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Operating means is the physiological key to knowing man's skill, in technically much less complicated groups, to use his atmosphere, and as a result to figuring out his position within the ecological stability. during this quantity the data of operating capability in tropical populations is reviewed in a sequence of illustrative papers. themes hide the size of operating ability in populations: the sensible effects of malnutrition; development, measurement and muscular potency; ethnic changes in operating capability; power; expenditure and endemic ailment; and effort circulation in tropical ecosystems. those papers and their resulting discussions result in a sequence of tips about reviews to be integrated within the Decade of the Tropics examine programme of the overseas Union of organic Sciences.

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