Childhood Obesity

712p-8542/ 9781937585426

ISBN/ 9781937585426
作者/出版商 Buckley/Mercury Learning
出版年代/版次 2016/ 1

定價NT$ 898
NT$ 853

重量:0.2kg 頁數:100  裝訂:平裝   開數:22.9 x 15.4cm 印刷:彩色

In the United States alone, approximately 12.5 million young people ages 2–19 are considered either obese or overweight. Rates around the world are also increasing at alarming levels. Using a question and answer format, practical examples, and numerous illustrations, this book explains childhood obesity concepts and related issues. It first offers easy-to-understand definitions of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for childhood obesity and then suggests diets and other means for maintaining a healthy weight. The book includes Internet links to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), videos, and other sites with important information and health tips.


  • Provides questions and answers about the medical definitions and descriptions of child obesity
  • Cites links to information at the CDC and other online sources for pharmaceutical companies, other sites with practical advice, diets, etc.