Capacity for Work in the Tropics

Capacity for Work in the Tropics

by K. J. Collins


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In this volume the knowledge of working capacity in tropical populations is reviewed in a series of illustrative papers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521118637
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 08/20/2009
Series: Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series , #26
Pages: 320
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Measurement of working capacity in populations; 2. Functional consequences of malnutrition; 3. Growth stature and muscular efficiency; 4. Ethnic and socio-cultural differences in working capacity; 5. Energy expenditure and endemic disease; 6. Research models in tropical ecosystems.

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