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Obesity and Weight Management: Challenges, Practices and Health Implications
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Editors: Max P. Martinez and Hugh Robinson
Book Description:
This book examines the risk factors, challenges and health implications of obesity. Topics include the implications for behavioral solutions to weight control in the general population; obesity prevalence and socioeconomic position; moral, scientific and social dimensions of the fat body; dietary approaches to obesity; and metabolic syndrome in weight management. (Imprint: Nova Biomedical)

Table of Contents:

Walking Trail Classification: A Biomechanical Approach;pp. 1-27
(Ronaldo Gabriel, Aurélio Faria, Paola Silvia Wood, Helena Moreira, Department of Sport Science, Exercise and Health, CITAB, University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal, and others)

The Evolutionary Inevitability of Obesity in Modern Society: Implications for Behavioral Solutions to Weight Control in the General Population;pp. 29-49
(R.J. Stubbs, C. Gale, S. Whybrow, P. Gilbert, Slimming World, Alfreton, United Kingdom, and Mental Health Research Unit, Kingsway Hospital, Derby, United Kingdom, and others)

Obesity: Risk Factors, Management and Social Stigmas;pp. 51-69
(Gianluca Serafini, Maurizio Pompili, Marco Innamorati, Gloria Giordano, Denise Erbuto, Roberto Tatarelli, Paolo Girardi, Department of Neurosciences, Mental Health and Sensory Organs, Suicide Prevention Center, Sant’Andrea Hospital, “Sapienza” University of Rome, Italy, and others)

Obesity Prevalence and Socioeconomic Position among Two Different Groups of Immigrant Women in Vienna, Austria;pp. 71-92
(Sylvia Kirchengast, Maryam Singh, Esra Kilaf, Department of Anthropology, University of Vienna, Austria)

Obesity Dilemmas: Narrations of the “Fat” Body amongst the Self-Identified Overweight and Obese;pp. 93-108
(Joe Greener (Liverpool Hope University), Flora Douglas (University of Aberdeen), Edwin van Teijlingen, (Bournemouth University)

Dietary Approaches to Obesity;pp. 109-124
(Gal Dubnov-Raz, Elliot M. Berry, Exercise, Nutrition and Lifestyle Clinic, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children’s Hospital, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel, and others)*

Obesity, Metabolic Syndrome, and Weight Management;pp. 125-158
(Jian Huang, Donna Carden, Department of Medicine,Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Shreveport, Louisiana, USA)*


      Public Health in the 21st Century
      Nutrition and Diet Research Progress
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2012-September
   Pages: 7 x 10 (NBC - R) 171pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-61942-824-9
   Status: AV
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AN Announcing
FM Formatting
PP Page Proofs
FP Final Production
EP Editorial Production
PR At Prepress
AP At Press
AV Available
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