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ERIC Number: ED015615
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1958
Pages: 89
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THE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL CHILD AND HIS POSTURE PATTERNS.
DAVIES, EVELYN A.
A CHILD'S POSTURE PATTERNS MAY LEAD TO AN ADULT'S PHYSICAL HANDICAP. THE MAIN THEME OF THIS BOOK IS TO SERVE AS A GUIDE FOR THE ELEMENTARY TEACHER OR PARENT IN THE DETECTION AND UNDERSTANDING OF DEVIATIONS FROM THE NORMAL POSTURE PATTERNS WHILE THE CHILD IS SITTING, STANDING, OR MOVING ABOUT SO AS TO PREVENT FUTURE HANDICAPPING CONDITIONS. SELECTION OF SUITABLE ACTIVITIES CAN AID IN DEVELOPMENT OF GOOD POSTURE PATTERNS. EARLY DETECTION OF DIVERGENCIES AND EARLY REFERRAL TO A PHYSICIAN OR OTHER SPECIALIST MAKES POSSIBLE THE PREVENTION OR CORRECTION OF HANDICAPS. WRITTEN IN NONTECHNICAL LANGUAGE, IT DEALS WITH DESCRIPTIONS OF POSTURAL PATTERNS AND REASONS FOR THEM. INCLUDED ARE METHODS FOR DETECTING POSTURAL DIVERGENCIES, PROCEDURES TO FOLLOW AFTER DETECTION, AS WELL AS METHODS FOR PREVENTING THEM. SUGGESTIONS ARE MADE FOR CLASSROOM AND PLAYGROUND ACTIVITIES WHICH MAY ASSIST IN THE TOTAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE CHILD AND IN THE PREVENTION OF POSTURAL DIVERGENCIES. PROPER FURNITURE SELECTION IS NECESSARY FOR GOOD POSTURE. THE TOTAL CLASSROOM'S ENVIRONMENT CAN ENCOURAGE GROWTH AND LEARNING FOR ELEMENTARY PUPILS. (RK)
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