In 10 years, the nation has
    certainly focused its attention on obesity, and now the First Lady has
    initiated a major campaign around it. In the new second edition of Physical Activity and Obesity, (Human
    Kinetics, 2010), leading scientists from various backgrounds team up
    to update an unrivaled resource examining the latest research and
    developments in the field. Each chapter provides researchers and practitioners
    with a clear explanation of the concepts, research techniques, and results of
    studies critical to understanding physical activity and the obesity epidemic.

    In the 10 years since the first edition of this book was published, the field
    of physical activity and obesity has mushroomed with new research, sparking the
    need for not only a new edition but an innovative and refreshing approach to
    the contents. Editors Bouchard and Katzmarzyk create a go-to resource with 89
    succinct, authoritative chapters that may be used independently or as a
    complete text. Packed with the most up-to-date information linking obesity and
    physical activity, this comprehensive book delves into areas of uncertainty and controversy instead of
    avoiding them or skirting the issues; emphasizes, where appropriate, the underlying mechanisms between
    physical activity and obesity; and points to research areas that need further exploration and

    The unique format, expert contributors, and complete references make Physical Activity and Obesity, Second
    indispensable for all readers studying the ever-expanding
    topic of obesity as it relates to physical activity.

    For more information on Physical
    Activity and Obesity, Second Edition,
    or other books from Human
    Kinetics, visit or call 800.747.4457.


    What is your average annual income for your fitness-related work/business?