Decomposing stature into its major components is proving to be a useful strategy to assess the antecedents of disease, morbidity and death in adulthood. There is also wide support for the use of relative leg length as an indicator of the quality of the environment for growth during infancy, childhood and the juvenile years of development. Human beings follow a cephalo-caudal gradient of growth, the pattern of growth common to all mammals. A special feature of the human pattern is that between birth and puberty the legs grow relatively faster than other post-cranial body segments. For groups of children and youth, short stature due to relatively short legs i. The development of human body proportions is the product of environmental x genomic interactions, although few if any specific genes are known. However, research with non-pathological populations indicates that the environment is a more powerful force influencing leg length and body proportions than genes. Leg length and proportion are important in the perception of human beauty, which is often considered a sign of health and fertility. A dispassionate naturalist from another planet on a collecting mission to Earth might be satisfied with a sample of one or two specimens of Homo sapiens as representative of the species.
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And sure, Gisele, Adriana, Alessandra need we go on? Echoes of their honed, toned, Amazonian curves glide along the Ipanema shoreline, as commonplace as drunken hen parties in Blackpool. Vanity is not a bad thing here. So while we might not be ready to embrace their barely there swimwear preferences, their health and fitness secrets are another matter.
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We all come in different shapes and sizes. Some of us are tall. Some of us are short.