List of Contributors. Foreword. Editors' note.
Methodological Aspects of Growth Studies. 1. The Measurement of Human Growth: A Historical Review; L.D. Voss. 2. Individual Physical Growth Models and Biological Parameters of Japanese; T. Shohoji, T. Sumiya. 3. Smoothing Centile Curves of Height of Basque Boys and Girls by the Application of the LMS-Method; J. Rosique, et al. 4. A New International Growth Reference for Young Children; M. de Onis, et al. 5. Fels and Tanner-Whitehouse Skeletal Ages of School Children 7-13 Years in Oaxaca, Mexico; M.E. Peña Reyes, R.M. Malina. 6. Assessment of Childhood and Adolescents Body Composition: A Practical Guide; A. Pietrobelli, et al.
Genetic and Environmental Factors. 7. Genetics of Complex Traits with Particular Attention to Fat Patterning; D.C. Rao, P.P. Majumder. 8. Subcutaeneous Adipose Tissue Distribution in 7- to 16-Year Old Boys of Calcutta in relation to socio-economic level; E. Rebato, et al. 9. Dentofacial Morphology, Growth and Genetics: A Study of Australian Aborigines; T. Brown, G. Townsend. 10. Riddles in Human Development Patterns: a Few Family Case Study; R.D. Singh. 11. Nutrition in Venezuela at the End of the Millennium; M. López-Blanco. 12. Thoughts on Secular Trends in Growth and Development; P.B. Eveleth. 13. Secular Trends and Longterm Serial Growth Studies; A.F. Roche, B. Towne. 14. Secular Trends in Body Heights - Indicator of General Improvement in Living Conditions or of a Change in Specific Factors? M. Henneberg. 15. Patterns of Growth andScholastic Performance - A Case Study of the Associated Factors; K.V. Rao, et al. 16. Mental Ability and Cognitive Thinking in Relation to Sex, Pubertal Stage and Socio-Economic Background; G. Tanner-Lindgren.
Population Differences in Growth. 17. How Genetic Are Human Body Proportions? B. Bogin, et al. 18. The Sarsuna-Barisha Longitudinal Growth Study: Dynamics of Growth; R.C. Hauspie, P. Dasgupta. 19. Linear Components of Growth Among Rural Indian Children; S. Rao. 20. Growth Stunting among Children, Aged Birth to 5 Years, Peri-Urban Kathmandu, Nepal; T. Moffat. 21. Ethnic and Sex Differences in the Skelic Index among Fijian and Samoan Children; T. Satake, et al. 22. Skeletal Maturity in Children of Mixed American and Japanese Parentage as Assessed by the TW2-Method; K. Kimura.
Biological Aspects of Growth. 23. Somatotypes of Budapest Children; O.G. Eiben, Á. Németh. 24. Differential Rate of Growth of the Human Body Parts; M. Prokopec. 25. Short-term Growth; M. Hermanussen. 26. Relations between Head Growth and Psychomotor Development in Low-Birth-Weight Children; W. Furmaga-Jablonska, et al. 27. Growth in Length and Weight of Thalassemic Children in West Bengal, India: A Mixed-Longitudinal Study; J. Banerjee, et al.