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Human Growth and Development, 2e - Barry Bogin

Human Growth and Development, 2e

Hardcover Published: 8th June 2012
ISBN: 9780123838827
Number Of Pages: 600

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Offering a study of biological, biomedical and biocultural approaches, the second edition of Human Growth and Development is 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 of Human Growth and Development includes 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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In Japanese--Anthro Sci V120, p 157-8 "...written by 21 authors, from diverse scholarly research, and experimental realms...a conciseness and clarity to the writing...chapters have extensive current reference lists or bibliographies for further study."--SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (February 2003) "Clearly written, a useful text for pediatricians."--JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM (2003) "... an excellent and detailed overview of the knowledge, theory, and methods in the study of human growth and development... a set of clear and comprehensive essays on the most important topics in the field, beautifully written by a veritable 'dream team' of experts..."--D.W. Sellen, Emory University for the AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY (May 2003) "... written by 21 authors from diverse scholarly, research, and experimental realms... Most chapters have extensive current reference lists of bibliographies for further study."--J.N. Muzio, CUNY Kingsborough Community College for CHOICE (February 2003)

Dedication
Contributors
Introduction
Chapters
Human growth curve, canalization and catch-up growth
Growth in Infancy and childhood
Adolescence : somatic growth and sex differences
Puberty
Endocrine control of growth
Nutrition and growth
Genomics and Epigenetics
Genetic epidemiology of growth and development
Social and economic effects on growth
Environmental effects on growth
Evolution of human growth
Developmental origins and human growth and senescence
Growth, proportionality and health
Physical activity and human growth
Brain and neurological development
Saltation and Stasis
Endocrine disorders of growth
Body composition
The measurement of human growth
The assessment of maturation
Growth references and standards
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ISBN: 9780123838827
ISBN-10: 0123838827
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 600
Published: 8th June 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science Publishing Co Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 19.05  x 3.81
Weight (kg): 1.43
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised

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