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TitleChildhood obesity prevention : international research, controversies, and interventions
Author edited by Jennifer A. O'Dea, Michael Eriksen
Imprint Oxford [U.K] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010
Descript xv, 429 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm


1. High body mass index, overweight and obesity in children: definitions, terminology and interpretation -- 2. Stigma and BMI screening in schools, or 'mom, I hate it when they weigh me' -- 3. Developing positive approaches to nutrition education and the prevention of child and adolescent obesity: first do no harm -- 4. Low family income and the overweight status of Canadian adolescents -- 5. Issues of teacher training in the prevention of eating disorders and childhood obesity in schools -- 6. Childhood overweight and obesity in developed countries: global trends and correlates -- 7. A review of prevalence and trends in childhood obesity in the United States -- 8. Overweight, obesity, gender, age, ethnicity and school SES among Australian schoolchildren in studies from 2000 and 2006 -- 9. Secular trends in childhood obesity and associated risk factors in China from 1992 to 2006 -- 10. Trends in Hong Kong and Macao and other Chinese communities -- 11. Overweight, obesity and associated factors among Vietnamese and South East Asian children and adolescents -- 12. Secular changes in overweight and obesity among Brazilian adolescents from 1974/5 to 2002/3 -- 13. Trends in obesity and hypertension in South African youth -- 14. Childhood Obesity: recent trends in Sweden including socioeconomic differences -- 15. Childhood obesity in the Middle Eastern countries with special reference to Iran -- 16. Trends in Israel -- 17. Childhood obesity: treatment or prevention? -- 18. Relevant health education and health promotion theory for childhood obesity prevention -- 19. The application of public health lessons to childhood obesity prevention -- 20. Towards a children's food and nutrition policy -- 21. Prevention and management of obesity in children and adolescents: the Singapore experience -- 22. Asian adolescents in New Zealand: a community development, health promotion approach -- 23. The role of health professionals -- 24. Striving to prevent obesity and other weight-related problems in adolescent girls: the New Moves approach -- 25. Whole-school and health promoting school approaches to obesity prevention: government policy directions in Australia between 2000 and 2010 -- 26. Interventions targeting childhood obesity involving parents -- 27. Promoting optimal weights in Aboriginal children in Canada through ecological research -- 28. Environment and policy interventions to prevent obesity in children -- 29. Individual and environmental interventions to prevent obesity in African American children and adolescents -- 30. Targeted approaches by culturally appropriate programs -- 31. Weight-related teasing and anti-teasing initiatives in schools -- 32. Physical activity programs in high schools -- 33. Effective school meal interventions: lessons learned from Eat Well Do Well in Hull, UK -- 34. Obesity prevention interventions for early childhood: an updated systematic review of the literature -- 35. Problems and possible solutions for interventions among children and adolescents

Obesity in children -- Prevention Obesity -- prevention & control Adolescent Child Socioeconomic Factors

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