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Modelling repeat exposures: some examples from life course epidemiology

Andrew Wills and Kate Tilling

in A Life Course Approach to Healthy Ageing

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199656516
eISBN:
9780191748042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656516.003.0007
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Repeat measures of the same exposure over time offer a unique opportunity to study the role of developmental trajectories and age-related patterns of function on aspects of health and wellbeing in ... More


Sexual size dimorphism in amphibians: an overview

Alexander Kupfer

in Sex, Size and Gender Roles: Evolutionary Studies of Sexual Size Dimorphism

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199208784
eISBN:
9780191709036
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199208784.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter reviews patterns of sexual dimorphism in amphibians and discusses their proximal causes and possible adaptive significance. Amphibians are diverse organisms that live in aquatic or ... More


Skeletochronology

Woodward Holly N., Padian Kevin, and Lee Andrew H.

in Bone Histology of Fossil Tetrapods: Advancing Methods, Analysis, and Interpretation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520273528
eISBN:
9780520955110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520273528.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology: Biology

The bones in a skeleton grow at different rates. A single bone changes its growth rate through time, and even parts of the same bone grow at different rates over an individual’s lifetime. ... More


India’s Growth Story: Stagnation, Crisis, and Takeoff

Kaushik Basu

in An Economist in the Real World: The Art of Policymaking in India

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780262029629
eISBN:
9780262331678
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029629.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter provides a comprehensive history of India’s economic development, from the time of Independence to current times. It discusses, at some length, the economic reform of the early 1990s and ... More


Epochal Transitions

Vaclav Smil

in Grand Transitions: How the Modern World Was Made

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
February 2021
ISBN:
9780190060664
eISBN:
9780197548516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190060664.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

The modern world has been created by five relatively rapid and interconnected transitions. They led to temporarily high growth rates of the global population and, eventually, to much reduced ... More


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