John Komlos

Summary

Affiliation: University of Munich
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Are Americans shorter (partly) because they are fatter? A comparison of US and Dutch children's height and BMI values
    John Komlos
    University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 34:593-606. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Differences in the physical growth of US-born black and white children and adolescents ages 2-19, born 1942-2002
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 35:11-21. 2008
  3. ncbi request reprint Social status and adult heights in the two Germanies
    J Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 29:641-8. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Data: archival information available on the health of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary inmates
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, D 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 1:399. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Data: archival information on the physical stature and weight of American men during World War I and World War II
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, D 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 1:401-2. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint From the tallest to (one of) the fattest: the enigmatic fate of the American population in the 20th century
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstr 33 IV, Munich 80539, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 2:57-74. 2004
  7. doi request reprint The trend of BMI values of US adults by deciles, birth cohorts 1882-1986 stratified by gender and ethnicity
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 9:234-50. 2011
  8. ncbi request reprint The mysterious trend in American heights in the 20th century
    John Komlos
    Chair of Economic History, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 34:206-15. 2007
  9. doi request reprint The trend of mean BMI values of US adults, birth cohorts 1882-1986 indicates that the obesity epidemic began earlier than hitherto thought
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Am J Hum Biol 22:631-8. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint The height increments and BMI values of elite Central European children and youth in the second half of the 19th century
    John Komlos
    Institute of Economic History, University of Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 33:309-18. 2006

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Are Americans shorter (partly) because they are fatter? A comparison of US and Dutch children's height and BMI values
    John Komlos
    University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 34:593-606. 2007
    ..The study compared the height and BMI values of US children and youth by gender in the most recent NHANES surveys (1999-2004) to those of their Dutch counterparts in 1997 in order to gain insights into the different growth patterns...
  2. doi request reprint Differences in the physical growth of US-born black and white children and adolescents ages 2-19, born 1942-2002
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 35:11-21. 2008
    ..The present study estimates differences in the trend and in the age-by-height profiles of US-born non-Hispanic black and white children and adolescents born 1942-2002...
  3. ncbi request reprint Social status and adult heights in the two Germanies
    J Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 29:641-8. 2002
    ..Lack of evidence prevented hitherto the systematic comparison of physical stature across East and West Germany...
  4. ncbi request reprint Data: archival information available on the health of Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary inmates
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, D 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 1:399. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Data: archival information on the physical stature and weight of American men during World War I and World War II
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, D 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 1:401-2. 2003
    ..The men were born between April 28, 1877 and February 16, 1897...
  6. ncbi request reprint From the tallest to (one of) the fattest: the enigmatic fate of the American population in the 20th century
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstr 33 IV, Munich 80539, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 2:57-74. 2004
    ..The Western and Northern European welfare states, with cradle to grave health and unemployment insurance currently seems to provide a more propitious environment for the biological standard of living than its US counterpart...
  7. doi request reprint The trend of BMI values of US adults by deciles, birth cohorts 1882-1986 stratified by gender and ethnicity
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 9:234-50. 2011
    ..After the war, though, the rate of change of BMI values of blacks came to resemble that of whites with an accelerating phase followed by a slowdown around the 1970s...
  8. ncbi request reprint The mysterious trend in American heights in the 20th century
    John Komlos
    Chair of Economic History, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 34:206-15. 2007
    ..The secular trend in the height of the US population has been almost neglected in a comparative perspective, despite its being a useful indicator of early-life biological conditions...
  9. doi request reprint The trend of mean BMI values of US adults, birth cohorts 1882-1986 indicates that the obesity epidemic began earlier than hitherto thought
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstrasse 33 IV, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Am J Hum Biol 22:631-8. 2010
    ..The trend in the body mass index (BMI) values of the US population has not been estimated accurately because the time series data are unavailable and the focus has been on calculating period effects...
  10. ncbi request reprint The height increments and BMI values of elite Central European children and youth in the second half of the 19th century
    John Komlos
    Institute of Economic History, University of Munich, Germany
    Ann Hum Biol 33:309-18. 2006
    ..Longitudinal height measurements on children and youth are very rare prior to the 20th century, as are BMI values...
  11. doi request reprint The recent decline in the height of African-American women
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstr 33 IV, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Econ Hum Biol 8:58-66. 2010
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  12. doi request reprint The transition to post-industrial BMI values among US children
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Am J Hum Biol 21:151-60. 2009
    ..The increased popularity of television viewing was most prominently associated with the contemporaneous acceleration in BMI gain...
  13. ncbi request reprint Height of US-born non-Hispanic children and adolescents ages 2-19, born 1942-2002 in the NHANES samples
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Ludwigstr 33 IV, 80539 Munich, Germany
    Am J Hum Biol 20:66-71. 2008
    ..1975-1983, and imply that adults are likely to continue to increase in height. We find the expected positive correlation between height and family income, but income does not affect the secular trend or the age effects markedly...
  14. ncbi request reprint Spatial correlates of us heights and body mass indexes, 2002
    John Komlos
    Department of Economics, University of Munich, Germany
    J Biosoc Sci 39:59-78. 2007
    ..Local economic conditions as measured by median income, unemployment and poverty rate do not have a strong correlation with height or BMI after adjusting for individual income and education...
  15. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric history: an overview of a quarter century of research
    John Komlos
    Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Department of Economics, Munchen, Germany
    Anthropol Anz 67:341-56. 2009
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  16. ncbi request reprint Time structures, chronomes, of soldiers' stature mimicking Hale cycle in neonatal body length
    John Komlos
    University of Munich, Department of Economics, Munich, Germany
    Biomed Pharmacother 58:S135-9. 2004
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