Aetiology of Human Obesity

John R. Speakman*, David A. Levitsky

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationObesity
Subtitle of host publicationScience to Practice
EditorsGareth Williams, Gema Frühbeck
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd
Chapter8
Pages187-212
Number of pages26
ISBN (Print)9780470019115
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 28 Apr 2009

Keywords

  • Aetiology of human obesity
  • Dietary variety -increases food consumption
  • Glucocorticoids -cause weight gain
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Individual susceptibility to obesity
  • Leptin gene (LEP)
  • Lifestyle-related obesity
  • Polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS)
  • Supraphysiological leptin levels

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

Speakman, J. R., & Levitsky, D. A. (2009). Aetiology of Human Obesity. In G. Williams, & G. Frühbeck (Eds.), Obesity: Science to Practice (pp. 187-212). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470712221.ch8

Aetiology of Human Obesity. / Speakman, John R.; Levitsky, David A.

Obesity: Science to Practice. ed. / Gareth Williams; Gema Frühbeck. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2009. p. 187-212.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Speakman, JR & Levitsky, DA 2009, Aetiology of Human Obesity. in G Williams & G Frühbeck (eds), Obesity: Science to Practice. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp. 187-212. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470712221.ch8
Speakman JR, Levitsky DA. Aetiology of Human Obesity. In Williams G, Frühbeck G, editors, Obesity: Science to Practice. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. 2009. p. 187-212 https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470712221.ch8
Speakman, John R. ; Levitsky, David A. / Aetiology of Human Obesity. Obesity: Science to Practice. editor / Gareth Williams ; Gema Frühbeck. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2009. pp. 187-212
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