American Journal of Human Biology

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Early View (Online Version of Record published before inclusion in an issue)

Editor-in-Chief: Lynnette Leidy Sievert

Impact Factor: 1.928

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 11/82 (Anthropology); 26/85 (Biology)

Online ISSN: 1520-6300


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  1. Original Research Articles

    1. Timing of birth: Parsimony favors strategic over dysregulated parturition

      Ralph Catalano, Julia Goodman, Claire Margerison-Zilko, April Falconi, Alison Gemmill, Deborah Karasek and Elizabeth Anderson

      Article first published online: 21 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22737

    2. Short-term reproducibility and variability of the pupillographic sleepiness test

      Barbara Wilhelm, Evelyn Bittner, Anna Hofmann, Andreas Koerner, Tobias Peters, Holger Lüdtke and Helmut Wilhelm

      Article first published online: 20 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22726

    3. Impact of modernization on adult body composition on five islands of varying economic development in vanuatu

      Kathryn M. Olszowy, Alysa Pomer, Kelsey N. Dancause, Cheng Sun, Harold Silverman, Gwang Lee, Chim W. Chan, Len Tarivonda, Ralph Regenvanu, Akira Kaneko, Charles A. Weitz, J. Koji Lum and Ralph M. Garruto

      Article first published online: 19 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22734

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      Surname-Inferred andean ancestry is associated with child stature and limb lengths at high altitude in Peru, but not at sea level

      Emma Pomeroy, Jonathan C.K. Wells, Sanja Stanojevic, J. Jaime Miranda, Lorna G. Moore, Tim J. Cole and Jay T. Stock

      Article first published online: 11 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22725

    5. Is the area of the orbital opening in humans related to climate?

      Agnieszka Tomaszewska, Barbara Kwiatkowska and Rimantas Jankauskas

      Article first published online: 7 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22735

    6. Relationship between maternal and newborn endothelial function and oxidative stress

      Isabella Echeverri, José Guillermo Ortega–Ávila, Mildrey Mosquera, Andrés Castillo, Eliécer Jiménez, Milton Fabian Suárez-Ortegon, Julio Cesar Mateus and Cecilia Aguilar-de Plata

      Article first published online: 6 MAY 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22733

    7. Molar morphology and the expression of Carabelli's trait in 45,X females

      Mitsuko Nakayama, Raija Lähdesmäki, Ahti Niinimaa and Lassi Alvesalo

      Article first published online: 18 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22674

    8. New specific bioelectrical impedance vector reference values for assessing body composition in the Italian-Spanish young adult population

      Maria E. Ibáñez, Elena Mereu, Roberto Buffa, Emanuela Gualdi-Russo, Luciana Zaccagni, Stefano Cossu, Esther Rebato and Elisabetta Marini

      Article first published online: 18 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22728

    9. Woman's body symmetry and oxidative stress in the first trimester of pregnancy

      Agnieszka Żelaźniewicz, Judyta Nowak and Bogusław Pawłowski

      Article first published online: 18 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22730

    10. Self-reported aggressiveness is not related to developmental instability

      Barış Özener, Derya Atamtürk and İzzet Duyar

      Article first published online: 18 APR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22727

    11. Digit ratio (2D:4D) does not correlate with daily 17β-estradiol and progesterone concentrations in healthy women of reproductive age

      Magdalena Klimek, Andrzej Galbarczyk, Heidi Colleran, Inger Thune, Peter T. Ellison, Anna Ziomkiewicz and Grazyna Jasienska

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22717

    12. Breast size and asymmetry during pregnancy in dependence of a fetus's sex

      Agnieszka Żelaźniewicz and Bogusław Pawłowski

      Article first published online: 31 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22716

  2. Short Report

  3. Original Research Articles

    1. Energy expenditure and activity among Hadza hunter-gatherers

      Herman Pontzer, David A. Raichlen, Brian M. Wood, Melissa Emery Thompson, Susan B. Racette, Audax Z.P. Mabulla and Frank W. Marlowe

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22711

    2. Digit ratio (2D:4D), aggression, and dominance in the Hadza and the Datoga of Tanzania

      Marina Butovskaya, Valentina Burkova, Dmitry Karelin and Bernhard Fink

      Article first published online: 30 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22718

    3. The first wave of the 1918 influenza pandemic among soldiers of the Canadian expeditionary force

      Alex Rewegan, Kandace Bogaert, Melissa Yan, Alain Gagnon and D. ANN Herring

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22713

    4. Meta-analysis of Brazilian genetic admixture and comparison with other Latin America countries

      Ronald Rodrigues de Moura, Antonio Victor Campos Coelho, Valdir de Queiroz Balbino, Sergio Crovella and Lucas André Cavalcanti Brandão

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22714

    5. Gross motor coordination and weight status of Portuguese children aged 6–14 years

      António M. Antunes, José A. Maia, Mikis D. Stasinopoulos, Élvio R. Gouveia, Martine A. Thomis, Johan A. Lefevre, Alexandra Q. Teixeira and Duarte L. Freitas

      Article first published online: 26 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22715

  4. Short Reports

    1. Being born after your brother is not a disadvantage: Reproductive success does not depend on the sex of the preceding sibling

      Karolina Puskarczyk, Andrzej Galbarczyk, Magdalena Klimek, Ilona Nenko, Ludwik Odrzywołek and Grazyna Jasienska

      Article first published online: 25 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22710

  5. Original Research Articles

    1. Association study confirms the role of two OCA2 polymorphisms in normal skin pigmentation variation in East Asian populations

      Katherine Eaton, Melissa Edwards, S. Krithika, Gillian Cook, Heather Norton and Esteban J. Parra

      Article first published online: 23 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22678

