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Welcome to the library guide for childhood obesity research topics. Below you will find suggested books/ebooks and recommended databases. If you need help, click the link for Ask a Librarian.
Child Abuse: Medical Diagnosis and Management by
Publication Date: 2019-11-15
Thoroughly revised and expanded, the 4th edition offers a practical, objective, evidence-based guide to the medical diagnosis and management of child abuse. Written and edited by a vast array of the world's leading experts on child abuse and neglect, this indispensable resource clearly explains the signs, symptoms, and injuries of a child who has been abused; techniques for taking the medical history and examining children who may have been abused; and guidance on medicolegal principles. Features hundreds of photographs and illustrations and a wealth of diagnostic, radiographic, and management information. New chapters include: Sentinel Injuries Burns Medical Neglect and Obesity Environmental Neglect and Social Determinants of Health Supervisory Neglect Children Endangered by Drugs Psychological Maltreatment Interpersonal Violence Human Trafficking and Sexual Exploitation via Electronic Media Reporting Abuse, Managing Uncertainty, and Other Legal Issues Professional Considerations for Those Who Care for the Potentially Abused Child Caring for the Child in Out-of-Home Care Trauma-Informed Care and Treatment Identification of Child Maltreatment Evidence-Based Child Abuse and Neglect Prevention Programs Creating Change Through Advocacy
The Gale Encyclopedia of Children's Health by
Publication Date: 2021-01-08
"Provides authoritative, comprehensive information on all aspects of childrens health, including in-depth coverage of pediatric diseases and disorders, along with issues related to physical and cognitive/behavioral development"--
Pediatric Nutrition by
Publication Date: 2019-11-15
The new eighth edition of this bestselling AAP policy manual on pediatric nutrition has been significantly updated and includes many new contributing authors. This valuable reference covers how nutrients influence and direct growth and development, as well as immediate and long-term health, from birth through adolescence. This evidence-based manual reflects the current policies and practices recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition. New in the eighth edition: New chapter on Pediatric Global Nutrition Other chapters have been completely reorganized, based on new information from publications in nutritional science and new evidence based guidelines recommending changes in practice. New policy statement on sugary drinks, and new clinical reports on food insecurity, fruit juice consumption, non-nutritive sweeteners, fish and shellfish consumption, and use of donor human milk for the preterm infant Updated growth charts for preterm infants after birth including BMI.
Obesity in Childhood and Adolescence by
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation RJ399.C6 O3352 2019
Publication Date: 2018-11-09
This updated edition of the groundbreaking first edition identifies changes in U.S. children and adolescents' obesity levels within the past decade, examining factors contributing to obesity in this younger generation as well as possible solutions. This comprehensive review of obesity in childhood and adolescence describes the many factors that contribute to obesity, how to prevent it, and how to manage it in those who already experience its effects. Written by specialists in biological, psychological, social, and behavioral fields, these volumes take an interdisciplinary approach to the subject, offering readers a broad understanding of the systemic complexity of obesity from a public health perspective. The public must be aware of the deep and extensive roots of the problem in order to make informed decisions about policies related to school and nutritional practices, health care costs, and more. Factors contributing to obesity in children and adolescents range from obvious ones such as quantity of food consumed and amount of physical exercise undertaken to how friendly the neighborhood environment is for outdoor activities and the affordability of nutritional foods such as fruits and vegetables. With the information in these volumes, readers will feel empowered to help their clients, families, and communities. Progressively reveals the systemic complexity of obesity Offers multidisciplinary and cross-disciplinary perspectives of obesity, to include disciplines such as medicine, psychology, geography, sociology, social work, civic engineering, education, and kinesiology Raises clear ethical and moral implications of individual and societal practices Links obesity to income and social disparities Details the effects of obesity on academic achievement, self-esteem, health, and lifespan
Always the Fat Kid : the truth about the enduring effects of childhood obesity by
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation RJ399.C6 W37 2013
Publication Date: 2013-03-26
Childhood obesity in the United States has tripled in a generation. But while debates continue over the content of school lunches and the dangers of fast food, we are just beginning to recognize the full extent of the long-term physical, psychological, and social problems that overweight children will endure throughout their lives. Most dramatically, children today have a shorter life expectancy than their parents, something never before seen in the course of human history. They will face more chronic illnesses such as heart disease and diabetes that will further burden our healthcare system. Here, authors Jacob Warren and K. Bryant Smalley examine the full effects of childhood obesity and offer the provocative message that being overweight in youth is not a disease but the result of poor lifestyle choices. Theirs is a clarion call for parents to have "the talk" with their kids, which medical professionals say is a harder topic to address than sex or drugs. Urgent, timely, andauthoritative,Always the Fat Kid delivers a message our society can no longer ignore.
Childhood Obesity by
Call Number: Lakeland Circulation RJ399.C6 C47213 2016
Publication Date: 2016-01-07
The At Issue series includes a wide range of opinion on a single controversial subject. Each volume includes primary and secondary sources from a variety of perspectives -- eyewitnesses, scientific journals, government officials and many others. Among the topics covered in Childhood Obesity: the role of government, health-care costs, fast food, parental responsibility, food marketing to children, and early intervention.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context This link opens in a new windowThe premier online resource covering todays hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration, to marijuana. This cross-curricular research tool supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Its informed differing views present each side of an issue, allowing you to draw your own valid conclusions.
America's News This link opens in a new windowWith unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.
Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new windowAcademic Search Complete, designed specifically for academic institutions, is the world's most valuable and comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc. The database features PDF content going back as far as 1865, with the majority of full text titles in native (searchable) PDF format.
Academic OneFile This link opens in a new windowThe premier source for peer-reviewed, full-text articles for academic libraries from the world's leading journals, this comprehensive resource covers the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, technology, literature, and many other subjects.
Expanded Academic ASAP This link opens in a new windowResources for research across academic disciplines, offering in-depth coverage of
virtually any concentration from advertising, psychology and history to microbiology, the humanities and womens studies.
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