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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 ...Show synopsisA 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.Hide synopsis
Description:497 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Like New. MAN. A...497 pages. Hardcover, no dustjacket. Like New. MAN. 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. The contents of the book is as follows: 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. Includes an Index. "Written by many distinguished academics from around the world, this work presents human growth and development in short, easy-to-understand chapters. The result is a rich resource full of detailed and relevant information on all aspects of growth and development across the human life span...no other current work looks at growth and development in this same way." Library Journal (Key Words: Human Growth, Reference Books, Human Development, Encyclopedias, Fetal Development, Anthropometry, Twins, Socio-Economic Status, Obesity, Muscle, Immune System, Height, Genetics, Embryos, Morphology, Adolescence, Chromosome Aberrations, Breast-feeding, James Tanner, N. Cameron, R. O'Rahilly, F. Muller, H. Meire, F. E. Johnston, P. Jones, J. Peters, B. Zemel, A. Robins, E. F. Harris, I. Hughes, M. F. Rolland-Cachera, T. Bielicki, C. G. N. Macie-Taylor, P. Eveleth, T. J. Cole, B. Bogin, S. J. Ulijaszek, B. T. Shea, J. Karlberg, F. E. Johnston, R. Hauspie, C. Susanne, W. Mueller, K. M. Weiss, D. Stock, Z. Zhao, M. J. Dauncey, J. M. Pell, M. Hernandez, I. Brandt, J. Haas, R. Malina, P. Hindmarsh, S. Petersen, M. Wailoo, R. Malina, W. Stini, N. Kember, D. Jones, A. Goodman, N. Norgan, P. Ellison, P. Parisi, M. Monnot, R. Stevens, M. Preece, C. Brook, L. Schell, D. Gibb, K. Formica, K. Landzelius).
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