The Resource Weight management : a practitioner's guide, Dympna Pearson, Clare Grace, (electronic book)

Weight management : a practitioner's guide, Dympna Pearson, Clare Grace, (electronic book)

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Weight management : a practitioner's guide
Title
Weight management
Title remainder
a practitioner's guide
Statement of responsibility
Dympna Pearson, Clare Grace
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"An increasingly wide range of patients of different age, ethnicity and social background often combined with other clinical conditions such as diabetes, cardiovascular disease or osteoporosis now find themselves battling against obesity and many health professionals become frustrated, feeling ill-equipped to handle each unique case with the one-size-fits-all approach offered by the "eat less, exercise more" mantra. Weight Management: A Practitioner′s Guide explains how effective evidence-based programmes structured in a manner addressing the key components of diet and physical activity integrated with a behavioural approach could offer the solution to the obesity epidemic. This exciting new book from renowned experts Dympna Pearson and Clare Grace provides practitioners and those studying to become practitioners and public health professionals with a much needed modern guide that clearly presents the latest evidence underpinning treatments and uses a step-wise approach to implementing programmes and building skills and confidence. Written with the express needs of practitioners and related health professionals at its core, this book will be a ready reference for those working in both acute and community settings throughout the different and demanding stages of the weight management process.∗ A practical guide to tackling weight management ∗ Covers diet, exercise and behavioural therapy & lowast; Written for health professionals, by health professionalslowast; Includes advice on continuity of care and handling group programmes"--
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Provided by publisher
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Pearson, Dympna
Dewey number
616.3/98
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC628
LC item number
.P36 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Grace, Clare
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  • Obesity
  • Reducing diets
  • Exercise therapy
Label
Weight management : a practitioner's guide, Dympna Pearson, Clare Grace, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction.- Attitudes to obesity.- Why practitioners need to change.- The evidence.- What works?.PART 1.Physical Activity.- Its importance during the weight loss phase.- Its importance during the weight maintenance phase.- Key messages.- How to support changes in levels of activity.Diet.- What dietary messages.- Where to start.- A stepwise approach.- A balanced diet.- Estimating energy intake & requirements.A Behavioural Approach.- The theory & principles.- Motivation.- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.- Tools, strategies & techniques.PART 2.A Practical Guide.- Raising the issue.- Exploring the options.- The Assessment.- Forming a joint agenda tailored to the individual.- Problem-solving.- Goal setting & Change Plans.- Monitoring.- Review.Follow Up.- Frequency and duration of appointments.- continuity of care.- What to include.Group Programmes.Weight maintenance
Control code
ebr10582601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xviii, 278 p.
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Weight management : a practitioner's guide, Dympna Pearson, Clare Grace, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Machine generated contents note: Introduction.- Attitudes to obesity.- Why practitioners need to change.- The evidence.- What works?.PART 1.Physical Activity.- Its importance during the weight loss phase.- Its importance during the weight maintenance phase.- Key messages.- How to support changes in levels of activity.Diet.- What dietary messages.- Where to start.- A stepwise approach.- A balanced diet.- Estimating energy intake & requirements.A Behavioural Approach.- The theory & principles.- Motivation.- Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.- Tools, strategies & techniques.PART 2.A Practical Guide.- Raising the issue.- Exploring the options.- The Assessment.- Forming a joint agenda tailored to the individual.- Problem-solving.- Goal setting & Change Plans.- Monitoring.- Review.Follow Up.- Frequency and duration of appointments.- continuity of care.- What to include.Group Programmes.Weight maintenance
Control code
ebr10582601
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xviii, 278 p.
Form of item
electronic
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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