Physical Development
3.4
3.4 NUTRITION
Group Work
2
Nutrition (Group Work)
What do you know about proper nutrition?
Where did you learn it?
Do you think what you know is comm...
Nutrition
Children born this century may not live as long as
their parents
Why?
4
Children born this century may not live as long as
their parents
Why?
Poor childhood nutrition is associated with later
Ob...
Nutrition
More
nutrients
More
involved
with peers
Expressed
more
positive
emotions
Less
anxiety
More
curious
Persistent
Se...
Nutrition
Poor
nutrition
Less energy
Less physical
activity
Less
exploration
Less
attention to
environmental
stimuli
Dimin...
Nutrition
Confess:
Do you eat breakfast?
What?
Did you eat breakfast as a kid?
What?
8
Nutrition
Why is breakfast the most important meal of the
day?
Positive effect
Memory
Increased:
Concentration
Reasoning a...
Nutrition
Habit forming important
Children who eat breakfast:
More healthful food choices
More likely to keep proper weigh...
Nutrition
Adolescent and breakfast
More independent choices
Mean number of days eating breakfast drops
25%
Translates:
Gre...
Nutritional Needs
Parents worry
Child eating enough?
Don’t worry
Provide healthy choices
Toddlers & preschoolers
Good at r...
Nutritional Needs
Daily basis kids need:
Low in fat & high in fiber
Protein
Lean meats such as chicken (low in fat)
Meat, ...
Nutrition
Daily basis kids need cont.:
High in Iron to prevent anemia
Dark leafy Vegetables
Iron fortified cereal
Meat
Sea...
Instant Noodles
Malnourished
Health of 80-year old
Weighs 98 pounds & 5'3".
Isn’t worried, "I just love noodles!" she said...
Nutrition
Children follow nutritional habits of parents.
Snacks in moderation
Adolescents
Poor eating habits
Additional he...
Overweight & Obesity in Childhood
Obesity: 20% higher than normal for height.
17% US children & adolescents obese
Since 19...
Overweight & Obesity in Childhood
Health issues later:
Cardiovascular diseases
Pulmonary
Endocrine
Pineal gland, pituitary...
Overweight & Obesity in Childhood
Health issues later cont.:
Orthopedic problems
Risk of psychological problems
Lower self...
Overweight & Obesity in Childhood
Motor development connected
Brain development
Long-term effects of being overweight.
Ove...
Overweight Children
Treatment:
Combination of
Diet, weight loss programs
Exercise
Calorie-burning activities
Family walk
O...
Anorexia Nervosa
Potentially life-threatening eating disorder
Intense fear of becoming fat
Distorted body image
Self-starv...
Anorexia Nervosa
Highest mortality rate of any mental disorder
Starvation
Cardiac arrest
Suicide
Depression
23
Anorexia Nervosa
Pro-anoerxia web sites
“Tips & Tricks
Make yourself a snack, but instead of eating it throw it
away.
Leav...
Bulimia Nervosa
Eating disorder
Characterized by binges of eating followed
by self-induced vomiting.
Binges
Vomiting
May a...
Bulimia Nervosa
Exercise
3 hours a day
Self-medicate
Speed
Enemas
Laxatives (whole
box)
Diuretics
26
Dangers Associated with Bulimia
Foreign Objects:
Objects used to induce purging. (rupture)
Teeth rotted away from stomach ...
Bulimia
Cause?
Treatment
Behavioral
Cognitive
Family
28
Binge Eating Disorder
Usually overweight
Rapidly eat unusually large amounts of food several times
week.
Binge when alone
...
Eating Disorders
Anyone willing to discuss a friend, family member with eating
disorder.
30
PUBERTY
3.5
31
Puberty
Puberty
Most important marker of beginning
of adolescence
Ends before adolescence ends
32
Puberty
Rapid physical maturation
Hormonal
Bodily changes
Most noticeable changes
Signs of sexual maturation
Increases
Hei...
Age of Puberty
Boys
11 ½
Girls
9 ½ -13
Affect puberty’s timing & makeup
Nutrition
Health
Other environmental factors?
34
Hormones
Affect
Hormones
Suppress or
activate
Behavior
Moods
Stress
Eating
patterns
Exercise
Sexual
activity
35
Puberty
Girls
Early adolescence
Outweigh boys
Tall or taller than boys
Mean age growth spurt at 10 yrs.
Boys
Mean age grow...
