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Title: Adolescent growth: genes, hormones and the peer group
Authors: Hermanussen, Michael
Meitinger, T.
Veldhuis, J.D.
Low, M.J.
Pfaffle, R.
Staub, K.
Panczak, R.
Groth, Detlef
Brabec, M.
von Salisch, M.
Loh, C.P.A.
Tassenaar, Vincent
Scheffler, Christiane
Mumm, Rebekka
Godina, Elena
Lehmann, Andreas
Tutkuviene, J.
Gervickaite, S.
Nierop, A.F.M.
Holmgren, A.
Assmann, Christian
van Buuren, S.
Koziel, S.
Zadzinska, E.
Varela Silva, Maria Ines
Vignerova, J.
Salama, E.
El-Shabrawi, Mortada
Huijic, A.
Satake, Takashi
Bogin, Barry
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: © Y.S. Medical Media Ltd
Citation: HERMANUSSEN, M. ... et al., 2014. Adolescent growth: genes, hormones and the peer group. Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), 11 (3), pp. 341 - 353.
Abstract: The association between poverty, malnutrition, illness and poor socioeconomic conditions on the one side, and poor growth and short adult stature on the other side, is well recognized. Yet, the simple assumption by implication that poor growth and short stature result from poor living conditions, should be questioned. Recent evidence on the impact of the social network on adolescent growth and adult height further challenges the traditional concept of growth being a mirror of health. Twenty-nine scientists met at Glücksburg castle, Northern Germany, November 15th - 17th 2013, to discuss genetic, endocrine, mathematical and psychological aspects and related issues, of child and adolescent growth and final height.
Description: Closed access. This paper was published in the journal, Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews, as part of the Proceedings of the 20th Aschauer Soiree, held at Glücksburg castle, Germany, 15th to 17th November 2013. The publisher's website is at: http://www.medicalmedia.co.il/per/
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/14559
ISSN: 1565-4753
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