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Obesity : Etiology, Assessment, Treatment. and Prevention - 03 edition

Obesity : Etiology, Assessment, Treatment. and Prevention (ISBN10: 0736003282; ISBN13: 9780736003285)
ISBN13: 978-0736003285
ISBN10: 0736003282

Summary: "Obesity: Etiology, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention" is a comprehensive and highly focused professional reference of weight management research and techniques. Featuring some of the world's top specialists in the field of weight control, it provides the most up-to-date and accurate information available today for treating obesity.

The manual combines a literature review with practical applications, incorporating expert analysis, synthesis and
consensus of obesity treatment and prevention. The book is an important resource for program development and anagement that will prepare health professionals and clinicians to help patients of all ages manage this complex and pervasive disease.

The book devotes an entire chapter to treating and preventing obesity in children, and discusses many other relevant topics, including:
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Physical activity
  • Alternative therapies such as pharmacotherapy
  • Promising trends in obesity treatment
In addition, graphs, tables and chapter summaries make it easy for busy professionals to quickly find and review key issues.

As obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate, this reference manual provides practitioners with the latest insight into integrating physical activity, nutrition, psychology and medicine to help obese patients better manage their weight.
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Summary: "Obesity: Etiology, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention" is a comprehensive and highly focused professional reference of weight management research and techniques. Featuring some of the world's top specialists in the field of weight control, it provides the most up-to-date and accurate information available today for treating obesity.

The manual combines a literature review with practical applications, incorporating expert analysis, synthesis and consensus of obesity treatment and prevention. The book is an important resource for program development and anagement that will prepare health professionals and clinicians to help patients of all ages manage this complex and pervasive disease.

The book devotes an entire chapter to treating and preventing obesity in children, and discusses many other relevant topics, including:
  • Nutrition therapy
  • Physical activity
  • Alternative therapies such as pharmacotherapy
  • Promising trends in obesity treatment
In addition, graphs, tables and chapter summaries make it easy for busy professionals to quickly find and review key issues.

As obesity continues to increase at an alarming rate, this reference manual provides practitioners with the latest insight into integrating physical activity, nutrition, psychology and medicine to help obese patients better manage their weight. ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 03
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Human Kinetics Publishers
Year Published: 2003
International: No

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