Effects of Ethnicity and Sex on the Growth of the Axial and Appendicular Skeleton of Children Living in a Developing Country

SOURCE: American Journal of Physical Anthropology
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2006
TITLE AUTHOR(S): Lukhanyo H.Nyati, Shane A.Norris, NoelCameron, John M.Pettifor

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Abstract

Provides information on results of a study of the Birth to Ten children at age nine investigating whether there are ethnic and sex differences in axial and appendicular dimensions of South African children and whether regional segment length is a better predictor of bone mass than stature.