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Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. (2012)
Book Chapter
ROLLAND, C. 2012. Laboratory methods of body composition analysis. In Stewart, A.D. and Sutton, L. (eds.) Body composition in sport, exercise and health. Abingdon: Routledge, chapter 2, pages 20-41.

In the initial stages of body composition analysis, cadavers were analysed and later used as a criterion method for validating developing methods which could be used in live subjects. Cadavers have been analysed chemically and anatomically. The chemi... Read More about Laboratory methods of body composition analysis..

Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. (2010)
Book Chapter
BROOM, I. and ROLLAND, C. 2010. Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention. In Tsichlia, G. and Johnstone, A.M. (eds.) Fat matters: from sociology to science. Keswick: M and K Publishing, chapter 5, pages 51-66.

The current obesity epidemic, indeed pandemic, is a major public health problem affecting not only the developed nations but also developing countries as they become modern industrialised nations. Over the last thirty years the prevalence of obesity... Read More about Homo Adipatus: a new species: weight management, treatment and prevention..