Styne reviewed the Tanner stages
of puberty for girls' breast and pubic hair development and boys' genital and pubic hair development, noting that the classic lower ages of pubertal onset are age 8 years in girls and 9 years in boys.
13 ng/mL (T5), which was the highest among the five Tanner stages
(P < 0.
The seven boys who started out at Tanner stages
1-3 were on the drug for an average of 2.
These authors found that earlier Tanner Stages
, specifically Stages 1 to 3, were associated with greater initial testicular asymmetry (64%) than later Tanner stages
(Stages 4 and 5) (38%).
CALIPER study participants were given diagrams of Tanner stages
I to V and were asked to provide Tanner scores by self-assessment (15).
Boys had been recruited at age 8 or 9 years, and pubertal stage was assessed yearly based on testicular volume and genital maturity according to the Tanner Stages
, a scale of physical development.
Sexual maturity rating (SMR) or Tanner stages
are used to describe breast development.
A code provides online access to the 2010 Dietary Guidelines, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention growth charts, Tanner Stages
of Sexual Development, Recommended Dietary Allowances and Dietary Reference Intakes, and conversion tables.
For the MANOVA analyss, Tanner stages
for pubic hair were collapsed to two stages, Tanner stage
1 and Stage 2 and greater.
When individual Tanner stages
were analyzed, we found a slight increase in laxity between stage 1 and stage 2 and then decreases in laxity in both genders, with the decrease more marked males (Fig.
The Tanner stages
for both males and females are described in Table 3.
4,6,7) The dancer and non-dancer groups may have had significantly different Tanner stages
because so many of the non-dancers were overweight.