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Journal Articles

Azcorra, H, Varela-Silva, I, Dickinson, F (2020) Birth weight and body composition in 6-to-8 years old Maya children, American Journal of Human Biology, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23542.

Varela-Silva, I, Azcorra, H, Bogin, B, Dickinson, F (2020) Array, Human Nature: an interdisciplinary biosocial perspective, ISSN: 1045-6767.

Keestra, S, Bentley, G, Nunez-de-la-Mora, A, Houghton, L, Wilson, H, Vasquez-Vasquez, A, Cooper, G, Dickinson, F, Griffiths, P, Bogin, B, Varela-Silva, I (2020) The timing of adrenarche in Maya girls, Merida, Mexico, American Journal of Human Biology, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23465.

Sanchez-Escobedo, S, Azcorra, H, Bogin, B, Hoogesteyn, A, Sámano, R, Varela-Silva, I, Dickinson, F (2020) Birth weight, birth order, and age at first solid food introduction influence child growth and body composition in 6 to 8-year-old Maya children: the importance of the first 1000 days of life, American Journal of Human Biology, 32(5), e23385, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23385.

Cauich-Vinas, P, Azcorra, H, Rodrigues, L, Banik, SD, Varela-Silva, I, Dickinson, F (2019) Array, Food and Nutrition Bulletin, ISSN: 0379-5721. DOI: 10.1177/0379572119842990.

Vazquez-Gomes, A, Avila-Escalante, ML, Azcorra, H, Varela-Silva, I, Dickinson, F (2019) Body proportionality and adiposity are not related in 6- to 8-year-old Yucatec Maya children, American Journal of Human Biology, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23254.

Azcorra, H, Rodríguez, L, Banik, SD, Bogin, B, Varela-Silva, MI, Dickinson, F (2019) Caesarean birth and adiposity parameters in 6- to 8-year-old urban Maya children from two cities of Yucatan, Mexico, American Journal of Human Biology, pp.e23217-e23217, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23217.

Sogut, M, Altunsoy, K, Silva, MIV (2018) Associations between anthropometric indicators of adiposity and body fat percentage in normal weight young adults, Anthropological Review, 81(2), ISSN: 1898-6773. DOI: 10.2478/anre-2018-0015.

Azcorra, H, Rodriguez, L, Banik, SD, Bogin, B, Dickinson, F, Silva, MIV (2017) Living conditions and change in age of menarche in adult Maya mothers and daughters from Yucatan, Mexico, American Journal of Human Biology,, 30(2), DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.23087.

Andre, ALVP, Padez, MC, Rosado-Marques, V, Griffiths, P, Silva, MIV (2017) Growing up in Portugal: Cape Verdean ancestry children exhibit low overweight and obesity compared to Portuguese in urban Lisbon, Journal of Biosocial Science, ISSN: 1469-7599. DOI: 10.1017/S0021932016000699.

Varela-Silva, MI, Bogin, B, Sobral, JAG, Dickinson, F, Monserrat-Revillo, S (2016) Deep data science to prevent and treat growth faltering in Maya children, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, ISSN: 0954-3007. DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.98.

Silva, MIV and Santinho, C (2016) Human biology of poverty, Annals of Human Biology, 42(3), ISSN: 1464-5033. DOI: 10.3109/03014460.2016.1150158.

Silva, MIV, Bogin, B, Galvez-Sobral, JA, Dickinson, F, Monserrat-Revillo, S, Birth, GA6DIHIH (2016) Deep data science to prevent and treat growth faltering in Maya children, European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, ISSN: 1476-5640. DOI: 10.1038/ejcn.2016.63.

Azcorra, H, Dickinson, F, Bogin, B, Rodriguez, L, Silva, MIV (2015) Intergenerational influences on the growth of Maya children: The effect of living conditions experienced by mothers and maternal grandmothers during their childhood, American Journal of Human Biology, 27(4), pp.494-500, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22675.

Azcorra, H, Rodrigues, L, Silva, MIV, Banik, SD, Dickinson, F (2015) Intergenerational changes in knee height among Maya mothers and their adult daughters from Merida, Mexico, American Journal of Human Biology, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22752.

