development as the study of change, Lifelong Motor Development, 8th Edition, covers the field of physical growth and motor behavior across the lifespan and employs multiple theories to help you truly understand the multicausal and complex nature of motor development.
Carefully updated to include the latest research and additional content, as well as the new motor assessments, this 8th edition provides engaging learning activities and enhanced resources helpful to online learning and designed to ensure students’ success in any learning environment. 
  • Think About It questions cultivate students’ critical thinking capabilities.
  • Focus on Change boxes and Focus on Application boxes strengthen students’ ability to adapt to the evolving nature of motor development and translate chapter concepts to practical considerations for practice.
  • Learning Activities challenge students to apply what they’ve learned to a variety of case studies or lab-style activities.
  • Chapter Objectives and Chapter Summaries highlight essential concepts and help students study efficiently.
  • Full-color photographs and illustrations through the book as well as videos, via thePoint, make complex concepts easier to understand and apply in the real-world.
  • Weblinks and Suggested Readings direct students to additional resources for greater understanding.  
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