Physical Activity, Obesity & Weight Management Reading List
Post date: 19-Oct-2014 21:47:28
In preparation for a third year undergraduate session on "physical activity, and lifestyle management interventions for managing obesity", I have produced this reading list. I thought it might be useful to post it on this website.
Akabas, S.R., Lederman, S.A. and Moore, B. (2012) Textbook of Obesity: Biological, Psychological and Cultural Influences. Oxford: Blackwell
Boseley, S. (2014). The Shape We're in: How Junk Food and Diets are Shortening Our Lives.
Blair, S. N., & LaMonte, M. J. (2006). Commentary: current perspectives on obesity and health: black and white, or shades of grey?. International journal of Epidemiology, 35(1), 69-72 [full text]
Blair, S. N. (2009). Physical inactivity: the biggest public health problem of the 21st century. British journal of sports medicine, 43(1), 1-2.[full text]
Greaves, C. J., Sheppard, K. E., Abraham, C., Hardeman, W., Roden, M., Evans, P. H., & Schwarz, P. (2011). Systematic review of reviews of intervention components associated with increased effectiveness in dietary and physical activity interventions. BMC public health, 11(1), 119 [full text]
Paul-Ebhohimhen, V., & Avenell, A. (2009). A systematic review of the effectiveness of group versus individual treatments for adult obesity. Obesity Facts, 2(1), 17-24 [full text]
Lustig, R. H. (2012). Fat chance: beating the odds against sugar, processed food, obesity, and disease. Penguin.
Murawski, M. E., Milsom, V. A., Ross, K. M., Rickel, K. A., DeBraganza, N., Gibbons, L. M., & Perri, M. G. (2009). Problem solving, treatment adherence, and weight-loss outcome among women participating in lifestyle treatment for obesity. Eating behaviors, 10(3), 146-151 [abstract]
Olander, E. K., Fletcher, H., Williams, S., Atkinson, L., Turner, A., & French, D. P. (2013). What are the most effective techniques in changing obese individuals’ physical activity self-efficacy and behaviour: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act, 10, 29. [full text]
Pearson, D. and Grace, C (2012) Weight Management: A practitioners Guide. Oxford: Blackwell
Sciamanna, C. N., Kiernan, M., Rolls, B. J., Boan, J., Stuckey, H., Kephart, D., ... & Dellasega, C. (2011). Practices associated with weight loss versus weight-loss maintenance: results of a national survey. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 41(2), 159-166. [full text] Smith, B. R., Schauer, P., & Nguyen, N. T. (2011). Surgical approaches to the treatment of obesity: bariatric surgery. Medical Clinics of North America, 95(5), 1009-1030. [full text]
Townsend, N., & Scriven, A. (2014). Public Health Mini-Guides: Obesity. Elsevier Health Sciences.