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Evolutionary Perspectives and the New Genetics. Edited by H. Gershowitz, D.L. Rucknagal, and R.E. Tashian. xii +192 pp. Progress in Clinical and Biolog­ical Research, Volume 218. Alan R. Liss, Inc., New York, 1986. $39.50. (Reviewed by L. B. Jorde, University of Utah School of Medicine) Exercise Physiology. Energy, Nutrition and Human Performance, Second Edition. By W.D. McArdle, F.I. Katch and V.L. Katch. viii + 696 pp. Lea and Febiger, 1986. $32.50. AND Textbook of Work Physiology, Third Edition. By P.O. Astrand and K. Rodahl. xii + 756 pp. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1986. $38.00. (Reviewed by Charles A. Weitz, Temple University) Principles of Exercise Testing and Interpretation. By Karlman Wasserman, James E. Hansen, Darryl Y. Sue and Brian J. Whipp. xiii + 274 pp. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, 1987. $39.50. (Reviewed by Charles A. Weitz, Temple University) The Y Chromosome. Part A: Basic Characteristics of the Y Chromosome, ix + 595 pp. Part B: Clinical Aspects of Y Chromosome Abnormalities, ix + 408 pp. Edited by Avery A. Sandberg. Alan R. Liss, Inc. New York. 1985. $136.00 and $98.00. (Reviewed by Paul E. Polani, Guy's Hospital Medical School, London) The 1984 Olympic Scientific Congress Proceedings. Series Editors J. Broekhoff, M.J. Ellis and D.G. Tripps. (Ten volumes). Vol. 1 Perspectives in Ki- nantkropometry, ed. byJ.A.P. Day, 284 pp.; Vol. 2 Sport, Health, and Nutrition, ed. by F.I. Katch, 226 pp.; Vol. 3 Sport and Elite Performers, ed. by D.M. Landers, 194 pp.; Vol. 4 Sport and Human Genetics, ed. by R.M. Malina andC. Bouchard, 184 pp.; Vol. 5 Sport and Aging, ed. by B.D. McPherson, 278 pp.; Vol. 6 Sport Petagogy, ed. by M. Pieron and G. Graham, 202 pp.; Vol. 7 Sport and Politics, ed. by G. Redmond, 218 pp.; Vol. 8 The Dancer as Athlete, ed. by C.G. Shell, 237 pp.; Vol. 9 Sport and Disabled Athletes, ed. by C. Sherrill, 297 pp.; Vol. 10 Sport for Children and Youths, ed. by M.R. Weiss andD. Gould, 284 pp. Human Kenetics Publishers, Inc., Champaign, Illinois, 1986. $25/volume, $250/set. (Reviewed by MAL) Nutrition, Diet and Health. By Michael J. Gibney. vii + 168 pp. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1986. $8.95. (Reviewed by MAL) Medical Anthropology Quarterly. International Journal for the Cultural and Social Analysis of Health. Editor-in-chief, Alan Harwood. Journal of the Society for Medical Anthropology, a Division of the American Anthropological Associa­tion, Washington, D.C. New Series Volume 1 (1), 1987. (Reviewed by MAL) Human Ecology. A Theoretical Essay. By Amos H. Hawley, viii + 168 pp. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1986. $9.95. (Reviewed by MAL)