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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development

Author: Stanley J Ulijaszek; Francis E Johnston; M A Preece
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York, NY, USA : Cambridge University Press, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A broad treatment of a human trait, which is studied for its value in understanding the human biological condition, and used in health assessments of individuals and populations."--Cover.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Encyclopédies
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley J Ulijaszek; Francis E Johnston; M A Preece
ISBN: 0521560462 9780521560467
OCLC Number: 36877325
Description: xii, 497 pages : illustrations, maps ; 29 cm
Contents: General introduction --
A brief history of the study of human growth --
Part One: measurement and assessment --
Part two: patterns of human growth --
Part three: the genetics of growth --
Part four: fetal growth --
Part five: post-natal growth and maturation --
Part six: behavioural and cognitive development --
Part seven: clinical growth abnormalities --
Part eight: environmental factors influencing birth-weight --
Part nine: the ecology of post-natal growth --
Part ten: between-population differences in human growth --
Part eleven: changing human growth patterns --
Part twelve: the human lifespan --
Part thirteen: the future --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Books about growth and development --
Index.
Other Titles: Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development
Human Growth and Development
Responsibility: edited by Stanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, and Michael A. Preece.
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"A broad treatment of a human trait, which is studied for its value in understanding the human biological condition, and used in health assessments of individuals and populations."--Cover.

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