Published May 25, 2006
by Nova Science Publishers .
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||271|
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: