Teen Development

Age at menarche in Canada: Results from the National Longitudinal Survey of Children & Youth  B. Al-Sahab et al., BMC Public Health, November 2010

Anthropometric reference data for children and adults: United States, 2011-2014  C.D. Fryar et al., Vital and Health Statistics, August 2016

Body mass index and timing of pubertal initiation in boys  J.M. Lee et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, February 2010

Child development and pediatric sport and recreational injuries by age  D.C. Schwebel & C.M. Brezausek, Journal of Athletic Training, December 2014

Comparison of clinical, maternal, and self pubertal assessments: Implications for health studies  M.B. Terry, Pediatrics, July 2016

Elevated social anxiety among early maturing girls  H. Blumenthal et al., Developmental Psychology, July 2011

Exposures to endocrine-disrupting chemicals and age of menarche in adolescent girls in NHANES (2003-2008)  D.E. Buttke et al., Environmental Health Perspectives, November 2012

The falling age of puberty in U.S. girls: What we know, what we need to know  S. Steingraber, Breast Cancer Fund, August 2007

Genomic analyses identify hundreds of variants associated with age at menarche and support a role for puberty timing in cancer risk  F.R. Day et al., Nature Genetics, June 2017

Growth and development of male external genitalia: A cross-sectional study of 6200 males aged 0 to 19 years  A. Tomova et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, December 2010

Height and body size in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood and breast cancer risk according to molecular subtype in the Nurses' Health Studies  E.T. Warner et al., Cancer Prevention Research, September 2016

Increased neural response to peer rejection associated with adolescent depression and pubertal development  J.S. Silk et al., Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, November 2014

Is sexual maturity occurring earlier among U.S. children?  S.S. Sun et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, November 2005

Like girls, boys are entering puberty earlier  P. Neighmond, Shots: Health News from NPR, December 24, 2012

Longitudinal development of secondary sexual characteristics in girls and boys between ages 9½ and 15½ years  E.J. Susman et al., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, February 2010

Normal orbit skeletal changes in adolescents as determined through cone-beam computed tomography  B. Lee et al., Head & Face Medicine, November 2016

Parental knowledge is a contextual amplifier of associations of pubertal maturation and substance use  K. Marceau et al., Journal of Youth and Adolescence, September 2015

Physical and neurobehavioral determinants of reproductive onset and success  F.R. Day et al., Nature Genetics, June 2016

A practical formula for determining growth  C. Türkoz et al., Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology, June 2017

Puberty and the manifestations of loss-of-control eating in children and adolescents  A. Vannucci et al., International Journal of Eating Disorders, November 2014

Risky decision-making in adolescent girls: The role of pubertal hormones and reward circuitry  Z.A. Op de Macks et al., Psychoneuroendocrinology, December 2016

Ruminative brooding is associated with salience network coherence in early pubertal youth  S.J. Ordaz et al., Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, February 2017

Shared genetic effects between age at menarche and disordered eating  J.H. Baker et al., Journal of Adolescent Health, November 2012

Socioeconomic status and age at menarche: An examination of multiple indicators in an ethnically diverse cohort  J. Deardorff et al., Annuals of Epidemiology, October 2014

Sugar-sweetened beverage consumption and age at menarche in a prospective study of US girls  J.L. Carwile et al., Human Reproduction, March 2015

Timing and rate of spheno-occipital synchondrosis closure and its relationship to puberty  A. Alhazmi et al., PLoS One, October 2017