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peak height velocity

a point in pubescence in which the tempo of growth is the greatest.
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Figure 3 shows the relationship between the human height H [m] and effective height [H.
In studies involving more than 35,000 people and a survey across the entire human genome, an international team supported in part by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has found evidence that common genetic variants recently linked to osteoarthritis may also play a minor role in human height.
NASA requires that Orion accommodate every human height from a first percentile woman--smaller than 99 percent of all women--to a 99th percentile man; i.
The White Lady - Fewer sightings of her around the North Tower but a white column of mist is seen, of human height, on the grassy bank to the right of the tower.
This reduces fatigue and risk to operators as maintenance can be performed at human height.
Anthropometric historians, people who actually make careers out of studying the cultural subtext of human height, believe that height could be an uber-indicator of social welfare, a physical composite of the factors that demonstrate a society's well-being.
It is surprising, for example, that Fukuyama defines human nature merely in terms of the statistical frequency of traits, which he elaborates with a long discussion of average human height and its change over the centuries.
Human height, for instance, follows normal distribution, as most people are between five and six feet tall, with a few taller and a few shorter.