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Global Dimensions of Childhood Obesity by Richard K. Flamenbaum

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Published by Nova Science Publishers .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dietetics & nutrition,
  • Paediatric medicine,
  • Obesity in adolescence,
  • Health/Fitness,
  • Health & Fitness,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • etiology,
  • Obesity in children,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Health - General,
  • Health Care Issues,
  • Learning Disabilities,
  • Obesity,
  • General

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8903052M
ISBN 101600210376
ISBN 109781600210372

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OCLC Number: Description: electronic text: Contents: Childhood obesity in transitional countries: a South African perspective / J. Mukuddem-Petersen and M.A. Petersen . At the other end of the malnutrition scale, obesity is one of today’s most blatantly visible – yet most neglected – public health problems. Paradoxically coexisting with undernutrition, an .   Obesity prevalence has increased in pandemic dimensions over the past 50 years. Obesity is a disease that can cause premature disability and death by increasing the risk of Cited by: This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in childhood obesity. Obesity is an illness that occurs due to a combination of genetic, .

An E-Health System for Treatment of Childhood Obesity: The Etiobe Platform: /ch Obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century Cited by: 1. In the July 6, issue of the New England Journal of Medicine, members from the Global Burden of Disease Obesity Collaborators present compelling data about the global Author: Barbara E. Ainsworth. FIGURE 1 Global trends in adult body mass index (BMI). SOURCES: Presented by Lindsay Jaacks, October 9, From Noncommunicable Disease Risk Factor Collaboration (NCD . This book contributes to evidence-based policy making by exploring multiple dimensions of the obesity problem. It examines the scale and characteristics of the epidemic, the respective Author: Tim Lobstein.

Worldwide obesity has nearly tripled since In , more than billion adults, 18 years and older, were overweight. Of these over million were obese. 39% of adults aged 18 .   The investigation of the psychological and familial aspects of childhood obesity has been the focus of long-standing theoretical and empirical effort [1, 2].In this review paper . Childhood Obesity: Causes, Consequences, and Intervention Approaches presents current reviews on the complex problem of obesity from the multi-level causes throughout early life Price: $ Although the overall prevalence of childhood obesity continued to increase during the first half of this decade (17% in vs. 14% in ), the differences by race/ethnicity appear to be Cited by: