Human Growth and Development / Edition 1by Noel Cameron
Pub. Date: 07/01/2002
Publisher: Elsevier Science
A valuable asset for instructors and students alike, Human Growth and Development will appeal to anyone involved in the study of human biology and allied medical disciplines. Written by leading international authorities, 18 chapters cover a wide range of subjects on human growth and maturation--from the basic stages of growth, to the different influences that may affect them, to the research methods needed to accurately assess them. Packed with important facts and illustrative figures, each well-organized chapter can also double as a 60-minute lecture, allowing instructors to design a course for a variety of classroom audiences. Providing ample opportunity for further independent investigation, detailed reference lists, recommended web sites, and other resources for future research round out each chapter. Readers will be hard-pressed to find a more complete resource than Human Growth and Development.
* Both biological and bio-medical approaches to human development.
* Chapters on research methods of growth data collection.
* Annotated reference lists for every chapter.
* Tremendous breadth of knowledge within a single source.
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Table of Contents
|1||Human Growth Curve, Canalization, and Catch-Up Growth||1|
|2||Growth in Infancy and Childhood: A Pediatric Approach||21|
|3||Adolescence: Somatic Growth and Sex Differences||45|
|5||Endocrinology of Growth||85|
|6||The Genetic Epidemiology of Growth and Development||103|
|7||Nutrition and Growth||139|
|8||Environmental Effects on Growth||165|
|9||Social and Economic Influences on Growth and Secular Trends||197|
|10||Endocrine Disorders of Growth||213|
|11||Genetically Determined Growth Disorders||237|
|12||Saltation and Stasis||253|
|13||Body Composition During Growth and Development||271|
|14||The Evolution of Human Growth||295|
|15||Exercise and Growth: Physical Activity as a Factor in Growth and Maturation||321|
|16||The Assessment of Human Growth||349|
|17||Assessment of Maturation||363|
|18||Growth References and Standards||383|
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