Growth, Maturation, and Body Composition: The Fels Longitudinal Study, 1929-1991

Growth, Maturation, and Body Composition: The Fels Longitudinal Study, 1929-1991

by Alex F. Roche, Roche
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0521374499

ISBN-13: 9780521374491

Pub. Date: 11/28/2004

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book shows how data collected from more than 1000 participants during the past sixty years have been analyzed to test a wide range of hypotheses, and describes how the findings have led to the development of improved research methods. Topics covered include the management and analysis of data, prenatal, familial and genetic studies, physical growth,

Overview

This book shows how data collected from more than 1000 participants during the past sixty years have been analyzed to test a wide range of hypotheses, and describes how the findings have led to the development of improved research methods. Topics covered include the management and analysis of data, prenatal, familial and genetic studies, physical growth, development and maturation, bones and teeth, body composition, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. With more than 1000 specialized publications of Fels data to date, the present book provides a unique overview of this fascinating research program.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521374491
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
11/28/2004
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #9
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The management and analysis of data; 3. Prenatal, familial and genetic studies; 4. Physical growth; 5. Physical maturation and development; 6. Bones and teeth; 7. Body composition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease; Epilogue; References; Index.

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