Increase in estrogen
Hormone associated with development of:
Widening of the hips (wider birth canal)
Breast
Uterus & vagi...
Puberty in Girls
Breast budding
1st visual sign of sexual development
Menarche (period) follows in 2 – 3 yrs.
Ova becoming...
Puberty Girls
8-year-olds puberty:
15% of white girls
50% of African-American girls
Rise in early puberty linked to:
Rise ...
Gender Differences in Body Image
Adolescents preoccupied with their
bodies
Develop images of what their bodies
are like
Gi...
Boys
More satisfied with their body
Probably due to muscle mass increases
Gender Differences in Body Image
41
Early and Late Maturation
Mature earlier or later perceive
selves differently
In what ways?
42
Early maturation increases vulnerability to problems
More likely to:
Attention from older boys
Greater rates of delinquenc...
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CHILD PSYCHOLOGY Chapter 3.4 Physical Development

  1. 1. Physical Development 3.4
  2. 2. 3.4 NUTRITION Group Work 2
  3. 3. Nutrition (Group Work) What do you know about proper nutrition? Where did you learn it? Do you think what you know is common knowledge? How did your family eat? Did you all eat together? Did you eat in front of the TV? Was there plenty of junk food in your house? Was nutrition ever discussed? Were you told to eat everything on your plate? Want to eat less? What are some EASY things to do? 3
  4. 4. Nutrition Children born this century may not live as long as their parents Why? 4
  5. 5. Children born this century may not live as long as their parents Why? Poor childhood nutrition is associated with later Obesity Diabetes Heart Disease Today 3” taller than in 1776 5
  6. 6. Nutrition More nutrients More involved with peers Expressed more positive emotions Less anxiety More curious Persistent Self- confident More alert Better energy 6
  7. 7. Nutrition Poor nutrition Less energy Less physical activity Less exploration Less attention to environmental stimuli Diminished cognitive involvement Diminished development 7
  8. 8. Nutrition Confess: Do you eat breakfast? What? Did you eat breakfast as a kid? What? 8
  9. 9. Nutrition Why is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Positive effect Memory Increased: Concentration Reasoning ability Problem-solving Creativity 9
  10. 10. Nutrition Habit forming important Children who eat breakfast: More healthful food choices More likely to keep proper weight Create lifetime of better food choices 10
  11. 11. Nutrition Adolescent and breakfast More independent choices Mean number of days eating breakfast drops 25% Translates: Greater weight in early adulthood Males after 6 yrs. of no breakfast 37% risk of overweight 11
  12. 12. Nutritional Needs Parents worry Child eating enough? Don’t worry Provide healthy choices Toddlers & preschoolers Good at regulating nutritional intake How do parents… Encourage overeating? Reward overeating? Problems? What should you feed your children? 12
  13. 13. Nutritional Needs Daily basis kids need: Low in fat & high in fiber Protein Lean meats such as chicken (low in fat) Meat, rice, soy, beans, dairy and peanut butter. 13
  14. 14. Nutrition Daily basis kids need cont.: High in Iron to prevent anemia Dark leafy Vegetables Iron fortified cereal Meat Seafood Calcium-rich Diary, soy, vegetables, nuts, fish Bones Teeth 14
  15. 15. Instant Noodles Malnourished Health of 80-year old Weighs 98 pounds & 5'3". Isn’t worried, "I just love noodles!" she said. 15
  16. 16. Nutrition Children follow nutritional habits of parents. Snacks in moderation Adolescents Poor eating habits Additional healthy calories to support accelerated growth High need for calcium beginning age 9 16
  17. 17. Overweight & Obesity in Childhood Obesity: 20% higher than normal for height. 17% US children & adolescents obese Since 1960’s tripled Younger & younger children diagnosed Breastfeeding may reduce risks Overweight children susceptible in adulthood 17
  18. 18. Overweight & Obesity in Childhood Health issues later: Cardiovascular diseases Pulmonary Endocrine Pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gland, parathyroid gland, hypothalamus, gastrointestinal tract & adrenal glands. 18
  19. 19. Overweight & Obesity in Childhood Health issues later cont.: Orthopedic problems Risk of psychological problems Lower self-esteem, tired, less attractive Peer relations; rejection & withdrawal 19
