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 ...show more 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:
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
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