Biological anthropology and aging : perspectives on human variation over the life span / edited by Douglas E. Crews, Ralph M. Garruto.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.
Description
xxi, 445 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • 1. Aging as a Worldwide Phenomenon / T.P. Miles and J.A. Brody
  • 2. Human Population Biology and the Evolution of Aging / J.W. Wood, S.C. Weeks, G.R. Bentley and K.M. Weiss
  • 3. The Genetics of Longevity in Humans / T.R. Turner and M.L. Weiss
  • 4. Cousin Marriage and the X-Chromosome: Evolution of Longevity and Language / S.H. Katz and D.F. Armstrong
  • 5. Primate Gerontology: An Emerging Discipline / C.J. DeRousseau
  • 6. Chronic Degenerative Diseases and Aging / D.E. Crews and L.M. Gerber
  • 7. Human Immune System Aging: Approaches, Examples, and Ideas / P.J. Mayer
  • 8. Neuronal Aging and Age-related Disorders of the Human Nervous System / M.J. Strong and R.M. Garruto
  • 9. Nutrition and Aging: Intraindividual Variation / W.A. Stini
  • 10. Skeletal Changes in Human Aging / C.C. Plato, K.M. Fox and J.D. Tobin
  • 11. Fat, Lipid, and Blood Pressure Changes in Adult Years / S.M. Garn
  • 12. Aging and Blood Pressure / G.D. James and M.S. Pecker.
  • 13. Aging and Adaptation to the Environment / C.M. Beall
  • 14. Modeling the Variability in Longitudinal Patterns of Aging / L.J. Brant and J.D. Pearson
  • 15. Morphological Indicators of Skeletal Aging: Implications for Paleodemography and Paleogerontology / S.R. Loth and M.Y. Iscan
  • 16. Role of the National Institute on Aging / P.B. Eveleth
  • Epilogue: Human Aging
  • The Scientific Relevance of Transdisciplinary Approaches / R.M. Garruto and D.E. Crews.
ISBN
  • 0195068297 ((alk. paper))
  • 9780195068290 ((alk. paper))
LCCN
93011232
OCLC
28180779
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