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Trends in obesity and hypertension in South African youth

K.D. Monyeki, H.C.G. Kemper, and J.W.R. Twisk

in Childhood Obesity Prevention: International Research, Controversies and Interventions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199572915
eISBN:
9780191595110
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199572915.003.0013
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Indirect causes of childhood obesity are complex and are sometimes linked to psychological factors, social expectation or pressure, and fat stigmatization. Obesity in children may also be somewhat ... More


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