[Reading] ➷ Physical Activity and Obesity By Claude Bouchard – Centrumpowypadkowe.co.uk Physical Activity and Obesity Second Edition addresses an array of topics that explore and divulge the links between physical activity or inactivity and obesity Leading scientists from various backgro Physical Activity and Obesity Second Edition addresses an array of topics that explore and divulge the links between physical activity or inactivity and obesity Leading scientists from various backgrounds team up to provide an unrivaled resource examining the latest research and developments in the Physical Activity MOBI :Ú field Each chapter provides researchers and practitioners with a clear explanation of the concepts research techniues and results of studies critical to understanding physical activity and the obesity epidemicIn the years since the first edition of this book was published the field of physical activity and obesity has mushroomed with new research sparking the need for not only a new edition but an innovative and refreshing approach to the contents Editors Bouchard and Katzmarzyk create a go to resource with succinct authoritative chapters that may be used independently or as a complete text Packed with the most up to date information linking obesity and physical activity this comprehensive book delves into areas of uncertainty and controversy instead of avoiding them or skirting the issues; emphasizes where appropriate the underlying mechanisms between Physical Activity and Obesity; and points to research areas that need further exploration and attentionThe nine parts of the book flow logically and address obesity in all populations including children and adults of various backgrounds ethnicities and social classes An overview of the methods used in assessing the levels of sedentary behavior and physical activity is given followed by a global view of the problem of physical inactivity and obesity Readers will learn about the key determinants of physical activity levels and obesity and the links between a sedentary lifestyle and the risk of obesity Other topics examined include behavioral and environmental correlates and determinants of obesity the relationship between low physical activity energy expenditure and obesity risk clinical implications and policy and research issues related to Physical Activity and Obesity.
- 409 pages
- Physical Activity and Obesity
- Claude Bouchard
- 27 July 2015 Claude Bouchard