Unformatted text preview: and have difficulty adjusting to their loss of sports advantage when their late maturing peers catch up. A-Cwredc hntrnu -e, N$trttAvn c. ft;ub"l T,vrdb 2. -fuam d Ct;t,'at.L VII. Factors Influencing Growth and Maturation. A. Genetie Control* L. ?ifierwq fu,teta Fau+ Both genetic and environmental factors influence growth, and the progress of any given child is the result of a complex interaction of many different factois. Studies of twins have shown that body shape and size, deposition of fat, and pattems of growth are all more closely related to nature than to nurfure. Heredity affects ,=B; Ff*ffi*m + @ChildrensubjectedtoanepisodeofacutestarvationrecoVer more or less completelv orovided that the adverse conditinns Ar"- nA+ r^^. carrara -^A A^ more or less compFtely provided that the adverse conditions are not too.severe and do not last too long....
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- Fall '09
- Genetics, Late maturing boys, Early maturing boys, North Amencan school