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Physical growth and body composition

Physical growth and body composition

papers from the Kyoto Symposium on Anthropological Aspects of Human Growth

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Published by University of Chicago Press in (Chicago, Ill.) .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Conference held on September 9, 1968.

Statementedited by Josef Broz ek.
SeriesMonographs of the Society for Research in Child Development -- serial no.140, v.35, no.7
ContributionsBroz ek, Josef., Kyoto Symposium on Anthropological Aspects of Human Growth (1968 : Kyoto)
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Open LibraryOL14589112M

Development of the human body is the process of growth to maturity. The process begins with fertilization, where an egg released from the ovary of a female is penetrated by a sperm cell from a male. The resulting zygote develops through mitosis and cell differentiation, and the resulting embryo then implants in the uterus, where the embryo continues development through a fetal . Purpose: To examine change in physical fitness and body composition after a military deployment to Afghanistan. Methods: One hundred and ten infantry soldiers were measured before and after a 9-month deployment to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom. Measurements included treadmill peak oxygen uptake (peak V˙O 2), lifting strength, medicine ball put, vertical jump, and body composition.


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The manuscript evaluates research on body composition and its relevance for human biology, including sex, growth, and aging, physical activity, loss and gain of body weight, and body composition in animals.

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assess the association between physical fitness and body composition separately for boys and girls, adjusted for race and locality. Methods: Body weight, height and triceps, and subscapular skinfolds of adolescents ( boys and girls) aged 14 years were measured, and percentage body fat and body mass index (BMI) were calculated.

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ABSTRACT. OBJECTIVE: To verify the influence of programmed physical activity on body composition among adolescent students during 1 school year. METHODS: The sample included students (age range: 10 to 15years) separated into two groups: cases (96 male and 90 female) and controls ( male and 89 female).

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