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Human Growth and Development, 2e
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The only publication to cover biological, biomedical and biocultural approaches in studying human biology and human development

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1. Human growth curve, canalization and catch-up growth 2. Growth in Infancy and childhood 3. Adolescence : somatic growth and sex differences 4. Puberty 5. Endocrine control of growth 6. Nutrition and growth 7. Genomics and Epigenetics 8. Genetic epidemiology of growth and development 9. Social and economic effects on growth 10. Environmental effects on growth 11. Evolution of human growth 12. Developmental origins and human growth and senescence 13. Growth, proportionality and health 14. Physical activity and human growth 15. Brain and neurological development 16. Saltation and Stasis 17. Endocrine disorders of growth 18. Body composition 19. The measurement of human growth 20. The assessment of maturation 21. Growth references and standards

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In Japanese--Anthro Sci V120, p 157-8 "...written by 21 authors, from diverse scholarly research, and experimental realms...a conciseness and clarity to the writing...chapters have extensive current reference lists or bibliographies for further study."--SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (February 2003) "Clearly written, a useful text for pediatricians."--JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM (2003) "... an excellent and detailed overview of the knowledge, theory, and methods in the study of human growth and development... a set of clear and comprehensive essays on the most important topics in the field, beautifully written by a veritable 'dream team' of experts..."--D.W. Sellen, Emory University for the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY (May 2003) "... written by 21 authors from diverse scholarly, research, and experimental realms... Most chapters have extensive current reference lists of bibliographies for further study."--J.N. Muzio, CUNY Kingsborough Community College for CHOICE (February 2003)

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