Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention, Second Edition examines the current childhood obesity epidemic, outlines the consequences of this crisis, and develops strategies to forestall and prevent it. This book provides a thorough investigation of the causes of childhood obesity and, more importantly, offers specific prevention strategies that can be used by medical and mental health professionals, policymakers, community organizers, and individuals. New chapters on BMI and cardiovascular disease, exercise, neurotransmitters, neurocognition, nutrigenomics and combined prevention strategies are included, making this a solid introduction on the childhood obesity crisis. Researchers, practitioners, and advanced students in public health, health policy, and health economics, as well those working in medicine, pharmacy, nutrition, school health, physiology, and neuroscience related to obesity will find this to be a comprehensive resource. Covers the multifaceted factors contributing to the rapidly growing childhood obesity epidemic Includes new chapters on BMI and cardiovascular disease, exercise, neurotransmitters, self-regulation, and prevention strategies Examines strategies for childhood obesity prevention and treatment, such as physical activity and exercise, personalized nutrition plans, and school and community involvement

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  • Author : Debasis Bagchi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 506 pages
  • ISBN : 0128128410
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 06 February 2019
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Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity: Current Status, Consequences and Prevention, Second Edition examines the current childhood obesity epidemic, outlines the consequences of this crisis, and develops strategies to forestall and prevent it. This book provides a thorough investigation of the causes of childhood obesity and, more importantly, offers specific prevention strategies that can be used by medical and mental health professionals, policymakers, community organizers, and individuals. New chapters on BMI and cardiovascular disease, exercise, neurotransmitters, neurocognition, nutrigenomics and combined prevention

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity

Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Debasis Bagchi
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 12 October 2010
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Understanding the complex factors contributing to the growing childhood obesity epidemic is vital not only for the improved health of the world's future generations, but for the healthcare system. The impact of childhood obesity reaches beyond the individual family and into the public arenas of social systems and government policy and programs. Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity explores these with an approach that considers the current state of childhood obesity around the world as well as future projections, the most

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Studyguide for Global Perspectives on Childhood Obesity
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  • Release : 01 May 2013
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Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Michael I. Goran
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 14 October 2016
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Childhood obesity has reached epidemic proportions in the United States and continues to increase in prevalence in almost all countries in which it has been studied, including developed and developing countries around the globe. The causes of obesity are complex and multi-factorial. Childhood obesity becomes a life-long problem in most cases and is associated with long term chronic disease risk for a variety of diseases including type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, as well as psychosocial as issues

Ending Childhood Obesity

Ending Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Amandine Garde,Joshua Curtis,Olivier De Schutter
  • Publisher : Edward Elgar Publishing
  • Release : 25 December 2020
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Childhood obesity is one of the most pressing global public health challenges of the 21st century. In response, States need to employ a multisectoral approach including labelling rules, food marketing restrictions and fiscal policies. However, these legal measures interact in a complex fashion with international economic and human rights law raising a range of legal questions. This timely book edited by Garde, Curtis and De Schutter explores these questions offering insightful perspectives. Of fundamental interest to legal professionals and academics,

Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity

Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Progress in Preventing Childhood Obesity
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 22 February 2007
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The remarkable increase in the prevalence of obesity among children and youth in the United States over a relatively short timespan represents one of the defining public health challenges of the 21st century. The country is beginning to recognize childhood obesity as a major public health epidemic that will incur substantial costs to the nation. However, the current level of investment by the public and private sectors still does not match the extent of the problem. There is a substantial

Global Health Complications of Obesity

Global Health Complications of Obesity
  • Author : Jahangir Moini,Raheleh Ahangari,Carrie Miller,Mohtashem Samsam
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 01 April 2020
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Global Health Complications of Obesity presents a valuable resource for research scientists and clinicians by covering the burden of obesity and related diseases and serving as a starting point for in-depth discussions in academic settings and for obesity-treatment specialists. Obesity is associated with a statistically higher risk of heart disease, hypertension, insulin resistance, type 2 diabetes and many other diseases. This succinct resource focuses on the current data, research and management of obesity. It is essential reading for healthcare professionals, endocrinologists,

