American Journal of Human Biology

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Editor-in-Chief: Lynnette Leidy Sievert

Impact Factor: 1.875

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2015: 16/84 (Anthropology); 29/86 (Biology)

Online ISSN: 1520-6300


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    1. Worldwide variation in human growth: 40 years later

      Robin M. Bernstein and Darna L. Dufour

      Version of Record online: 21 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22984

  3. INDEX

    1. Index

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22975



      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22974



    1. Molecular polymorphisms of the ABO locus as informative markers of ancestry in Central Argentina

      María Pía Tavella, Angelina García, Maia Pauro, Darío A. Demarchi and Rodrigo Nores

      Version of Record online: 20 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22982


    1. Breast shape (ptosis) as a marker of a woman's breast attractiveness and age: Evidence from Poland and Papua

      Agata Groyecka, Agnieszka Żelaźniewicz, Michał Misiak, Maciej Karwowski and Piotr Sorokowski

      Version of Record online: 17 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22981


    1. Global effects of income and income inequality on adult height and sexual dimorphism in height

      Barry Bogin, Christiane Scheffler and Michael Hermanussen

      Version of Record online: 15 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22980



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      Segmented sleep in a nonelectric, small-scale agricultural society in Madagascar

      David R. Samson, Melissa B. Manus, Andrew D. Krystal, Efe Fakir, James J. Yu and Charles L. Nunn

      Version of Record online: 9 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22979

    2. Deficits in anthropometric indices of nutritional status and motor performance among low birth weight children from Maputo City, Mozambique

      Mario Eugénio Tchamo, Marcos André Moura-dos-Santos, Fernanda Karina dos Santos, António Prista and Carol Góis Leandro

      Version of Record online: 8 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22949


    1. Bioelectrical impedance vector reference values for assessing body composition in a Spanish child and adolescent population

      M. P. Redondo-del-Río, M. A. Camina-Martín, J. M. Marugán-de-Miguelsanz and B. de-Mateo-Silleras

      Version of Record online: 6 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22978

    2. The relationship between loading history and proximal femoral diaphysis cross-sectional geometry

      Sirpa Niinimäki, Nathaniel Narra, Laura Härkönen, Shinya Abe, Riku Nikander, Jari Hyttinen, Christopher Knüsel and Harri Sievänen

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22965


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      Weight, gender, and depressive symptoms in South Korea

      A. A. Brewis, S. Y. Han and C. L. SturtzSreetharan

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22972


    1. Total and central obesity in elderly associated with a marker of undernutrition in early life – sitting height-to-stature ratio: A nutritional paradox

      Erika Aparecida Silveira, Carla Cristina da Conceição Ferreira, Valéria Pagotto, Annelisa Silva e Alves de Carvalho Santos and Gustavo Velasquez-Melendez

      Version of Record online: 5 FEB 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22977




    1. The historical spread of Arabian Pastoralists to the eastern African Sahel evidenced by the lactase persistence −13,915*G allele and mitochondrial DNA

      Edita Priehodová, Frédéric Austerlitz, Martina Čížková, Mohammed G. Mokhtar, Estella S. Poloni and Viktor Černý

      Version of Record online: 27 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22950


    1. Using the protein leverage hypothesis to understand socioeconomic variation in obesity

      Traci A. Bekelman, Carolina Santamaría-Ulloa, Darna L. Dufour, Lilliam Marín-Arias and Ana Laura Dengo

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22953

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      Early life infection, but not breastfeeding, predicts adult blood telomere lengths in the Philippines

      Dan T.A. Eisenberg, Judith B. Borja, M. Geoffrey Hayes and Christopher W. Kuzawa

      Version of Record online: 25 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22962


    1. Trends in cardiometabolic parameters among Spanish children from 2006 to 2010: The Cuenca study

      Paola Arellano-Ruiz, Antonio García-Hermoso, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaíno, Fernando Salcedo-Aguilar, Miriam Garrido-Miguel and Montserrat Solera-Martinez

      Version of Record online: 24 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22970



    1. Duration of puberty in preterm girls

      L. L. Hui, H. S. Lam, G. M. Leung and C. M. Schooling

      Version of Record online: 23 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22963


  22. Original Research Articles

  23. Short Reports

    1. Association between body height and month of birth among women of European origin in northern and southern hemispheres

      Iwona Rosset, Elżbieta Żądzińska, Dominik Strapagiel, Agnieszka Grzelak and Maciej Henneberg

      Version of Record online: 17 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22967

  24. Original Research Articles

    1. Association of cardiorespiratory fitness and adiposity with inflammatory biomarkers in young adults

      Eunduck Park, Janet C. Meininger, Duck-Hee Kang, Kelley Pettee Gabriel and Nikhil S. Padhye

      Version of Record online: 17 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22959

  25. Short Reports

    1. Milk ejection patterns remain consistent during the first and second lactations

      Hazel Gardner, Jacqueline C. Kent, Danielle K. Prime, Ching-Tat Lai, Peter E. Hartmann and Donna T. Geddes

      Version of Record online: 17 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22960

  26. Original Research Articles

    1. A comparison of skeletal maturity assessed by radiological and ultrasonic methods

      Katinka Utczas, Agota Muzsnai, Noel Cameron, Annamaria Zsakai and Eva B. Bodzsar

      Version of Record online: 17 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22966

    2. Hay fever, asthma, and eczema and early infectious diseases among children in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania

      Katherine Wander, Bettina Shell-Duncan, Eleanor Brindle and Kathleen O'Connor

      Version of Record online: 13 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22957

    3. Parent-offspring conflict over family size in current China

      Jianghua Liu, Chongli Duan and Virpi Lummaa

      Version of Record online: 5 JAN 2017 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22946

