Ch 32: Elements of Human Growth & Energy

About This Chapter

Watch these lessons and read the texts to review the science behind the use of energy in human bodies for growth and motor function. Also in these videos you will review principles of growth and development.

Elements of Human Growth & Energy - Chapter Summary

The objective of this chapter is to improve your understanding of the different ways the human body uses energy to perform motor movement, grow and develop. In it our expert instructors will also talk about the principles of human development and motor unit summation. With this series of lesson videos and texts, you can prepare for questions regarding:

  • Muscle tension and motor unit summation
  • Principles of growth and development
  • Factors that influence the energy use of the body
  • Energy balance and how the body uses energy

For your convenience, these lessons are mobile device compatible, so don't feel like you have to limit your studies to your time in front of a computer. For a better understanding of the lessons, be sure to read the transcripts in addition to watching the videos. These written overviews will help you study key terms and figures in the chapter. Test what you know by taking the quizzes, and then use the video tags to return to and fortify your understanding of the topics you didn't master. After you have completed the lessons and quizzes, use the practice chapter exam to see if you know what you need to know about the information presented.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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