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Health and human (1)

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TermDefinition
Growth Refers to the measurable changes in the body, mainly due to an increase in the number and size of the body's cells
Individual human development Describes the gradual changes in an individuals physical,social and emotional and intellectual states and abilities.
physical development The changes that relate to peoples size and shape and overall body structure.
motor development A form of physical development that relates to the way in which an individual develops muscle function.
social development The increasing complexity of behavior patterns used in relationships with other people.
emotional development refers to feelings and moods and the ways in which people express, understand and exercise control over them.
Self-esteem How a person feels about themselves and their own abilities.
Self-concept The idea an individual has on themselves; who they are, who they want to be, what they value and what they believe others think of them.
Intellectual development Also referred to as cognitive development, the ways in which people are able to think and reason.
Primary sexual characteristics Characteristics that develop during puberty related to the development of the sex organs and reproductive system of males and females, enabling them to reproduce.
Secondary sexual characteristics Characteristics that develop during puberty that indicate sexual maturity but are not related to a persons ability to reproduce.
Health A state of complete physical, social and emotional well-being not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.
Created by: gday