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Childhood Obesity
Prevention and Management
Second Edition
by Jana Parizkova

Childhood Obesity focuses on the developmental aspects of obesity, especially on the influences and factors predisposing individuals to obesity from early periods of life.

Features:

  • Updates all chapters and includes new research on growing populations of obesity in the Third World
  • Provides information on promoting health as a means to reduce obesity
  • Focuses on the developmental aspects of obesity

Contents

  • Geographical, Historical and Epidemiological Aspects
  • Main Factors Associated with Obesity in Various Periods of Growth
  • Physical Characteristics of the Obese Child and Adolescent
  • Energy Expenditure and Physical Activity
  • Evaluation of Functional Status
  • Food Intake
  • Biochemical Characteristics
  • Hormonal Characteristics
  • Physiological Aspects
  • Health Problems
  • Treatment and Management
  • Practical Programs for Weight Management During the Growing Years

Index

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Childhood Obesity
Prevention and Management
Second Edition
by Jana Parizkova

2005 544 pages $98.95 + shipping
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