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Handbook of obesity : etiology and pathophysiology

Author: George A Bray; Claude Bouchard
Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Offering perspectives on the history, prevalence and genetics of obesity, this book examines the origins and etiology of obesity. It considers the relationship between behavioural neuroscience and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George A Bray; Claude Bouchard
ISBN: 0824709691 9780824709693
OCLC Number: 54680229
Notes: Companion vol. to: Handbook of obesity : clinical applications.
Description: 1046 pages ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I. History, Definitions, and Prevalence --
1. Historical Framework for the Development of Ideas About Obesity / George A. Bray --
2. Evaluation of Total and Regional Adiposity / Steven B. Heymsfield [and others] --
3. Ethnic and Geographic Influences on Body Composition / Paul Deurenberg and Mabel Deurenberg-Yap --
4. Prevalence of Obesity in Adults : The Global Epidemic / Jacob C. Seidell and Aila M. Rissanen --
5. Fetal Origins of Obesity / David J.P. Barker --
6. Pediatric Overweight : An Overview / Bettylou Sherry and William H. Dietz --
7. Obesity in the Elderly : Prevalence, Consequences, and Treatment / Robert S. Schwartz --
8. Economic Costs of Obesity / Ian D. Caterson, Janet Franklin, and Graham A. Colditz --
Part II. Etiology --
9. Genetics of Human Obesity / Claude Bouchard [and others] --
10. Molecular Genetics of Rodent and Human Single Gene Mutations Affecting Body Composition / Streamson Chua, Jr., Kathleen Graham Lomax, and Rudolph L. Leibel --
11. Rodent Models of Obesity / David A. York --
12. Primates in the Study of Aging-Associated Obesity / Barbara C. Hansen --
13. Behavioral Neuroscience and Obesity / Sarah F. Leibowitz and Bartley G. Hoebel --
14. Experimental Studies on the Control of Food Intake / Henry S. Koopmans --
15. Diet Composition and the Control of Food Intake in Humans / John E. Blundell and James Stubbs --
16. Central Integration of Peripheral Signals in the Regulation of Food Intake and Energy Balance : Role of Leptin and Insulin / L. Arthur Campfield, Francoise J. Smith, and Bernard Jeanrenaud --
17. Development of White Adipose Tissue / Gerard Ailhaud and Hans Hauner --
18. Lipolysis and Lipid Mobilization in Human Adipose Tissue / Dominique Langin and Max Lafontan --
19. Lipodystrophy and Lipoatrophy / Steven R. Smith --
20. Uncoupling Proteins / Daniel Ricquier and Leslie P. Kozak --
21. Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptor g and the Transcriptional Control of Adipogenesis and Metabolism / Lluis Fajas and Johan Auwerx --
22. Biology of Visceral Adipose Tissue / Susan K. Fried and Robert R. Ross --
23. Resting Energy Expenditure, Thermic Effect of Food, and Total Energy Expenditure / Yves Schutz and Eric Jequier --
24. Energy Expenditure in Physical Activity / James O. Hill, W.H.M. Saris, and James A. Levine --
25. Endocrine Determinants of Obesity / Jonathan H. Pinkney and Peter G. Kopelman --
26. Endocrine Determinants of Fat Distribution / Renato Pasquali, Valentina Vicennati, and Uberto Pagotto --
27. Sympathoadrenal System and Metabolism / Eric Ravussin and Ian Andrew Macdonald --
28. Energy Expenditure and Substrate Oxidation / Jean-Pierre Flatt and Angelo Tremblay --
29. Skeletal Muscle and Obesity / David E. Kelley and Len Storlien --
30. Nutrient Partitioning / Samyah Shadid and Michael D. Jensen --
Part III. Pathophysiology --
31. Obesity and Mortality Rates / Kevin R. Fontaine and David B. Allison --
32. Etiology of the Metabolic Syndrome / Per Bjorntorp --
33. Obesity as a Risk Factor for Major Health Outcomes / JoAnn E. Manson, Patrick J. Skerrett, and Walter C. Willett --
34. Effects of Obesity on the Cardiovascular System / Edward Saltzman and Peter N. Benotti --
35. Obesity and Lipoprotein Metabolism / Jean-Pierre Despres and Ronald M. Krauss --
36. Obesity and Blood Pressure Regulation / Albert P. Rocchini --
37. Obesity and Diabetes / Jeanine Albu and F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer --
38. Obesity and Gallbladder Disease / Cynthia W. Ko and Sum P. Lee --
39. Obesity and Pulmonary Function / Shyam Subramanian and Kingman P. Strohl --
40. Obesity, Arthritis, and Gout / Anita Wluka, Tim D. Spector, and Flavia M. Cicuttini --
41. Obesity, Pregnancy, and Infertility / Stephan Rossner --
42. Physical Activity, Obesity, and Health Outcomes / William J. Wilkinson and Steven N. Blair --
43. Obesity and Quality of Life / Donald A. Williamson and Patrick M. O'Neil.
Responsibility: edited by George A. Bray, Claude Bouchard.
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