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Could childhood height correlate with adult height?

Could childhood height correlate with adult height?

It could: Some children go into puberty relatively younger or relatively older than most of their same-gender peers. So a child's height at one point in time may not predict adult height well. This equation is better: boy's final ht = [(mom's ht + 5') + dad's ht]/2. Girl's final ht = [(dad's ht - 5') + mom's ht]/2. The final height should be within 2' (more or less) of the answer to the equation. ...Read more

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Can exercise promote height growth beyond genetic limits?

Can exercise promote height growth beyond genetic limits?

Part of healthy life: Living a healthy life in general helps you reach you maximal height. That includes adequate sleep, good nutrition, exercise, stress reduction. Men grow can grow taller into their 20's. We women stop at 16. Nutritiion is particulary important. ...Read more

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Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

Can running / being physical increase height growth in teens?

No: While exercise, especially aerobic, is great, it will not have any effect on height. And, there is nothing you can do to cause an effect on height. ...Read more

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How are accidental physical activity and purposeful physical activity different?

How are accidental physical activity and purposeful physical activity different?

The difference..: is that one is physical activity performed incidentally while carrying out some task or errand. The other is physical activity which has been planned or intended, such as sports or exercise training. ...Read more

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Height growth , increase height through yoga - http://bodyheightcom.Blogspot.In known as a height growth, increase height through yoga is possible wi?

Height growth , increase height through yoga - http://bodyheightcom.Blogspot.In known as a height growth, increase height through yoga  is possible wi?

Not possible but...: The yoga exercises advised on that website will improve your posture & help you stand straighter to maximize the height you have, but it is impossible for you to grow even 1 more mm. This is because height is determined by length of our bones and they grow from a part called the growth plate. Once the growth plates fuse (age 17-22 in men) it is impossible for the bones to lengthen at all. ...Read more

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Does regular stretching help you increase height and reach your maximum height during puberty?

Does regular stretching help you increase height and reach your maximum height during puberty?

Not really: Good posture allows you to assume your proper length and exercise and stretching of all sorts can help create a stable frame. However, you attain your maximum stature by maintaining a balanced diet, getting proper rest, and exercise.You cannot increase your final height by stretching, gravity will eventually remove any temporary increase.You stop growing taller when your bone growth centers close. ...Read more

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Does exercise increase a teens height?

Does exercise increase a teens height?

Exercise does not: increase height but it does help w/overall health. Stay healthy, neat, clean, polite, and be your best self. This will be more helpful in happiness than height. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

Part of mental healt: ...Is forming a healthy self-image. A child who does a lot of physical activity has a self-image composed of "i can do this" repeated many times; a child who soes not is made up of all "i can't"s. ...Read more

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How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

How can physical activity affect a child's mental health?

Not clear: It seems to improve it.There needs to be more research as to the exact mechanism physiologically that helps, but there appears to be no question that intellectual and emotional health are promoted by good exercise routines( at all ages). Must be related to production of endorphins and hormonal responses. ...Read more

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Need guide to normal weight by height and age?

See formula: Here is a guideline. For a man- it should be 106 pounds for 5ft. Then 6 pounds additional for each inch. (plus or minus 10% for age) so- a 5ft 8 man should weigh ( 106 + 8x 6) or 154 pounds. You can add on an extra 10% if he has a large frame and say 170 pounds is still within the range. ...Read more

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Does exercising/training at a young age stunt your growth for life?

Does exercising/training at a young age stunt your growth for life?

No: This is a common myth but there is no evidence that moderate exercise will stunt growth. Inadequate nutritional intake or overtraining can effect growth, but exercise is recommended for all ages. Children are encouraged to get 60 minutes of physical activity daily. ...Read more

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Normal weight for height and age at 60 and 5'10"?

150-175: Depending on your buold somewhere between 150-175 pounds. ...Read more

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Any height enhancers for an adolescent with short parents?

Any height enhancers for an adolescent with short parents?

See below: Normal growth is supported by good nutrition, adequate sleep, and regular exercise. It remains as one of the best overall indicators of your teen's good health. Despite data collected for growth charts, "normal" heights and weights are difficult to define. Your teen's growth pattern is largely determined by genetics. Shorter parents, for instance, tend to have shorter kids. ...Read more

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Falling below normal height or weight required for gymnastic stars?

Falling below normal height or weight required for gymnastic stars?

Eval: Usually gymnasts are more concerned about exceeding height and weight norms, not falling below them. Because height and weights for competitive gymnasts tends to be low already, i would consult with your physician for medical evalation. Depending on the cause for low height/ weight the physician may recommend working with a nutritionist or other measures. ...Read more

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Doctor what is healthy weight for girl age 14 height 5ft 5in tall tall statue?

Doctor what is healthy weight for girl age 14 height 5ft 5in tall tall statue?

This indicates that: Your are 13 years old. Please consider having an adult or someone who is at least 16 years old ask this question for you. You need to be at least 16 years old to post questions on healthtap. Thanks. ...Read more

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Can weight lifting at a young age stunt your growth?

Can weight lifting at a young age stunt your growth?

Not really unless...: Weight lifting is not a good idea for individuals before puberty. It is better to be your own resistance: pull ups, climbing rope, push ups, running, etc. Weight training will not stunt growth per se, but can damage the growth plates or causes a fracture to occur. Weight lifting is not a good sporting activity before puberty! gains in strength will be much less, as well. ...Read more

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Can strength workout at low age reduce skeletal growth in width?

Can strength workout at low age reduce skeletal growth in width?

Probably not: While previously accepted opinions suggested that weight training at a prepubertal age may stunt growth, most recent evidence disputes this theory. Studies have shown that strength training leads to improvement in muscle coordination & strength, despite no significant change in muscle size (until after puberty when hormones help add muscle bulk). ...Read more

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Does regular consumption of extra animal protein by a healthy vegetarian teenager change his adult height?

Does regular consumption of extra animal protein by a healthy vegetarian teenager change his adult height?

No: If a teenager is normal and healthy, eating a balanced vegetarian diet with a variety of protein, fat, and carbohydrate sources, he will achieve his predestined adult height. He should be sure to get enough calcium and vitamin d. Eating additional protein from animals, fish, eggs, plants, or the vitamin store, will not affect his adult height. ...Read more

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