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Physical Activity and Obesity Hardcover – July 3, 2000

ISBN-13: 978-0880119092 ISBN-10: 0880119098 Edition: 1st

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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 408 pages
  • Publisher: Human Kinetics; 1 edition (July 3, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0880119098
  • ISBN-13: 978-0880119092
  • Product Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.1 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,673,040 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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About the Author

Claude Bouchard, one of the world's leaders in the study of genetics and physical activity, is the executive director of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center and the George A. Bray Chair in Nutrition at Louisiana State University. Previously, he held the Donald B. Brown Research Chair on Obesity.

Dr. Bouchard's research has focused on the genetics of adaptation to exercise, nutritional interventions, and the genetics of obesity and its comorbidities. His efforts have been funded from various agencies including the National Institute of Health and the Medical Research Council of Canada.

Dr. Bouchard has authored or co-authored several books and has published more than 500 professional and scientific papers. Former president of the North American Association for the Study of Obesity, Dr. Bouchard is the president-elect of the International Association for the Study of Obesity.

Among other awards, he has received the Honor Award from the Canadian Association of Sport Sciences, a Citation Award from the Americian College of Sports Medicine, the Benjamin Delessert Award in Nutrition from France, the Willendorf Award from the International Association for the Study of Obesity, the Sandoz Award from the Canadian Atherosclerosis Society, the Albert Creff Award in Nutrition of the National Academy of Medicine of France, and a Honoris Causa Doctorate in Science from the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven.

Dr. Bouchard holds an MSc in Exercise Physiology from the University of Oregon and a PhD in Anthropological Genetics from the University of Texas.

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