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Noel Cameron,Gerard Hastings,George Ellison
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 28 July 2005
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The consequences of childhood obesity are serious and far reaching, with both physical and psychological components that add to its complexity. Childhood Obesity: Contemporary Issues provides an up-to-date account of the increase of obesity in children, its causes, and its prevention. The expert editorial panel has chosen contributors with consider

Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness

Global Perspectives on Health Promotion Effectiveness
  • Author : David V. McQueen,Catherine Jones
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 13 June 2007
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This work is a critical reflection on the state of health promotion effectiveness in practice around the world. It examines the meaning of health promotion from regional perspectives, and explores regional strengths and weaknesses in demonstrating effectiveness. The book goes on to consider issues in public health such as tobacco, mental health, obesity, urbanization, war, and social determinants in order to assess the role of effectiveness, and to examine methodologies for demonstrating effectiveness. Finally, the book looks at questions over

Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication

Global Perspectives on Intercultural Communication
  • Author : Stephen M. Croucher
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 12 June 2017
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What is intercultural communication? How does perspective shape a person’s definition of the key tenets of the term and the field? These are the core questions explored by this accessible global introduction to intercultural communication. Each chapter explores the topic from a different geographic, religious, theoretical, and/or methodological perspective, with an emphasis on non-Western approaches, including Buddhist, South American, Muslim, and Chinese perspectives. Featuring the voices of a range of international contributors, this new textbook presents the full

Adiposity

Adiposity
  • Author : Jan Gordeladze
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 15 March 2017
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This book is the first in a series of two, featuring the Adiposity - Epidemiology and Treatment Modalities, serving as a summary of the traditional views on how the organ systems are affected when higher organs start to suffer from enhanced body weight, where most of this additional weight consists of white adipose tissue (WAT). The understanding of the "epidemiology" of obesity will consequently enable clinicians and researchers to better understand the untoward "trends" of "metabolic aberrations" from a well-organized

Childhood Obesity

Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Jacqueline Langwith
  • Publisher : Greenhaven Publishing LLC
  • Release : 07 December 2012
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Today, about one in five school-aged children has obesity according to the C.D.C. It is an issue that is ever-increasing and dangerous. This guidebook provides essential information on childhood obesity, but also serves as a historical survey, by providing information on the controversies surrounding its causes, and first-person narratives by people coping with childhood obesity. Patients, family members, or caregivers explain the condition from their own experience. The symptoms, causes, treatments, and potential cures are explained in detail.

Contemporary Uses of Technology in K-12 Physical Education

Contemporary Uses of Technology in K-12 Physical Education
  • Author : Steve Sanders,Lisa Witherspoon
  • Publisher : IAP
  • Release : 01 January 2013
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What do teachers, principals, school administrators, superintendents, state policy makers, and parents need to know about the growing trend to use technology in physical activity environments? How can technology be used to increase not only fitness levels but academic learning in today’s youth? How can kids benefit from increased use of technology in physical education? These questions and others are answered in this volume of the series Educational Policy in the 21st Century: Opportunities, Challenges, and Solutions. An entire

Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment

Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment
  • Author : Jana Parizkova,Andrew Hills
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 13 January 2005
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Childhood Obesity Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition summarizes the latest scientific knowledge on obesity in children. This edition focuses on the developmental aspects of obesity, especially on the influences and factors predisposing individuals to obesity from early periods of life. This new body of knowledge stems from both basic

Preventing Childhood Obesity

Preventing Childhood Obesity
  • Author : Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Food and Nutrition Board,Committee on Prevention of Obesity in Children and Youth
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 31 January 2005
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Children's health has made tremendous strides over the past century. In general, life expectancy has increased by more than thirty years since 1900 and much of this improvement is due to the reduction of infant and early childhood mortality. Given this trajectory toward a healthier childhood, we begin the 21st-century with a shocking developmentâ€"an epidemic of obesity in children and youth. The increased number of obese children throughout the U.S. during the past 25 years has led policymakers to rank