Varela Silva, MIO, Azcorra, H, Wilson, H, Bogin, B, Vazquez-Vazquez, A, Dickinson, F (2014) Dietetic characteristics of a sample of Mayan dual burden households in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, Annales Latino Americanos de Nutricion, 0.

Bogin, B, Azcorra, H, Wilson, H, Vazquez-Vazquez, A, Avila-Escalante, ML, Castillo-Burguette, MT, Varela Silva, MIO, Dickinson, F (2014) Globalization and children’s diets: The case of Maya of Mexico and Central America, Anthropological Review, 77(1), pp.11-32, DOI: 10.2478/anre-2014-0002.

Varela Silva, MIO, Wilson, HJ, Dickinson, F, Griffiths, PL, Bogin, B, Hobbs, M (2013) Maternal short stature does not predict their children's fatness indicators in a nutritional dual-burden sample of urban Mexican Maya, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Early view, DOI: 10.1002/ajpa.22463.

Bingham, DD, Varela Silva, MIO, Ferrao, MM, Gama, A, Mourao, MI, Nogueira, H, Marques, V, Padez, C (Accepted for publication) Socio-demographic and behavioural risk factors associated with the high prevalence of overweight and obesity in Portuguese children, American Journal of Human Biology, in press, pp.1-11.

Varela Silva, MIO, Azcorra, H, Rodriguez, L, Bogin, B, Dickinson, F (2013) Nutritional Status of Maya Children, Their Mothers, and Their Grandmothers Residing in the City of Merida, Mexico: Revisiting the Leg-Length Hypothesis, American Journal of Human Biology, online, pp.1-7, DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.22427.

Azcorra, H, Wilson, H, Bogin, B, Varela-Silva, MI, Vázquez-Vázquez, A, Dickinson, F (2013) Dietetic characteristics of a sample of Mayan dual burden households in Merida, Yucatan, Mexico, Archivos Latinoamericanos de Nutricion, 63(3), pp.209-217, ISSN: 0004-0622.

Varela Silva, MIO and Bogin, B (2012) The Body Mass Index: the Good, the Bad, and the Horrid, Bulletin de la Societe Suisse d'Anthropologie, 18(2), pp.5-11.

Wilson, HJ, Dickinson, F, Hoffman, DJ, Griffiths, PL, Bogin, B, Varela-Silva, MI (2012) Fat free mass explains the relationship between stunting and energy expenditure in urban Mexican Maya children, Ann Hum Biol, 39(5), pp.432-439, DOI: 10.3109/03014460.2012.714403.

Varela-Silva, MI, Dickinson, F, Wilson, H, Azcorra, H, Griffiths, PL, Bogin, B (2012) The Nutritional Dual-Burden in Developing Countries – How is it Assessed and What Are the Health Implications?, Collegium Anthropologicum, 36(1), pp.39-45.

Wilson, H, Dickinson, F, Griffiths, PL, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO (2011) Logistics of Using the Actiheart Physical Activity Monitors in Urban Mexico Among 7- to 9- Year-Old Children, American Journal of Human Biology, 23(3), pp.426-428, DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.21150.

Wilson, HJ, Dickinson, F, Griffiths, PL, Azcorra, H, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO (2011) How useful is BMI in predicting adiposity indicators in a sample of Maya children and women with high levels of stunting?, American Journal of Human Biology, DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.21215.

Varela Silva, MIO, Fragoso, I, Vieira, F (2010) Growth and nutritional status of Portuguese children from Lisbon, and their parents. Notes on time trends between 1971 and 2001, Annals of Human Biology, 37(5), pp.702-716, ISSN: 0301-4460. DOI: 10.3109/03014460903539566.

Bogin, BA and Varela Silva, MIO (2010) Leg Length, Body Proportion, and Health: A Review with a Note on Beauty, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7(3), pp.1047-1075, DOI: 10.3390/ijerph7031047.

Bogin, BA and Varela Silva, MIO (2009) Leg length, proportion, health and beauty: a review, Anthropologischer Anzeiger, 67(4), pp.439-459, ISSN: 0003-5548.

