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Human Physical Growth and Maturation

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Beschreibung

The present volume grew out of a NATO Advanced Study Institute held at Sogesta, Ita1y, during the summer of 1979. We are most gratefu1 for the generous financia1 support of NATO and for the provision of trave1 funds by The National Science Foundation (Washington, D.C., U.S.A.) and Ross Laboratories (Co1umbus, Ohio, U.S.A.). The Institute cou1d not have been held in a more suitab1e p1ace nor cou1d the staff at Sogesta have been more he1pfu1. The efforts of all concerned contributed to the success of this Insti tute, Which was attended by 97 scientists from 23 countries. It is hoped the present vo1ume will be usefu1 to those who 'were unab1e to attend the Institute a1though it will be an incom p1ete substitute for the Institute itse1f. Necessari1y, it lacks the formal and informal discussions that followed the lectures, the interchanges that occurred at group meetings, and, of course, the instruction given in the practicums. Neverthe1ess, we hope it will be useful to a wide range of professionals interested in growth and deve1opment. F. E. J. A. F. R.

Inhalt
I. Methodology.- Research Design and Sample Selection In Studies of Growth and Development.- Surveys of Physical Growth and Maturation.- The Measurement of Body Composition.- The Measurement of Skeletal Maturation.- Dental Development: A Measure of Physical Maturation.- General Statistical Considerations in Analysis.- Quantitative Genetic Analysis of Variation in Adult Stature: The Contribution of Path Analysis.- II. Growth and Ageing.- Postnatal Growth of Preterm and Full-term Infants.- Adolescent Growth.- Prediction.- Abnormal Growth.- Ageing, Continuous Changes of Adulthood.- III. Factors.- Developmental Genetics of Man.- Methodology of Twin Studies: General Introduction.- Statistical Problems of Fitting Individual Growth Curves.- Nutrition and Growth.- Physical Activity, Growth, and Functional Capacity.- Socioeconomic Differences in Growth Patterns.- Psychosocial Factors in Human Growth: Deprivation and Failure to Thrive.

Produktinformationen

Titel: Human Physical Growth and Maturation
Untertitel: Methodologies and Factors
Editor:
EAN: 9781468469967
ISBN: 978-1-4684-6996-7
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Herausgeber: Springer, Berlin
Genre: Geisteswissenschaften allgemein
Anzahl Seiten: 364
Gewicht: 740g
Größe: H22mm x B256mm x T183mm
Jahr: 2012
Untertitel: Englisch
Auflage: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1980

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