Publisher description for Children, obesity & exercise : a practical approach to prevention, treatment, and management of childhood and adolescent obesity / Andrew Hills, Neil A. King & Nuala M. Byrne.

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Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity. Because of this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic.

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:

Children, Obesity and Exercise addresses the need for authoritative advice and innovative approaches to the prevention and management of this chronic problem.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Obesity in children.
Obesity in adolescence.
Obesity in children -- Exercise therapy.
Obesity in adolescence -- Exercise therapy.