Rapid infant weight gain and advanced skeletal maturation in childhood

Ellen W Demerath, Laura L Jones, Nicola L Hawley, Shane A Norris, John M Pettifor, Dana Duren, W Cameron Chumlea, Bradford Towne, Noel Cameron

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    To test the hypothesis that rapid infant weight gain is associated with advanced skeletal maturity in children from the United States and South Africa.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)355-61
    Number of pages7
    JournalThe Journal of pediatrics
    Issue number3
    Publication statusPublished - Sept 2009


    • Adolescent
    • Age Factors
    • Birth Weight
    • Body Mass Index
    • Body Size
    • Bone Development
    • Child
    • Child, Preschool
    • Female
    • Humans
    • Infant
    • Infant, Newborn
    • Longitudinal Studies
    • Male
    • South Africa
    • United States
    • Weight Gain
    • Young Adult


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