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Handbook of obesity intervention for the lifespan

Author: Larry C James; John C Linton
Publisher: New York, NY : Springer, ©2009.
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Obesity is a major risk factor for a variety of cardiovascular, cardiopulmonary, endocrinologic, metabolic, musculoskeletal, and behavioral disorders.
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Handbook of obesity intervention for the lifespan.
New York, NY : Springer, ©2009
(DLC) 2008938228
(OCoLC)295033354
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry C James; John C Linton
ISBN: 9780387783055 0387783059 0387783040 9780387783048
OCLC Number: 314174979
Description: 1 online resource (x, 143 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Child and Adolescent Obesity Applications --
Childhood Obesity Treatment Literature Review --
Practical Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Interventions --
Adolescent Obesity: Review of the Treatment Literature --
Adolescent Obesity --
Innovations in Preventing and Treating Obesity in Children and Adolescents: The Role of Physical Activity Interventions --
Treating Obesity in the Adult and Elderly Populations --
Why Do Some People Lose Weight and Keep It Off? Ten Common Steps for Successful Weight Loss Over the Lifespan --
Obesity and Older Adults: To Lose or Not to Lose??? --
Low-Intensity Exercise as a Treatment Intervention in Obese Adults --
Bariatric Surgery --
Treatment Resources for Providers --
Books, NIH and Journal Helpful References --
Web-Based Resources.
Responsibility: Larry C. James, John C. Linton, editors.

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