Physical Activity and Obesity

Physical Activity and Obesity

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Considering the link between physical activity or inactivity and obesity, 35 contributors (including doctors, physiologists, psychologists, and nutritionists from North America and Europe) present 19 essays. They discuss the current obesity epidemic, the determinants of obesity, the assessment of energy expenditure and dietary habits, the role of physical activity in preventing and treating obesity, and the role of physical activity in the comorbities of obesity with respect to the health status of the obese. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Publisher: Champaign, IL : Human Kinetics, c2000
ISBN: 9780880119092
Characteristics: vii, 400 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Bouchard, Claude


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