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Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence (Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine)

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Published by S. Karger AG (Switzerland) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dietetics & nutrition,
  • Paediatric medicine,
  • Obesity,
  • Gastroenterology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Pediatrics,
  • Medical,
  • Overweight children,
  • Obesity in adolescence,
  • Adolescent,
  • Obesity in children

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsWieland Kiess (Editor), Claude Marcus (Editor), Martin Wabitsch (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages269
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8938352M
    ISBN 103805577303
    ISBN 109783805577304

      Evidence shows that it is possible to prevent obesity in children and adolescents through limited, school-based programs that combine the promotion of healthy dietary habits and physical by:


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Consequently, the extraordinary number of school-age children now being diagnosed with what were once considered adult-onset disorders – hypertension, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and related cardio-pulmonary conditions – has.

An authoritative look at global childhood and adolescent obesity Split into two parts: this book provides an overview of the obesity epidemic and in-depth insight into its causes Key experts, leaders in the corresponding fields, summarize the current knowledge of this epidemic.

Obesity in childhood and adolescence is associated Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence book a large number of both somatic and mental disorders. Particularly, extreme obesity entails high health risks. Healthcare professionals need to be aware of these disorders in order to interpret clinical symptoms of a patient correctly and to diagnose these disorders at an early stage.

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Promoting adequate sleep. Reducing Obesity Risk in ECE Facilities. Childhood obesity is a serious national problem. In the United States, the rate of obesity is % among children aged 2 to 5.

The prevalence of obesity was low in early childhood and increased progressively through adolescence and adulthood, so that 9% of male subjects and 16% of. This book aims to provide readers with a general as well as an advanced overview of the key trends in childhood obesity.

Obesity is an illness that occurs due to a combination of genetic, environmental, psychosocial, metabolic and hormonal factors. The prevalence of obesity has shown a great rise both in adults and children in the last 30 years.

It is known that one third of children. Now, in one comprehensive, easy-to-access volume, the Handbook of Childhood and Adolescent Obesity reveals the scope of the problem in terms of its psychological burden, its health consequences, and the available prevention and treatment options with the most current empirical and clinical knowledge available.

This volume provides readers not only raw data. Surgical procedures and drugs used in adult obesity are still not generally recommended for obese adolescents.

This book aims to increase physicians knowledge and understanding of obesity in childhood and adolescence as well as to further public awareness of the health burden and economic dimension of obesity at a young : Hardcover.

This award-winning guide provides solutions and resources for parents and other caregivers who are concerned about childhood obesity and overweight children. Obesity among children has reached epidemic levels in the US, affecting more than 9 million children. Not surprisingly, obesity can limit a child’s physical activity and affect his or her self-esteem.

Overcoming Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence. - Dealing with childhood obesity in schools and society Principals will find Overcoming Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence a timely resource for understanding and evaluating the challenges inherent in dealing with this growing health issue in schools and society.

Available Formats. Purchase Eating Disorders and Obesity in Children and Adolescents - 1st Edition. Print Book & E-Book. ISBNPsychosocial abnormalities are closely associated with obesity in children and adolescents. Obesity in adolescence may be associated with later depression in adulthood In addition, abdominal obesity seems to be strongly associated with concomitant depression in by: “Until researchers respond, however, this book confirms that valuable lessons from other sectors can be interpreted, adapted, and applied in childhood obesity prevention and intervention programs.” (Journal of Youth & Adolescence, 5 November ).

Obesity is a serious condition, increasing in frequency and severity in children and adolescents. Pediatricians play an important role in initial prevention, treatment, and advocacy efforts. Comprehensive medical assessment of the obese child is important in directing the best overall treatment plan and assessing the urgency of intervention.

Other complications of childhood obesity include psychosocial consequences, including disordered eating. 6 Decreased self-esteem is noted as a significant sequela and is associated with sadness, loneliness, nervousness, and high-risk behaviors. Children are stereotyped, ostracized, and bullied because of their by: 5.

Body Composition Assessment in Children and Adolescents: Implications for Obesity 5. The Importance of Physical Activity in the Growth and Development of Children 6.

The Role of Perceived Competence in the Motivation of Obese Children to be Physically Active 7. Psycho-Social Factors and Childhood Obesity 8. The problem of childhood obesity in the United States has grown considerably in recent years. Approximately million, or 17 percent, of children and adolescents are obese.

