Obesity: Etiology, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention is a comprehensive professional reference of weight management research and techniques
Featuring chapters from some of the world's top specialists in the field of weight control, it provides current and accurate information for treating obesity. The textbook combines a literature review with practical applications, incorporating expert analysis and synthesis of obesity treatment and prevention. The book is an important resource that will prepare health professionals and clinicians to help patients of all ages manage this complex and pervasive disease. Obesity: Etiology, Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention devotes an entire chapter to treating and preventing obesity in children and discusses other relevant topics: Nutrition therapy Physical activity Alternative therapies such as pharmacotherapy Promising trends in obesity treatment This reference provides practitioners with insight into integrating physical activity, nutrition, psychology, and medicine to help obese patients manage their weight.