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The Resource Handbook of obesity prevention : a resource for health professionals, Shiriki Kumanyika, Ross C. Brownson, editors ; foreword by Dr. David Satcher, (electronic book)

Handbook of obesity prevention : a resource for health professionals, Shiriki Kumanyika, Ross C. Brownson, editors ; foreword by Dr. David Satcher, (electronic book)

Label
Handbook of obesity prevention : a resource for health professionals
Title
Handbook of obesity prevention
Title remainder
a resource for health professionals
Statement of responsibility
Shiriki Kumanyika, Ross C. Brownson, editors ; foreword by Dr. David Satcher
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Analyzes the causes of Obesity, and sets out multilevel strategies for meeting it head-on. This handbook provides insights on issues, methods, and controversies in the field, focusing on opportunities for prevention, interventions and initiatives, and guidelines for planning and implementing programs and evaluating results
Member of
Cataloging source
GW5XE
Dewey number
616.3/98
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.H34 2007eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1945-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kumanyika, Shiriki Kinika
  • Brownson, Ross C.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity
  • Obesity
Label
Handbook of obesity prevention : a resource for health professionals, Shiriki Kumanyika, Ross C. Brownson, editors ; foreword by Dr. David Satcher, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why obesity prevention? -- What is obesity? Definitions matter -- Descriptive epidemiology of obesity in the United States -- Costs of obesity -- Obesity prevention concepts and frameworks -- Consumer perspectives and consumer action -- The role of government in preventing obesity -- Planning and the built environment -- The food industry role in obesity prevention -- Media, marketing and advertising and obesity -- Global context of obesity -- Organizational change for obesity prevention-perspectives, possibilities and potential pitfalls -- Community-based approaches to obesity prevention: the role of environmental and policy change -- Health care system approaches to obesity -- Workplace approaches to obesity prevention -- Obesity prevention in school and group child care settings -- Individual behavior change -- Obesity risk factors and prevention in early life: pre-gestation through infancy -- Obesity prevention during preschool and elementary school-age years -- Obesity prevention during preadolescence and adolescence -- Obesity prevention during adulthood -- Obesity prevention: charting a course to a healthier future
Control code
SPR186570529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 537 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387478593
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611336844
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Handbook of obesity prevention : a resource for health professionals, Shiriki Kumanyika, Ross C. Brownson, editors ; foreword by Dr. David Satcher, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Why obesity prevention? -- What is obesity? Definitions matter -- Descriptive epidemiology of obesity in the United States -- Costs of obesity -- Obesity prevention concepts and frameworks -- Consumer perspectives and consumer action -- The role of government in preventing obesity -- Planning and the built environment -- The food industry role in obesity prevention -- Media, marketing and advertising and obesity -- Global context of obesity -- Organizational change for obesity prevention-perspectives, possibilities and potential pitfalls -- Community-based approaches to obesity prevention: the role of environmental and policy change -- Health care system approaches to obesity -- Workplace approaches to obesity prevention -- Obesity prevention in school and group child care settings -- Individual behavior change -- Obesity risk factors and prevention in early life: pre-gestation through infancy -- Obesity prevention during preschool and elementary school-age years -- Obesity prevention during preadolescence and adolescence -- Obesity prevention during adulthood -- Obesity prevention: charting a course to a healthier future
Control code
SPR186570529
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxvi, 537 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780387478593
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611336844
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
remote

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