  27. Review

    1. The influence of physical characteristics on the resting energy expenditure of youth: A meta-analysis

      Stephen D. Herrmann, Robert G. McMurray, Youngdeok Kim, Erik A. Willis, Minsoo Kang and Thomas McCurdy

      Version of Record online: 30 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22944

  28. Original Research Articles

    1. Live birth sex ratios and father's geographic origins in Jerusalem, 1964–1976

      J. Groeger, M. Opler, K. Kleinhaus, M. C. Perrin, R. Calderon-Margalit, O. Manor, O. Paltiel, D. Conley, S. Harlap and D. Malaspina

      Version of Record online: 30 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22945

    2. Early life trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, and allostatic load in a sample of American Indian adults

      Zaneta Thayer, Celestina Barbosa-Leiker, Michael McDonell, Lonnie Nelson, Dedra Buchwald and Spero Manson

      Version of Record online: 30 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22943

    3. Sociodemographic correlates and family aggregation of leukocyte telomere length in adults and children from Mesoamerica

      Kerry S. Flannagan, Erica C. Jansen, Laura S. Rozek, Katie M. Rentschler, Ana Victoria Roman, Manuel Ramirez-Zea, Eduardo Villamor and For the Nine Mesoamerican Countries Metabolic Syndrome Study (NiMeCoMeS) Group

      Version of Record online: 28 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22942

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      The association of low birth weight with serum C reactive protein in 3-year-old children living in Cuba: A population-based prospective study

      Silvia Josefina Venero-Fernández, Hermes Fundora-Hernández, Lourdes Batista-Gutierrez, Ramón Suárez-Medina, Esperanza de la C. Mora-Faife, Gladys García-García, Ileana del Valle-Infante, Liem Gómez-Marrero, John Britton, Andrew W. Fogarty and and the HINASIC (Historia Natural de la Sibilancia en Cuba/Natural History of Wheezing in Cuba) Study Group

      Version of Record online: 18 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22936

    5. Father absence but not fosterage predicts food insecurity, relative poverty, and poor child health in northern Tanzania

      David W. Lawson, Susan B. Schaffnit, Anushé Hassan, Esther Ngadaya, Bernard Ngowi, Sayoki G. M. Mfinanga, Susan James and Monique Borgerhoff Mulder

      Version of Record online: 16 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22938

    6. Relationships between digit ratio (2D:4D) and basketball performance in Australian men

      Nathan A. Frick, Melissa J. Hull, John T. Manning and Grant R. Tomkinson

      Version of Record online: 6 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22937

    7. Utility of three anthropometric indices in assessing the cardiometabolic risk profile in children

      Duncan S. Buchan, Lynne M. Boddy, Fergal M. Grace, Elise Brown, Nicholas Sculthorpe, Conor Cunningham, Marie H. Murphy, Rebecca Dagger, Lawrence Foweather, Lee E. F. Graves, Nicola D. Hopkins, Gareth Stratton and Julien S. Baker

      Version of Record online: 1 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22934

    8. The allele frequency of ALDH2*Glu504Lys and ADH1B*Arg47His for the Ryukyu islanders and their history of expansion among East Asians

      Kae Koganebuchi, Kuniaki Haneji, Takashi Toma, Keiichiro Joh, Hidenobu Soejima, Kazuma Fujimoto, Hajime Ishida, Motoyuki Ogawa, Tsunehiko Hanihara, Shoji Harada, Shoji Kawamura and Hiroki Oota

      Version of Record online: 1 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22933

    9. Defying geometric similarity: Shape centralization in male UK offshore workers

      Arthur D. Stewart, Robert J. Ledingham, Graham Furnace, Hector Williams and Alan M. Nevill

      Version of Record online: 1 NOV 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22935

    10. UV-associated decline in systemic folate: implications for human nutrigenetics, health, and evolutionary processes

      Mark Lucock, Emma Beckett, Charlotte Martin, Patrice Jones, John Furst, Zoe Yates, Nina G. Jablonski, George Chaplin and Martin Veysey

      Version of Record online: 22 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22929

    11. Inferring paternal history of rural African-derived Brazilian populations from Y chromosomes

      Lilian Kimura, Kelly Nunes, Lúcia Inês Macedo-Souza, Jorge Rocha, Diogo Meyer and Regina Célia Mingroni-Netto

      Version of Record online: 20 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22930

  29. Short Reports

    1. Changes in cardiorespiratory fitness predict incident hypertension: A population-based long-term study

      Sae Young Jae, Sudhir Kurl, Barry A. Franklin and Jari A. Laukkanen

      Version of Record online: 18 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22932

  30. Original Research Articles

    1. Ownership of consumer electronics is associated with measures of adiposity during health transition in Vanuatu

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

      Version of Record online: 15 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22928

    2. Physical activity patterns and biomarkers of cardiovascular disease risk in hunter-gatherers

      David A. Raichlen, Herman Pontzer, Jacob A. Harris, Audax Z. P. Mabulla, Frank W. Marlowe, J. Josh Snodgrass, Geeta Eick, J. Colette Berbesque, Amelia Sancilio and Brian M. Wood

      Version of Record online: 9 OCT 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22919

    3. Ontogeny of modern human longitudinal body and transverse shoulder proportions

      Mélanie A. Frelat, Michael Coquerelle and Erik Trinkaus

      Version of Record online: 26 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22925

    4. A multianalytical approach to evaluate the association of 55 SNPs in 28 genes with obesity risk in North Indian adults

      Apurva Srivastava, Balraj Mittal, Jai Prakash, Pranjal Srivastava, Nimisha Srivastava and Neena Srivastava

      Version of Record online: 21 SEP 2016 | DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22923


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