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Title Child and adolescent obesity : causes and consequences, prevention and management / edited by Walter Burniat [and others]
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©2002

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Description 1 online resource (xx, 416 pages) : illustrations
Contents Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Contributors; Foreword; REFERENCES; Preface; 1 Measurement and definition; 2 Epidemiology; 3 Molecular and biological factors with emphasis on adipose tissue development; 4 Nutrition; 5 Physical activity; 6 Psychosocial factors; 7 Clinical features, adverse effects and outcome; 8 The obese adolescent; 9 Prader-Willi and other syndromes; 10 Hormonal and metabolic changes; 11 Risk of cardiovascular complications; 12 Prevention; 13 Home-based management; 14 Dietary management; 15 Management through activity; 16 Psychotherapy; 17 Drug therapy
Summary Aimed at doctors, and all health-care professionals, this book addresses the ever-increasing problem of obesity in children and adolescents, the long-term health and social problems that arise from this, and approaches to prevention and management
Analysis Obesity
Children
Youth
Overseas item
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes English
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Subject Obesity in children.
Obesity in adolescence.
Children -- Nutrition.
Teenagers -- Nutrition
Reducing diets.
Obesity.
Hyperphagia.
Physical fitness.
Children.
Obesity
Child Nutrition
Hyperphagia
Physical Fitness
Child
Adolescent
Child Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
Diet, Reducing
Adolescent Nutritional Physiological Phenomena
children (people by age group)
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Children's Health.
Physical fitness
Obesity
Hyperphagia
Children
Children -- Nutrition
Obesity in adolescence
Obesity in children
Reducing diets
Teenagers -- Nutrition
Vetzucht.
Kinder- en jeugdpsychiatrie.
Kinderen.
Adolescenten.
Zwaarlijvigheid.
Obesidade.
Crianças.
Adolescentes.
Nutrição.
Obésité
Adolescent.
Enfant.
Nutrition.
Activité physique.
Régime amaigrissant.
Genre/Form Electronic book
Form Electronic book
Author Burniat, Walter, 1949-
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