Human Growth and Development

Other | September 1, 2012

byNoel Professor Cameron, Noel Professor Cameron, Barry Bogin

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Offering a study of biological, biomedical and biocultural approaches, the second edition ofHuman Growth and Developmentis a valued resource for researchers, professors and graduate students across the interdisciplinary area of human development. With timely chapters on obesity, diet / lifestyle, and genetics, this edition is the only publication offering a biological, biomedical and biocultural approach. The second edition ofHuman Growth and Developmentincludes contributions from the well-known experts in the field and is the most reputable, comprehensive resource available.



  • New chapters discussing genomics and epigenetics, developmental origins, body proportions and health and the brain and neurological development.
  • Presented in the form of lectures to facilitate student programming
  • Updated content highlighting the latest research on the relationship between early growth and later (adult) outcomes: the developmental origins of health and disease.

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Offering a study of biological, biomedical and biocultural approaches, the second edition ofHuman Growth and Developmentis a valued resource for researchers, professors and graduate students across the interdisciplinary area of human development. With timely chapters on obesity, diet / lifestyle, and genetics, this edition is the only ...

Format:OtherDimensions:600 pages, 1 × 1 × 1 inPublished:September 1, 2012Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:012384651X

ISBN - 13:9780123846518

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Table of Contents

Dedication

Contributors

Introduction

Chapters

  1. Human growth curve, canalization and catch-up growth
  2. Growth in Infancy and childhood
  3. Adolescence : somatic growth and sex differences
  4. Puberty
  5. Endocrine control of growth
  6. Nutrition and growth
  7. Genomics and Epigenetics
  8. Genetic epidemiology of growth and development
  9. Social and economic effects on growth
  10. Environmental effects on growth
  11. Evolution of human growth
  12. Developmental origins and human growth and senescence
  13. Growth, proportionality and health
  14. Physical activity and human growth
  15. Brain and neurological development
  16. Saltation and Stasis
  17. Endocrine disorders of growth
  18. Body composition
  19. The measurement of human growth
  20. The assessment of maturation
  21. Growth references and standards