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13 results for "Biomarkers"

Muscular fitness, fatness and inflammatory biomarkers in adolescents

  • Published on July 2013

Commentary: Rona Macniven, Prevention Research Collaboration, University of Sydney Adolescence is known to be a period of time where physical activity levels decline and weight increases so it is therefore an optimum opportunity for health interventions. This international study looked at the science around inflammatory biomarkers present in blood samples ...

Self-reported Versus Objectively Measured Physical Activity & Cardiometabolic Biomarkers Among Youth in NHANES

  • Added on June 15, 2012

Purpose To compare associations between objective and subjective measures of moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) & cardiometabolic biomarkers. Methods 2174 (1110 boys) youth (12-19 years) from the 2003-6 NHANES combined surveys with self-reported MVPA (SRMVPA) in the previous 30 days & four 10-hour days of accelerometry MVPA (AMVPA) (Actigraph 7164) were included. The ...

Sedentary Time and Cardio-Metabolic Biomarkers in US Adults: NHANES 2003–06

  • Published on January 11, 2011

Aims Prolonged sedentary time is ubiquitous in developed economies and is associated with an adverse cardio-metabolic risk profile and premature mortality. This study examined the associations of objectively assessed sedentary time and breaks (interruptions) in sedentary time with continuous cardio-metabolic and inflammatory risk biomarkers, and whether these associations varied by ...