growth spurt


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growth spurt

Pediatrics A period of rapid growth in middle adolescence; ♀ ↑ ±8 cm/yr ±age 12; ♂ ↑ ±10 cm/yr ± age 14; GS is orderly, affecting acral parts–ie, hands and feet grow before proximal regions, partly explaining adolescent clumsiness
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Some believe that the adolescent growth spurt is characteristic of all primate species, whereas others believe that it is uniquely human (63,64).
Applying genome-wide association mapping technology, the researchers have now shown that the gene strongly influences the timing of the pubertal height growth spurt both in males and females but they also found that it regulates height growth from birth to adulthood in a complex and sex-specific manner.
You experience your second-fastest growth spurt during puberty," says psychologist Sylvia Rimm, author of See Jane Win.
Even more telling, however, is the fact that your injuries started to crop up when most girls go through a growth spurt.
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After a growth spurt in July and August, it's slowed to a crawl.
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Now, a position paper titled "The Challenge of the Adolescent Dancer" gives a comprehensive overview of the physiological changes that occur during an adolescent growth spurt.
CPS has enjoyed a five-year growth spurt since it started as a company of one with a one-month consulting contract.
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Researchers have known for years that exposure to alcohol during the brain's growth spurt can ramp up cell death in rats and people.
No more than 1/4 inch should be allowed in shoes for the feet of a young dancer during a growth spurt.