ERIC Number: EJ666736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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Growing Children: The Physical Side of Development. Research in Review.
Marcon, Rebecca A.
Young Children, v58 n1 p80-87 Jan 2003
Examines young children's physical development and how growth is linked to cognitive and social development. Discusses problems in American children's diets and the use of height-for-age and weight-for-height as indicators of physical maturity. Considers complexities of the physical-cognitive relationship and identifies possible ways that social development might influence cognitive development of children with below average physical growth. Discusses implications for early childhood practice. Delineates food and nutrition programs. (KB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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