The Resource Textbook of obesity : biological, psychological, and cultural influences, editors, Sharon R. Akabas, Sally Ann Lederman, Barbara J. Moore

Textbook of obesity : biological, psychological, and cultural influences, editors, Sharon R. Akabas, Sally Ann Lederman, Barbara J. Moore

Label
Textbook of obesity : biological, psychological, and cultural influences
Title
Textbook of obesity
Title remainder
biological, psychological, and cultural influences
Statement of responsibility
editors, Sharon R. Akabas, Sally Ann Lederman, Barbara J. Moore
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Textbook of Obesity is a major new textbook, designed to cover all of the essential elements concerning obesity within nutrition, dietetics and health sciences courses. Providing core knowledge for students is an essential and urgent requirement to ensure that those graduating will be properly equipped to deal with the huge incidence of overweight and obesity, currently effecting almost two-thirds of the population of the USA and with incidences in much of the rest of the world rapidly catching up. Comprising 27 chapters, each carefully written in a user-friendly style by an expert in the area, this landmark publication provides a huge wealth of essential information for all those working in the subject area worldwide. Textbook of Obesity is organized into 5 parts. Part I helps the reader to understand the scope and complexity of the problem of obesity. Part II focuses on obesity etiology. Part III examines the health consequences of obesity for both children and adults. Part IV discusses the challenge of assessing obesity in humans and offers insights into community factors that influence the risk of obesity. Finally, Part V dedicates 13 chapters to a discussion of a wide variety of prevention and obesity treatment interventions that are currently in use. Textbook of Obesity is an essential purchase for students studying nutrition and dietetics, health sciences and related courses and the many health professionals dealing with obesity on a day-to-day basis. Essential and core information for students studying nutrition, dietetics and health sciences. Covers a topic of worldwide importance: an obesity epidemic is upon us. Superb list of top class authors from across North America. Carefully peer reviewed and edited. An essential reference for all those working in the subject area"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
Dewey number
616.3/98
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.T49 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Textbook of obesity : biological, psychological, and cultural influences, editors, Sharon R. Akabas, Sally Ann Lederman, Barbara J. Moore
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn794329137
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxi, 479 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118318386
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
a0802a68-dc07-4eac-bb0a-f118724f632f
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2655575x
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794329137
  • pebco1118318382

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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