The Resource Human body size and the laws of scaling : physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications, Thomas Samaras, editor ; with contributions by Andrzej Bartke, C. David Rollo

Human body size and the laws of scaling : physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications, Thomas Samaras, editor ; with contributions by Andrzej Bartke, C. David Rollo

Label
Human body size and the laws of scaling : physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications
Title
Human body size and the laws of scaling
Title remainder
physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Samaras, editor ; with contributions by Andrzej Bartke, C. David Rollo
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
611
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QM24
LC item number
.H86 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Human body size and the laws of scaling : physiological, performance, growth, longevity and ecological ramifications, Thomas Samaras, editor ; with contributions by Andrzej Bartke, C. David Rollo
Publication
Note
"Nova Biomedical"--Cover
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why the study of human size is important / Thomas T. Samaras -- Human scaling and the body mass index / Thomas T. Samaras -- Advantages of taller human height / Thomas T. Samaras -- Advantages of shorter human height / Thomas T. Samaras -- Body height and its relation to chronic disease and longevity / Thomas T. Samaras -- BMI and weight: their relation to diabetes, CVD, cancer and all-cause mortality / Thomas T. Samaras -- The obesity epidemic, birthweight, rapid growth and superior nutrition / Thomas T. Samaras -- Long-lived mutant, gene knockout and transgenic mice / Andrzej Bartke -- The evolutionary ecology of body size with special reference to allometry and survivorship / C. David Rollo -- Overview of research on giant transgenic mice with emphasis on the brain and aging / C. David Rollo -- Speculations on the evolutionary ecology of Homo sapiens with special reference to body size, allometry and survivorship / C. David Rollo -- Birthweight, height, brain size and intellectual ability / Thomas T. Samaras -- Impact of body size on resources, pollution, the environment and economics / Thomas T. Samaras -- Final remarks on human size, scaling and ecological implications / Thomas T. Samaras
Control code
ocn839301797
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 381 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781624170744
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b35536020
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)839301797
  • pebcs1624170749

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