FRHD 1010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Resting Metabolic Rate, Basal Metabolic Rate, Prostate Cancer

50 views6 pages

Document Summary

Chapter 15: middle adulthood physical and cognitive development. Some theorists view middle age as a time of peak performance, whereas others portray it as a time of crisis or decline. L01: describe trends in physical development in middle adulthood. Physical development: interindividual variability no two people age in the same way or at the same rate; physiological aging is defined by changes in the body"s integumenary system, may well be unavoidable. Skin and hair: production of melanin decreases pigment responsible for hair colour, wrinkling, grey hair, skins loses elasticity because it"s producing fewer proteins, fewer keratinocytes produced skin dyer and more brittle. Sensory functioning: vision presbyopia loss of elasticity in the lens; makes it harder to focus on, accommodate nearby objects/fine print. Lung capacity down the process: lung tissue stiffens with age, limiting capacity to expand; exercise can help slow.

Get access

Grade+20% off
$8 USD/m$10 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Grade+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
40 Verified Answers
Class+
$8 USD/m
Billed $96 USD annually
Class+
Homework Help
Study Guides
Textbook Solutions
Class Notes
Textbook Notes
Booster Class
30 Verified Answers

Related Documents