ERIC Number: ED225939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Motor Development: Theory into Practice. Monograph 3. Motor Skills: Theory into Practice.
Morris, Arlene M., Ed.
Eight papers present information about children's motor development and its application for program design. Jerry R. Thomas, Kathi T. Thomas, and Jere D. Gallagher discuss "Children's Processing of Information in Physical Activity and Sport." In "Toward Inclusion," G. S. Don Morris considers characteristics of children and of motor tasks with regard to program development and evaluation. Vern Seefeldt discusses "Equating Children for Sports Competition: Some Common Problems and Suggested Solutions.""How do Children Perceive the Sport Experience?" is the subject of a paper by Jerry R. Thomas and Jere D. Gallagher. Harriet G. Williams' paper describes "Neurophysiological Correlates of Motor Development: A Review for Practitioners." Jacqueline Herkowitz writes about"Developmentally Engineered Equipment and Playspaces for Motor Development and Learning.""Motor Performance and Anthropometric Screening: Measurements for Preschool Age Children," the seventh paper, is written by Arlene M. Morris, Anne E. Atwater, Jean M. Williams, and Jack H. Wilmore. In "From Theory to Practice: A Summary," Bob Pangrazi, Nonda Chomokos, and Debbie Massoney focus on key points of the papers and on their application to teaching. (CJ)
Descriptors: Athletics, Children, Cognitive Processes, Competition, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Motor Development, Movement Education, Physical Activities, Physical Education, Physical Education Teachers, Psychomotor Skills, Skill Development
Motor Skills: Theory into Practice, 24 Taunton Lake Drive, Newtown, CT 06470 ($5.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Appendix I and list of references are marginally legible due to small print.