The Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Human Growth And Development by Stanley J. UlijaszekThe Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Human Growth And Development by Stanley J. Ulijaszek

The Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Human Growth And Development

EditorStanley J. Ulijaszek, Francis E. Johnston, Michael A. Preece

Hardcover | September 13, 1998

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The Cambridge Encyclopedia of Human Growth and Development is a comprehensive but accessible account of the current understanding of the factors affecting human growth and development. Over 120 internationally renowned experts have contributed to the book, covering topics such as fetal and postnatal growth, the relative impact of genetic and environmental factors, behavioral development, growth abnormalities, the human lifespan, and the prospects for future generations. Extensively illustrated with photographs, graphs, and diagrams, it offers a great breadth of topic coverage, providing insights into the subject for those not familiar with the area.
Title:The Cambridge Encyclopedia Of Human Growth And DevelopmentFormat:HardcoverDimensions:509 pages, 10.87 × 8.62 × 1.57 inPublished:September 13, 1998Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521560462

ISBN - 13:9780521560467

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Table of Contents

Part I. Measurement and Assessment N. Cameron; Part II. Patterns of Human Growth B. Bogin; Part III. Genetics of Growth S. J. Ulijaszek; Part IV. Fetal Growth I. Hughes; Part V. Postnatal Growth and Maturation R. Malina; Part VI. Behavioural and Cognitive Development P. Parisi; Part VII. Clinical Growth Abnormalities M. Preece; Part VIII. Environmental Factors Influencing Birth Weight L. Schell; Part IX. Ecology of Postnatal Growth F. Johnston; Part X. Between-Population Differences in Human Growth S. Ulijaszek; Part XI. Changing Human Growth Patterns G. Lindgren; Part XII. The Human Lifespan S. Ulijaszek; part of the development process D. Crews, and G. Harper; Part XIII. The Future S. Ulijaszek; Part XIII. The Future S. Ulijaszek.

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A comprehensive but accessible account of the current understanding of the factors affecting human growth and development. Written by 127 of the world's leading experts in the area, the book offers a great breadth of topic coverage. Essential reading for all students and professionals interested in growth, development, child health, and nutrition. 352 graphs. 53 figures. 82 tables. Line diagrams. Maps. 123 photos

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"...this book may be viewed as the "Britannica" for human growth and development. I highly recommend it for anyone with an interest in this exciting field of study." American Journal of Physical Anthropology