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Preventing childhood obesity : evidence, policy and practice / edited by Elizabeth Waters [and others].
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- ISBN: 9781444318517
- ISBN: 1444318519
- ISBN: 9781444318524
- ISBN: 1444318527
- ISBN: 9781444359299
- ISBN: 1444359290
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 306 pages) : illustrations, maps.
- Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex ; Wiley-Blackwell : 2010.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| Front Matter -- The Context. Part Introduction -- The Childhood Obesity Epidemic / Tim Lobstein, Louise A Baur, Rachel Jackson-Leach -- Lessons From the Control of Other Epidemics / Mickey Chopra -- Childhood Obesity Prevention Overview / Ricardo Uauy, Rishi Caleyachetty, Boyd Swinburn -- No Country for Fat Children? Ethical Questions Concerning Community-Based Programs to Prevent Obesity / Marieke ten Have, Inez de Beaufort, S̜ren Holm -- A Human Rights Approach to Childhood Obesity Prevention / Naomi Priest, Boyd Swinburn, Elizabeth Waters -- Evidence Synthesis. Part Introduction -- Evidence Framework for Childhood Obesity Prevention / Boyd Swinburn -- Evidence of Multi-Setting Approaches for Obesity Prevention: Translation to Best Practice / Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski, Christina Economos -- Evidence of the Influence of Home and Family Environment / Johannes Brug, Saskia te Velde, Ilse De Bourdeaudhuij, Stef Kremers -- Obesity Prevention in Early Childhood / Ladda Mo-suwan, Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski -- Obesity Prevention in Primary School Settings: Evidence from Intervention Studies / Juliana Kain, Yang Gao, Colleen Doak, Simon Murphy -- Obesity Prevention in Secondary Schools / Lauren Prosser, Tommy L S Visscher, Colleen Doak, Luis A Moreno -- The Prevention of Childhood Obesity in Primary Care Settings: Evidence and Practice / Karen Lock, Rebecca Hillier -- Links between Children's Independent Mobility, Active Transport, Physical Activity and Obesity / Carolyn Whitzman, Vivian Romero, Mitch Duncan, Carey Curtis, Paul Tranter, Matthew Burke -- Evidence on the Food Environment and Obesity / Deborah A Cohen -- Food and Beverage Marketing to Children / Gerard Hastings, Georgina Cairns -- Poverty, Household Food Insecurity and Obesity in Children / Cate Burns, Sonya J Jones, Edward A Frongillo -- Evidenace Synthesis. Socio-Cultural Issues and Body Image / Helen Mavoa, Shiriki Kumanyika, Andre Renzaho -- Evidence Synthesis. Developing Countries Perspective on Interventions to Prevent Overweight and Obesity in Children / Laura M Irizarry, Juan A Rivera -- Evidence Generation and Utilization. Part Introduction -- Evaluation of community-based obesity interventions / Laurence Moore, Lisa Gibbs -- Economic Evaluation of Obesity Interventions / Marj Moodie, Rob Carter -- Monitoring of Childhood Obesity / Jacob C Seidell -- Knowledge Translation and Exchange for Obesity Prevention / Rebecca Armstrong, Lauren Prosser, Maureen Dobbins, Elizabeth Waters -- The Role of Advocacy / Jane Martin -- Policy and Practice. Part Introduction -- The Role of Policy in Preventing Childhood Obesity / Mark Lawrence, Boyd Swinburn -- Developing the Political Climate for Action / Philip James, Neville Rigby -- Community Interventions--Planning for Sustainability / Anne Simmons, Jean Michel Borys, Boyd Swinburn -- Community Capacity Building / Colin Bell, Eva Elliott, Anne Simmons -- Social Marketing to Prevent Childhood Obesity / Nadine Henley, Sandrine Raffin -- Obesity in Early Childhood and Working in Pre-School Settings / Andrea M de Silva-Sanigorski, Camila Corval̀n, Ricardo Uauy -- Working with Schools / Goof Buijs, Sue Bowker -- Working in Primary Care / C Raina Elley, Karen Hoare -- Working with Minority Groups in Developed Countries / Lisa Gibbs, Mulugeta Abebe, Elisha Riggs -- Developing Country Perspectives on Obesity Prevention Policies and Practices / Juliana Kain, Camila Corval̀n, Ricardo Uauy -- Preventing Childhood Obesity: Looking Forward / William H Dietz -- Index.
|Summary:|| Obesity is one of the biggest public health challenges in the 21st century. Devising effective policy and practice to combat childhood obesity is a high priority for many governments and health professionals internationally. This book brings together contributors from around the world and showcases the latest evidence-based research on community and policy interventions to prevent unhealthy weight gain and improve the health and well-being of children. The authors highlight from the evidence available what is and what is not effective and provide recommendations on how to implement and evaluate promising interventions for obesity prevention. This book is an essential read for all public health practitioners, early childhood professionals, health care providers and clinicians working to reduce the prevalence of childhood obesity in their communities.
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