Childhood Obesity (At Issue) (Library Binding)

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Childhood Obesity (At Issue) (Library Binding)

By Tamara Thompson (Editor)

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Childhood obesity has tripled in the United States since the 1970s, leaving many of America's children vulnerable to long-term physical and mental health issues. In an attempt to understand what is responsible for these swelling statistics, a number of health professionals, school administrators, government officials, and cultural experts have examined the possible culprits. This informative edition explores a number of those perspectives, urging readers to use essays and articles as the basis for further inquiry and individual assessment. This book examines the role of government, the responsibilities of parents, the health care costs of childhood obesity, fast food and food marketing, as well as physical activity as it relates to childhood obesity.
Product Details ISBN: 9780737774047
ISBN-10: 0737774045
Publisher: Greenhaven Publishing
Publication Date: January 22nd, 2016
Pages: 120
Language: English
Series: At Issue