American Journal of Human Biology

(The TQCC of American Journal of Human Biology is 3. The table below lists those papers that are above that threshold based on CrossRef citation counts [max. 250 papers]. The publications cover those that have been published in the past four years, i.e., from 2020-05-01 to 2024-05-01.)
Systemic racism, chronic health inequities, andCOVID‐19: A syndemic in the making?230
Sexual and gender minority health vulnerabilities during the COVID‐19 health crisis76
COVID‐19‐related financial stress associated with higher likelihood of depression among pregnant women living in the United States65
Don't blame the BAME: Ethnic and structural inequalities in susceptibilities to COVID‐1959
Challenging the binary: Gender/sex and the bio‐logics of normalcy54
“Epigenetic clocks”: Theory and applications in human biology53
Stigma, pandemics, and human biology: Looking back, looking forward29
Biocultural approaches to transgender and gender diverse experience and health: Integrating biomarkers and advancing gender/sex research22
Hydration in relation to water insecurity, heat index, and lactation status in two small‐scale populations in hot‐humid and hot‐arid environments22
Pearl lecture: Biological normalcy: A new framework for biocultural analysis of human population variation21
Dynamics of behavior change in the COVID world20
Using point clouds to investigate the relationship between trabecular bone phenotype and behavior: An example utilizing the human calcaneus20
Elevated resting metabolic rates among female, but not male, reindeer herders from subarctic Finland20
Adherence to 24‐hour movement guidelines in low‐income Brazilian preschoolers and associations with demographic correlates20
Objective and subjective measurement of sedentary behavior in human adults: A toolkit20
Doing biocultural anthropology: Continuity and change20
Prediction of maturity offset and age at peak height velocity in a longitudinal series of boys and girls19
A highly sensitive multiplex immunoassay for inflammatory cytokines in dried blood spots19
COVID‐19, crisis, and emotional stress: A biocultural perspective of their impact on growth and development for the next generation19
Biologically normal sleep in the mother‐infant dyad19
Maternal and child health during the COVID‐19 pandemic: Contributions in the field of human biology18
Climate, landscape diversity, and food sovereignty in arid Australia: The firestick farming hypothesis17
Centering human milk composition as normal human biological variation17
Want climate‐change adaptation? Evolutionary theory can help17
A biosocial return to race? A cautionary view for the postgenomic era16
Intention to have a second child, family support and actual fertility behavior in current China: An evolutionary perspective16
Obesity, noncommunicable diseases, and COVID‐19: A perfect storm16
Medieval menarche: Changes in pubertal timing before and after the Black Death16
Human adaptation to climate change: An introduction to the special issue16
Effects of a mixed‐subsistence diet on the growth of Hadza children15
What is normal bone health? A bioarchaeological perspective on meaningful measures and interpretations of bone strength, loss, and aging15
What is normal, healthy growth? Global health, human biology, and parental perspectives14
Human biological variation and the “normal”14
One size does not fit all. How universal standards for normal height can hide deprivation and create false paradoxes14
Mental health in academia: Hacks for cultivating and sustaining wellbeing14
Genetics of somatotype and physical fitness in children and adolescents13
Dried blood spot collection, sample quality, and fieldwork conditions: Structural validations for conversion into standard values13
Do people manage climate risk through long‐distance relationships?13
Associations between maternal socioeconomic, psychosocial and seasonal factors, infant characteristics and human milk cortisol concentrations13
“All the problems in the community are multifaceted and related to each other”: Inuit concerns in an era of climate change13
Stunting is the natural condition of human height13
The interaction between FTO rs9939609 and physical activity is associated with a 2‐fold reduction in the risk of obesity in Korean population13
Paternal origin of Tungusic‐speaking populations: Insights from the updated phylogenetic tree of Y‐chromosome haplogroup C2a‐M8612
Reindeer herders from subarctic Finland exhibit high total energy expenditure and low energy intake during the autumn herd roundup12
Evaluating life history trade‐offs through the presence of linear enamel hypoplasia at Pueblo Bonito and Hawikku: A biocultural study of early life stress and survival in the Ancestral Pueblo Southwes12
