Journal article icon

Journal article

Assessing the options for local government to use legal approaches to combat obesity in the UK: putting theory into practice.

Abstract:

The law is recognized as a powerful tool to address some of the structural determinants of chronic disease, including 'obesogenic' environments which are a major factor in the increasing prevalence of obesity worldwide. However, it is often local - as opposed to national - government that has responsibility for an environment, including the built environment, and their role in reducing obesity using law remains relatively unexplored. With the English government shifting emphasis for improveme...

Expand abstract

Actions


Access Document


Authors


More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Obes Rev
Volume:
12
Issue:
8
Pages:
660-667
Place of publication:
England
Publication date:
2011-08-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1467-789X
ISSN:
1467-7881
Source identifiers:
163597
Language:
English
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:163597
UUID:
uuid:88240e99-3cc1-40a0-9f49-2d8c1d586ee5
Local pid:
pubs:163597
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP