Physiological and Morphological Adaptation and Evolution (Google eBook)

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William A. Stini
Walter de Gruyter, Jan 1, 1979 - Social Science - 525 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
PHENOTYPIC VARIATION AMONG HUMAN POPULATIONS
5
Skin Color Variability in the Middle East
7
Factor Analysis of Anthropometric Data for Fifteen RaceAge National Origin Specific Groups
19
Certain Problems of Ethnic Anthropology in Southwest Asia in the Light of the Latest Research
45
Comparative Studies
55
Natural Selection and Physical Adaptation to a Biotype of Tropical Africa
69
The Problem of Adaptive Types
81
Research on Puberty in Haiti
255
The Development of Gypsy Children in Changing Living Conditions
263
The Relationship Between Human Body Constitution Longevity Disease and Causes of Death
273
The Susceptibility of Dolichocephals to Tuberculosis
279
A Study of Morphological Variables and Genetic Markers in Urban and Rural South African Negro Male Populations
287
A West African Example
301
A Study of Sixty Population Groups
315
A Study of Height Weight and Arm Girth Measurements of Punjabi Males
339

Adaptation of Morphology to Climate in Central Africa
89
The Differential Geography of Races
97
Blood Levels of Some Biochemical Components among Negroid Individuals with Hemoglobin A and AS
111
Genogeography of Blood Factors in the Transcaucasus
115
Morphological Peculiarities of the Body Frame in Different Ethnoterritorial Groups
131
Macaque Populations as Model Systems
139
GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT
161
Introduction
163
Variations in Female Physique
165
Factor Analysis of Development
177
Genetics of Human Morphological Characters
187
Lean Body Mass in Young Adult and Advanced Age Groups
201
Skeletal Maturation of JapaneseAmerican Hybrids
207
Growth and Environment Studies in Czechoslovakia
213
Some Biosocial Determinants of the Growth Health and Nutritional Status of Papua New Guinean Preschool Children
233
Processes of Human Growth in High Altitudes
243
Nutrition and Pregnancy
345
The Age at Menarche in Venezuelan Students Residing in Metropolitan Caracas
349
The Relevance of Nourishment to the Reproductive Cycle of the Female in India
363
Biomass Fat Mass and Lean Body Mass of the United States and Mexican Human Populations
369
Individual Differences in Skeletal Muscle Fiber Composition
379
Adaptive Strategies of Human Populations under Nutritional Stress
387
EFFECTS OF CHROMOSOMAL VARIATION ON HUMAN DEVELOPMENT
409
Comments on the Effects of Chromosomal Variation on Human Development
411
The XX Male and the XY Female in Humans
417
Hormonal Factors in Formative Processes
451
Polyploidy in Humans and Other Vertebrates
459
Biographical Notes
499
Index of Names
509
Index of Subjects
519
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