Obesity and injury in Australia: a review of the literature – AIHW – 3 November 2011

Posted on November 3, 2011. Filed under: Health Status | Tags: , , |

Obesity and injury in Australia: a review of the literature – AIHW – 3 November 2011

authors: Norton L, Harrison JE, Pointer S & Lathlean T

“Obesity and injury are major health burdens on society. Possible relationships between obesity and injury have recently been reported, but their nature and extent has been unclear. This report presents summary information from an overview of the existing literature to investigate obesity injury relationships. It also surveys opportunities to fill relevant gaps in knowledge in Australia.”

ISSN 1444-3791; ISBN 978-1-74249-227-8; Cat. no. INJCAT 136; 40pp

Media release – Report suggests obesity increases risk of injury

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