The associations between digit ratio, aerobic fitness, physical skills, and overall physical fitness of elite youth distance runners12
The relationship between digit ratio (2D:4D) and muscular fitness: A systematic review and meta‐analysis12
Social memory and niche construction in a hypervariable environment12
Hotter and sicker: External energy expenditure and the tangled evolutionary roots of anthropogenic climate change and chronic disease11
Scaling climate change to human behavior predicting good and bad years for Maya farmers11
Brown adipose tissue thermogenesis among young adults in northeastern Siberia and Midwest United States and its relationship with other biological adaptations to cold climates10
Taking the sleep lab to the field: Biometric techniques for quantifying sleep and circadian rhythms in humans10
Sexual dimorphism in facial shape of modern Buryats of Southern Siberia10
Bringing the lab bench to the field: Point‐of‐care testing for enhancing health research and stakeholder engagement in rural/remote, indigenous, and resource‐limited contexts10
Human neonates prefer colostrum to mature milk: Evidence for an olfactory bias toward the “initial milk”?10
Maternal physical, socioeconomic, and demographic characteristics and childbirth complications in rural lowland Nepal: Applying an evolutionary framework to understand the role of phenotypic plasticit10
Linking subsistence harvest diversity and productivity to adaptive capacity in an Alaskan food sharing network10
Transmission‐dynamics models for the SARS Coronavirus‐210
SARS‐CoV‐2 infection inIndiabucks the trend: Trained innate immunity?10
Anthropometric measures do not explain the 2D:4D ratio sexual dimorphism in 7‐year‐old children9
Secular change in height and weight of rural school children and youth in west‐central Poland: 1986 to 20169
Mind the gap: Contesting normal/abnormal constructs of human biology and behaviors9
The color of normal: How a Eurocentric focus erases pigmentation complexity9
Promoting mental health in community and research settings during COVID‐19: Perspectives and experiences from Soweto, South Africa9
Intersecting vulnerabilities in human biology: Synergistic interactions between climate change and increasing obesity rates9
Fear, violence, inequality, and stunting in Guatemala9
Weather permitting: Increased seasonal efficiency of nonshivering thermogenesis through brown adipose tissue activation in the winter9
Obstetric dimensions of the female pelvis are less integrated than locomotor dimensions and show protective scaling patterns: Implications for the obstetrical dilemma9
Reproductive hormone measurement from minimally invasive sample types: Methodological considerations and anthropological importance8
Beyond serosurveys: Human biology and the measurement of SARS‐Cov‐2 antibodies8
Applying minimally invasive biomarkers of chronic stress across complex ecological contexts8
Differences in maternal and early child nutritional status by offspring sex in lowland Nepal8
Host genetic factors and susceptibility to SARS‐CoV‐2 infection8
High expression levels of circulating microRNA‐122 and microRNA‐222 are associated with obesity in children with Mayan ethnicity8
Evaluation of the body adiposity index against dual‐energy X‐ray absorptiometry for assessing body composition in children and adolescents8
Biophysical evidence to support and extend the vitamin D‐folate hypothesis as a paradigm for the evolution of human skin pigmentation8
Short‐term fetal nutritional stress and long‐term health: Child height8
How can evolutionary and biological anthropologists engage broader audiences?8
Skeletal muscle size distribution in large‐sized male and female athletes8
Comparing different sample collection and storage methods for field‐based skin microbiome research8
A preliminary analysis of the secondary sex ratio decline after the COVID‐19 pandemic in Japan7
Association between age at menarche and body mass index, waist circumference, waist to hip ratio, and waist to height ratio in adult women7
Recognizing normal reproductive biology: A comparative analysis of variability in menstrual cycle biomarkers in German and Bolivian women7
Fine motor skills and motor control networking in developmental age7
Obese individuals do not underreport dietary intake to a greater extent than nonobese individuals when data are allometrically‐scaled7
Skeletal manifestations of disease experience: Length of illness and porous cranial lesion formation in a contemporary juvenile mortality sample7
A biocultural examination of home food production and child growth in highland Peru7
Transient refugees' social support, mental health, and physiological markers: Evidence from Serbian asylum centers7
