The Physiology of Human Growth

The Physiology of Human Growth

by James Mourilyan Tanner
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Cambridge University Press
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The Physiology of Human Growth

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521089159
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 10/30/2008
Series: Society for the Study of Human Biology Symposium Series , #29
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

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. Skakkeb'k: Index.

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