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  7. Original Research Articles

    1. Women who are married or living as married have higher salivary estradiol and progesterone than unmarried women

      Emily S. Barrett, Van Tran, Sally W. Thurston, Hanne Frydenberg, Susan F. Lipson, Inger Thune and Peter T. Ellison

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22676

    2. The effects of sports participation on the development of left ventricular mass in adolescent boys

      João Valente-Dos-Santos, Manuel J. Coelho-E-Silva, Joaquim Castanheira, Aristides M. Machado-Rodrigues, Edilson S. Cyrino, Lauren B. Sherar, Dale W. Esliger, Marije T. Elferink-Gemser and Robert M. Malina

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22681

    3. Perceived discrimination and markers of cardiovascular risk among low-income African American youth

      Bridget J. Goosby, Sarah Malone, Elizabeth A. Richardson, Jacob E. Cheadle and Deadric T. Williams

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22683

    4. 5′ and 3′ β-globin haplotypes in purepechas and Tarahumaras, two Mexican indigenous groups

      M. Casas-castañeda, B. Ibarra, L.C. Rizo-De La Torre, J.Y. Sánchez-López and M.T. Magaña-Torres

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22691

    5. Birth weight and the risk of overweight in young men born at term

      Willy Eriksen, Jon Martin Sundet and Kristian Tambs

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22689

  8. Short Reports

    1. Disposable collection kit for rapid and reliable collection of saliva

      Masaki Yamaguchi, Yuki Tezuka, Kazunori Takeda and Vivek Shetty

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22696

  9. Original Research Articles

    1. Secular trends in body height and body mass in 19-year-old polish men based on six national surveys from 1965 to 2010

      Halina Kołodziej, Monika łopuszańska, Anna Lipowicz, Alicja Szklarska and Tadeusz Bielicki

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22694

  10. Short Reports

    1. Two new β+-thalassemia mutation [β -56 (G [RIGHTWARDS ARROW] C); HBBc. −106 G [RIGHTWARDS ARROW] C] and [β −83 (G [RIGHTWARDS ARROW] A); HBBc. −133 G [RIGHTWARDS ARROW] A] described among the Tunisian population

      Kais Douzi, Imen Moumni, Amine Zorai, Maha Ben Mustapha, Ikbel Mosbahi Ben Mansour, Chaouachi Dorra and Abbes Salem

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22695

  11. Original Research Articles

    1. Short interpregnancy interval and low birth weight: A role of parity

      Anna Merklinger-Gruchala, Grazyna Jasienska and Maria Kapiszewska

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22708

  12. Short Reports

    1. Physical strength and dance attractiveness: Further evidence for an association in men, but not in women

      Bettina Weege, Michael N. Pham, Todd K. Shackelford and Bernhard Fink

      Article first published online: 7 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22703

  13. Original Research Articles

    1. Time trends in BMI, body fatness, and adiposity rebound among boys from Kraków (Poland) from 1983 to 2010

      MaŁgorzata Kowal, Łukasz Kryst, Agnieszka Woronkowicz, Janusz Brudecki and Jan Sobiecki

      Article first published online: 6 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22704

    2. Sex differences in children with severe health conditions: Causes of admission and mortality in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

      Elisabeth Esteban, Esther Bujaldon, Mireia Esparza, Iolanda Jordan and María Esther Esteban

      Article first published online: 2 MAR 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22709

    3. Traces of forgotten historical events in mountain communities in Central Italy: A genetic insight

      Francesco Messina, Andrea Finocchio, Mario Federico Rolfo, Flavio De Angelis, Cesare Rapone, Martina Coletta, Cristina Martínez-Labarga, Gianfranco Biondi, Andrea Berti and Olga Rickards

      Article first published online: 27 FEB 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22677

    4. Is human mating for height associated with fertility? Results from a british national cohort study

      Monika Krzyżanowska, C.G. Nicholas Mascie-Taylor and Jean-Christophe Thalabard

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22684

    5. Altitude effect on birth weight and prematurity in the Province of Catamarca (Argentina)

      Nieves Candelas, José Manuel Terán, Diego López Barbancho, María Cristina Díaz, Delia Beatriz Lomaglio and María Dolores Marrodán

      Article first published online: 20 JAN 2015 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22680

    6. Ontogenetic changes in cranial vault thickness in a modern sample of Homo sapiens

      Marisol Anzelmo, Fernando Ventrice, Jimena Barbeito-Andrés, Héctor M. Pucciarelli and Marina L. Sardi

      Article first published online: 24 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22673

  14. Short Reports

    1. Validation and modification of dried blood spot-based glycosylated hemoglobin assay for the longitudinal aging study in India

      Peifeng Hu, Michael Edenfield, Alan Potter, Varsha Kale, Arun Risbud, Sharon Williams, Jinkook Lee, David E. Bloom, Eileen Crimmins and Teresa Seeman

      Article first published online: 3 DEC 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22664

  15. Original Research Articles

    1. Segmental fat-free and fat mass measurements by bioelectrical impedance analysis in 2,224 healthy spanish women aged 18–85 years

      Juan D. Pedrera-Zamorano, Raul Roncero-Martin, Jesus M. Lavado-Garcia, Julian F. Calderon-Garcia, Purificacion Rey-Sanchez, Vicente Vera, Mariana Martinez and Jose M. Moran

      Article first published online: 29 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22669

  16. Short Reports

    1. Testosterone and male cognitive performance in Tsimane forager-horticulturalists

      Benjamin C. Trumble, Jonathan Stieglitz, Melissa Emery Thompson, Eric Fuerstenberg, Hillard Kaplan and Michael Gurven

      Article first published online: 28 NOV 2014 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22665


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