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Author Dalton, Sharron.

Title Overweight and weight management : the health professional's guide to understanding and practice / Sharron Dalton
Published Gaithersburg, Md. : Aspen Publishers, 1997


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 MELB  613.25 Dal/Oaw  AVAILABLE
Description xxi, 615 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Ch. 1. Body Weight Terminology, Definitions, and Measurement / Sharron Dalton -- Ch. 2. Body Composition and Resting Metabolic Rate / Richard N. Pierson, Jr., Jack Wang and Carol N. Boozer -- Ch. 3. Cultural Appropriateness of Weight Management Programs / Shiriki K. Kumanyika and Christiaan B. Morssink -- Ch. 4. Obesity-Related Eating Patterns / Nancy J. Aronoff -- Ch. 5. Trends in Prevalence of Overweight in the United States and Other Countries / Sharron Dalton -- Ch. 6. Genetic Factors and Body Weight Regulation / Claude Bouchard -- Ch. 7. Mechanisms of Appetite and Body Weight Regulation / Joseph R. Vasselli and Carol A. Maggio -- Ch. 8. Energy Metabolism and Thermogenesis in Human Obesity / Harvey L. Katzeff -- Ch. 9. Body Fat Content and the Balance Between Fat and Alcohol Oxidation and Consumption / Jean-Pierre Flatt -- Ch. 10. Diet Composition and the Regulation of Food Intake and Body Weight / Victoria Hammer Castellanos and Barbara J. Rolls -- Ch. 11. Reproduction and Body Weight / Barbara J. Moore and Ruth Kava -- Ch. 12. Social Aspects of Obesity / Jeffery Sobal and Carol Devine -- Ch. 13. Weight Management: Framework for Changing Behavior / Janet K. Grommet -- Ch. 14. Practitioner Counseling Skills in Weight Management / Idamarie Laquatra and Steven J. Danish -- Ch. 15. Multi-Disciplinary Weight Management / Cathy Nonas -- Ch. 16. The Role of Diet and Exercise in Weight Management / Wayne C. Miller and Alice K. Lindeman -- Ch. 17. Emotional Eating and Obesity / Myles S. Faith, David B. Allison and Allan Geliebter -- Ch. 18. The Role of Pharmacological Agents in the Treatment of Obesity / L. Arthur Campfield -- Ch. 19. Anthropometric Techniques for Identification of Obese Children / Cara B. Ebbeling and Nancy R. Rodriguez -- Ch. 20. Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management / Debra K. Brown -- Ch. 21. Regulating the Weight Management Industry / Lori J. Silverstein and Sachiko T. St. Jeor -- Ch. 22. Design and Analysis of Obesity Treatment and Prevention Trials / David B. Allison
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Obesity.
Weight loss.
Obesity -- prevention & control.
LC no. 97006338
ISBN 0834206366