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Child growth, secular trends and continuing human evolution

Child growth, secular trends and continuing human evolution

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Published by Centre for Human Biology, University of Western Australia in Nedlands, Australia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children -- Growth -- Congresses.,
  • Child development -- Congresses.,
  • Human population genetics -- Congresses.,
  • Human evolution -- Congresses.,
  • Stature -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementeditor, Maciej Henneberg ... [et al.]
    GenreCongresses.
    SeriesPerspectives in human biology ;, v. 4, issue 2
    ContributionsHenneberg, Maciej., Australasian Society for Human Biology., International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Commission of Human Ecology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRJ131 .C536 1999
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3544210M
    ISBN 10086422933X
    LC Control Number2001535829
    OCLC/WorldCa43468222

    Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Growth 91 can be many reasons why fitness is greater in shorter people. As Nettle [5] has pointed out, fundamental changes in life history strategies are associated with being poor or disadvantaged, and these could be manifest as a relatively greater reproductive success. The Role of Developmental Plasticity.   A Human Evolution Summer Reading List As you plan for summer vacation, don’t forget to pack one of these reads on Neanderthals, human origins, new fossils or the first people in Author: Erin Wayman.

    Review article ; Letter ; Other chapter contribution ; 96 Abstract/Meeting Abstract ; 78 Master's Thesis ; 61 Other output ; 37 Edited book/Anthology ; 33 Exhibition. Evo-Devo of Child Growth: Treatise on Child Growth and Human Evolution. By Ze'ev Hochberg. xii + pp. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell $ (cloth) $ (ebook). Article.

    Henneberg, Maciej. Overview. Works: Child growth, secular trends, and continuing human evolution (Book) 2 editions published Two interpretations of human evolution: essentialism and Darwinism by Maciej Henneberg. Course Summary Our Human Growth and Development textbook course uses helpful tools like video lessons and quizzes to teach your students the essential topics they need to know.


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Out of 5 stars Evo-Devo of Child Growth. Treatise on Child Growth and Evolution. Reviewed in the United States on Janu We measure children, we plot charts, but we don't often give much Child growth to the developmental origins of human growth.

Tanner last dealt with this a generation ago in "A History of the Study of Human Growth".Cited by: In other words, the 4 cm secular trend in adult height from to was already present at age 2 and the increase in height from 2 years to adult was the same in as in In sum, the secular trend in adult height occurs during the first 2 years of life and it is restricted to this by: Child Growth, Secular Trends and Continuing Human Evolution.

(Perspectives in Human Biology. Vol. Issue 2.) Edited by Maciej Henneberg, Raghbir Singh, Denise Murphy, and Carmen de Author: William C. Summers. The secular trend in child growth and puberty is a dazzling example of such an adaptation (Figures 5 and and6). Over the six generations of a century and a half between the mids and s, genes have obviously changed little, and the secular trend exemplifies the degree of available by: 9.

This chapter assesses the secular growth changes in anthropometric measures with reference to Korean children and adolescents during the last four decades.

The review describes the data f boys girls that were recruited across the nation in Cited by: 1. The age of menarche has fallen as child health has improved.

Although there is ample evidence of delayed puberty being associated with poorer childhood nutrition, menarche is also influenced by prenatal factors. In particular, early onset of puberty is reported in children who have migrated from developing to developed countries.

Evolutionary perspectives suggest that these effects can be Cited by: The Negative Secular Trend In the following paper the concept of secular trend is discussed. Journal of Human Evolution () 14, the question of the relevance of human biological research in developing countries cannot be escaped (J.

Huizinga, ). absence of secular changes, and two that have shown a negative secular Cited by: Few issues today are more emotionally charged than that of population control. Sociological alarmists insist that the growth of human populations must be stopped by whatever means are available.

Not only the usual contraception methods, but even such anti-Scriptural practices as abortion and homosexuality, have been promoted as desirable to help attain the goal of zero population growth.

