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Human Health - Health and Human Development

Gain a better understanding of the different stages of human health and development, with this free online course.

Disease and Disorders
Free Course
Development is an orderly pattern of change in a person's function, size, and behavior. It occurs from the moment of conception and includes behavioral and mental changes. This course will discuss a person's developmental stages as well as common health issues. You will learn about chromosomes, inherited characteristics, hormonal changes, differences between male and female development, nutrition, health, exercise, motivation, and more.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Publisher

    XSIQ

Description

Outcome

Certification

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Description

There are three aspects of social development in childhood. This course will discuss why play is important, learning is intense, and social rules and acceptable behavior are learned in this stage. This course will also discuss chromosomes which are the structures that contain genes. You will learn that humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes and that genes determine physical characteristics in relation to a person's body shape, rate of maturation, and body size.

You will then study the stages of development across a person's lifespan. You will learn about physical, emotional, and intellectual development as well as prenatal, infant, and adolescent growth. The milestone age is the average age at which particular characteristics of development are achieved. You will learn that physical growth includes changes to hard tissue and soft tissue, and study the effects of hormonal changes. You will also learn that females generally experience greater fat deposition than males, experience growth spurts earlier, and have a longer life expectancy.

There are different aspects of human development such as motor, social, emotional, and language skills. Upon the completion of this course, you will learn how to measure a person's development and gain a better understanding of the environmental and inherited factors affecting development and health. You will also become more aware of family and community resources that can help support and encourage individuals in their development and health. So why wait? Start your next learning journey, today.

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course you will understand the different aspects of human development such as motor, social, emotional, language and many other important aspects.You will learn how development is measured. You will be able to identify the environmental and inherited factors affecting health. You will be more aware of family and community resouces that can help support and encourage individuals in their development and health.

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Certificate courses:

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