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Published: 15 December 2008

256 Pages | 144 color illus.

8-1/4 x 10-3/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199563371

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Challenging Obesity

The science behind the issues

Edited by Heather McLannahan and Pete Clifton

  • Blends together a range of concepts, themes and issues to provide a carefully-layered introduction to this multidisciplinary subject.
  • Integrates real life 'vignettes' throughout to create a unique learning experience.
  • Case reports throughout are drawn from different ethnic, gender and age backgrounds to give the book a truly global perspective.
  • Extensive learning features, including activities, chapter summaries, learning outcomes, in-text and self-assessment questions, explanation and enrichment boxes, and references and further reading, offer full support for learning, making this the ideal resource for any student, regardless of prior scientific knowledge.
  • Online Resource Centre features additional materials for both lecturers and students, enhancing the book's value as a teaching and learning tool.

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