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Body Composition in Biological Anthropology

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Juni 2005

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

All those concerned with biological anthropology, both clinicians and researchers, will find this book of great interest.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Epidemiological indices, anthropometric and cadaver estimates of body composition; 3. Determination of body fat; 4. Determination of body water; 5. Determination of lean tissue; 6. Estimation of bone mass; 7. Regional differences of body composition; 8. Developmental changes, growth and aging; 9. Genetic influences upon body composition; 10. Environmental influences; 11. Pathological disturbances of body composition; 12. Human adaptability and body composition; Glossary; References; Index.

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"The book differs from some other works in biological anthropology by taking an explicitly evolutionary perspective, and includes interesting perspectives from the history of biological anthropology, all written in a very readable style." Choice "...A lot of valuable information is packed into these chapters...will be of interest as a general overview of body composition techniques and issues." The Quarterly Review of Biology
EAN: 9780521019033
ISBN: 0521019036
Untertitel: 'Cambridge Studies in Biologica'. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2005
Seitenanzahl: 356 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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