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Worldwide Variation in Human Growth

Author: Phyllis B Eveleth; James M Tanner
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1991.
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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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Worldwide Variation in Human Growth
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phyllis B Eveleth; James M Tanner
ISBN: 9780511629105 0511629109
OCLC Number: 938985813
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 13 Sep 2011).
Description: 1 online resource (412 p.)
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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