Encyclopedia of Obesity

Publisher : SAGE

ISBN-13 : 1412952387

Page : 1041 pages

Rating : 4.5/5 from 387 voters

Obesity is a serious health issue and is a key discussion and research point in several disciplines from the social sciences to the health sciences and even in physical education. This text is a much-needed authoritative reference source covering major issues of, and relating to, obesity.

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