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Tanner, J. M. (James Mourilyan)

Overview
Works: 143 works in 879 publications in 9 languages and 11,319 library holdings
Genres: Conference papers and proceedings  History  Charts, diagrams, etc  Juvenile works 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Creator, Honoree, Composer, ed
Classifications: QP84, 612.6
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Most widely held works by J. M Tanner
Growth by J. M Tanner( Book )

88 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in 9 languages and held by 1,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

20th century challenge - First two months - Next seven months - Yardsticks of growth - Tempestuous years - Genes, hormones and environment - Flaws in development - Tampering with nature e __
Twelve to sixteen : early adolescence by American Academy of Arts and Sciences( Book )

9 editions published between 1971 and 1972 in English and held by 1,260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foetus into man : physical growth from conception to maturity by J. M Tanner( Book )

29 editions published between 1978 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,059 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Human growth by Frank T Falkner( Book )

90 editions published between 1978 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 909 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth, as we conceive it, is the study of changeinan organism not yet mature. Differential growth creates form: external form through growth rates which vary from one part of the body to another and one tissue to another; and internal form through the series of time-entrained events which build up in each cell the special ized complexity of its particular function. We make no distinction, then, between growth and development, and if we have not included accounts of differentiation it is simply because we had to draw a quite arbitrary line somewhere. lt is only rather recently that those involved in pediatrics and child health have come to realize that growth is the basic science peculiar to their art. It is a science which uses and incorporates the traditional disciplines of anatomy, physiology, biophysics, biochemistry, and biology. It is indeed a part of biology, and the study of human growth is a part of the curriculum of the rejuvenated science of Human Biology. What growth is not is a series of chärts of height and weight. Growth standards are useful and necessary, and their construction is by no means void of intellectual challenge. They are a basic instrument in pediatric epidemiology. But they do not appear in this book, any more than clinical accounts of growth disorders. This appears to be the first large handbook-in three volumes-devoted to Human Growth
Education and physical growth; implications of the study of children's growth for educational theory and practice by J. M Tanner( Book )

76 editions published between 1961 and 1979 in 4 languages and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1961
Worldwide variation in human growth by Phyllis B Eveleth( Book )

16 editions published between 1976 and 1990 in English and held by 732 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The health of a population is most accurately reflected in the rate of growth of its children. It is this theme which underlies the analysis and presentation of what is by far the largest compilation of growth data ever assembled. The first edition, published in 1976, included all known reliable recent results on height, weight, skinfolds and other body measurements from all parts of the globe. In this edition, the very numerous measurements taken between 1976 and 1988 have been included as well as the results of the large number of new studies made on rate of maturation as evinced by bone age and pubertal development stages. Many sections of the book dwell on disentangling the effects of the environment and heredity on growth, and thus answer the question of whether one universal standard suffices for all peoples of the world, or whether different populations (such as races or nations) should each have their own optimal growth standards. Written by practical people with experience of the problems in developing countries, this book explains in simple terms the different sorts of growth surveys, how to set about making them, and which sort to choose. All who are professionally concerned with child health should read it
Discussions on child development : a consideration of the biological, psychological, and cultural approaches to the understanding of human development and behavior by World Health Organization( Book )

171 editions published between 1953 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume three: the proceedings of the third meeting of The World Health Organization Study Group on the Psychobiological Development of the Child in Geneva in 1955
Growth at adolescence; with a general consideration of the effects of hereditary and environmental factors upon growth and maturation from birth to maturity by J. M Tanner( Book )

26 editions published between 1962 and 1973 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assessment of skeletal maturity and prediction of adult height (TW2 method) by John Tanner( Book )

25 editions published between 1975 and 2002 in English and held by 524 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the study of human growth by J. M Tanner( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wachstum / Geschichte
Human growth by Frank Falkner( Book )

29 editions published between 1959 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Physiology of human growth by Society for the Study of Human Biology( Book )

11 editions published between 1988 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth at adolescence by J. M Tanner( Book )

24 editions published between 1955 and 1969 in English and German and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atlas of children's growth : normal variation and growth disorders by J. M Tanner( Book )

10 editions published between 1982 and 1985 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The physique of the Olympic athlete; a study of 137 track and field athletes at the XVIIth Olympic Games, Rome 1960, and a comparison with weight-lifters and wrestlers by J. M Tanner( Book )

18 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stress and psychiatric disorder; the proceedings of the second Oxford Conference of the Mental Health Research Fund by Mental Health Research Fund( Book )

17 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growth in children by John Brierley( Book )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 150 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Prospects in psychiatric research; the proceedings of the Oxford Conference of the Mental Health Research Fund, March 1952 by Mental Health Research Fund( Book )

6 editions published in 1953 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Entretiens sur le developpement psycho-biologique de l'enfant by J. M Tanner( Book )

23 editions published between 1953 and 1961 in French and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Twelve to sixteen : early adolescence
Alternative Names
James M. Tanner britischer Pädiater

James Mourilyan Tanner Brits arts (1920-2010)

Mourilyan Tanner, James 1920-2010

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Tanner J. M. 1920-2010

Tanner, James

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Tanner, James Mourilyan 1920-2010

Tanner, James Mourilyn 1920-2010

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탄너, J. M

탄네르, J. M

태너, 제임스 M

タナー, ジェームズ・M

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Foetus into man : physical growth from conception to maturityHuman growthWorldwide variation in human growthAssessment of skeletal maturity and prediction of adult height (TW2 method)A history of the study of human growthThe Physiology of human growth