Lifestyle Obesity Management


Lifestyle Obesity Management

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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 283 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9781405103442
  • DDC分類 616.398

Full Description

Obesity represents the second leading cause of preventable mortality in the United States each year behind only cigarette smoking. Underlying causes of obesity include genetic propensity, inadequate physical activity and poor nutritional habits. A wide variety of complex behaviors contribute to the development of both childhood and adult obesity. Lifestyle Obesity Management summarizes current knowledge about the causes and treatments of obesity with an emphasis on lifestyle practices and habits and their contribution to the prevention and treatment of this condition. This book serves as a useful guide to physicians and all healthcare professionals representing the diverse disciplines required to effectively treat obesity.


List of Contributors Preface Modern Management of Obesity: The Value of a Multidisciplinary Approach Exercise Management of the Obese Patient Dietary Management of the Obese Patient Behavioral Strategies for Enhancing Weight Loss and Maintenance Drug Treatment of Obesity Surgery for Morbid Obesity Managing Obesity to Lower the Risk of Cardiovascular Disease and Other Chronic Conditions Childhood Obesity Obesity and Health: Public Policy Implications and Recommendations Obesity Research in the New Millennium Index