Padez, C, Varela Silva, MIO, Bogin, BA (2009) Height and Relative Leg Length as Indicators of the Quality of the Environment Among Mozambican Juveniles and Adolescents, American Journal of Human Biology, 21, pp.200-209, DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.20854.

Varela Silva, MIO, Azcorra, H, Dickinson, F, Bogin, BA, Frisancho, AR (2009) Influence of maternal stature, pregnancy age, and infant birth weight on growth during childhood in Yucatan, Mexico: A test of the intergenerational effects hypothesis, American Journal of Human Biology, 21(5), pp.657-663, ISSN: 1520-6300. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.20883.

Bogin, BA and Varela Silva, MIO (2008) Fatness biases the use of estimated leg length as an epidemiological marker for adults in the NHANES III sample, International Journal of Epidemiology, 37, pp.201-209, DOI: 10.1093/ije/dym254.

Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Rios, L (2007) Life history trade-offs in human growth: Adaptation or pathology?, American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council, 19(5), pp.631-642, DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.20666.

Varela Silva, MIO, Frisancho, AR, Bogin, BA, Chatkoff, D, Smith, PK, Dickinson, F, Winham, D (2007) Behavioural, environmental, metabolic and intergenerational components of early life undernutrition leading to later obesity in developing nations and in minority groups in the USA, Collegium Antropologicum, 31(1), pp.39-46, ISSN: 0350-6134.

Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Rios, L (2007) Life History trade-offs in human growth: adaptation or pathology? American Journal of Human Biology, 19(5), pp.631-642.

Bogin, B and Varela-Silva, MIO (2006) Life history trade-offs in human growth, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY, pp.66-67, ISSN: 0002-9483.

Bogin, BA and Varela Silva, MIO (2003) Anthropometric variation and health: a biocultural model of human growth, Journal of Children's Health, 1(1), pp.149-172, ISSN: 1541-7069.

Smith, PK, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Loucky, J (2003) Economic and anthropological assessments of the health of children in Maya immigrant families in the US, Economics and Human Biology, 1(2), pp.145-160, DOI: 10.1016/S1570-677X(02)00032-1.

Smith, P, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Orden, AB, Loucky, J (2002) Does Immigration Help or Harm Children's Health? The Mayan Case, Social Science Quarterly, 83(4), pp.994-1002, ISSN: 0038-4941. DOI: 10.1111/1540-6237.00128.

Bogin, BA, Smith, P, Orden, AB, Varela Silva, MIO, Loucky, J (2002) Rapid Change in Height and Body Proportions of Maya American Children, American Journal of Human Biology, 14(6), pp.753-761, ISSN: 1042-0533. DOI: 10.1002/ajhb.10092.



Conferences

Varela-Silva, MI, Wolanski, N, Siniarska, A, Newport, R, Azcorra, H, Sanchez, S, Valentin-Sanchez, G, Dickinson, F (2020) Impact of compromised nutritional status on motor development in Yucatec-Mexican children and adolescents. In Human Biology Association annual meeting, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF HUMAN BIOLOGY, Cancelled due to Covid.

Silva, MIV, Sogut, M, Mansukoski, L, Millan-Fernandez, L, Monserrat-Revillo, S, Bogin, B (2018) Effects of stunting on body composition, biological age, and muscle strength of Maya and Ladino children in Guatemala [Abstract]. In .

Hermanussen, M, Meitinger, T, Veldhuis, JD, Low, MJ, Pfäffle, R, Staub, K, Panczak, R, Groth, D, Brabec, M, von Salisch, M, Loh, CPA, Tassenaar, V, Scheffler, C, Mumm, R, Godina, E, Lehmann, A, Tutkuviene, J, Gervickaite, S, Nierop, AFM, Holmgren, A, Aßmann, C, van Buuren, S, Koziel, S, Żądzińska, E, Varela Silva, MIO, Vignerová, J, Salama, E, El-Shabrawi, M, Huijic, A, Satake, T, Bogin, B (2014) Adolescent Growth: Genes, Hormones and the Peer Group Proceedings of the 20th Aschauer Soiree, held at Glücksburg castle, Germany, 15th to 17th November 2013.. In Hermanussen, M (ed) 20th Aschauer Soiree, Pediatric Endocrinology Reviews (PER), Glücksburg Castle, Germany, pp.341-353.

