O M Pearson

Summary

Affiliation: University of New Mexico
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Activity, climate, and postcranial robusticity: implications for modern human origins and scenarios of adaptive change
    O M Pearson
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N M 87131 1086, USA
    Curr Anthropol 41:569-607. 2000
  2. ncbi request reprint The aging of Wolff's "law": ontogeny and responses to mechanical loading in cortical bone
    Osbjorn M Pearson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87198 1086, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2004
  3. doi request reprint A description of the Omo I postcranial skeleton, including newly discovered fossils
    Osbjorn M Pearson
    Department of Anthropology, MSC 01 1040, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:421-37. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Further new hominin fossils from the Kibish Formation, southwestern Ethiopia
    Osbjorn M Pearson
    Department of Anthropology, MSC 01 1040, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:444-7. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Developmental plasticity in fat patterning of Ache children in response to variation in interbirth intervals: a preliminary test of the roles of external environment and maternal reproductive strategies
    Jack Baker
    Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:77-83. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Changes in skeletal robusticity in an iron age agropastoral group: the Samnites from the Alfedena necropolis (Abruzzo, Central Italy)
    V S Sparacello
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 144:119-30. 2011
  7. doi request reprint The importance of accounting for the area of the medullary cavity in cross-sectional geometry: A test based on the femoral midshaft
    V S Sparacello
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 143:612-24. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Eight hundred-year-old human remains from the Ituri tropical forest, Democratic Republic of Congo: the rock shelter site of Matangai Turu Northwest
    J Mercader
    Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 115:24-37. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Articular area responses to mechanical loading: effects of exercise, age, and skeletal location
    D E Lieberman
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 116:266-77. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Basicranial influence on overall cranial shape
    D E Lieberman
    Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, 2110 G St, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 38:291-315. 2000

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Activity, climate, and postcranial robusticity: implications for modern human origins and scenarios of adaptive change
    O M Pearson
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, N M 87131 1086, USA
    Curr Anthropol 41:569-607. 2000
    ..Both climatic adaptations (primarily body proportions) and lifestyle should be considered in analyses of robusticity...
  2. ncbi request reprint The aging of Wolff's "law": ontogeny and responses to mechanical loading in cortical bone
    Osbjorn M Pearson
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87198 1086, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol . 2004
    ..Efforts to infer function from shape in the human skeleton should be based on biomechanical and developmental models that are experimentally tested and validated...
  3. doi request reprint A description of the Omo I postcranial skeleton, including newly discovered fossils
    Osbjorn M Pearson
    Department of Anthropology, MSC 01 1040, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:421-37. 2008
    ..The morphology of the auricular surface of the os coxae suggests a young adult age...
  4. doi request reprint Further new hominin fossils from the Kibish Formation, southwestern Ethiopia
    Osbjorn M Pearson
    Department of Anthropology, MSC 01 1040, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131, USA
    J Hum Evol 55:444-7. 2008
    ..The other specimens derive from Chad's Hominid Site (CHS), and derive from either Member III or IV, which constrains their age between approximately 8.6 and approximately 104 ka...
  5. doi request reprint Developmental plasticity in fat patterning of Ache children in response to variation in interbirth intervals: a preliminary test of the roles of external environment and maternal reproductive strategies
    Jack Baker
    Bureau of Business and Economic Research, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106, USA
    Am J Hum Biol 21:77-83. 2009
    ..Recommendations for further empirical research are briefly summarized...
  6. doi request reprint Changes in skeletal robusticity in an iron age agropastoral group: the Samnites from the Alfedena necropolis (Abruzzo, Central Italy)
    V S Sparacello
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 144:119-30. 2011
    ..Although both groups could be broadly defined as agropastoral based on archeological and historical evidence, CSG analysis confirmed important differences in habitual behavior...
  7. doi request reprint The importance of accounting for the area of the medullary cavity in cross-sectional geometry: A test based on the femoral midshaft
    V S Sparacello
    Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM 87131 0001, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 143:612-24. 2010
    ..However, in other situations involving comparisons of individual values, growth trends, and senescence, where relative cortical thickness may vary greatly, inclusion of endosteal dimensions is still important...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eight hundred-year-old human remains from the Ituri tropical forest, Democratic Republic of Congo: the rock shelter site of Matangai Turu Northwest
    J Mercader
    Department of Anthropology, George Washington University, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 115:24-37. 2001
    ..Phytolith analysis indicates that the habitat was dense tropical forest, without evidence of domesticated food...
  9. ncbi request reprint Articular area responses to mechanical loading: effects of exercise, age, and skeletal location
    D E Lieberman
    Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 116:266-77. 2001
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  10. ncbi request reprint Basicranial influence on overall cranial shape
    D E Lieberman
    Department of Anthropology, The George Washington University, 2110 G St, NW, Washington, DC 20052, USA
    J Hum Evol 38:291-315. 2000
    ..Occipital buns in Neanderthals, who have wide cranial bases relative to endocranial volume, may not be entirely homologous with the morphology occasionally evident in Homo sapiens...
  11. ncbi request reprint Optimization of bone growth and remodeling in response to loading in tapered mammalian limbs
    Daniel E Lieberman
    Peabody Museum, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge Massachusetts 02138, USA
    J Exp Biol 206:3125-38. 2003
    ..As animals age, periosteal modeling rates decline and Haversian remodeling rates increase, but moderate levels of mechanical loading stimulate neither process significantly...
  12. ncbi request reprint Robusticity and sexual dimorphism in the postcranium of modern hunter-gatherers from Australia
    Kristian J Carlson
    Department of Anatomy, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY 11568 8000, USA
    Am J Phys Anthropol 134:9-23. 2007
    ..Thus, elevated postcranial robusticity and sexually dimorphic mobility do not always characterize hunter-gatherers...