William Leonard

  • 7065 Citations
1984 …2019
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Research Output 1984 2019

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

Bolivia
Adipose Tissue
Domestic Animals
Adiposity
Cooking
2018
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

Bolivia
Parturition
Growth
Growth Disorders
Puberty
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

Siberia
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
Economics
writing skills

Influence of nutritional status on basal metabolic rates among rural agriculturalists of Ngilo-Ilo, East Java

Miller, A. A., Indriati, E. & Leonard, W., Sep 1 2018, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 30, 5, e23169.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Basal Metabolism
basal metabolic rate
nutritional status
Nutritional Status
Indonesia
2017

Diet, atherosclerosis, and helmintic infection in Tsimane

Masterson, E. E., Leonard, W. & Hujoel, P. P., Nov 4 2017, In : The Lancet. 390, 10107, p. 2034-2035 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Atherosclerosis
Diet
Infection
12 Citations (Scopus)

Sympathetic innervation of cold-activated brown and white fat in lean young adults

Muzik, O., Mangner, T. J., Leonard, W., Kumar, A. & Granneman, J. G., May 1 2017, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 58, 5, p. 799-806 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

White Adipose Tissue
Brown Adipose Tissue
Young Adult
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
Energy Metabolism
2016

Adiponectin, hemoglobin, and cardiovascular risk in an indigenous siberian population

Streeter, E. A., Squires, E. C., Leonard, W., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E., Krivoshapkin, V. G. & Snodgrass, J. J., Jul 1 2016, In : American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council. 28, 4, p. 580-583 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

adiponectin
indigenous population
Adiponectin
hemoglobin
Population Groups
8 Citations (Scopus)

Catch-up growth and growth deficits: Nine-year annual panel child growth for native Amazonians in Bolivia

Zhang, R., Undurraga, E. A., Zeng, W., Reyes-García, V., Tanner, S., Leonard, W., Behrman, J. R. & Godoy, R. A., Jul 3 2016, In : Annals of Human Biology. 43, 4, p. 304-315 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bolivia
Growth
Growth Disorders
Health
4 Citations (Scopus)

Lifestyle mediates seasonal changes in metabolic health among the yakut (sakha) of northeastern siberia

Levy, S. B., Leonard, W., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E. & Josh Snodgrass, J., Nov 1 2016, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 28, 6, p. 868-878 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siberia
lifestyle
Life Style
winter
HDL Cholesterol
Siberia
basal metabolism
Basal Metabolism
life style
lifestyle
7 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of community income inequality on health: Evidence from a randomized control trial in the Bolivian Amazon

Undurraga, E. A., Behrman, J. R., Leonard, W. & Godoy, R. A., Jan 1 2016, In : Social Science and Medicine. 149, p. 66-75 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

income
Health
health
community
evidence
2015
2 Citations (Scopus)

Do physical activity and sedentary behavior relate to cardio-metabolic risk factor clustering in indigenous Siberian adults?

Wilson, H. J., Leonard, W., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Krivoshapkin, V. G. & Snodgrass, J. J., Mar 1 2015, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 27, 2, p. 149-156 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

physical activity
risk factor
Cluster Analysis
risk factors
Exercise
3 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological Adaptations to Environmental Stressors

Leonard, W., Jul 23 2015, Basics in Human Evolution. Elsevier Inc, p. 251-272 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Physiological Adaptation
Thermogenesis
vasodilation
Acclimatization
Conservation of Natural Resources
2 Citations (Scopus)

Socio-demographic predictors of sleep complaints in indigenous Siberians with a mixed economy

Wilson, H. J., Klimova, T. M., Knuston, K. L., Fedorova, V. I., Fedorov, A., Yegorovna, B. M. & Leonard, W., Aug 1 2015, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 157, 4, p. 641-647 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

sleep
complaint
Sleep
Demography
economy
21 Citations (Scopus)

The Tsimane' Amazonian Panel Study (TAPS): Nine years (2002-2010) of annual data available to the public

Leonard, W., Reyes-García, V., Tanner, S., Rosinger, A., Schultz, A., Vadez, V., Zhang, R. & Godoy, R., Dec 1 2015, In : Economics and Human Biology. 19, p. 51-61 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Social Change
Rivers
Economics
Growth
Population
2014
10 Citations (Scopus)

Developmental systems and inequality: Linking evolutionary and political-economic theory in biological anthropology

Hicks, K. & Leonard, W., Oct 1 2014, In : Current Anthropology. 55, 5, p. 523-550 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

political theory
economic theory
biology
anthropology
economic approach
10 Citations (Scopus)

Health and disease: Exploring the relation between parasitic infections, child nutrition status, and markets

Tanner, S., Leonard, B., Godoy, R., Reyes-García, V., Huanca, T. & Conde., E., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 155, 2, p. 221-228 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parasitic Diseases
Nutritional Status
nutrition
Disease
Archaeology

Incidencia de la dieta in la hominización

Leonard, W., 2014, Enfoques Socioculturales de la Alimentación. p. 50-62

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

130 Citations (Scopus)

Metabolic costs and evolutionary implications of human brain development

Kuzawa, C. W., Chugani, H. T., Grossman, L. I., Lipovich, L., Muzik, O., Hof, P. R., Wildman, D. E., Sherwood, C. C., Leonard, W. & Lange, N., Jan 1 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 36, p. 13010-13015 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Human Development
Costs and Cost Analysis
Brain
Glucose
Basal Metabolism
3 Citations (Scopus)

Neandertal growth: What are the costs?

