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Worldwide variation in human growth

Author: Phyllis B Eveleth; J M Tanner
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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The health of a population is most accurately reflected in the rate of growth of its children. It is this theme which underlies the analysis and presentation of the compilation of growth data. The  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis B Eveleth; J M Tanner
ISBN: 0521350247 9780521350242 0521359163 9780521359160
OCLC Number: 21334762
Description: xii, 397 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction to comparative growth studies: methods and standards; 2. Europeans in Europe; 3. European descendants in Australasia, Africa and the Americas; 4. Africans in Africa and of African ancestry; 5. Asiatics in Asia and the Americas 6. Indo-Mediterraneans in the Near East, North Africa and India; 7. Australian Aborigines and Pacific Island peoples; 8. Rate of maturation: population differences in skeletal, dental and pubertal development; 9. Genetic influence on growth: family and race comparisons; 10. Environmental influence ongrowth; 11. Child growth and chronic disease in adults; References; Appendix; Index.
Responsibility: Phyllis B. Eveleth, James M. Tanner.
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