Obesity : Etiology, Assessment Treatment and Prevention

Obesity : Etiology, Assessment Treatment and Prevention

Description

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.


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Details

Author(s)
Jack H. Wilmore, Ross Andersen
Format
Hardback | 312 pages
Dimensions
216 x 279 x 25mm | 1,066g
Publication date
01 Jun 2003
Publisher
Human Kinetics Publishers
Publication City/Country
Champaign, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
32 black & white illustrations, 3 black & white halftones
ISBN10
0736003282
ISBN13
9780736003285
Bestsellers rank
2,531,623