Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, Second Edition

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Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, Second Edition
Clinical Obesity in Adults and Children, Second Edition By
2005 | 492 Pages | ISBN: 1405116722 | PDF | 8 MB
Highly Commended in the 2006 British Medical Association Book Awards (Endocrinology)This Second Edition brings together more than 20 internationally recognized experts in the field to provide a timely review of current knowledge. The text remains an invaluable resource for all healthcare professionals involved in the care of patients who are obese.New features of this Second Edition include: Addition of two new co-editors - Professor Bill Dietz, USA and Professor Ian Caterson, Australia Content: Chapter 1 Epidemiology ? Definition and Classification of Obesity (pages 1-11): Jacob C. SeidellChapter 2 Measuring Body Composition in Adults and Children (pages 12-28): Susan Jebb and Jonathan WellsChapter 3 Social Consequences of Obesity (pages 29-45): Rebecca M. Puhl, Kathryn E. Henderson and Kelly D. BrownellChapter 4 Obesity and Culture (pages 46-64): Pippa CraigChapter 5 Energy Balance and Body Weight Homeostasis (pages 65-80): Abdul G. DullooChapter 6 Genes and Obesity (pages 81-92): I. Sadaf FarooqiChapter 7 Fetal and Infant Origins of Obesity (pages 93-101): Mary Barker and David I. W. PhillipsChapter 8 Metabolic Fuels and Obesity: Carbohydrate and Lipid Metabolism in Skeletal Muscle and Adipose Tissue (pages 102-122): Keith N. Frayn and Ellen E. BlaakChapter 9 Energy and Macronutrient Needs in Relation to Substrate Handling in Obesity (pages 123-136): W. Philip T. JamesChapter 10 Biology of Obesity: Eating Behaviour (pages 137-148): John E. Blundell, Graham Finlayson and Jason HalfordChapter 11 Energy Expenditure in Humans: the Influence of Activity, Diet and the Sympathetic Nervous System (pages 149-160): Hamid R. Farshchi, Moira A. Taylor and Ian A. MacdonaldChapter 12 Obesity and Dyslipidaemia: Importance of Body Fat Distribution (pages 161-183): Andre Tchernof and Jean?Pierre DespresChapter 13 Obesity and Disease: Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, Metabolic Syndrome and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (pages 184-197): Joseph ProiettoChapter 14 Obesity and Disease: Hormones and Obesity (pages 198-212): Jonathan PinkneyChapter 15 Childhood Obesity: Definition, Classification and Assessment (pages 213-230): Aviva Must and Sarah E. AndersonChapter 16 Childhood Obesity: Consequences and Physical and Psychosocial Complications (pages 231-248): Kate SteinbeckChapter 17 Adult Obesity: Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Non?Alcoholic Steatohepatitis (pages 249-268): Shivani Dewan and John WildingChapter 18 Cardiovascular Consequences of Obesity (pages 269-280): Ian WilcoxChapter 19 Adult Obesity: Fertility (pages 281-295): Stephen Robinson, Stephen Franks and Jasmine LeonceChapter 20 Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (pages 296-315): Brendon J. Yee and Ronald R. GrunsteinChapter 21 An Overview of Obesity Management (pages 317-326): Peter G. Kopelman and Ian D. CatersonChapter 22 Dietary Management of Obesity: Eating Plans (pages 327-349): Janet Franklin and Carolyn SummerbellChapter 23 Behavioural Treatment of Obesity: Achievements and Challenges (pages 350-362): Thomas A. Wadden and Vicki L. ClarkChapter 24 Exercise and Obesity (pages 363-379): Marleen A. van Baak and Wim H.M. SarisChapter 25 Management of Obesity: Pharmacotherapy (pages 380-393): Richard L. AtkinsonChapter 26 The Management of Obesity: Surgery (pages 394-406): Paul E. O'Brien and John B. DixonChapter 27 Weight Loss Maintenance (pages 407-420): Kristina Elfhag and Stephan RossnerChapter 28 Educating and Training Health?Care Professionals (pages 421-427): Peter G. KopelmanChapter 29 Obesity in Asian Populations (pages 429-442): Timothy P. GillChapter 30 Environmental and Policy Approaches: Alternative Methods (pages 443-455): Garry Egger and Anne ThorburnChapter 31 A Comprehensive Approach to Obesity Prevention (pages 456-471): Boyd Swinburn and Colin Bell

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