Modeling growth and senescence in physical performance among the ache of eastern Paraguay.

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This article seeks to partially fill a paucity of available data on physical performance in hunter-gatherer societies. Quantitative data are presented on various physical performance measures conducted on the Ache of eastern Paraguay, hunter-gatherers up to the 1970s and now part-time foragers and horticulturists. The performance battery was conducted on… (More)

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