After Theranos: Using point‐of‐care testing to advance measures of health biomarkers in human biology research7
The COVID‐19 liquid gold rush: Critical perspectives of human milk and SARS‐CoV‐2 infection7
Socioeconomic inequalities in children's health‐related quality of life according to weight status7
Trends in obesity and severe obesity prevalence in the United States from 1999 to 20187
Measuring attack on self: The need for field‐friendly methods development and research on autoimmunity in human biology6
More voices are always better: Tackling power differentials in knowledge production and access in human biology6
Magnitude and spatial distribution of food and nutrition security during the COVID‐19 pandemic in Tucumán (Argentina)6
Body mass index trajectories and noncommunicable diseases in women: The role of leisure time physical activity6
Extreme climatic events and human biology and health: A primer and opportunities for future research6
Maternal hair cortisol concentrations across pregnancy and the early postpartum period in a Puerto Rican sample6
Increased thymus weight in sudden infant death syndrome compared to controls: The role of sub‐clinical infections6
Continuity and change in biocultural anthropology6
Background, rationale, and methodological overview of the REACT project—return‐to‐action on growth, motor development, and health after the COVID‐19 pandemic in primary school ch6
Field methods and strategies for assessing female reproductive functioning6
Fetal brain ultrasound measures and maternal nutrition: A feasibility study in Ecuador6
Opportunities and constraints in women's resource security amid climate change: A case study of arid‐living Namibian agro‐pastoralists6
Impact of modernization on urinary concentrations of arsenic, cadmium, lead, and selenium in rural residents of Northern Laos5
Association between type 2 diabetes mellitus & TCF7L2 gene variants in the Emirati population: Genetics of diabetes in the United Arab Emirates5
Waist circumference percentiles for Hispanic‐American children and comparison with other international references5
Relationships between mental health and diet during pregnancy and birth outcomes in a lower‐middle income country: “Healthy mothers, healthy communities” study in Vanuatu5
Validity and reliability of Meu Educativo®: A new tool to assess fundamental movement skills in school‐aged children5
Athletes in sporting events with upper‐body gripping movements have greater handgrip strength than those in sporting events that prioritize the lower body5
An integrative approach to studying plasticity in growth disruption and outcomes: A bioarchaeological case study of Napoleonic soldiers5
Current and future applications of biomarkers in samples collected through minimally invasive methods for cancer medicine and population‐based research5
Trends in growth and developmental tempo in boys aged 7 to 18 years between 1966 and 2012 in Poland5
Uniparental origins of the admixed Argentine Patagonia5
Reliability of biological maturation analyses performed by equations predicting skeletal age and peak height velocity with hand and wrist X‐ray results5
Regional variation in growth status. The Peruvian health and optimist growth study5
Measuring food insecurity: An introduction to tools for human biologists and ecologists5
Parental incarceration and child physical health outcomes from infancy to adulthood: A critical review and multilevel model of potential pathways5
The role of dietary calcium in the etiology of childhood rickets in the past and the present5
Roles of age, sex, and weight status in the muscular fitness of Chinese Tibetan children and adolescents living at altitudes over 3600 m: A cross‐sectional study5
Cross‐cultural variation in thirst perception in hot‐humid and hot‐arid environments: Evidence from two small‐scale populations5
Body surface area equations for physically active men and women5
Analysis of secular trends in physical fitness of children and adolescents (8–18 years) from Kraków (Poland) between 2010 and 20205
Cephalopelvic disproportion as primary diagnosis for cesarean section: Role of neonatal birthweight in relation to maternal height at a Hospital in Merida, Mexico5
Association of TGFβ1 codon 10 (T>C) and IL‐10 (G>C) cytokine gene polymorphisms with longevity in a cohort of Italian population5
Toolkit article: Approaches to measuring social inequities in health in human biology research5
Sexual dimorphism in deciduous tooth crown size: Variability within and between groups5
Demystifying mentorship: Tips for successfully navigating the mentor–mentee journey5
The association between the 2D:4D ratio and offspring sex at birth: A cross‐sectional study in Ghana5
