Motor Skill Development: 1st Stage
Childhood 3-7 Years
Locomotor skills, Non-Locomotor skills, Manipulative Skills
Motor Skill Development: 2nd Stage
Middle Childhood 8-9 years
Begin to show competency with motor skills and can combine locomotor with non-locomotor and manipulative skills
Motor Skill Develeopment: 3rd Stage
Late childhood 10-12 years
Specific movement skills are refined, more fluid, and creative movements for dance and sports
Personal and Social Development: 1st stage
Childhood 3-7 years
Egocentric, play by themselves or with one or two other children. Lots of curiousity and enthusiasm, but tire easily. No Pressure and lots of praise
Personal and Social Development: 2nd Stage
Middle childhood 8-9 years
Group activities and group success
Personal and Social Development: 3rd stage
Late childhood 10-12 years
Enjoy highly complex team games and are willing to practice to improve ability
Physical Fitness
The body’s ability to function efficiently and effectively in work and leisure activities, to be healthy, to resist diseases, and to meet emergency situations
Physical Fitness (In the past)
Focused on skill-related components such as: muscular strength, balance, speed, power agility, and endurance. Now the components are health related
Muscular Strength and endurance
Muscular strength is the amount of force a muscle can produce. Muscle endurance is the muscles ability to produce force for a period of time.
Concern for upper body
Today there is a concern for the lack of upper body strength. Because there are Fewer physical chores, decrease in outdoor play space, an increase in TV and computers. They are however excellent at fine motor skills such as using mouse or keyboard.
Lack of strength in back and abdominal muscles
Is associated with poor posture and lower back problems
the elasticity of muscles and connective tissues that provide the range of motion in a joint. Do 7 second stretches!
Cardiovascular endurance
The body’s ability to undergo vigorous exercise for an extended period of time. Cardiovascular endurance is developed through moderate to vigorous physical activity that increases the heart rate for extended periods of time. Discuss differences between Aerobic (free oxygen) and Anaerobic (lack of free oxygen)
Body Composition
Amount of fat cells compared to the amount of lean cells in the body mass. Lean body mass is muscle tissue, ligaments, tendons and organs. Tested by skin calipers, BMI.
Cooperative learning
is a method that teaches students to work in a co-ed group together toward a common goal. Teachers need to have the students feel dependent on eachother as a group so they learn to work together, even if they really dont care for the others in the group.
Cooperative Activities are… (6)
Fun, Cooperation, Equality, Participation, Success, Trust

Examples: Human Knot

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