William Leonard

  • 7123 Citations
1984 …2019
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2015
3 Citations (Scopus)

Physiological Adaptations to Environmental Stressors

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

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Physiological Adaptation
Thermogenesis
vasodilation
Acclimatization
Conservation of Natural Resources
2014

Incidencia de la dieta in la hominización

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

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2013

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

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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.

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Brain
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.

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2011

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

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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.

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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

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Lifestyle, diet, and disease: Comparative perspectives on the determinants of chronic health risks

Leonard, W. R., Apr 1 2010, Evolution in Health and Disease. Oxford University Press

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energy expenditure
Energy Metabolism
lifestyle
Life Style
exercise

What did humans evolve to eat? Metabolic implications of major trends in hominid evolution

Leonard, W., Robertson, M. L. & Snodgrass, J. J., Dec 15 2010, Human Diet and Nutrition in Biocultural Perspective: Past Meets Present. Berghahn Books, Vol. 5. p. 14-34 21 p.

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Hominidae
trend
2009

Evolutionary perspectives on fat ingestion and metabolism in humans

Leonard, W. R., Snodgrass, J. J. & Robertson, M. L., 2009, Fat detection: Taste, texture and post ingestive effects. Montmayeur, J. P. & LeCoutre, J. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 3-18

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35 Citations (Scopus)

The Energetics of Encephalization in Early Hominids

Snodgrass, J. J., Leonard, W. & Robertson, M. L., Jan 1 2009, Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology. 9781402096983 ed. Springer, p. 15-29 15 p. (Vertebrate Paleobiology and Paleoanthropology; no. 9781402096983).

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hominid
Hominidae
brain
energetics
primate
2008
6 Citations (Scopus)

Health consequences of social and ecological: Adversity among indigenous Siberian populations biocultural and evolutionary interactions

Leonard, W., Josh Snodgrass, J. & Sorensen, M. V., Nov 15 2008, Health, Risk, and Adversity. Berghahn Books, Vol. 2. p. 26-51 26 p.

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health consequences
Population Groups
Health
interaction

Lifestyle, diet, and disease: Comparative perspectives on the determinants of chronic health risks

Leonard, W. R., 2008, Evolution in Health and Disease. Sterns, S. C. & Koella, J. C. (eds.). 2nd Edition ed. Oxford University Press, p. 265-276

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2007

Energetics and the evolution of brain size in early Homo

Leonard, W. R., Snodgrass, J. J. & Robertson, M. L., 2007, Guts and Brains: An Integrative Approach to the Hominin Record. Roebroeks, W. (ed.). Leiden: Leiden University Press, p. 29-46

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22 Citations (Scopus)

Primate bioenergetics: An evolutionary perspective

Snodgrass, J. J., Leonard, W. & Robertson, M. L., Dec 1 2007, PRIMATE ORIGINS: Adaptations and Evolution. Springer US, p. 703-737 35 p.

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bioenergetics
scaling
energy
animal
energy shortage
2006

Energetic models of human nutritional evolution

Leonard, W. R., Robertson, M. L. & Snodgrass, J. J., 2006, Evolution of the Human Diet: The Known, the Unknown and the Unknowable. Ungar, P. S. (ed.). Oxford: Oxford University Press, p. 344-359

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2004

Food for thought: Dietary change was a driving force in human evolution

Leonard, W. R., 2004, Annual Editions: Physical Anthropology 04/05. Guildord, CT: McGraw-Hill, p. 109-116

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2002

Ecology, health and lifestyle change among the Evenki herders of Siberia

Leonard, W. R., Galloway, V. A., Ivakine, E., Osipova, L. & Kazakovtseva, M., 2002, Human Biology of Pastoral Populations. Leonard, W. R. & Crawford, M. H. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 206-235

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The biological diversity of herding populations: An introduction

Crawford, M. H. & Leonard, W. R., 2002, Human Biology of Pastoral Populations. Leonard, W. R. & Crawford, M. H. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 1-9

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2000

Ecological correlates of home range variation in primates: Implications for hominid evolution

Leonard, W. R. & Bobertson, M. L., 2000, On the Move: How and Why Animals Travel in Groups. Garber, P. A. & Boinski, S. (eds.). Chicago: University of Chicago Press, p. 628-648

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Human nutritional evolution

Leonard, W. R., 2000, Human Biology: An Evolutionary and Biocultural Approach. Stinson, S., Bogin, B., Huss-Ashmore, R. & O'Rourke, D. (eds.). New York: Wiley-Liss, p. 195-344

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1996

Applications of DNA fingerprints to the study of genetic structure in human populations: 21st Annual Stadler Genetics Symposium

McComb, J., Crawford, M. H. & Leonard, W. R., 1996, Genomes of Plant and Animals: 21st Annual Stadler Genetics Symposium. Gustafson, J. P. & Flavell, R. B. (eds.). New York: Plenum, p. 31-46

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1994

Molecular genetics, protein variation and the populations structure of the Evenki

Crawford, M. H., Comuzzie, A. G., Leonard, W. R. & Sukernik, R. I., 1994, Isozymes: Organization and roles in evolution, genetics and physiology. Lim, H. A. & Serov, O. (eds.). NJ: World Scientist, p. 227-241

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Nutritional ecology and energetics of the Evenki herders of Central Siberia

Leonard, W. R. & Katzmarzyk, P. T., 1994, Strength in Diversity: A Reader in Physical Anthropology. Herring, A. & Chan, L. (eds.). Toronto: Canadian Scholars' Press, p. 303-326

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