Mateos, A., Goikoetxea, I., Leonard, W. R., Martín-González, J. Á., Rodríguez-Gómez, G. & Rodríguez, J., Dec 1 2014, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 77, p. 167-178 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

energy requirements
energy
thermal stress
energy costs
costs
8 Citations (Scopus)

Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary behaviour of Yakut (Sakha) adults

Wilson, H. J., Leonard, W., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Krivoshapkin, V. G. & Snodgrass, J. J., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of Human Biology. 41, 2, p. 178-184 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Exercise
Accelerometry
Anthropometry
Television
Sex Characteristics
2 Citations (Scopus)

Reply to skoyles: Decline in growth rate, not muscle mass, predicts the human childhood peak in brain metabolism

Kuzawa, C. W., Chugani, H. T., Grossman, L. I., Lipovich, L., Muzik, O., Hof, P. R., Wildman, D. E., Sherwood, C. C., Leonard, W. & Lange, N., Nov 18 2014, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 111, 46, p. E4910

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Biological Evolution
Basal Metabolism
Muscles
Brain
Growth
19 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal variation in basal metabolic rates among the yakut (Sakha) of Northeastern Siberia

Leonard, W., Levy, S. B., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E., Krivoshapkin, V. G. & Snodgrass, J. J., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 26, 4, p. 437-445 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siberia
Basal Metabolism
seasonal variation
basal metabolic rate
winter
13 Citations (Scopus)

The consequences of linear growth stunting: Influence on body composition among youth in the bolivian amazon

Tanner, S., Leonard, W. & Reyes-García, V., Jan 1 2014, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 153, 1, p. 92-102 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Growth Disorders
Body Composition
Growth
Rural Population
Population Groups
13 Citations (Scopus)

The global diversity of eating patterns: Human nutritional health in comparative perspective

Leonard, W., Jan 1 2014, In : Physiology and Behavior. 134, C, p. 5-14 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Eating
Health
Energy Metabolism
Diet
Food Quality
2013
130 Citations (Scopus)

15O PET measurement of blood flow and oxygen consumption in cold-activated human brown fat

Muzik, O., Mangner, T. J., Leonard, W., Kumar, A., Janisse, J. & Granneman, J. G., Apr 1 2013, In : Journal of Nuclear Medicine. 54, 4, p. 523-531 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Brown Adipose Tissue
Oxygen Consumption
Thermogenesis
Oxygen
Fluorodeoxyglucose F18
11 Citations (Scopus)

Adult obesity: Panel study from native Amazonians

Zeng, W., Eisenberg, D. T. A., Jovel, K. R., Undurraga, E. A., Nyberg, C., Tanner, S., Reyes-García, V., Leonard, W., Castaño, J., Huanca, T., McDade, T. & Godoy, R., Mar 1 2013, In : Economics and Human Biology. 11, 2, p. 227-235 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

village
Obesity
Body Mass Index
Bolivia
acculturation
13 Citations (Scopus)

Health and adult productivity: The relation between adult nutrition, helminths, and agricultural, hunting, and fishing yields in the Bolivian Amazon

Tanner, S., Rosinger, A., Leonard, W. & Reyes-García, V., Jan 1 2013, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 25, 1, p. 123-130 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Helminths
helminths
hunting
nutrition
fishing
Anthropology
Health
Research
18 Citations (Scopus)
Overnutrition
Bolivia
Health Expenditures
Body Composition
expenditures
11 Citations (Scopus)

Seasonal and socioeconomic influences on thyroid function among the Yakut (Sakha) of Eastern Siberia

Levy, S. B., Leonard, W., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E., Krivoshapkin, V. G. & Snodgrass, J. J., Nov 1 2013, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 25, 6, p. 814-820 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siberia
thyroid function
thyrotropin
hormone
socioeconomics
6 Citations (Scopus)

Sibling composition and children's anthropometric indicators of nutritional status: Evidence from native Amazonians in Bolivia

Magvanjav, O., Undurraga, E. A., Eisenberg, D. T. A., Zeng, W., Dorjgochoo, T., Leonard, W. & Godoy, R. A., Jan 1 2013, In : Annals of Human Biology. 40, 1, p. 23-34 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bolivia
Nutritional Status
Siblings
Arm
Anthropometry

