Child and adolescent obesity causes and consequences, prevention and management

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Obesity -- Adolescent,
  • Obesity -- Child,
  • Child Nutrition Physiology,
  • Hyperphagia -- Adolescent,
  • Hyperphagia -- Child,
  • Physical Fitness -- Adolescent,
  • Physical Fitness -- Child

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

Statementedited by Walter Burniat ... [et al.].
ContributionsBurniat, Walter, 1949-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRJ399.C6 C46 2002
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 416 p. :
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19149772M
ISBN 100521652375
LC Control Number2001043920
OCLC/WorldCa48055447

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Consequently, the extraordinary number of school-age children now being diagnosed with what were once considered adult-onset disorders – hypertension, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and related cardio-pulmonary conditions – has catapulted pediatric.

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Children, Obesity and Exercise: Prevention, Treatment, and Management of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity By Andrew P. Hills; Neil A. King; Nuala M. Byrne Routledge, Read preview Overview Our Overweight Children: What Parents, Schools, and Communities Can Do to Control the Fatness Epidemic By Sharron Dalton University of California Press, Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection.

Child and Adolescent Obesity. Edited by Walter Burniat, Tim J. Cole, Inge Lissau, Elizabeth M. Poskitt; Online ISBN: Your name * Please enter your name. The establishment of the burden of child and adolescent obesity raises a number of issues related to the tools and methodologies used to measure obesity.

Body Mass Index and Waist Circumference There is much discussion about the appropriateness of using BMI as a marker of obesity. RJ, editor. Text Book of Public health and Community. Medicine. 1 st ed. Pune: aspects of child and adolescent obesity: A review of. the past 10 years. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry.

Childhood obesity is a serious problem in the United States putting children and adolescents at risk for poor health. Obesity prevalence among children and adolescents is still too high. For children and adolescents aged years 1: The prevalence of obesity was % and affected about million children and adolescents.

The prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity has risen substantially worldwide in less than one generation. In the USA, the average weight of a child has risen by more than 5 kg within three decades, to a point where a third of the country's children are overweight or obese.

Some low-income an. Browse the list of issues and latest articles from Child and Adolescent Obesity. Child and Adolescent Obesity: Causes and Consequences, Prevention and Management Walter Burniat, Tim J.

Cole, Inge Lissau, Elizabeth M. Poskitt This book addresses the ever-increasing problem of obesity in children and adolescents, the long-term health and social problems that arise from this, and approaches to prevention and management. Children, Obesity and Exercise provides sport, exercise and medicine students and professionals with an accessible and practical guide to understanding and managing childhood and adolescent obesity.

It covers: overweight, obesity and body composition; physical activity, growth and development; psycho-social aspects of childhood obesity. Papers, mainly on obesity in children, in Sleep, Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine, Nutrition Research, Risk and Safety Medicine, Acta Paediatrica, International Journal of Obesity.

Book edited in with support of Regional Ministry of Health - Brussels: l'Enfant Obese. Pp Bruxelles, Traces de Doigts, W. Burniat Ed.

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Children, Obesity and Exercise provides sport, exercise and medicine students and professionals with an accessible and practical guide to understanding and managing childhood and adolescent obesity.

It covers: overweight, obesity and body composition; physical activity, growth and development; psycho-social aspects of childhood obesity. Obesity in childhood and adolescence has reached epidemic proportions in all industrialized countries around the world.

Its impact on individual lives as well as on health economics has to be recognized by physicians and the public alike. Among the most common consequences of obesity in the adolescent are hypertension, dyslipidemia, back pain and psychosocial problems.3/5(1).

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Thyroid ; 23(6): Bhowmick SK, Dasari G, Levens KL, Rettig KR. The prevalence of elevated serum thyroid-stimulating hormone in childhood/adolescent obesity and of autoimmun thyroid diseases in a subgroup. This remarkably useful book will be a great asset to clinicians, students, and anyone interested in the problem of childhood obesity.

Michael G. Perri, PhD, ABPP, is the Robert G. Frank Professor of Clinical and Health Psychology and Dean of the University of Florida College of Public Health and Health Professions, Gainesville, FL. Member of editorial board of International Journal of Behavioral MedicineBurniat, Walter is the author of 'Child And Adolescent Obesity Causes And Consequences, Prevention And Management', published under ISBN and ISBN other health provider organizations to complete a Child and Adolescent Obesity Provider Toolkit addressing the prevention, early identification, and weight management education of overweight and obesity.

Inthe CMA Foundation and an Expert Panel again convened to update the clinical components and guidelines in this toolkit. This Lancet Child & Adolescent Health Commission presents four transformative goals—to make pain matter, understood, visible, and better.

It sets out priorities for clinicians, researchers, funders, and policy makers, and calls for cross-sector collaboration to deliver the action needed to improve the lives of children and adolescents with pain. Childhood and adolescent obesity have reached epidemic levels in the United States.

Currently, about 17% of US children are presenting with obesity. Obesity can affect all aspects of the children including their psychological as well as cardiovascular health; also, their overall physical health is a.

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Obesity among children has reached epidemic levels in the US, affecting more than 9 million children. Not surprisingly, obesity can limit a child’s physical activity and affect his or her self-esteem. Facts is your complete guide to Eating Disorders and Obesity, An Issue of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America.

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Increasing Prevalence of Adolescent Obesity. Data from the NHANES on adolescent obesity prevalence revealed that, in –, % of to year-olds were obese (BMI ≥95th percentile according to the sex-specific BMI-for-age growth charts of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention).

7, 8 Combining the definitions of overweight (BMI between the 85th and 95th percentiles. Childhood obesity is an increasingly serious problem; percent of children two to five years of age, percent of children six to 11 years of age, and percent of adolescents 12 to Obesity in school-aged children is associated with parental factors (obesity, parental HL); obesity in adolescents is strongly associated with the adolescent's HL.

Practice implications Strategies to prevent and treat obesity should consider limited HL of parents for child obesity and of adolescents for adolescent obesity. A child or teen has obesity when their BMI is greater than the 95th percentile, which is a high BMI for the child’s age and gender.

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International comparison of the prevalence rates of childhood and adolescent eating and weight disorders (relationship between the obesity. Evidence-based treatment of pediatric overweight and obesity begins with accurate assessment of the child or adolescent's age, height and weight.

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Eating healthy as a child helps reduce the risk of developing obesity and heart disease later in life. Parents and caregivers can be a powerful force in helping children develop healthy eating habits.Journals & Books; Help In this paper, we investigate the potential for soft drink taxes to combat rising levels of child and adolescent obesity through a reduction in consumption.

Our results, based on state soft drink sales and excise tax information between and and the National Health Examination and Nutrition Survey, suggest.The book is divided into three parts, part one addresses body image disturbance, part two: eating disorders and the final part: obesity.

Whilst particular coverage is given in the section on eating disorders to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa, consideration is also given to Binge Eating Disorder, one of the most recently described and less.

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