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Physical activity and obesity.

Hills, Andrew P., Byrne, Nuala M., & King, Neil A. (2006) Physical activity and obesity. Smith-Gordon.

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Abstract

The authors explore our understanding of the part played by physical activity in preventing obesity through suitable activity or fostering obesity through reduced levels of activity. The international group of authors review physical activity as an important part of obesity on the one hand and appropriate weight on the other. The role of physical activity and exercise in those age-groups, and the natural history of weight and overweight during growth and development, are among essential public health topics under review here

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ID Code: 34375
Item Type: Book
ISBN: 9781854632296
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: 06 Sep 2010 16:39
Last Modified: 16 Sep 2010 22:28

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