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Overeating as a clue to weight gain: behavioural and physiological interactions in the control of food intake

Blundell, John E. & King, Neil A. (1996) Overeating as a clue to weight gain: behavioural and physiological interactions in the control of food intake. In The Origins and Consequences of Obesity. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, pp. 138-158.

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Abstract

It has been estimated that 25-50% of people in most affluent societies are either obese or overweight. These disorders are the result of an imbalance between calorific intake and energy expenditure over a prolonged time period. These types of disorders are among the most common health problems in industrialized societies. Addressing these issues and offering new strategies, this thorough new study draws together contributions from interdisciplinary and international group of specialists, includes recent research on genetic influences, features discussions of epidemiological studies and covers both biological and social aspects of obesity.

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ID Code: 34247
Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0471965065
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > HUMAN MOVEMENT AND SPORTS SCIENCE (110600)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Health
Current > Schools > School of Exercise & Nutrition Sciences
Deposited On: 27 Aug 2010 11:49
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2010 22:27

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