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Physical development of the intermediate Pupil module 21
"The period of late
childhood is the period
of calm before the
growth spurt of
On the average, girls
are generally as much as
two (2) years ahead of
boys in terms of
Puberty begin early. Budding
breast for girls – which is the
initial sign of puberty for girls.
• Some girls may also start
menstrual period as early
as 8 and some as late 13
Many of the bodily structures like the
liver, muscles, skeletons, kidneys
and face follow a normal curve of
development for both girls and boys.
like the brain,
intestine and other
organs and bodily
systems mature at
their own time, thus,
Children gain an average of 7
pounds in weight , and average of
2 1/2 inch in head circumference
(height) each year.
Children at this stage have growth
spurts (sudden boost in height and
weight) which are usually
accompanied by increase in appetite
and food intake.
Increase in body fats also occurs in
preparation for growth that occurs
The body fats
earlier in girls and
is greater in
Girls appear to
be chubby while
boys tend to
have more lean
body mass per
inch of height
Children may become concerned about
their physical appearance.
Girls, especially, may become more aware
of their weight and decide to eat less.
Boys may become aware of their stature
and muscle size and strength.
Appropriate activities must be designed
so that will be guided into the right
Engage themselves in worthwhile activities
> promote healthy growth
> give them a feeling of accomplishment
> reduce the risk of certain disease
This stage is also characterized by advance
development of their fine and gross motor
Muscle strength and stamina increase as they
are offered different physical activities.
•Children may also become
interested in physical activities
where they interact with their
friends and family.
•Activities which they can share
with their parents. shows
children that exercising can be