Azcorra, H, Varela Silva, MIO, Dickinson, F (2013) Intergenerational factors that shape nutritional status of urban Maya households in Merida, Mexico. In 38 Annual Meeting - Human Biology Association, Knoxville, TN - USA. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.1.4735.4004.

Varela Silva, MIO, Kerin, E, Clemes, S, Tolfrey, K (2011) Accuracy and validity of three ambulatory devices in estimating energy expenditure. In Society for the Study of Human Biology Proffereed papers conference,.

Varela-Silva, MI, Dickinson, F, Wilson, H, Azcorra, H, Vazquez, AV, Be, JT, Bogin, B (2011) Conducting research among the Maya in the Yucatan: how a training component can take us a long way. In , American Journal of Human Biology, pp.282-282.

Costa, S, Clemes, S, Barber, S, Akhtar, S, Varela-Silva, MI, Griffiths, P, Cameron, N (2011) Barriers and facilitators for the regular practice of physical activity in white and Pakistani toddlers. In 16th Annual ECSS-Congress, European Database of Sport Science, Liverpool, UK, pp.0-0.

Wilson, H, Dickinson, F, Griffiths, P, Azcorra, H, Bogin, B, Vazquez-Vazquez, A, Be, JT, Varela-Silva, MI (2011) Resting metabolic rate explains the relationship between stunting and overweight/obesity in a sample of urban Maya children. In Symposium and Proffered Papers Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Biology, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, UK, pp.0-0.

Varela-Silva, MI, Wilson, H, Azcorra, H, Griffiths, PL, Dickinson, F, Bogin, B (2011) Height-for-age percentiles and IOTF cut-off points for BMI work best to assess nutritional dual-burden in Yucatec Maya. In Proffered papers Meeting of the society for the Study of Human Biology, University of Loughborough, pp.0-0.

Varela Silva, MIO, Wilson, H, Azcorra, H, Dickinson, F, Bogin, BA (2010) Intergenerational influences on nutritional status and health in Central America: the dual burden of undernutrition and obesity. In Invited speaker - Joined Symposium of the Society for the Study of Human Biology and The Biosocial Society, Durham, pp.426-428.

Clemes, SA, Mears, R, Brown, C, Varela Silva, MIO (2010) Accuracy of the Yamax PW-611 pedometer for measuring steps, distance walked and pace. In 57th Annual Meeting of ACSM, Baltimore, MD, USA.

Varela Silva, MIO, Fragoso, I, Vieira, F (2010) Growth and nutritional status of Portuguese children from Lisbon and their parents. Time trends between 1971-2001. In Poster presentation - Conference of the Human Biology Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, pp.426-428.

Varela-Silva, MI, Azcorra, H, Dickinson, F, Bogin, B, Frisancho, R (2010) Maternal stature and infant birth weight as influential factors on growth during childhood in Yucatan, Mexico. In 51st Symposium of the Socierty for the Study of Human Biology, Annals of Human Biology, Rome, Italy, pp.455-455.

Hermanussen, M, Tutkuviene, J, Cesnys, G, Lindeberg, S, Kromeyer Hauschild, K, Stanley, G, Godina, E, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Finlayson, G, Ruhli, F, Woitek, U, Tesguerres, JAF, Lieberman, LS, Detel, W (2008) The role of taste and appetite regulation in the understanding of overweight and obesity, Proceedings of the 16th Aschauer Soiree, 26th April 2008. In , Georgian Medical News, pp.34-39.

Hermanussen, M, Tutkuviene, J, Cesnys, G, Lindeberg, S, Kromeyer Hauschild, K, Stanley, G, Godina, E, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Finlayson, G, Ruhli, F, Woitek, U, Tresguerres, JAF (2008) The Role of Taste and Appetite Regulation in the Understanding of Overweight and Obesity. In Proceedings of the 16th aschauer Soiree, Georgian Medical News, pp.34-39.



Books

Varela Silva, MIO and Varela-Silva, (2014) The Maya: a living culture of the 21st century, Lamplight Press, ISBN: 978-1-898726-01-2.