Water insecurity, self‐reported physical health, and objective measures of biological health in the Peruvian Amazon5
Sleep duration is related to increased mortality risk through white blood cell counts in a large national sample5
Family characteristics, perceived environment for physical activity, and childhood obesity: An approach with structural equation models4
Secular changes in the anthropometric and motor characteristics of Polish male university students between 2000 and 20184
Cardiovascular diseases display etiological and seasonal trend in human population: Evidence from seasonal cardiovascular comorbid diseases (SCCD) index4
Low prevalence of anemia among Shuar communities of Amazonian Ecuador4
What is normal body weight? Perceptions around “average” and “healthy” body weight among adolescents in Indiana4
Body composition helps: Differences in energy expenditure between pregnant and nonpregnant females4
Human Biologists confront theCOVID‐19 pandemic4
Physical activity levels among the adults of Majha region of Punjab, India: A cross‐sectional study4
Repeatability of adaptive traits among ethnic Tibetan highlanders4
The role of body height as a co‐factor of excess weight in Switzerland4
Re‐examining Biocultural Approaches in Human Biology4
Body adiposity index to analyze the percentage of fat in young men aged between 7 and 17 years4
Low birth weight and its relation to physical fitness parameters in children: Its negative effect on muscle strength and cardiorespiratory endurance4
Segmented physical activity and sedentary behavior patterns among children in Maasai village and Nairobi city4
Comparative analysis of the growth and development differences of children and adolescents between developed and undeveloped urban and rural areas in China4
Scoliosis and skeletal muscle mass are strongly associated with low back pain‐related disability in humans: An evolutionary anthropology point of view4
Association of household fuel use with hypertension and blood pressure among adult women in rural Bangladesh: A cross‐sectional study4
Ecoimmunology in the field: Measuring multiple dimensions of immune function with minimally invasive, field‐adapted techniques4
Human cold adaptation: An unfinished agenda v2.04
Biocultural pathways linking periodontal disease expression to food insecurity, immune dysregulation, and nutrition4
Symptoms at midlife among women in Nagaland, India4
Body height, weight, and Body Mass Index – magnitude and pace of secular changes in children and adolescents from Kraków (Poland) between 1983 and 20204
Human biology is a matter of life or death: Effective science communication for COVID‐19 research4
When the flood passes, does health return? A short panel examining water and food insecurity, nutrition, and disease after an extreme flood in lowland Bolivia4
Adolescent growth and BMI and their associations with early childhood growth in an urban South African cohort4
The impact of winter warming and more frequent icing events on reindeer herder occupational safety, health, and wellbeing4
Why does strength training improve endurance performance?3
Adverse heat‐health outcomes and critical environmental limits (Pennsylvania State University Human Environmental Age Thresholds project)3
Relationship between rs9939609 FTO polymorphism with waist circumference and body fat is moderated by ponderal index at birth in youth3
Nightly fasting duration is not associated with the prevalence of metabolic syndrome among non‐shift workers: The Furukawa Nutrition and Health Studymx3
The Great Recession weighted on Portuguese children: A structural equation modeling approach considering eating patterns3
Testosterone deficiency and the risk of anemia: A propensity score–matched analysis3
DHEAS and nutritional status among Sidama, Ngandu, and Aka children: Effects of cortisol and implications for adrenarche3
MC1R diversity and its role in skin pigmentation variation in West Maharashtra, India3
Variability of C‐reactive protein in first‐generation Ecuadorian immigrants living in the United States3
Pelvic and neonatal size correlations in light of evolutionary hypotheses3
Selection in utero against male twins in the United States early in the COVID‐19 pandemic3
Not a matter of shape: The influence of tool characteristics on electrodermal activity in response to haptic exploration of Lower Palaeolithic tools3
Energy intake and expenditure in children and adolescents, contributions of biological maturity3
Vitamin D deficiency and insufficiency in Hawaii: Levels and sources of serum vitamin D in older adults3
Influence of ecoregional and lifestyle factors on growth and body composition of Indian children and adolescents aged 9–18 years—A multicenter study3
