Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence, 2nd Edition [2 Volumes]

Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence, 2nd Edition [2 Volumes] Author H. Dele Davies MD
Isbn 9781440858536
File size 9.3MB
Year 2019
Pages 533
Language English
File format PDF
Category Fitness

Book Description:

This updated edition of the groundbreaking first edition identifies changes in U.S. children and adolescents' obesity levels within the past decade, examining factors contributing to obesity in this younger generation as well as possible solutions.

• Progressively reveals the systemic complexity of obesity

• Offers multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspectives of obesity, to include disciplines such as medicine, psychology, geography, sociology, social work, civic engineering, education, and kinesiology

• Raises clear ethical and moral implications of individual and societal practices

• Links obesity to income and social disparities

• Details the effects of obesity on academic achievement, self-esteem, health, and lifespan


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