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Pediatric Weight Management Book from C.H.I.P.S.

Childhood Obesity
Contemporary Issues
edited by Noel Cameron

Childhood Obesity provides an up-to-date account of the increase of obesity in children, its causes, and its prevention.

Features:

  • Covers the development of multi-level modeling as a powerful statistical technique that could be used to determine risk factors in early life and childhood
  • Explores the role of biological and social processes in the etiology of childhood obesity
  • Examines children's attitudes towards food and self esteem, and how it changes during adolescents
  • Discusses the link between advertising and children's food choices, knowledge, preferences, behavior, and diet/health status

Contents

Assesing the Scope and Impact of Childhood Obesity

  • Childhood Obesity: Assessment and Prevalence
  • Global Perspectives on Adolescent Obesity
  • A Brief Review of the Health Consequences of Childhood Obesity
  • Social and Self-Perception of Obese Children and Adolescents
  • Self-Perceptions and Physical Activity Behavior of Obese Young People
  • What's It Like Being the Parent of an Overweight Child

The Role of Biological and Social Processes in the Aetiology of Childhood Obesity

  • The Value of Birth Cohorts in the Study of Childhood Obesity
  • Biobehavioral Determinants of Energy Intake and Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood Obesity, Physical Activity, and the Environment
  • Interactions Among Physical Activity, Food Choice, and Appetite Control: Health Messages in Physical Activity and Diet
  • Perinatal Influences on Childhood Obesity Risk
  • Childhood Predictors of BMI Trajectories

The Prevention and Treatment of Childhood Obesity

  • Childhood Obesity in the Community: Treatment, Prevention, and Monitoring of Childhood Obesity in Leeds
  • Obesity Prevention in Childhood and Adolescence: A Review of Systematic Reviews
  • The Barriers to, and the Facilitators of, Healthy Eating Among Children: Findings from a Systematic Review
  • Does Food Promotion Influence Children's Diet? A Review of the Evidence

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Contemporary Issues
edited by Noel Cameron

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