Meeks-Gardner, Julie; Grantham-McGregor, Sally M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Tropical Metabolism Research
Activity levels and maternal-child behavior in undernutrition: Studies in Jamaica
Nutrition, health, and child development: Research advances and policy recommendations
Place of Publication
Pan American Health Organization
Date of Publication
Series Editor Role
Scientific publication no. 566
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Describes two studies conducted in Jamaica that address aspects of functional isolation hypothesis. Looked at activity levels in severly malnourished children and activity levels in stunted children. Secondly, assesses the behaviour of in these groups of children. Presents the findings and conclusions.