Nutrition, Exercise, and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Weight Management

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Cengage Learning, Aug 8, 2012 - Medical - 550 pages
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Nutrition, Exercise, and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Weight Management is designed for students and professionals in a variety of disciplines who need to understand the basic principles of weight management. It incorporates a multifaceted, public health approach to issues of weight management examining not only individual factors, but societal, family, and environmental factors contributing to eating disorders and overweight/obesity. The text includes detailed coverage of assessment techniques, behavioral and non-behavioral treatment approaches, and prevention strategies.
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An Introduction to Weight Management
Metabolic and Physiological Aspects of Weight Management
Nutrition for Health and Weight Management
Physical Activity for Health and Weight Management
Approaches to Weight Management
Identification Prevention and Treatment of Eating Disorders and Childhood Obesity
Appendix A Body Composition Assessment Tools
Appendix B Nutrition and Physical Activity Assessment Tools
Appendix C Exchange Lists for Weight Management
Appendix D Dietary Reference Intakes DRI

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Liane M. Summerfield is a professor of health and nutrition and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. She received her PhD in health education from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. She continues to teach whenever possible and oversees the University's undergraduate research center, freshman seminar program, and faculty development center.

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