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

by
Colleen Kraft MD
H. Dele Davies MDeditor
Hiram E. Fitzgeraldeditor
Kami J. Silkeditor
Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence, 2nd Edition [2 volumes]

20181130

Praeger

Pages 568
Topics Current Events and Issues

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

Author(s): H. Dele Davies, MD, Hiram E. Fitzgerald, PhD, and Kami J. Silk, PhD, Editors
Contributors: Davies, H. Dele; Fitzgerald, Hiram; Silk, Kami;
Abstract:

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

Editor(s): Davies, H. Dele; Fitzgerald, Hiram; Silk, Kami;
SortTitle: obesity in childhood and adolescence, 2nd edition [2 volumes]
Edition: 2
Keyword(s): Current Events and Issues
Author Info:
Colleen Kraft MD
H. Dele Davies MDeditor
Hiram E. Fitzgeraldeditor
Kami J. Silkeditor
eISBN-13: 9781440858543
Cover Image URL: ~~FreeAttachments/9781440858543.jpg
Print ISBN-13: 9781440858536
Imprint: Praeger
Pages: 568
Publication Date: 20181130