The Resource Reproduction and adaptation, edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Lyliane Rosetta, (ebook)

Reproduction and adaptation, edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Lyliane Rosetta, (ebook)

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Reproduction and adaptation
Title
Reproduction and adaptation
Statement of responsibility
edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Lyliane Rosetta
Title variation
Reproduction and adaptation
Title variation remainder
topics in human reproductive ecology
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In the space of one generation major changes have begun to take place in the field of human reproduction. A rapid increase in the control of fertility and the understanding and treatment of sexual health issues have been accompanied by an emerging threat to reproductive function linked to increasing environmental pollution and dramatic changes in lifestyle. Organised around four key themes, this book provides a valuable review of some of the most important recent findings in human reproductive ecology. Major topics include the impact of the environment on reproduction, the role of physical activity and energetics in regulating reproduction, sexual maturation and ovulation assessment and demographic, health and family planning issues. Both theoretical and practical issues are covered, including the evolution and importance of the menopause and the various statistical methods by which researchers can analyse characteristics of the menstrual cycle in field studies"--
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MiAaPQ
Dewey number
612.6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QP251
LC item number
.R4432 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Mascie-Taylor, C. G. N
  • Rosetta, Lyliane
  • NC Live eBook Central
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
Cambridge studies in biological and evolutionary anthropology
Series volume
59
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Human reproduction
  • Fertility, Human
  • Human ecology
Label
Reproduction and adaptation, edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Lyliane Rosetta, (ebook)
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=691837
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Reproduction and environment Alan S. McNeilly; 2. Genetic damage and male reproduction Michael Joffe; 3. The microenvironment in health and cancer of the mammary gland John P. Wiebe; 4. The energetic cost of physical activity and regulation of reproduction Darna L. Dufour; 5. Energetic cost of gestation and lactation in humans Prakash Shetty; 6. Adaptive maternal, placental and fetal responses to nutritional extremes in the pregnant adolescent: lessons from sheep Jacqueline M. Wallace; 7. Growth and sexual maturation in human and non-human primates: a brief review Phyllis C. Lee; 8. The evolution of post-reproductive life: adaptionist scenarios Lynnette Leidy Sievert; 9. Analysing the characteristics of the menstrual cycle in field situations in humans: some methodological aspects Jean-Christophe Thalabard, Laurence Joubin, Lyliane Rosetta and C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor; 10. An insidious burden of disease: the pathological role of sexually transmitted diseases in fertility Geoff P. Garnett; 11. Family planning and unsafe abortion Anna Glasier; 12. Global sexual and reproductive health: responding to the needs of adolescents Molly Secour-Turner, Linda H. Bearinger and Renee Sieving; 13. Understanding reproductive decisions Andrew Hinde; Index
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unknown
Extent
ix, 282 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
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  • EBC691837
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC691837
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL691837
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10469124
  • (CaONFJC)MIL311218
  • (OCoLC)723945713
Label
Reproduction and adaptation, edited by C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor, Lyliane Rosetta, (ebook)
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=691837
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Preface; 1. Reproduction and environment Alan S. McNeilly; 2. Genetic damage and male reproduction Michael Joffe; 3. The microenvironment in health and cancer of the mammary gland John P. Wiebe; 4. The energetic cost of physical activity and regulation of reproduction Darna L. Dufour; 5. Energetic cost of gestation and lactation in humans Prakash Shetty; 6. Adaptive maternal, placental and fetal responses to nutritional extremes in the pregnant adolescent: lessons from sheep Jacqueline M. Wallace; 7. Growth and sexual maturation in human and non-human primates: a brief review Phyllis C. Lee; 8. The evolution of post-reproductive life: adaptionist scenarios Lynnette Leidy Sievert; 9. Analysing the characteristics of the menstrual cycle in field situations in humans: some methodological aspects Jean-Christophe Thalabard, Laurence Joubin, Lyliane Rosetta and C. G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor; 10. An insidious burden of disease: the pathological role of sexually transmitted diseases in fertility Geoff P. Garnett; 11. Family planning and unsafe abortion Anna Glasier; 12. Global sexual and reproductive health: responding to the needs of adolescents Molly Secour-Turner, Linda H. Bearinger and Renee Sieving; 13. Understanding reproductive decisions Andrew Hinde; Index
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
ix, 282 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC691837
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC691837
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL691837
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10469124
  • (CaONFJC)MIL311218
  • (OCoLC)723945713

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