Chapters

Varela Silva, M, Sanchez, S, Bogin, B, Dickinson, F, Azcorra, H (2020) Growth Stunting and Low Height-for-Age in the Yucatan Peninsula. In Azcorra, H and Dickinson, F (ed) Culture, Environment and Health in the Yucatan Peninsula, Springer Nature, pp.65-76, ISBN: 978-3-030-27000-1. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-27001-8.

Bogin, B, Ávila'Escalante, ML, Castillo-Burguete, MT, Varela Silva, M, Dickinson, F (2020) Globalization and Children’s Diets: The Case of Yucatan, Mexico. In Azcorra, H and Dickinson, F (ed) Culture, Environment and Health in the Yucatan Peninsula, Springer Nature, pp.39-64, ISBN: 978-3-030-27000-1. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-27001-8.

Azcorra, H, Bogin, B, Varela Silva, M, Dickinson, F (2020) The Urban Maya from Yucatan; Dealing with the Biological Burden of the Past and a Degenerative Present. In Azcorra, H and Dickinson, F (ed) Culture, Environment and Health in the Yucatan Peninsula, Springer Nature, pp.77-96, ISBN: 978-3-030-27000-1. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-030-27001-8.

Bogin, B, Dickinson, F, Azcorra, H, Jimenez-Balam, D, Richardson, S, Castillo-Burguete, MT, Avila-Escalanta, ML, Silva, MIV (2018) Nutritional ecology. In The International Encyclopaedia of Anthropology, © John Wiley and Sons, pp.1-1, ISBN: 9781118924396. DOI: 10.1002/9781118924396.wbiea1863.

Bogin, B and Silva, MIV (2015) The Maya Project: a mirror for human growth in biocultural perspective. In Mithun, S (ed) Human growth : the mirror of the society, B.R. Publishing Corporation / © The Authors, pp.1-25, ISBN: 9789350502006.

Varela Silva, MIO and Bogin, B (2013) Body Proportions in relation to Health. In Hermanussen, M (ed) Auxology: Studying growth and Development, Schweizerbart, pp.112-113, ISBN: 978-3-510-65278-5.

Varela-Silva, MI and Bogin, B (2012) Leg Length and Anthropometric Applications: Effects on Health and Disease. In Preedy, VR (ed) Handbook of Anthropometry: Physical Measures of Human Form in Health and Disease, Springer, pp.769-783, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4419-1788-1_43.

Smith, PK, Bogin, BA, Varela Silva, MIO, Gossiaux, B (2006) Prospects for welfare alleviation in an obesogenic environment. In ed, MVL (ed) Trends in Poverty and Welfare Alleviation Issues, Nova Science, pp.1-32, ISBN: 1-59454-827-7.

Varela Silva, MIO (2001) Cape Verde: Migration and Morabeza. In ed, BB (ed) The Growth of Humanity, Wiley-Blackwell, pp.196-198, ISBN: 978-0471354482.

Varela Silva, MIO (2001) Migrations caused by droughts and consequent floods of famine: Case of the Cape Verde Islands. In ed, BB (ed) The Growth of Humanity, Wiley-Blackwell, pp.210-214, ISBN: 978-0471354482.

Varela Silva, MIO (2001) Changing family structure in Cape Verde: Some effects of emigration on the remaining population. In ed, BB (ed) The Growth of Humanity, Wiley-Blackwell, pp.222-224, ISBN: 978-0471354482.

Bogin, BA, Kapell, K, Varela Silva, MIO, Orden, B, Smith, PK, Loucky, J (2001) How genetic are human body proportions?. In Dasgupta, P and eds, RH (ed) Perspectives in human growth, development, and maturation, Springer, pp.205-221, ISBN: 978-1402000003.



Exhibitions

Varela Silva, M (2020) Malnutrition: from under-to-over nutrition. Photographic research gallery included in the Exhibition "The human life-cycle at the dawn of the Anthropocene"., Virtual Museum of Human Ecology, Spain, 8 pieces (online), 01-10-2020 to 31-12-2023.

