Health, Safety, and Nutrition for the Young Child

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Cengage Learning, Jan 3, 2008 - Family & Relationships - 672 pages
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Health, Safety and Nutrition for the Young Child, 7th edition addresses the contemporary health, safety and nutrition needs of infant through school-age children in one comprehensive volume. Extensive coverage of topics critical to the early identification of children's health conditions and the promotion of children's well-being reflects the latest research findings. Collaboration with families, sensitivity to individual differences and the critical importance of health, safety and nutrition education continue to be stressed. This time-proven book is written in a clear, concise and thought-provoking manner and is loaded with easy-to-access checklists, guidelines and lesson plans that no early childhood student or professional should be without!
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Contents

Health Safety and Nutrition An Introduction
1
Childrens Health Maximizing the Childs Potential
21
Safety for the Young Child
185
Foods and Nutrients Basic Concepts
335
Nutrition and the Young Child
405
Epilogue
523
Appendices
525
Glossary
547
Index
557
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About the author (2008)

Lynn R. Marotz (Ph.D., M.Ed., B.S.N.) served as the health and safety coordinator and associate director of the Edna A. Hill Child Development Center (University of Kansas) for 35 years. She has worked closely with students in the Early Childhood teacher education program and taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Applied Behavioral Science, including issues in parenting, health/safety/nutrition for the young child, administration, and foundations of early childhood education. She provides frequent in-service training in first aid, safety, child abuse, and identification of children's health problems for early childhood students and community educators. In addition to authoring invited chapters in many publications and law books, she is the co-author of DEVELOPMENTAL PROFILES: PRE-BIRTH THROUGH ADOLESCENCE, MOTIVATIONAL LEADERSHIP IN EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION, and BY THE AGES (all from Cengage Learning). Her research activities focus on childhood obesity and children's health, safety, and nutrition. She has presented extensively at international, national, and state conferences and held appointments on national, state, and local committees and initiatives that advocate on the behalf of children and families.

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