Human Growth: Assessment and Interpretation

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Overview

This complete reference to the field for researchers and professionals includes methods to measure size and maturity; the judgement and interpretation of recorded data; evaluations of influences on growth and the significance of abnormal growth. It is an essential source of information for pediatricians, human biologists, health workers, nutritionists, epidemiologists and others responsible for the health and welfare of children.
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"...a strong foundation for the assessment and interpretation of human growth and development...an exceptional sounding board for more specific areas of growth research." American Journal of Clinical Nutrition

"An extremely detailed presentation of essentially all the important facets of human growth...a very valuable book for clinical and research personnel who are interested in body growth and how it can be used to assess general and specific health concerns for both infants and young people." Quarterly Review of Biology

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521782456
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/2003
  • Pages: 324
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.91 (d)

Meet the Author

Alex Roche is Fels Professor Emeritus of Community Health and of Pediatrics, at Wright State University, Ohio.

Shumei Sun is Professor of Community Health, ar Wright State University, Ohio.

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Table of Contents

Preface
List of abbreviations
1 Measurement and assessment 1
2 Patterns of change in size and body composition 75
3 Determinants of growth 111
4 Secular changes in growth and maturity 172
5 Significance of human growth 188
References 205
Index 304
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