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Measuring physical growth

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    Zeeshan J.
    AU
    Zeeshan J.

    Measuring physical growth Measuring physical growth Growth is said to be quantitative because we can measure the characteristics of growth with some degree of reliability. We use centile charts for height, weight and head circumference. Proportions are expressed as a percentage of total body length/weight, Healthy Weight Range charts and Body Mass Index. These allow us to speak of norms or a set of standards for physical growth through the lifespan. In this unit aspects of physical growth are studied from the perspective of rate and timing throughout the lifespan and how this impacts on development. Physical growth includes changes in: * hard tissue (bone, cartilage and teeth) * soft tissue (red blood cells, muscles and organs)

    Emmanuel F.
    SL
    Emmanuel F.

    We can measure physical growth by the use of length, weight and body mass index.

    Emilia M.
    GB
    Emilia M.

    Measure physical growth in centile chart.

    Montinique H.
    US
    Montinique H.

    Measuring Physical Growth is measured by length, weight and body mass. centile charts are used for height, weight, and head circumferences. hard tissue includes, bones, cartilage and teeth. soft tissue includes red blood cells, muscles and organs. physical growth come from the time in a lifespan for growing as you age you grow, mentally & physically.

    Onyekachi Sylvester E.
    NG
    Onyekachi Sylvester E.

    We can measure physical growth by the use of length, weight and body mass index. Changes in physical growth can occurs in hard tissues such as bones etc. and soft tissues. such as red blood cells etc.

    Chinwengozi chiamaka Gloria O.
    GB
    Chinwengozi chiamaka Gloria O.

    question; I don't understand why growth reduces during the set in of old age ,looking at the chart?

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