Human adaptability studies at high altitude: research designs and major concepts during fifty years of discovery.

@article{Beall2013HumanAS,
  title={Human adaptability studies at high altitude: research designs and major concepts during fifty years of discovery.},
  author={Cynthia M Beall},
  journal={American journal of human biology : the official journal of the Human Biology Council},
  year={2013},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={141-7}
}
OBJECTIVES This report presents a perspective on the broad research trends in the biology of human populations at high-altitude and their contributions to the improved understanding of evolution and adaptation. A focus is on the research that has occurred over the past 50 years of anthropological fieldwork on the Andean, Tibetan, and, to a lesser extent, the East African plateaus. METHODS With an emphasis on fieldwork studies, this report presents and illustrates major concepts and research… CONTINUE READING