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Spring 2 2009

Department of Society, Human Development and Health and the Department of Nutrition
Dr. K. Peterson
2.5 credits
Course offered not 2007-2008. Offered alternate years.
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an in-depth treatment to the principles and assessment of physical growth, development and maturation that are the basis for monitoring the health of populations of mothers and children from conception through adolescence. Selection, measurement, and interpretation of anthropometric indicators of growth and body size are discussed in detail. Public health implications of the study of growth and development are also considered, including reference growth curves, secular trends in obesity, maturation, and stature; and strategies for individual and population-based growth monitoring and implications for design of nutrition interventions and primary care in the U.S. and in international settings.
Course Activities: Seminar participation.
Course Note: Knowledge of basic biology recommended.


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Spring 1 2008

Department of Society, Human Development and Health and the Department of Nutrition
Dr. K. Peterson
2.5 credits
Course offered 2006-2007. Offered alternate years.
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an in-depth treatment to the principles and assessment of physical growth, development and maturation that are the basis for monitoring the health of populations of mothers and children from conception through adolescence. Selection, measurement, and interpretation of anthropometric indicators of growth and body size are discussed in detail. Public health implications of the study of growth and development are also considered, including reference growth curves, secular trends in obesity, maturation, and stature; and strategies for individual and population-based growth monitoring and implications for design of nutrition interventions and primary care in the U.S. and in international settings.
Course Activities: Seminar participation.
Course Note: Knowledge of basic biology recommended. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

Spring 2 2007

Department of Society, Human Development and Health and the Department of Nutrition
Dr. K. Peterson
2.5 credits
Course offered 2006-2007. Offered alternate years.
Lectures, seminars. Two 2-hour sessions each week.

Provides an in-depth treatment to the principles and assessment of physical growth, development and maturation that are the basis for monitoring the health of populations of mothers and children from conception through adolescence. Selection, measurement, and interpretation of anthropometric indicators of growth and body size are discussed in detail. Public health implications of the study of growth and development are also considered, including reference growth curves, secular trends in obesity, maturation, and stature; and strategies for individual and population-based growth monitoring and implications for design of nutrition interventions and primary care in the U.S. and in international settings.
Course Activities: Seminar participation.
Course Note: Knowledge of basic biology recommended. (5.06)


Course evaluations are an important method for feedback on the quality of course offerings. The submission of a course evaluation is a requirement for this course. Your grade for the course will be made available only after you have submitted responses to at least the first three questions of the on-line evaluation for this course.

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