  20. 20. Overweight & Obesity in Childhood Motor development connected Brain development Long-term effects of being overweight. Overweight infants Excess fat cells Life long overweight Late motor development Cause of being overweight Nature or nurture? Help? 20
  21. 21. Overweight Children Treatment: Combination of Diet, weight loss programs Exercise Calorie-burning activities Family walk Other? Behavior modification, lifestyle changes Daily diary Parents are very important for change Activity levels are not hereditary What Are Central Issues in Children’s Health? 21
  22. 22. Anorexia Nervosa Potentially life-threatening eating disorder Intense fear of becoming fat Distorted body image Self-starvation Primarily in adolescent & young adult females 10% die in 10 yrs. 20% die in 20 yrs. Recovery about 1.7 yrs. 22
  23. 23. Anorexia Nervosa Highest mortality rate of any mental disorder Starvation Cardiac arrest Suicide Depression 23
  24. 24. Anorexia Nervosa Pro-anoerxia web sites “Tips & Tricks Make yourself a snack, but instead of eating it throw it away. Leave the dirty dishes where your parents can find them. They will think you ate. Prepare a list of excuses as to why you can't eat - You're sick, you're a vegetarian, allergic, etc. You'd be amazed at how many good excuses there are. Get out of your house! If you're not sitting around then people can't start shit with you about not eating. Join a pro-ana group or start your own website. Anything that will keep you motivated.” 24
  25. 25. Bulimia Nervosa Eating disorder Characterized by binges of eating followed by self-induced vomiting. Binges Vomiting May after every meal Each morsel of food or water 25
  26. 26. Bulimia Nervosa Exercise 3 hours a day Self-medicate Speed Enemas Laxatives (whole box) Diuretics 26
  27. 27. Dangers Associated with Bulimia Foreign Objects: Objects used to induce purging. (rupture) Teeth rotted away from stomach acid. Acid / food damage to esophagus. Finger skin & nail damage from acid. Red spots around the eyes. Subconjunctival hemorrhage Prevent absorption of needed vitamins & minerals Skin ages. 27
  28. 28. Bulimia Cause? Treatment Behavioral Cognitive Family 28
  29. 29. Binge Eating Disorder Usually overweight Rapidly eat unusually large amounts of food several times week. Binge when alone Most common eating disorder among adolescents 1.6% Cause unknown? Depression Brain chemicals Hormones 29
  30. 30. Eating Disorders Anyone willing to discuss a friend, family member with eating disorder. 30
  31. 31. PUBERTY 3.5 31
  32. 32. Puberty Puberty Most important marker of beginning of adolescence Ends before adolescence ends 32
  33. 33. Puberty Rapid physical maturation Hormonal Bodily changes Most noticeable changes Signs of sexual maturation Increases Height Weight 33
  34. 34. Age of Puberty Boys 11 ½ Girls 9 ½ -13 Affect puberty’s timing & makeup Nutrition Health Other environmental factors? 34
  35. 35. Hormones Affect Hormones Suppress or activate Behavior Moods Stress Eating patterns Exercise Sexual activity 35
  36. 36. Puberty Girls Early adolescence Outweigh boys Tall or taller than boys Mean age growth spurt at 10 yrs. Boys Mean age growth spurt 12 yrs. Can be 5” or more yr. 36
  37. 37. Increase in estrogen Hormone associated with development of: Widening of the hips (wider birth canal) Breast Uterus & vagina Skeletal Distribution of fat Hips, legs, & breast Skin becomes softer Puberty in Girls 37
  38. 38. Puberty in Girls Breast budding 1st visual sign of sexual development Menarche (period) follows in 2 – 3 yrs. Ova becoming mature enough to be fertilized Puberty ends in 2 - 6 yrs. 38
  39. 39. Puberty Girls 8-year-olds puberty: 15% of white girls 50% of African-American girls Rise in early puberty linked to: Rise in obesity in U.S. children Environment Genetics Concerns of breast cancers in these girls later 39
  40. 40. Gender Differences in Body Image Adolescents preoccupied with their bodies Develop images of what their bodies are like Girls Less happy with their bodies more negative body images 40
  41. 41. Boys More satisfied with their body Probably due to muscle mass increases Gender Differences in Body Image 41
  42. 42. Early and Late Maturation Mature earlier or later perceive selves differently In what ways? 42
  43. 43. Early maturation increases vulnerability to problems More likely to: Attention from older boys Greater rates of delinquency Drink Depressed Do poorly in school Anxious Drug use Earlier sexual experiences Early and Late Maturation 43
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