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Although all of these intervals of growth occur in normally developing individuals, the adolescent growth spurt varies significantly in the initiation, duration and amount of growth.
The brain's rapid growth spurt is a critical period of time, said Johnson.
Acceleration of food intake does not necessarily correspond to growth and may precede or follow the adolescent growth spurt, resulting in altered intake of food contaminants on a body weight basis.
Applying genome-wide association mapping technology, the researchers have now shown that the gene strongly influences the timing of the pubertal height growth spurt both in males and females but they also found that it regulates height growth from birth to adulthood in a complex and sex-specific manner.
Dr Mark Swinbank, of Durham University, said: "It's like a teen growth spurt.
After scrutinizing the remains of four tyrannosaur species, researchers suggest that the beasts went through a substantial teenage growth spurt.
Over the last two years, the company has realized a 65-per-cent revenue growth spurt thanks largely to an insatiable consumer appetite for teak root benches, tables, carvings and display units.
Rutgers University in Newark is undergoing a major growth spurt.
The life settlement industry is poised for another major growth spurt in the latter half of 2006 as many non-recourse premium financing contracts enter the secondary market, according to life settlement broker John Welcom of Welcome Funds.
It marked the strongest growth spurt in 2(bul) years.
Inflation posits that the infant universe underwent a brief but enormous growth spurt that locked in and magnified subatomic fluctuations to astronomical-sized wrinkles.
Teenagers typically gain some weight right before a growth spurt.