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Reversing the obesogenic environment

Author: Rebecca E Lee; Kristen McAlexander; Jorge Banda
Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, ©2011.
Series: Physical activity intervention series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Reversing the Obesogenic Environment describes the factors that contribute to an environment that leads to obesity, including public policy, the built environment, food supply and distribution, family and cultural influences, technology, and the media. It also offers tools that help professionals start to reverse the obesity epidemic.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca E Lee; Kristen McAlexander; Jorge Banda
ISBN: 9781450406789 1450406785 9786613099365 6613099368
OCLC Number: 773475253
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 233 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Preface; Preface; Acknowledgments; Part One: Public Health and Obesity; Chapter 1: Emergence of the Obesogenic Environment; Chapter 2: Scope of Obesity; Chapter 3: Body Composition Measurements; Part Two: Physical Activity and Obesity; Chapter 4: The Built Environment; Chapter 5: Physical Activity Resources; Chapter 6: Active Transportation; Part Three: Food Accessibility; Chapter 7: Food Supply and Security; Chapter 8: Food Technology; Part Four: Public Policy, Sociocultural Influences, and Obesity; Chapter 9: Policy and Individual Health Choices. Chapter 10: Policy and the Obesogenic EnvironmentChapter 11: Cultural and Familial Influences; Chapter 12: Social Justice, Health Disparities, and Obesity; Part Five: Media and Marketing; Chapter 13: Point of Purchase; Chapter 14: Influence of Media and Technology; Epilogue; References; Index; About the Authors; Ad.
Series Title: Physical activity intervention series.
Responsibility: Rebecca E. Lee, Kristen M. McAlexander, Jorge A. Banda.

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Introduces the concept of the obesogenic environment, an environment that leads people to become obese and explore ways that changing our environment can encourage healthier choices.  Read more...

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