The Body Size and Health Debate, 1st Edition

  • Christine L. B. Selby
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  • ISBN-10: 1440848068
  • ISBN-13: 9781440848063
  • DDC: 362.1963
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 208 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2018 | Published/Released January 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2018

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Overview

This book examines how our dogged efforts to eradicate obesity may be doing more harm than good and explores alternative ways to measure and encourage health.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Recent Titles in Health and Medical Issues Today.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Contents.
Series Foreword.
Preface.
Acknowledgments.
Overview of the Body Size and Health Debate.
1: Changing Shape of the Ideal Body throughout the 20th Century.
2: Health and Body Mass Index (BMI).
3: Rates of Obesity and Targeted Prevention Efforts.
4: Consequences of How Overweight and Obese Are Treated by Society.
5: Health at Every Size®.
Controversies and Issues.
6: Body Image and Happiness: Should We Be Focused on Body Shape and Size?.
7: Can Overweight or Obese Bodies Really Be Healthy?.
8: Is Personal Choice a Relevant Argument for Body Size?.
9: Applications of Health at Every Size®.
Scenarios.
10: Case Illustrations.
Glossary.
Timeline.
Sources for Further Information.
Bibliography.
Index.
About the Author.