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Yearbook of Paediatric Endocrinology 2021

ey0018.13-1 | History and Society | ESPEYB18

13.1. Population history and ecology, in addition to climate, influence human stature and body proportions

E Pomeroy , JT Stock , JCK Wells

Sci Rep 2021; 11:274. doi: 10.1038/s41598-020-79501-w– Variation in human stature and limb proportions reflects not only thermal adaptation but also environmental stressors– The authors analysed global variation in stature and limb length using published anthropometric data from adult male and female populations across the world in relation to climate and net primary productiv...