Human Growth and Development

Other | September 1, 2002

byCameron, Noël|, Noël Cameron

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Human Growth and Developmentpulls together information from leading experts in a variety of fields to create a one-volume resource on the human growth stages, environmental effects, and the research methods scientists should use. This text promises to be a great course-planning guide for instructors in various medical and scientific fields in addition to a thorough reference for further research.

* Both biological and bio-medical approaches to human development.
* Chapters on research methods of growth data collection.
* Annotated reference lists for every chapter.
* Tremendous breadth of knowledge within a single source.

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Human Growth and Developmentpulls together information from leading experts in a variety of fields to create a one-volume resource on the human growth stages, environmental effects, and the research methods scientists should use. This text promises to be a great course-planning guide for instructors in various medical and scientific fi...

Noël Cameron was educated at the Universities of Nottingham, Loughborough and London. He obtained his Ph.D. (Medicine) in 1977, under the supervision of Professor James Tanner, at London University's Institute of Child Health in which he specialised in the normal and abnormal growth and development of children (1973-1983). From 1984 to...

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Format:OtherDimensions:432 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 2002Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Front Matter.
Annotated Refs.
The Human Growth Curve, Cannalization and Catch-Up Growth.
Infancy and Childhood.
Adolescence: Somatic Growth and Sex Differences.
Puberty.
Endocrinology of Growth.
Genetic Control of Human Growth.
Nutrition and Growth.
Environmental Effects on Growth.
Social and Economic Influences on Growth and Secular Trends.
Growth Disorders (Endocrine).
Growth Disorders (Genetic).
Saltation and Stasis.
Body Composition Changes During Growth.
The Evolution of Human Growth.
Exercise and Growth.
The Assessment of Human Growth.
Assessment of Maturation.
Growth references and standards.