Association of sleep duration with underweight and obesity in older adults: A cross‐sectional study of the Chinese longitudinal healthy longevity survey3
Understanding the devastating second wave of COVID‐19 pandemic in India3
Proportionality indices, geographic altitude, and gestational age in newborns from Jujuy, Argentina3
Maternal stress and hair cortisol among pregnant women following hurricane Florence3
Contributions of evolutionary anthropology to understanding climate‐induced human migration3
Factors affecting attitudes toward migrants—An evolutionary approach3
Influence of climatic stress on nonmetric sexually dimorphic features of the skull and pelvis3
The relationship between the digit ratio (2D:4D) and vertical jump performance in young athletes3
Birth weight and body composition in 6‐to‐8 years old Maya children3
Energetic costs of testosterone in two subsistence populations3
Associations between early marriage and preterm delivery: Evidence from lowland Nepal3
Severe cyclones and sex‐specific birth outcomes in Queensland, Australia: An interrupted time‐series analysis3
Nutritional status, intestinal parasitic infections, and socio‐environmental conditions in Mbyá‐guaraní children: The current situation in communities incentral Misiones, Argentina3
Age variation in blood pressure: Rural–urban and sex differences among the Hmar adults of Manipur, Northeast India3
Trekking and toddlers: Towards a biocultural analysis of growth among infants and young children in a rural region of the Himalayas3
Evaluation of the frequency of third molar agenesis according to different age groups3
Sex differences in adipose development in a hunter‐gatherer population3
Comparison of handgrip strength values in young children when using two different types of dynamometers3
The impact of COVID‐19 on the number of births in Yucatan, Mexico3
Assessment of skeletal age in youth female soccer players: Agreement between Greulich‐Pyle and Fels protocols3
Body adiposity measures and risk of adolescent hypertension among the postpubescents Northeast India3
Growth patterns of normo‐nourished Afghan, Haitian and Congolese children aged 6–59 months: A comparative study3
Investigating the normalization and normative views of gestational weight gain: Balancing recommendations with the promotion and support of healthy pregnancy diets3
The timing of adrenarche in Maya girls, Merida, Mexico3
Economic impacts and nutritional outcomes of the 2017 floods in Bangladeshi Shodagor fishing families3
Determinants of infant carrying behavior in rural Papua New Guinea3
A longitudinal study of handgrip strength asymmetry3
Body size and weight status of adult Indian males born in the 1890s–1950s: Age and secular change in the context of demographic, economic, and political transformation3
Association among length of residence, physical activity, and obesity in the US immigrants: A regression‐based mediation analysis3
Familial allomaternal care exposure is predictive of infant development3
Child, caretaker, and community: Testing predictors of anemia and response to iron supplementation in Peruvian preschool‐aged children3
Coping mechanisms during the COVID‐19 pandemic and lockdown in metropolitan Johannesburg, South Africa: A qualitative study3
Effects of spot size on biomarker levels of field‐collected dried blood spots: A new algorithm for exact dried blood spot size measurement3
The dietary impacts of drought in a traditional pastoralist economy3
Changes in the prevalence of undernutrition, overweight and obesity in children and adolescents from Buenos Aires, Mendoza, and Misiones provinces (Argentina) over the last two decades3
Changes in blood pressure, oxygen saturation, hemoglobin concentration, and heart rate among low‐altitude migrants living at high altitude (5380 m) for 360 days3
Associations between autoimmune dysfunction and pollutants in Akwesasne Mohawk women: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and polychlorinated biphenyl exposure3
What is the best anthropometric predictor for identifying higher risk for cardiovascular diseases in afro‐descendant Brazilian women? A cross‐sectional population‐based study3
The pace of secular changes of body measurements of children and adolescents from Kolkata (India) in the context of socioeconomic inequalities between the sexes3
Minimally invasive biomarkers in human and non‐human primate evolutionary biology: Tools for understanding variation and adaptation3
Secular changes in the waist, hips circumferences and selected associated indicators, among preschool children from Kraków (Poland), between 1983 and 20183
Correlations between dental wear and oral cavity characteristics: Mandibular torus, palatine torus, and oral exostoses3