ao. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Mag. Dr. Sylvia Kirchengast

Consultation hours: Die Sprechstunde findet immer freitags 9-10h statt



Kirchengast, S & Hartmann, BW 2018, The impact of maternal malnutrition on fetal grwoth and pregnancy outcome. in N Mondal, K Bose & J Sen (eds), Malnutrition: a double burden. B.R.Publishing Corporation, pp. 43-62.

Kirchengast, S 2017, Caesarean Section: From the Viewpoint of Evolutionary Medicine. in Caesarean delivery. Avid Science, pp. 1-42.




Kirchengast, S 2017, Impact of transnational migration: underweight and obesity in contemporary Europe. in Handbook of Famine, Starvation, and Nutrient Deprivation . Springer.



Kirchengast, S 2017, Menopause -female reproductive senescence from the viewpoint of evolutionary anthropology. in A Multidisciplinary Look at Menopause. INTECH-Open Science.







Kirchengast, S & Singh, M 2016, International Migration and Women's Reproductive Health with Special Respect to Punjabi Women in Vienna, Austria. in S Koziel & K Bose (eds), Biological Implications of Human Mobility. Nova Science, pp. 201-220.

Kirchengast, S, Pölzlberger, E-M, Hartmann, BW, Hafner, E & Stümpflein, I 2016, 'Sex differences in foetal growth patterns, newborn size and birth outcome' Journal of Life Sciences, pp. 1-11.


Kirchengast, S 2016, Teenage pregnancies - a worldwide social and medical problem. in R Laratta (ed.), An analysis of contemporary social welfare issues. INTECH-Open Science, pp. 13-30.







Kirchengast, S 2015, Gender und Paläoanthropologie - die Rolle der Frau in Modellen zur Hominidenevolution. in Lebenswelten von Kindern und Frauen in der Vormoderne. Archäologische und anthropologische Forschungen in memoriam Brigitte Lorkhe . pp. 189-198.







Kirchengast, S 2014, Human obesity from the viewpoint of evolutionary medicine. in Health consequences of human central obesity. pp. 55-70.





Kirchengast, S 2014, The impact of socioeconomic change on human growth. in Human growth: The mirror of society. pp. 96-110.



Kirchengast, S 2013, Body composition and menopausal transition: a bioanthropological perspective. in CJH Martin (ed.), Nutrition and Diet in Menopause. Springer US, pp. 17-32.

Kirchengast, S 2013, Childhood obesity: The impact of migration. in M Hermanussen (ed.), Auxology: Studying Human Growth and Development. Schweizerbart Science Publishers.




Kirchengast, S 2013, Menarcheal onset and body omposition. in V Preedy (ed.), Diet and Nutrition in the Menstrual cycle, Conception and Fertility. Wageningen Academic Publishers, pp. 79-94.



Hermanussen, M, Lieberman, LS, Schönfeld Janewa, V, Scheffler, C, Ghosh, A, Bogin, B, Godina, E, Kaczmarek, M, El-Shabrawi, M, Salama, EE, Rühli, F, Staub, K, Woitek, U, Blaha, P, Assmann, C, van Buuren, S, Lehmann, A, Satake, T, Thodberg, H, Joop, E, Kirchengast, S, Tutkuviene, J, McIntyre, M, Wittwer-Backofen, U, Boldsen, JL, Martin, DD & Meier, J 2012, 'Diversity in auxology: between theory and practice' Anthropologischer Anzeiger, vol 69, no. 2, pp. 159-174. DOI: 10.1127/0003-5548/2012/0133



Kirchengast, S, Singh, M & Kilaf, E 2012, Obesity prevalence and socioeconomic position among two different groups of immigrant women in Vienna, Austria. in MP Martinez & H Robinson (eds), Obesity and Weight Management: Challenges, Practices and Health Implications. Nova Science Publishers.





Kirchengast, S 2011, Migrant status - an important risk factor for developing obesity during childhood. in Childhood obesity: Risk factors, health effects and prevention. Nova Science Publishers.







Kirchengast, S, Mayr, M, Wittwer-Backofen, U, Straube, S, Schmitt, K & Voigt, M 2011, 'Trendentwicklung im österreichischen Geburtengut' Zeitschrift für Geburtshilfe und Neonatologie, vol 213.




Kirchengast, S 2010, Evolutionary aspects of sex differences in human body size and body composition. in SA Davies (ed.), Gender Gap: Causes, Experiences and Effects. Nova Science Publishers.










Kirchengast, S & Haslinger, B 2009, Health related quality of life in old age: the impact of reproductive history. in Health related quality of life. Nova Science Publishers.












Kirchengast, S 2007, Anthropologische Befunde der skelette von Carnuntum Mühläugl. in C Gugl & R Kastler (eds), Legionslager Carnuntum Ausgrabungen 1968-1977. Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, pp. 145-156.


Kirchengast, S 2007, Geschlechterdifferenz aus humanbiologischer Sicht. in Sie und Er interdisziplinär. LIT Verlag.























Kirchengast, S 2004, Proximate and ultimate aspects of body composition changes during menopausal transition. in E Bodzar & C Susanne (eds), Physique and Body composition: Variability and Source of Variation. Biennial Books of the EAA, pp. 111-120.















Kirchengast, S 2002, In der Gewalt der Hormone. in Mann und Frau – der Mensch als geschlechtliches Wesen. Leykam Verlag.










Kirchengast, S & Weiss, G 2001, Rudolf Pöch. in W Seipel (ed.), Die Entdeckungen der Welt, Die Welt der Entdeckungen. Skira.















Kirchengast, S, Grossschmidt, K, Huber, JC & Hauser, G 1998, 'Body Composition Characteristics after Menopause' Collegium Antropologicum, vol 22, no. 2, pp. 393-402.

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