Growth and pubertal development are important health markers. We used the data of a longitudinal growth study on a contemporary sample of US youth to examine the relationship between peak height velocity (PHV) and Tanner staging. We observed a substantial variability in the timing of PHV across Tanner stages, which is an important consideration for clinicians when assessing growth.
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||JCRPE Journal of Clinical Research in Pediatric Endocrinology|
|State||Published - Sep 1 2015|
- Adolescent growth
- Growth spurt
- Peak height velocity
- Pubertal staging