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Prevalence and causes of childhood obesity

Reilly, John J (2006) Prevalence and causes of childhood obesity. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources.

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Abstract

The recent epidemic of childhood obesity has raised concern because of the possible clinical and public health consequences. However, there remains a widespread perception among health professionals that childhood obesity is a largely cosmetic problem, with minor clinical effects.

Item type: Article
ID code: 36174
Keywords: childhood obesity, paediatric obesity , child health, Child Health. Child health services, Personal health and hygiene, including exercise, nutrition
Subjects: Medicine > Pediatrics > Child Health. Child health services
Medicine > Public aspects of medicine > Personal health and hygiene, including exercise, nutrition
Department: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences (HaSS) > School of Psychological Science and Health > Physical Activity for Health
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Depositing user: Pure Administrator
Date Deposited: 29 Nov 2011 16:22
Last modified: 07 Nov 2012 12:00
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/36174

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