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Obesity epidemiology

David Crawford

Obesity epidemiology

by David Crawford

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Other titlesObesity prevention and public health.
Statementedited by David Crawford ... [et al.].
SeriesFrom aetiology to public health, From aetiology to public health
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC628 .O2935 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24412809M
ISBN 109780199571512
LC Control Number2010035293

The obesity epidemic has spawned an unlimited array of quick-fix, rapid weight loss plans and unproven pharmaceuticals. Dangerous side effects and rebound weight gain has made the cure seem worse than the syndrome itself and left people uncertain where to turn. The only way to safely deal with the global obesity problem is to develop strategic ther. identify needs and future directions for obesity research. The book is divided into three parts. The fi rst focuses primarily on study designs and measurement issues. Chapter 1 is an introduction to the fi eld of obesity epidemiol-ogy. It describes the historical context of epidemiology and obesity research and the.

This title includes a number of Open Access chapters. The book provides a comprehensive perspective on the subject of obesity epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of obesity. The chapters provide a better understanding of obesity and obesity-related diseases and offer an integrative framewo. This book provides a scholarly text that assists those concerned with understanding prevalence and trends in obesity; its health, social, and economic consequences, the underlying causes of the obesity epidemic, the existing evidence regarding strategies to prevent obesity, and the potential of public health initiatives to impact on the Cited by:

Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity Epidemiology Background. Obesity is defined based on an individual's Body-Mass-Index (BMI); a BMI of or higher is considered to be obese while a BMI between and is considered overweight. The book provides a comprehensive perspective on the subject of obesity epidemiology, pathophysiology, and management of obesity. The chapters provide a better understanding of obesity and obesity-related diseases and offer an integrative framework for individualized dietary and exercise programs, behavior modification, pharmaceutical.


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It will be a good reference book in the field of obesity epidemiology and would make a worthwhile addition to public health and epidemiology department libraries."--S. Goya Wannamethe in International Journal of Epidemiology "Obesity Epidemiology, written by Frank Hu along with invited contributors, is an impressive overview of the methodology /5(6).

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