Human Growth and Development
Edition: 2nd 2012
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Description: 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 programmingUpdated 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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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $76.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publication date: 7/20/2012
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
|Human growth curve, canalization and catch-up growth|
|Growth in Infancy and childhood|
|Adolescence : somatic growth and sex differences|
|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|
|The measurement of human growth|
|The assessment of maturation|
|Growth references and standards|