April 26, 2011
Source: BBC News Health.
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Date of publication: 8th April, 2011.
Publication type: News item.
In a nutshell: Peter Baker from the Men’s Health Forum suggests that too many men are failing to see the health risks associated with obesity. He goes on to argue that health care providers need to address this issue and find more male-friendly ways to engage men in weight management interventions.
Length of publication: 1 page news item.
January 20, 2010
Source: International Journal of Obesity, 2010, 34 (1) 41-47
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Date of publication: January 2010
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This aritcle explores the trends of obesity amongst school aged children in different socio-economic groups. While there is some evidence that trends of obesity are slowing, this is not necessarily the case amongst those from the lowest socioeconomic groups.
Length of publication: 6 pages
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Acknowledgement: Fair’s Fare
December 17, 2009
Source: Association for the Study of Obesity
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Date of publication: November 2009
Publication type: Proceedings
In a nutshell: This set of proceedings includes abstracts from presentation given at the inequalities, ethics and obesity conference. The presentations include information about obesity in relation to ethnicity in the UK, socioeconomic factors , children’s perceptions, rural inequalities, change4life and gaps in evidence.
Length of publication: 17 Pages
Some important notes: You will need to contact the conference presenters for the full details of the presentations. The abstracts include email addresses of the presenters.
July 27, 2009
Source: Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health , 2009, 63 (8), pp610-622
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Date of publication: April 2009
Publication type: Journal Article
In a nutshell: Interventions to change health-related behaviours have potential to increase health inequalities.
Length of publication: 12 pages
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