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Throughout the developed world there is an increasing prevalence of childhood obesity.В Because ofВ this increase, and awareness of the risks to long term health that childhood obesity presents, the phenomena is now described by many as a global epidemic.В В Children, Obesity and Exercise provides sport, exercise and medicine students and professionals with an accessible and practical guide to understanding and managing childhood and adolescent obesity.В В It covers: overweight, obesity and body composition;В В physical activity, growth and development;В В В psycho-social aspects of childhood obesity;В В physical activity behaviours;В В В eating behaviours;В В В measuring childrenвЂ™s behaviour;В В В interventions for prevention and management of childhood obesity.В В В Children, Obesity and Exercise addresses the need for authoritative advice and innovative approaches to the prevention and management of this chronic problem.В
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Andrew Putnam Hill (1853–1922) was a Californian painter and photographer best known for successfully leading an effort from 1899 to 1902 to save a forest of large redwoods in Big Basin, California, as a public park, the first in what became the California State Park System.
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