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Biocultural Intersections: Stressors, Adaptability, Allostasis, Frailty & Aging

Article Collection Published in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology (2022)

Article Collection Editor: Douglas Crews (Executive Editor)
The Ohio State University, USA

All articles have undergone standard peer review process of the Journal of Physiological Anthropology and have been subject to all of the journal’s standard policies. This includes the journal’s policy on competing interests. The Editors declare no competing interests with the submissions which they have handled through the peer review process.

  1. Frailty, particularly traits which are related to sex steroid hormone production, results from the age-associated decline in function considered to be part of the typical aging process. This process may vary w...

    Authors: Michelle Escasa-Dorne and Ronza Zoorob
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:26
  2. Interest in human physiological responses to cold stress have seen a resurgence in recent years with a focus on brown adipose tissue (BAT), a mitochondria dense fat specialized for heat production. However, a ...

    Authors: Cara Ocobock, Päivi Soppela, Minna Turunen, Ville Stenbäck and Karl-Heinz Herzig
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:17
  3. Before developing agriculture, herding or metallurgy, humans occupied most of the world. Multiple socioculturally-based responses supported their migration, including building shelters and constructing niches ...

    Authors: Douglas E. Crews
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2022 41:2
  4. Immigration is a disruptive event with multiple implications for health. Stressors, including family separation, acculturation, job insecurity, restricted mobility, sojourns, dangerous border crossings, stigma...

    Authors: Alexandra C. Tuggle, Jeffrey H. Cohen and Douglas E. Crews
    Citation: Journal of Physiological Anthropology 2018 37:28