A Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Growth by J. M. H. Buckler

By J. M. H. Buckler

A Longitudinal examine of Adolescent Growth reviews the findings of a longitudinal research of the expansion of 2 hundred schoolboys and a hundred schoolgirls during the process early life. in addition to top and weight, a few dozen different actual measures have been studied or on the topic of one another and to the staging of sexual features. those values are analysed in keeping with either the chronological age and age in response to a standard pubertal attribute of height peak pace. the variety of importance and timing of pubertal occasions is defined and in comparison for girls and boys. those contemporary information are in comparison with earlier eu and North American longitudinal experiences, particularly these of Tanner carried out over two decades in the past. furthermore new info is supplied which contrasts progress of 2 huge cohorts of boys in several geographical and social settings, and compares the expansion styles of skinny and exogenously overweight matters and of early and later maturers.

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21 em HEIGHT BOYS 190 180 ----50 (a) 170 160 150 Tanner Standards Leeds Boys 140 130 13 14 16 15 18 17 AGE IN YEARS HEIGHT VELOCITY em/yr 10 (b) 8 6 4 --- ---------------------- --- --- .... ,. -~ ,-" "" ~, '"" '" 2 '" ':-" ',:-.. '" ' ...... ', ...... -- '... "'--10 o 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 50 18 AGE IN YEARS Fig. 5 Height and height velocity centiles for Leeds boys compared with Tanner standards. / ,. :: ::-.. . . . "" ...... ' " ...... ~- , ", " '"'" ... ' ... 6 \ , .............. ---- \ ~ \ \ ' \ \\ 2- \ \ \ "" " "" ' ...

4 '"~ --- ----~---~ ..... ---- 2 ",, ......... ,, ...... --" ~- ... , ..... _,,. ' ..... " ,--, ... ,"',, "" 90 ' ...... 50 ,', ,~ 10 o ------------------------------~~-------10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 AGE IN YEARS Fig. 5 Weight and weight velocity centiles for Leeds boys compared with Tanner standards. 32 WEIGHT GIRLS kg 70 (a) ----60 50 50 40 --30 Leeds Girls 20+-~ kg/yr Tanner Standards __-L__ 10 L-~ __~~~-L__L-~__~~__-L__L-~__~~L--L~ 11 12 13 14 15 AGE IN YEARS WEIGHT VELOCITY 10 (b) 8 6 4 .....

2 0 . . ...... .... - 0-0-0 .... 0 -0 ... 0 .. d I I \, I 0 , \ P I \ \ 0\ -- , 'q ~ -2 -1 0 +1 AGE OF PHV \ I 2 , ... 0 \ \ \ \ _,~ ... • . , 'd ' ----------~------2 -1 0 +1 AGE OF PHV +2 +3 +4 +5 TIME IN YEARS Fig. 13 Median values for velocities of height, sitting height and leg length for Leeds boys and girls. 52 HEIGHT AND SPAN (MEDIAN) LEEDS BOYS & GIRLS em 180 (a) 170 160 150 ___ BOYS HEIGHT J- - -a BOYS SPAN . - - . GIRLS HEIGHT 140 0- - -0 GIRLS SPAN __-L__ 11 10 130+-~ L-~ __ ~~ 12 __-L__ 13 L-~ __ ~~ 14 __- L_ _ 15 L-~ 16 __ ~~ 17 __ -L~ 18 AGE IN YEARS o 130~--~--~~--~--~--~~--~--~--~--~~--~'--~--~~--~--~ -4 -3 -2 -1 0 AGE OF PHV +1 +2 +3 +4 TIME IN YEARS Fig.

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