Human evolution, the process by which human beings developed on Earth from now-extinct zoologically, we humans are Homo sapiens, a culture-bearing upright-walking species that lives on the ground and very likely first evolved in Africa aboutyears ago.

We are now the only living members of what many zoologists refer to as the human tribe, Hominini, but there is. Turkana children tend to be shorter than American children. However, the Turkana's growth extends well into their 20s, and Turkana adults are as tall as American adults.

Few long-term growth studies have been done of nutritionally stressed populations, so we do not know about many other settings in which growth extends into adulthood.

• Human Development- the way people grow and change across the lifespan • Child Development– the way people grow and change from conception through emerging adulthood – Biological, cognitive, psychological, and social functioning • Culture – the total pattern of a group’s customs, beliefs, art, and technology, transmitted throughFile Size: 1MB.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xv, pages ; 25 cm: Contents: Prologue --The structure of this book --Six paradigms Introduction --Some premises --Some history --Evolution and modification of behavior --Evolution of ontogeny in the human animal --Levels of causation in the explanation of behavior --pt.

Evolution:. Other articles where Secular trend is discussed: human development: Larger size and earlier maturation: is known as the “secular trend.” The magnitude of the trend in Europe and America is such that it dwarfs the differences between socioeconomic classes.

Human Growth and Development pulls together information from leading experts in a variety of fields to create a one-volume resource on the human growth stages, environmental effects, and the research methods scientists should use.

This text promises to be a great course-planning guide for instructors in various medical and scientific fields in addition to a thorough reference for further.

For a few decades, pediatricians have begun to face “new epidemics” affecting children’s physical and mental health. Rather than fighting novel infectious diseases as the leading cause of childhood mortality throughout human history, new challenges for child healthcare have arisen from overweight, changes in growth patterns, earlier sexual activity, as well as from other secular Cited by: 9.

The Secular Trend in Human Physical Growth: A Biological View. Economics and Human Biology, Vol. 1, No. 2, pp. alike are familiar with the secular trend - height and weight in adults, and the rate of physical development in children, increasing since at least the mid 19th century.

By continuing, you agree to the use of cookies. Cited by:   This book exemplifies my type of futures - a grand sweep of human history, a causal model, and a dynamic framework from which we can view our present lives.

The first chapter outlines the model and is followed by eight turns of the cycle, two per chosen country/5. Evo-Devo of Infantile and Childhood Growth. Major trends in human evolution were precipitated by large-scale ecosystem changes, and research on bioenergetics has become a Cited by: This volume covers the whole of the research area in human growth and development.

Topics include: the history of the study of human growth, the modeling of individual growth curves, the construction of population growth reference curves, growth as a measure of population well-being, secular trend, and the relation between mental and physical : Hardcover.

Centre for Human Biology.; Australasian Society for Human Biology.; International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. Commission of Human Ecology. Title(s): Child growth, secular trends, and continuing human evolution/ editor, Maciej Henneberg ; co-editor, Raghbir Singh ; associate editors, Denise Murphy, Carmen de Miguel.

Human growth curve, canalization, and catch-up growth / Noël Cameron -- Growth in infancy and childhood: a pediatric approach / Horacio Lejarraga -- Adolescence: somatic growth and sex differences / Roland C. Hauspie -- Puberty / Peter T. Ellison -- Endocrinology of growth / Peter C. Hindmarsh -- The genetic epidemiology of growth and development / Bradford Towne, Ellen W.

Demerath, and. The duration of human maturation has been underestimated; an additional 4–6-year pre-adult period of “emerging adulthood,” should be included in models of human maturation. It is a period of brain maturation, learning about intimacy and mutual support, intensification of pre-existing friendships, family-oriented socialization, and the attainment of those social skills that are needed for Cited by: 1.

Human Growth and Development pulls together information from leading experts in a variety of fields to create a one-volume resource on the human growth stages, environmental effects, and the research methods scientists should use.

This text promises to be a great course-planning guide for instructors in various medical and scientific fields in Book Edition: 1.