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Ch 8: MTTC Physical Education: Influences on Growth & Development

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Explore the factors at work as young people grow and mature through the Influences on Growth & Development chapter of our MTTC Physical Education study guide. Use our video and text lessons to prepare for exam questions on these topics.

MTTC Physical Education: Influences on Growth & Development - Chapter Summary

Strengthen your body of knowledge regarding human growth and development as you work through the lessons in this chapter. You will study the following topics:

  • Explanation of development and maturation
  • Interrelationships between health, fitness and physical development
  • Factors that impact growth, development and motor development
  • Effects of socialization on gender
  • Influence of schools and peers on adolescents
  • Role of culture in social expectations and perceptions
  • Facts, statistics and issues concerning body image

Lively writing and clever presentation prevent our lessons from ever becoming dry or tedious. Instead, refreshingly engaging illustrations and well-written text keep the information fresh and interesting, while providing you with a comprehensive and useful study guide. Lesson quizzes offer practice and reinforcement, and help from our subject matter experts and highly-qualified instructors is always available.

7 Lessons in Chapter 8: MTTC Physical Education: Influences on Growth & Development
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What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning

1. What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning

To many people, terms like development, growth, maturation, and learning all mean the same thing. In this lesson, we'll learn the subtle differences between each of these terms and how they apply to human life.

Factors Influencing Growth & Development

2. Factors Influencing Growth & Development

There are numerous factors that play various roles in our growth and development. This lesson looks at the main categories of factors and specific examples of their impact on growth and development.

Factors Influencing Motor Development

3. Factors Influencing Motor Development

Understanding and supporting motor development in children plays an important role in teaching kids. This lesson will discuss gross and fine motor skills and the factors that influence their development.

The Impact of Socialization on Gender

4. The Impact of Socialization on Gender

The following lesson covers how boys and girls are taught how to be boys and girls and where and by whom they are taught this behavior. A short quiz will follow to check your understanding.

Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development

5. Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development

Adolescence is a time of change for most people. In this lesson, we'll look at the changes that occur in adolescence, including why peer groups become so important to teenagers and how school affects development.

How Culture Influences Social Perceptions & Expectations

6. How Culture Influences Social Perceptions & Expectations

A large portion of our children's lives are spent consumed with media images. In some cases, the impressions that children develop about what is normal may be skewed by media sources. Let's look at the impact media has on our children.

What Is Body Image? - Definition, Facts, Statistics & Issues

7. What Is Body Image? - Definition, Facts, Statistics & Issues

This lesson defines body image, which refers to how people see themselves. It will also discuss the facts, statistics and issues that stem from having a positive and negative body image.

Chapter Practice Exam
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