Obesity : Etiology, Assessment Treatment and Prevention
As obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate throughout the world, this reference provides practitioners with insight into integrating physical activity, nutrition, psychology, and medicine to help obese patients manage their weight. The textbook combines a literature review with practical applications, incorporating expert analysis and synthesis of obesity treatment and prevention. The book is an important resource that will prepare health professionals and clinicians to help patients of all ages manage this complex and pervasive disease. "Obesity: Etiology, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention" devotes an entire chapter to treating and preventing obesity in children and discusses other relevant topics: nutrition therapy; physical activity; alternative therapies such as pharmacotherapy; and promising trends in obesity treatment.
Download Obesity : Etiology, Assessment Treatment and Prevention (9780736003285).pdf, available at wastatecops.org for free.
- Jack H. Wilmore, Ross Andersen
- Hardback | 312 pages
- 216 x 279 x 25mm | 1,066g
- Publication date
- 01 Jun 2003
- Human Kinetics Publishers
- Publication City/Country
- Champaign, United States
- Illustrations note
- 32 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white halftones
- Bestsellers rank