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Based on a two day symposium in the annual Society for the Study of Human Biology Ssymposium Series, this book covers a wide spectrum of growth physiology, and presents a state-of-art review of human auxology, from factors affecting cellular growth, through nutritional factors affecting the growth of the infant, to endocrine and other factors affecting the growth of the child before and after adolescence.
Preface; Part I. Experimental Studies of Growth M. H. Snow, V. French, H. D. Moiser and F. R. Ruddle: Part II. Nutrition, Growth and Body Composition R. G. Whitehead, A. A. Paul, E. A. Ahmed, P. J. J. Sauer, P. S. W. Davies and M. A. Preece: Part III. Growth and Tissue Factors D. R. Clemmons, H. W. Busby, L. E. Underwood, P. de Pagter-Holthuizen, M. Jansen, W. Bovenberg, J. L. van den Brande, J. S. Sussenbach, P. J. Hill and V. R. Sara: Part IV. Endocrine Control of Growth and Maturation M. O. Thorner, M. L. Vance, A. D. Rogol, R. M. Blizzaed, G. Klingensmith, J. Najjar, C. G. Brook, P. Smith, S. Reichlin, J. Rivier, W. Vale, R. Stanhope, J. Müller, C. T. Nielsen and N. E. Skakkebæk: Index.