Obesity & Weight Management
Expanding on a reading and resource list for a second year module titled "Healthy Weight Management", this is a collection of resources that cover nutrition, psychology, physiology and sociology.
Akabas, S.R., Lederman, S.A. and Moore, B. (2012) Textbook of Obesity: Biological, Psychological and Cultural Influences. Oxford: Blackwell
Caulfield, T. (2012) The cure for everything: Untangling twisted messages about health, fitness and happiness. Boston: Beacon Press
Eston, R. & Reilly, T. (eds) (2009). Kinanthropometry and exercise physiology laboratory manual. Vol. 1: Anthropometry. (3rd ed). London, Routledge.
Foxcroft, L. (2011) Calories and Corsets. A history of dieting over 2000 years. London: Profile Books
Heyward, V.H. (2006) Advanced fitness assessment and exercise prescription (5th ed). Champaign IL: Human Kinetics
Lake, A. A., Townshend, T. G., & Alvanides, S. (2010). Obesogenic environments: complexities, perceptions and objective measures. Wiley-Blackwell.
Lustig, R. (2013) Fat Chance: The hidden truth about sugar, obesity and disease. London: Fourth Estate
Mann. J. and Truswell, A.S. (2012) Essentials of Human Nutrition (4th ed) Oxford: Oxford University Press
McArdle , W., Katch, K., & Katch, V. (2010) Exercise Physiology: - Energy, Nutrition and Human Performance. (7thed). Philadelphia: Lippincott Williams and Wilkins
Ogden, J. (2010) The Psychology of Eating: From Healthy to Disordered Behaviour (2nd ed) Oxford: Blackwell
Pearson, D. and Grace, C (2012) Weight Management: A practitioners Guide. Oxford: Blackwell
Thaler, R. H. and Sunstein, C.R. (2009) Nudge: Improving decisions and health, wealth and happiness. London, UK: Penguin Books
Townsend, N., & Scriven, A. (2014). Public Health Mini-Guides: Obesity. Elsevier Health Sciences.
Upton, D. and Thirlaway, K. (2014) Promoting Healthy Behaviour: A practical Guide. Oxon: Routledge
Voigt, K., Nicholls, S. G., & Williams, G. (2014). Childhood obesity: Ethical and policy issues. Oxford University Press.
Yudkin J (2012) Pure, White and Deadly: How sugar is killing us and what we can do to stop it.
Obesity as an issue of the environment
Pagoto, S. L., & Appelhans, B. M. (2013). A call for an end to the diet debates. JAMA, 310(7), 687-688.[full text]
Obesity in Children
Albon, D. and Mukherji, P. (2008) Food and health in early childhood: a holistic approach. London: Sage
Kater, K. (2004) Real Kids Come in All Sizes. USA: Broadway Books.
Friedman, S. S.(2005) When Girls Feel Fat: Helping Girls Through Adolescence Book. Canada: Harper Collins
Kerr,J., Linden, Blaydon (2007) Exercise Dependence. Oxon. Routledge
More, J. (2013) Infant, child and adolescent nutrition: a practical handbook. Boca Raton : CRC Press
Lewis, B.R. (1999). Special Diets for Special Kids. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.