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Child and adolescent obesity : causes and consequences, prevention and management / edited by Walter Burniat ... [et al.].

Burniat, Walter, 1949- (Added Author).
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Robertson Library RJ399.C6C46 2002 37348006677181 STACKS Available -
Subject: Obesity in children.
Obesity in adolescence.
Children > Nutrition.
Teenagers > Nutrition.
Reducing diets.

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  • ISBN: 0521652375
  • Physical Description: xx, 416 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; Cambridge University Press, 2002.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Part I: causes -- Measurement and definition / Tim J. Cole and Marie Francoise Rolland-Cachera -- Epidemiology / Michele Guillaume and Inge Lissau -- Molecular and biological factors with emphasis on adipose tissue development / Martin Wabitsch -- Nutrition / Marie Francoise Rolland-Cachera and France Bellisle -- Physical activity / Yves Schutz and Claudio Maffeis -- Psychosocial factors / Andrew J. Hill and Inge Lissau -- Part II: consequences -- Clinical features, adverse effects and outcome / Karl F.M. Zwiauer, Margherita Caroli, Ewa Malecka-Tendera and Elizabeth M.E. Poskitt -- The obese adolescent / Marie-Laure Frelut and Carl-Erik Flodmark -- Prader-Willi and other syndromes / Giuseppe-Chiumello and Elizabeth M.E. Poskitt -- Hormonal and metabolic changes / Ewa Malecka-Tendera and Denes Molnar -- Risk of cardiovascular complications / David S. Freeman, Sathanur R. Srinivasan and Gerald S. Berenson -- Part III: prevention and management -- Prevention: Inge Lissau, Walter Burniat, Elizabeth M.E. Poskitt and Tim J. Cole -- Home-based management / Elizabeth M.E. Poskitt -- Dietary management / Margherita Caroli and Walter Burniat -- Management through activity / Jana Parizkova, Claudio Maffeis and Elizabeth M.E. Poskitt -- Psychotherapy / Carl-Erik Flodmark and Inge Lissau -- Drug therapy / Denes Molnar and Ewa Malecka-Tendera -- Surgical treatment / Alessandro Salvatoni -- Interdisciplinary outpatient management / Beatrice Bauer and Claudio Maffeis -- Interdisciplinary residential management / Marie-Laure Frelut -- The future / W. Philip T. James.

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