CitationPearce, Jamie & Witten, Karen (2010). Geographies of obesity: environmental understandings of the obesity epidemic. Surrey, England: Ashgate Publishing Limited.
AbstractOver the past two decades, rates of adult and childhood obesity in the developed world have risen sharply. This study assembles the evidence for a geographical explanation of this trend, examining the ways in which environment and living conditions promote an imbalance of energy intake over energy expenditure.
Series TitleGeographies of Health