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