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Title The obesity paradox : is it time for a paradigm shift in obesity treatment? / presented by Glenn A. Gaesser, Steven N. Blair and Christian K. Roberts
Published Monterey, CA : Healthy Learning, 2010
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Sports medicine and exercise science in video    View Resource Record  


Description 1 online resource (streaming video file) (104 min.)
Series Sports medicine and exercise science in video
Contents Introduction and overview -- How much does fitness attenuate the risk associated with obesity in men and women? -- Health hazards of weight cycling : can they explain the health risks associated with obesity? -- Lifestyle intervention & chronic disease : what are we 'weighting' for?
Summary The (3) presentations from the Select Symposium at the 2010 ACSM annual meeting on whether the issue of obesity is being addressed and treated appropriately and whether changes in that regard should be undertaken are included on a single DVD. Almost two hours of authoritative information and insights, featuring: How Much Does Fitness Attenuate the Risk Associated With Obesity in Men and Women? (Steven N. Blair), Health Hazards of Weight Cycling: Can They Explain the Health Risks Associated With Obesity? (Glenn A. Gaesser), Lifestyle Intervention and Chronic Disease: What Are We “Weighing” For? (Christian K. Roberts)
Notes Title from resource description page (viewed Nov. 18, 2013)
Previously released as DVD
This edition in English
Subject Obesity -- Congresses.
Obesity -- Health aspects.
Obesity -- Prevention.
Obesity -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Lectures.
Video recordings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Streaming video
Author Blair, Steven N., speaker
Gaesser, Glenn A. (Glenn Alan), speaker
Roberts, Christian K., speaker