Tackling teenage obesity: literature review and project proposal

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Mcdermott, M. and Potton, A. 2008. Tackling teenage obesity: literature review and project proposal. Desk research report for the Barking and Dagenham Primary Care Trust, London School of Psychology, University of East London.
AuthorsMcdermott, M. and Potton, A.
Abstract

The aim of this report is to assess the available scientific literature which examines predictors of obesity in 11-18 years, with specific reference to the East London
region, and in particular in relation to the boroughs of Barking and Dagenham (B&D).
Through such examination this report thereafter aims to formulate a proposal for an intervention with this age-group in order to reduce the prevalence and incidence of
obesity in teenagers.

Keywordsteenage obesity; East London
Year2008
PublisherSchool of Psychology, University of East London
Place of publicationDesk research report for the Barking and Dagenham Primary Care Trust, London
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10552/605
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PrintMay 2008
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Deposited18 Feb 2010
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McDermott, M. R & Potton, A. (2008) ‘Tackling teenage obesity: literature review and project proposal’, Desk research report for the Barking and Dagenham Primary Care Trust, London: School of Psychology, University of East London..

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