Obesity in Youth

Obesity in Youth

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The book opens by acquainting readers with key genetic influences and dietary patterns, and later chapters on treatment and prevention are written from medical and public health perspectives. But contributors focus primarily on psychological aspects of obesity such as teasing, body image, and co-morbidity with mental disorders as well as the psychosocial consequences for children, families and the larger society. - Publisher.Schools should also offer more opportunities for students to be physically active during and after school. Future research should focus on better ... (2007). School beverage guidelines progress report 2006a€“ 2007. Retrieved April 24, 2008, from anbsp;...

Title:Obesity in Youth
Author:Leslie J. Heinberg, J. Kevin Thompson
Publisher:Amer Psychological Assn - 2009-01-01


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