Methods in Human Growth Research

Methods in Human Growth Research

by Roland C. Hauspie

Originally published in 2004, this volume is a review of methods used in human growth research.See more details below


Originally published in 2004, this volume is a review of methods used in human growth research.

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Cambridge University Press
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Cambridge Studies in Biological and Evolutionary Anthropology Series, #39
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5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. IGrowth data and growth studies : characteristics and methodological issues
1Why study child growth and maturation?3
2The human growth curve : distance, velocity and acceleration27
3Sampling for growth studies and using growth data to assess, monitor and survey disease in epidemiological settings55
4Measuring growth68
5Measuring maturity108
6Measuring body composition141
Pt. IINon-parametric and parametric approaches for individual growth
7Kernel estimation, shape-invariant modelling and structural analysis179
8Parametric models for postnatal growth205
9Parameter estimation in the context of non-linear longitudinal growth models234
Pt. IIIMethods for population growth
10Univariate and bivariate growth references261
11Latent variables and structural equation models287
12Multilevel modelling306
Pt. IVSpecial topics
13Methods for the study of the genetics of growth and development333
15Ordinal longitudinal data analysis374

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