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Human Energetics in Biological Anthropology

Human Energetics in Biological Anthropology

by Stanley J. Ulijaszek
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521018528

ISBN-13: 9780521018524

Pub. Date: 07/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Human Energetics in Biological Anthropology considers various ways in which measurements of energy intake, expenditure and balance have been used to study human populations by biological anthropologists and human biologists. Central to this approach is the concept of adaptation and adaptability, placed in as ecological context by considering such processes in

Overview

Human Energetics in Biological Anthropology considers various ways in which measurements of energy intake, expenditure and balance have been used to study human populations by biological anthropologists and human biologists. Central to this approach is the concept of adaptation and adaptability, placed in as ecological context by considering such processes in traditional subsistence economies in the developing world. The book will be useful to students in biological anthropology, nutritional anthropology, and third world nutrition.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521018524
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
07/31/2005
Series:
Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #16
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.55(d)

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction; Part I. Theory and Methods: 2. The individual and the group; 3. Methods; 4. Modelling; Part II. Energetics and Anthropology: 5. Reproductive performance; 6. Growth and body size; 7. Energy, effort and subsistence; 8. Energetics and human evolution; 9. Energy balance and seasonality; References; Index.

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