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8–10 CHANGES IN BODY COMPOSITION, SKELETAL GROWTH, AND BONE DENSITY During the rapid growth during puberty, not only is there growth in all tissues, but there are also significant changes in body composition. These changes are highly sexually dimorphic. One of the greatest changes that boys and girls undergo is the change in percentage of body fat. From 5 to 10 years of age boys and girls have similar amounts of fat mass. The percentage of body fat is greater in females; specifically, they will tend to have 1% greater body fat at age 5 years, but 6% greater body fat by the age of 10.
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FSH stimulates spermatocytes in the presence of testosterone. The production of the hormonal changes induces secondary sexual characteristics, which will be discussed later. The system that is responsible for the regulation of human reproduction includes the following: 1. 2. 3. The arcuate nucleus of the median basal hypothalamus is responsible for GnRH released at the median eminence into the primary plexus of the hypothalamic-hypophyseal portal circulation to the anterior pituitary gland. The pituitary gonadotrophs release FSH and LH in reponse to GnRH.