Top ten notable aspects of human energetics: Volume II: Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word C

Leonard, W. R., 2013, Handbook of Energy: Volume II: Chronologies, Top Ten Lists, and Word C. Cleveland, C. J. & Morris, C. G. (eds.). 1st edition ed. New York, US: Elsevier Science, Vol. vol 2. p. 12

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2012
3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparative and Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Brain Growth

Leonard, W., Snodgrass, J. J. & Robertson, M. L., Dec 1 2012, Human Growth and Development. Elsevier Inc, p. 397-413 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Brain
13 Citations (Scopus)

Differences between Neandertal and modern human infant and child growth models

Martín-González, J. A., Mateos, A., Goikoetxea, I., Leonard, W. R. & Rodríguez, J., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of Human Evolution. 63, 1, p. 140-149 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

infant growth
child growth
growth models
infant
human growth
13 Citations (Scopus)

Diurnal cortisol rhythms and child growth: Exploring the life history consequences of HPA activation among the Tsimane'

Nyberg, C. H., Leonard, W., Tanner, S., McDade, T., Huanca, T. & Godoy, R. A., Nov 1 2012, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 24, 6, p. 730-738 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

child growth
Circadian Rhythm
activation
cortisol
Hydrocortisone
5 Citations (Scopus)

Human Nutritional Evolution

Leonard, W., Apr 6 2012, Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Perspective: Second Edition. John Wiley and Sons, p. 251-324 74 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

25 Citations (Scopus)

Laboratory and field methods for measuring human energy expenditure

Leonard, W., May 1 2012, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 24, 3, p. 372-384 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

laboratory method
field method
energy expenditure
Energy Metabolism
expenditure

Stressing out: stress and adolescent nutritional health in mississippi

Garza, KP., Shepherd, M., Abrams, ET. & Leonard, W. R., 2012, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 24, p. 224-225

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mississippi
adolescent
health
Adolescent Health
2011
10 Citations (Scopus)

Circumpolar adaptation, social change, and the development of autoimmune thyroid disorders among the Yakut (Sakha) of Siberia

Cepon, T. J., Snodgrass, J. J., Leonard, W., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E. & Krivoshapkin, V. G., Sep 1 2011, In : American Journal of Human Biology. 23, 5, p. 703-709 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Siberia
social change
iodide peroxidase
Iodide Peroxidase
Social Change

Diet and brain evolution. Nutritional implications of large human brain size

Leonard, W. R., Snodgrass, J. J. & Robertson, M. L., 2011, Handbook of Behavior, Food and Nutrition, Volume 1. Preedy, V. R., Watson, R. R. & Martin, C. R. (eds.). New York: Springer, p. 3-15

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

nutritional status

Metabolic adaptation in the Yakut (Sakha)

Snodgrass, J. J., Leonard, W. R., Tarskaia, L. A., Klimova, T. M., Fedorova, V. I., Baltakhinova, M. E. & Krivoshapkin, V. G., 2011, In : Yakut Medical Journal. 2, p. 11-14

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Citations (Scopus)

The effects of local medicinal knowledge and hygiene on helminth infections in an Amazonian society

Tanner, S., Chuquimia-Choque, M. E., Huanca, T., McDade, T., Leonard, W. & Reyes-García, V., Jan 1 2011, In : Social Science and Medicine. 72, 5, p. 701-709 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Helminths
hygiene
Hygiene
Soil
Hookworm Infections
2010
23 Citations (Scopus)

Body size and shape: Climatic and nutritional influences on human body morphology

Leonard, W. & Katzmarzyk, P. T., Jan 1 2010, Human Evolutionary Biology. Cambridge University Press, p. 157-169 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Body Size
anthropometric measurements
Human Body
Extremities
body size
23 Citations (Scopus)

Climatic and nutritional influences on human body morphology

Leonard, W. R. & Katzmarzyk, P. T., 2010, Human Evolutionary Biology. Muehlenbein, M. P. (ed.). Cambridge University Press, p. 157-169

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Coalescent modeling of yakut origins points to small founding population based on mtdna variation

Zlojutro, M., Tarskaia, L. A., Sorensen, M., Snodgrass, J. J., Leonard, W. R. & Crawford, M. H., Apr 2010, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology (Supplement). 141, p. 251

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

modeling
programme
10 Citations (Scopus)

Cultural consonance and body morphology: Estimates with longitudinal data from an amazonian society

Reyes-García, V., Gravlee, C. C., McDade, T., Huanca, T., Leonard, W. & Tanner, S., Jan 1 2010, In : American Journal of Physical Anthropology. 143, 2, p. 167-174 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Least-Squares Analysis
Economic Development
Research
Social Class
regression