Metabolism and growth from birth to puberty
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Metabolism and growth from birth to puberty

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15-1981LIST APRBINDING i£ ANDGROWTHMETABOLISM BIRTH TO PUBERTYFEOM BY FRANCIS Q. BENEDICT AND FRITZ B. TALBOT Institution of WashingtonPublished by the Carnegie 1921Washington, QP ni BifS CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON Publication No. ;>02 press or THE NEW ERA PRINTING COMPANY PA.LANCASTER, METABOLISMAND GROWTH PUBERTYFROM BIRTH TO BY FRANCIS G. BENEDICT and FRITZ B. TALBOT CONTENTS.

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15-1981LIST APRBINDINGi£
ANDGROWTHMETABOLISM
BIRTH TO PUBERTYFEOM
BY
FRANCIS Q. BENEDICT
AND
FRITZ B. TALBOT
Institution of WashingtonPublished by the Carnegie
1921Washington,QP
ni
BifS
CARNEGIE INSTITUTION OF WASHINGTON
Publication No. ;>02
press or
THE NEW ERA PRINTING COMPANY
PA.LANCASTER,METABOLISMAND GROWTH
PUBERTYFROM BIRTH TO
BY
FRANCIS G. BENEDICT and FRITZ B. TALBOTCONTENTS.
PAGE
Introduction 1
Basal metabolism 2
Previous studies of metabolism of children 4
Control and basal metabolism 21experiments
and of research 25History plan
andApparatus 28experimental technique
28Respiration apparatus
conditionsExperimental 30
Discussion of results 32
of cnildren studiedNormality 33
Standards for the of children 34determining normality
Earlier data selected for with our datacomparison 36
between and withRelationship body-weight 39'age boys and with 41 height age boys
between and with age 42girls
between and withRelationship height age girls 43
General consideration of the ratios of to and to withbody-weight age height age
and 44boys girls
between and with andRelationship heigh body-weight 45boys girls
Growth 47
measurements as indices of 52Anthropometric growth
and of surface area 63Physiological anthropometrical significance
between surface area and and withRelationship body-weight, height, age
63boys
between surface area and and with height, age
girls 66
and ideal states of nutritionNormal, 69average,
in relation to as an index of state of nutritionBody-weight height 72
Pulse-rate 75
Methods of obtaining pulse-rate 77
ofInfluence theage upon pulse-rate 78
of childrenAverage pulse-rate 81
Sex and minimum pulse-rate 83
with 85Average increasing age
Rectal temperature 85
Influence of food on metabolism 89
The element of in measurements of metabolismnovelty 97
Metabolism as affected 100by growth
General methods of study 100 as shown theduring growth individual child 101by
Observations with No. 145subject 101 with 22 children of 4 months toduring 3 115periods J years
Metabolism as shown ofduring growth by groups individual data 128
Method of datagrouping 131
General trend of metabolism with increasing age 133
Total 24calories hours referred toper age (boys) 133 24 toper age (girls) 134
Total metabolism of children referred to age (earlier 136investigators)
General conclusions as to total metabolism and in childrenage 139
Total with increasing body-weight 139
Total calories 21 hours referred toper weight (boys) 140 24 to 141per (girls)
Total metabolism of children referred to 142weight (earlier investigators)
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Metabolism as affected Continued.by growth —as shown of individual data Continued.during growth by groups
Metabolism unit of referred to 145per body-weight age
Calories of 24 hours 146referred to . . .per kilogram body-weight, per age (boys) of 24 to . . . 149per per age (girls)
Calories of 24 hours referred toper kilogram body-weight per age (earlier
150investigators)
Metabolism unit of referred toper body-weight weight 153
Calories of 24 hours referred toper kilogram (earlierper weight
157investigators)
between surface area of the and metabolism 159Relationship body
Total calories 24 hours referred to measured areaper actually body-surface
161(boys)
Total calories 24 hours referred to measured areaper actually
164(girls)
Calories meter of referred to 165per square body-surface body-surface
of the caloric meter of with totalComparison output per square
167body-weight
of heat meter referred to production per square (measured),
with earlier data 169body-weight, (computed)
inrelations the heat meter of 173Age production per square body-surface
Influence of sex and sexual on metabolism 176change
Metabolism in 183prepubescence
The of basalthe metabolism of 187prediction youth
from total caloriesPredicted heat referred to 188weight (boys)
from total heat to surface 194
of the metabolism of 197and menComparison predicted boys
from totalPredicted heat calories referred to 198weight (girls) heat from total calories to surface 203(girls)
the ofPractical value of basal metabolism 205prediction
The 24-hour of children 206energy requirements growing