William Leonard

  • 7094 Citations
1984 …2019
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Biological anthropology, adaptability, growth and development, nutrition, South America, Asia, and United States.

Education/Academic qualification

Bioanthropology, PhD, University of Michigan

… → 1987

Research interests

  • Biological anthropology
  • Income inequality
  • Indigenous amazonians
  • Metabolic health
  • Yakut (sakha)

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Siberia Medicine & Life Sciences
Bolivia Medicine & Life Sciences
Nutritional Status Medicine & Life Sciences
Energy Metabolism Medicine & Life Sciences
Health Medicine & Life Sciences
Basal Metabolism Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
energy Social Sciences

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Grants 2001 2019

Longitudinal Studies
low income
Cold Climate
Brown Adipose Tissue
Basal Metabolism

Research Output 1984 2019

Longitudinal Changes in Measures of Body Fat and Diet Among Adult Tsimane’ Forager-Horticulturalists of Bolivia, 2002-2010

Bethancourt, H. J., Leonard, W., Tanner, S., Schultz, A. F. & Rosinger, A. Y., Aug 1 2019, In : Obesity. 27, 8, p. 1347-1359 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Adipose Tissue
Domestic Animals
1 Citation (Scopus)

Birth seasons and heights among girls and boys below 12 years of age: lasting effects and catch-up growth among native Amazonians in Bolivia

Brabec, M., Behrman, J. R., Emmett, S. D., Gibson, E., Kidd, C., Leonard, W., Penny, M. E., Piantadosi, S. T., Sharma, A., Tanner, S., Undurraga, E. A. & Godoy, R. A., May 19 2018, In : Annals of Human Biology. 45, 4, p. 299-313 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Growth Disorders
2 Citations (Scopus)

Brown adipose tissue, energy expenditure, and biomarkers of cardio-metabolic health among the Yakut (Sakha) of northeastern Siberia

Levy, S. B., Klimova, T. M., Zakharova, R. N., Federov, A. I., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E. & Leonard, W., Nov 1 2018, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 30, 6, e23175.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brown Adipose Tissue
brown adipose tissue
energy expenditure
Energy Metabolism
2 Citations (Scopus)

Centennial perspective on human adaptability

Leonard, W., Apr 1 2018, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 165, 4, p. 813-833 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Citations (Scopus)

Child stunting is associated with weaker human capital among native Amazonians

Undurraga, E. A., Behrman, J. R., Emmett, S. D., Kidd, C., Leonard, W., Piantadosi, S. T., Reyes-García, V., Sharma, A., Zhang, R. & Godoy, R. A., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 30, 1, e23059.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Growth Disorders
human capital
growth retardation
writing skills