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Title Obesity in childhood and adolescence / volume editors, Wieland Kiess, Claude Marcus, Martin Wabitsch
Published Basel ; London : Karger, [2004]


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Description x, 269 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Series Pediatric and adolescent medicine, 1017-5989 ; v. 9
Pediatric and adolescent medicine ; v. 9
Contents Preface / W. Kiess, C. Marcus and M. Wabitsch -- Defining childhood obesity / M. Lahti-Koshi and T. Gill -- Body composition measurements / K. J. Ellis -- Examination and diagnostic procedure / M. Wabitsch and C. Denzer -- Epidemiology of obesity in childhood and adolescence / M. J. Ege and R. von Kries -- Obesity research and the physiology of energy homeostasis / M. Ristow and M. H. Tschop -- Genetic aspects / J. Hebebrand, A. Wermter and A. Hinney -- Role of environmental factors in childhood obesity / M. Tauber and B. Jouret -- Nutrition / M. Czerwinskr-Mast and M. J. Muller -- Physical activity in obese children / F. Chiarelli, A. Blasetti and A. Verrotti -- Some psychological viewpoints on obesity / P. M. Butor -- Musculoskeletal consequences of obesity in youth / K.-P. Gunther -- Lipids and lipoproteins in childhood obesity / K. Zwiauer -- Childhood obesity and coronary heart disease / D. S. Freedman -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents : the European perspective / S. Bluher, W. Kiess, A. Bottner, K. Raile, T. Kapellen and M. Bluher -- Type 2 diabetes mellitus in children and adolescents : the new epidemic / P. Saenger -- Multidisciplinary management of obesity in children and adolescents - why and how should it be achieved? / W. Kiess, K. Raile, T. Kapellen, R. Pfaeffle, E. Keller, S. Bluher and A. Bottner -- Bariatric surgery / C. Marcus -- Pharmacological treatment of childhood obesity / C. Marcus -- Transfer into adulthood / H. Hauner -- Health economics of overweight and obesity in childhood / T. Bohler -- Prevention of overweight and obesity / M. J. Muller, S. Danielzik and C. Spethmann
Analysis Adolescent
Cost analysis
Health promotion
physical activity
Notes Pediatric and adolescent medicine, Volume 9
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Pediatric and adolescent medicine no:9 1017-5989
Subject Overweight teenagers.
Obesity in children.
Obesity in adolescence.
Overweight children.
Author Kiess, W. (Wieland)
Marcus, Claude.
Wabitsch, Martin.
LC no. 2004042745
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