Human Body Composition: Growth, Aging, Nutrition, and Activity

Human Body Composition: Growth, Aging, Nutrition, and Activity

by Gilbert B. Forbes
     
 

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This book thoroughly explores the role of body composition in health and disease. Dr. Forbes discusses: - the instrumentation, precision, methodology, and applicability of the latest techniques for the study of body composition - the changes that occur in body composition as a result of aging, from fetal stages through adulthood - the influence of disease,

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This book thoroughly explores the role of body composition in health and disease. Dr. Forbes discusses: - the instrumentation, precision, methodology, and applicability of the latest techniques for the study of body composition - the changes that occur in body composition as a result of aging, from fetal stages through adulthood - the influence of disease, nutrition, and exercise on body composition. Human Body Composition provides a comprehensive introduction to the basic concepts and techniques of chemical anatomy. It is valuable reading for researchers in biology, pharmacology, and nutrition, with applications for clinicians in pediatrics, adolescent medicine, and sports medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781461291008
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
07/31/2012
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1987
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

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