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Height, weight and BMI of schoolchildren in Jena, Germany--are the secular changes levelling off?

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  • Zellner, Konrad
  • Jaeger, Uwe
  • Kromeyer-Hauschild, Katrin
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics & Human Biology.

    Volume (Year): 2 (2004)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 281-294

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    Handle: RePEc:eee:ehbiol:v:2:y:2004:i:2:p:281-294

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    1. Stillman, Steven, 2006. "Health and nutrition in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union during the decade of transition: A review of the literature," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 4(1), pages 104-146, January.
    2. Yamamura, Eiji, 2013. "Is body mass human capital in sumo? Outcome of globalization and formation of human capital in Japan," MPRA Paper 50866, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Dinda, Soumyananda & Gangopadhyay, P.K. & Chattopadhyay, B.P. & Saiyed, H.N. & Pal, M. & Bharati, P., 2006. "Height, weight and earnings among coalminers in India," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 4(3), pages 342-350, December.
    4. Cardoso, Hugo F.V. & Caninas, Madalena, 2010. "Secular trends in social class differences of height, weight and BMI of boys from two schools in Lisbon, Portugal (1910-2000)," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 8(1), pages 111-120, March.
    5. Bielecki, Emily M. & Haas, Jere D. & Hulanicka, Barbara, 2012. "Secular changes in the height of Polish schoolboys from 1955 to 1988," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 10(3), pages 310-317.
    6. Ranasinghe, Priyanga & Jayawardana, M.A. Naveen A.A.D. & Constantine, Godwin R. & Sheriff, M.H. Rezvi & Matthews, David R. & Katulanda, Prasad, 2011. "Patterns and correlates of adult height in Sri Lanka," Economics & Human Biology, Elsevier, vol. 9(1), pages 23-29, January.
    7. Eiji Yamamura, 2012. "Influence of body image in urbanized areas: differences in long-term changes in teenage body mass index between boys and girls in Japan," Journal of Bioeconomics, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 243-256, October.
    8. Yamamura, Eiji, 2011. "Positive externalities of congestion on health: A case study of chronic illness in Japan for the period 1988–2009," MPRA Paper 30863, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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