Varela Silva, MIO, Richardson, S, Bogin, B, Avila-Escalante, ML (2014) Los Mayas, un pueblo vivo: biologia y cultura en la sociedad maya actual, Museo de America, Madrid, 68 pieces (Printed), 04-03-2014 to 22-03-2014.

Varela Silva, MIO, Dickinson, F, Richardson, S, Castillo-Burguette, MT, Avila-Escalante, ML, Azcorra, H (2013) Los Maya del Nuevo Katun, Los Pasillos del Olimpo, 48 pieces (Printed), 04-07-2013 to 10-07-2013.

Varela Silva, MIO, Bogin, B, Richardson, S (2013) The Maya: a living culture of the 21ts century, INATEL-ASSP Evora, Portugal, 50 pieces (Printed, photos, artefacts, projections), 27-05-2013 to 03-06-2013.

Varela-Silva, MI (2012) Destino Partilhado: Ciência, os Maias e o Fim do Mundo, Centre for Research in Anthropology-University Institute of Lisbon, ISCTE - Portugal, 30 pieces (photos, artefacts and screen media), 29-11-2012 to 12-12-2012.

Varela-Silva, MI (2012) Sharing Destiny: Science, the Maya and the End of the World. A science-based multimedia exhibition about the current Maya, Exhibition Area-James France Building, Loughborough University, 30 pieces (photos, artifacts and screen information), 22-10-2012 to 29-10-2012.



Internet Publications

Costa, S, Barber, S, Akhtar, S, Varela-Silva, MI, Griffiths, P, Clemes, S, Cameron, N (2010) FEASIBILITY OF USING ACTIVITY MONITORS IN SURVEILLANCE STUDIES WITH 2 TO 3 YEAR OLD WHITE AND PAKISTANI CHILDREN.



Posters

Silva, MIV, Sogut, M, Mansukoski, LM, Millan-Fernandez, L, Monserrat-Revillo, S, Azcorra, H, Dickinson, F, Sanchez, S, Bogin, B (2018) Effects of stunting on body composition, biological age, and muscle strength of Maya and Ladino children in Guatemala [Poster], 43rd Annual Meeting Human Biology Association.

Dickinson, F, Falfan, I, Vazquez, A, Tut-Be, J, Azcorra, H, Wilson, H, Bogin, B, Varela-Silva, MI (2011) Doble carga en un grupo de madres e hijos de origen maya residentes en Merida, Mexico, Congresso de Sociedad Espanola de Antropologia Fisica.

Fernandez-Del Olmo, R, Varela-Silva, MI, Prado, C, Fragoso, I, Cameron, N (2007) The Iberian Growth Study: Prevalence of overweight and obesity in Portuguese and Spanish children, Joint Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Biology and the Japan society for the Study of Physiological Anthropology.

Varela-Silva, MI, Bogin, B, Fragoso, I (2007) Size at birth, parental size, and growth status of Portuguese juveniles (6-9 years of age), 86th Scientifc Meeting of the Society for the Study of Human Biology.

Bogin, B and Varela-Silva, MI (2007) Americans with relatively lonegr legs have lower BMI and are less fat, 32nd Annual Meeting of the Human Biology Association.



Other

Azcorra, H, Rodrigues, L, Bogin, B, Banik, SD, Silva, MIV, Dickinson, F (2018) Caesarean birth and adiposity parameters in 6‐to 8 year‐old urban Maya children from two cities of Yucatan, Mexico [Abstract], Caesarean birth and adiposity parameters in 6‐to 8 year‐old urban Maya children from two cities of Yucatan, Mexico [Abstract].

Wilson, H, Dickinson, F, Griffiths, PL, Azcorra, H, Vazquez, ADV, Be, JLT, Bogin, B, Varela-Silva, MI (2011) Intergenerational influence on children's weight in 7-9 year old mexican Mayans.

Varela-Silva, MI (2008) Influence of maternal and early childhood undernutrition on obesity risks in adulthood.

Varela-Silva, MI and Padez, C (2006) Growth and nutritional status of Cape-verdean and Mozambican children: comparison with other Luso-African samples.

Varela-Silva, MI (2001) Physical growth and body proportions of Portuguese Cape Verdean children from the slums and Portuguese children living in regular dwellings: the role of SES.



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