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Nutrition, Exercise, and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Weight Management 3rd Edition

Liane M. Summerfield

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  • ISBN-10: 1305684508
  • ISBN-13: 9781305684508
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  • ISBN-13: 9781305258778
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Overview

NUTRITION, EXERCISE, AND BEHAVIOR: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO WEIGHT MANAGEMENT, 3rd edition, is designed for students and professionals in a variety of disciplines who need to understand the basic principles of weight management. It incorporates a multifaceted, public health approach to issues of weight management—examining not only individual factors, but societal, family, and environmental factors contributing to eating disorders and overweight/obesity. The text includes detailed coverage of assessment techniques, behavioral and non-behavioral treatment approaches, and prevention strategies.

Liane M. Summerfield, Marymount University

Liane M. Summerfield is a professor of health and nutrition and Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs at Marymount University in Arlington, Virginia. She received her PhD in health education from the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland. She continues to teach whenever possible and oversees the University's undergraduate research center, freshman seminar program, and faculty development center.
  • The text examines the role of issues such as nutrition, exercise physiology, the environment, and human behavior in its holistic approach to overall weight management.
  • Each chapter includes application boxes with exercises, case studies, or assignments that allow students to apply key concepts from the chapter to real-life situations. Examples include a "Physical Activity Assessment" in Chapter 6 and "Diet Analysis" in Chapter 9.

Nutrition, Exercise, and Behavior: An Integrated Approach to Weight Management

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PART I: AN INTRODUCTION TO WEIGHT MANAGEMENT.
1. Overweight, Underweight, and Obesity.
2. Assessment of Body Weight, Body Composition, and Associated Comorbidities.
3. Eating Disorders.
PART II BIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF WEIGHT MANAGEMENT.
4. Energy Metabolism.
5. Regulation of Eating Behavior and Body Weight.
PART III PHYSICAL ACTIVITY FOR HEALTH AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT.
6. Physical Activity and Exercise: The Basics.
7. Physical Activity, Health, and Weight Management.
PART IV NUTRITION FOR HEALTH AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT.
8. Healthy Diet: The Basics.
9. Dietary Approaches to Weight Management.
PART V APPROACHES TO WEIGHT MANAGEMENT.
10. Weight Loss Drugs, Commercial and Fad Diets, Supplements, and Surgery.
11. Lifestyle Modification to Promote Health and Weight Management.