Table of contents for Handbook of obesity intervention for the lifespan / Larry C. James, John C. Linton, editors.


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Part I Child and Adolescent Obesity Applications
Introduction ........................................................      3
Larry C. James and John C. Linton
1 Childhood Obesity Treatment Literature Review ..........................  5
Wendy L. Ward-Begnoche, Tracie L. Pasold, Vicki McNeill, K. Deane Peck,
Samiya Razzaq, E. McCrea Fry, and Karen L. Young
2  Practical Guidelines for Childhood Obesity Interventions ...................  21
K. Beth Yano, Jenny Ebesutani, Christina Lu and Dariann Choy
3  Adolescent Obesity: Review of the Treatment Literature ....................  43
Valerie H. Myers and Brooke L. Barbera
4  Adolescent Obesity ................................................    55
Stephen B. Sondike
5 Innovations in Preventing and Treating Obesity in Children and Adolescents:
The Role of Physical Activity Interventions ..............................  65
Dawn K. Wilson and Duncan C. Meyers
Part II Treating Obesity in the Adult and Elderly Populations
6  Why Do Some People Lose Weight and Keep It Off? Ten Common Steps
for Successful Weight Loss Over the Lifespan ............................  85
Larry C. James
7  Obesity and Older Adults: To Lose or Not to Lose??? ......................  93
Kristen H. Sorocco, Reginald Labossiere, and Karen M. Ross
8  Low-Intensity Exercise as a Treatment Intervention in Obese Adults ..........  103
Mark Verschell
9  Bariatric Surgery ..................................                  115
John C. Linton and Robert B. Shin
Part III Treatment Resources for Providers
Books, NIH and Journal Helpful References. ..................  ........... 129
Web-Based Resources ................................................. 131



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Obesity Treatment Handbooks, manuals, etc