Encyclopedia of Obesity

Encyclopedia of Obesity

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Edited by: Kathleen Keller

  • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
  • Publication Year: 2008 |
  • Online Publication Date: April 21, 2008 |
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781412963862 |
  • Print ISBN: 9781412952385 |
  • Online ISBN: 9781412963862
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    • Publisher: SAGE Publications, Inc. |
    • Pub. Year: 2008 |
    • Online Pub. Date: April 21, 2008 |
    • DOI: 10.4135/9781412963862 |
    • Print ISBN: 9781412952385 |
    • Online ISBN: 9781412963862

Abstract

"This work, featuring a reading level appropriate for high school audiences and above, is recommended for academic and public libraries."—Library JournalThe Encyclopedia of Obesity is as much of a reference resource as it is a tool to raise awareness in the medical and public health communities. With almost 500 entries, these two volume summarize pertinent topics in obesity and related health conditions, including molecular biology, psychology, medicine, public health and policy, food science, environmental health, and pharmaceuticals. The editor has chosen topics that capture the current climate of obesity research while still addressing and defining the core concepts related to this condition. Based on a theme of “Moving Forward in an Ever Expanding World” articles address topics for a changing society that is slowly adapting ...

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