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Total energy expenditure in infancy

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posted on 02.05.2018, 15:12 authored by Peter S.W. Davies
This thesis is concerned primarily with the measurement of total energy expenditure in infancy. Until the advent and subsequent development of the doubly labelled water technique for the assessment of carbon dioxide production rate in "free-living" individuals measurements of total energy expenditure in infants and children were virtually impossible. Thus measurements of total energy expenditure using this relatively new technique are of burgeoning interest to nutritionists, clinicians and human biologists. [Continues.]

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  • Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences

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© Peter S.W. Davies

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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1991

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A Doctoral Thesis. Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Doctor of Philosophy at Loughborough University.

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