Obesity is among the easiest medical conditions to recognize but most difficult to treat. Unhealthy weight gain due to poor diet and lack of exercise is responsible for.

One out of every six adolescents is overweight, and one out of every three is at risk.7 – Since the s, the proportion of overweight children has steadily increased.7 Obesity rates vary by race/ ethnicity.8 – For adolescents ages 12 to 19, non-Hispanic black girls and Mexican-American boys have the highest rates of obesity, percent and percent respectively.

Children, adolescents and young adults now have obesity related conditions that were once rarely seen before adulthood--type 2 diabetes, liver disease, hypertension, sleep apnea, and more--that are compromising their current and future health.

Obesity is not just a problem affecting individual patients, families or communities. Get this from a library. Obesity in childhood and adolescence.

[H Dele Davies; Hiram E Fitzgerald; Vasiliki Mousouli;] -- Pt. Social and behavioral development:; Risk factors for obesity in early human development /; John Worobey --; Role of physical activity in obesity prevention /; James M. Pivarnik --; Childhood. The increasing prevalence of childhood overweight and obesity is a global trend (World Health Organization, ) and is of concern as overweight or obese children are at a higher risk of experiencing a range of health problems in the immediate, short and long term.

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Despite adults’ best preventive efforts, childhood obesity is on the rise in most areas of the world, and with it the prevalence of Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular disease, and other formerly adult-onset conditions.

Epidemiology of Obesity in Children and Adolescents takes the global ecological approach that is needed to understand the scope of the problem. Obesity in childhood and adolescence has reached epidemic proportions in all industrialized countries around the world.

This book aims to increase physicians knowledge and understanding of obesity in childhood and adolescence as well as to further public awareness of the health burden and economic dimension of obesity at a young age. The childhood obesity epidemic is a serious public health problem that increases morbidity, mortality, and has substantial long term economic and social costs.

The rates of obesity in America’s children and youth have almost tripled in the last quarter century. Approximately 20% of our youth are now overweight with obesity rates in preschool age children increasing at. Introduction. The prevalence of childhood obesity has increased dramatically over the past few decades in the United States and other countries, and obesity during adolescence is associated with significant medical morbidity during adulthood.

1 Eating disorders (EDs) are the third most common chronic condition in adolescents, after obesity and asthma. 2 Most adolescents Cited by: - Dealing with childhood obesity in schools and society Principals will find Overcoming Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence a timely resource for understanding and evaluating the challenges inherent in dealing with this growing health issue in schools and society.

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Obesity in childhood is known to be associated with abnormal indices of lipolysis, including high cholesterol levels (greater than mg per dL [ mmol per L]), high triglyceride levels and Cited by: Thus, although childhood obesity is far more common, the social reaction to an obese child does not appear to have softened.

Both the social and the economic consequences of obesity in childhood and adolescence are pervasive in Western by: The only peer-reviewed journal that delivers actionable, real-world obesity prevention and weight management strategies for children and adolescents.

View Aims & Scope Search Subscribe/Renew Recommend This Title Sign Up for TOC. This edition is no longer for sale. However, an updated edition is available. Body Image, Eating Disorders and Obesity in Youth: Assessment, Prevention, and Treatment examines the relationship between body image disturbances and eating disorders in our most vulnerable population: children and adolescents.

Volume editors J. Kevin Thompson and Linda Smolak Pages:   The majority of US youth are of healthy weight, but the majority of US adults are overweight or obese. Therefore, a major health challenge for most American children and adolescents is obesity prevention—today, and as they age into adulthood.

In this report, we review the most recent evidence regarding many behavioral and practice interventions related to childhood obesity Cited by:   Childhood obesity is an increasingly serious problem; percent of children two to five years of age, percent of children six to 11 years of age, and percent of adolescents 12 to 19 Cited by:.

Obesity is one of the most important reasons for reduced life expectancy within the “modern” world. The prevalence of overweight and obesity continues to increase both in developing and in developed countries.

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This program is designed to produce providers of comprehensive weight management care for children and adolescents who also know when and how to refer patients to other specialists. 6. Loss of control of eating in children. Adolescent Eating Disorders. 7. Definition, symptomatology and comorbidity.

8. Adolescent obesity and comorbidity. Epidemiology. 9. International comparison of the prevalence rates of childhood and adolescent eating and weight disorders (relationship between the obesity epidemic and trends for Pages: