Weight Gain: Women’s Attitudes, Health Implications and Psychological Challenges

Alessio Pirotte (Editor)
Tristan Libert (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: HEA028000

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In this book, the authors discuss women’s attitudes, the health implications and psychological challenges of weight gain. Topics include whether exercise training can reduce the prevalence of obesity with a high-fat diet; women’s body image and weight gain in pregnancy; maternal weight gain and perinatal outcomes; and women’s perceptions of postpartum weight retention and their body image in relation to breastfeeding outcomes in Japan. (Imprint: Novinka )

Preface

Weight Gain, Body Image and Attitudes over the Course of Pregnancy
(Kristi B. Adamo, Sonia Jean-Philippe, Shanna Wilson, Zachary M. Ferraro, Irene Strychar, Kara Nerenberg, Gary Goldfield, Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group, Ottawa, Canada, and others)

Maternal Weight Gain and Perinatal Outcomes
(Hiroko Watanabe, Takashi Sugiyama, Kwok-Kei Mak, Department of Clinical Nursing, Division of Maternity Nursing, Shiga University of Medical Science, Shiga, Japan, and others)

Women’s Perceptions of Postpartum Weight Retention and their Body Image in Relation to Breastfeeding Outcomes in Japan
(Madoka Inoue, Colin W. Binns, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia)

Can Exercise Training Reduce the Prevalence of Obesity with Fat Diet?
(Naziha El Elj, Gérard Lac, Monia Zaouali, Zouhair Tabka, Abdelaziz Kammoun, Najoua Gharbi, Saloua El Fezaa, Laboratoire de Physiologie Animale, Département de Biologie, Faculté des Sciences de Tunis, Campus Universitaire, Tunis, Tunisie, and others)

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