What theorist talks about physical development?
Also question is, who is the theorist for physical development?
Gesell was the first theorist to systematically study the stages of development, and the first researcher to demonstrate that a child's developmental age (or stage of development) may be different from his or her chronological age.
Beside above, what is Arnold Gesell theory about physical development? Gesell observed hundreds of children and came up with the physical developmental agenorms. He determined the normal sequence of development and at what age children should be able to do certain things, like sit up, roll over, crawl, walk, grasp objects, etc.
Similarly, you may ask, what are the five major developmental theories?
Erikson's psychosocial stage theory. Kohlberg's moral understanding stage theory. Piaget's cognitive development stage theory. Bronfenbrenner's ecological systems theory.
What does Piaget say about physical development?
Piaget's theory is based on the idea that the developing child builds cognitive structures–in other words, mental “maps,” schemes, or networked concepts for understanding and responding to physical experiences within his or her environment.