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Early prevention of obesity

Reilly, John J (2006) Early prevention of obesity. Centre of Excellence for Early Childhood Development.

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Abstract

An epidemic of pediatric obesity has affected most of the world in recent years, and the prevalence of obesity continues to increase.1 Preschool children and toddlers have not been immune from the epidemic. Obesity has adverse consequences, both in the short term (for the obese child), and in the longer term (for the adult who was obese as a child).2

Item type: Other
ID code: 36746
Notes: Article published in online Encyclopaedia on Early childhood development, http://www.child-encyclopedia.com/en-ca/home.html.
Keywords: obesity, early prevention, children, Child Health. Child health services
Subjects: Medicine > Pediatrics > Child Health. Child health services
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: 16 Jan 2012 14:40
    Last modified: 07 Nov 2012 12:00
    URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/36746

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