Growth, Maturation, and Body Composition: The Fels Longitudinal Study 1929-1991 by Alex F. RocheGrowth, Maturation, and Body Composition: The Fels Longitudinal Study 1929-1991 by Alex F. Roche

Growth, Maturation, and Body Composition: The Fels Longitudinal Study 1929-1991

byAlex F. Roche

Paperback | January 21, 2008

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This book shows how data collected from more than 1000 participants during the past sixty years have been analyzed to test a wide range of hypotheses, and describes how the findings have led to the development of improved research methods. Topics covered include the management and analysis of data, prenatal, familial and genetic studies, physical growth, development and maturation, bones and teeth, body composition, and risk factors for cardiovascular disease. With more than 1000 specialized publications of Fels data to date, the present book provides a unique overview of this fascinating research program.
Title:Growth, Maturation, and Body Composition: The Fels Longitudinal Study 1929-1991Format:PaperbackDimensions:300 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.67 inPublished:January 21, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521055121

ISBN - 13:9780521055123

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Table of Contents

Preface; Abbreviations; 1. Introduction; 2. The management and analysis of data; 3. Prenatal, familial and genetic studies; 4. Physical growth; 5. Physical maturation and development; 6. Bones and teeth; 7. Body composition and risk factors for cardiovascular disease; Epilogue; References; Index.

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