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Weight of modernity : an intergenerational study of the rise of obesity

저자: Cathy Banwell; et al
출판사: Dordrecht ; New York : Springer Science + Business Media, ©2012.
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Over a half of adults in the US, Canada, Australia and numerous European countries are now overweight or obese, a proportion that has risen sharply in the past two decades. Dominant biomedical explanations focus on the energy equation - an imbalance between energy intake and expenditure - and remedies focus on motivating individuals to restore the balance by eating better and being more active, or - in extreme cases  더 읽기…
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모든 저자 / 참여자: Cathy Banwell; et al
ISBN: 9789048189571 9048189578
OCLC 번호: 823635501
설명: 1 online resource : ill. (some col.)
내용: The Big Australian: Obesity in the Modern World --
An Intergenerational Study Design --
From Habit to Choice: Transformations in Family Dining Over Three Generations --
How Convenience Is Shaping Australian Diets: The Disappearing Dessert --
From Sociable Leisure to Exhaustion: A Tale of Two Revolutions --
Fitness Marginalises Fun and Friendship --
The Rise of Automobility --
The Weight of Time: From Full to Fragmented in 50 Years --
Social Forces Shaping Life Chances and Life Choices --
Restoring Coherence to a Stressed Social System / Cathy Banwell, Dorothy Broom, Anna Davies, Jane Dixon.
책임: Cathy Banwell ... [et al.].
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As obesity continues to rise in the US, Canada, Australia and various European countries, this volume offers a perspective that classifies obesity as a social phenomenon as well as a public health  더 읽기…

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