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Motor Coordination, Physical Activity and VO2max as Predictors of Body Fat in Youth

  • Presented on 25 October 2012

Aim The aim of this cross-sectional study was to explore relationships between motor coordination coefficient (MC), cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2max) moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and percentage of body fat (%BF) in children and adolescents from 6 to 19 years. Methods 108 children and adolescents (65 girls, 60.2%) from 6 schools in Porto district took ...

Relationships Between Physical Activity and Awareness and Treatment Status Among Adults With Low Femoral Bone Density in the United States

  • Published on September 2012

Purpose To examine relationships between physical activity (PA) and awareness and treatment status of low bone mineral density (BMD) among adults. Design Cross-sectional. Setting Stratified sample of adults living independently in the community. Subjects A total of 1928 adults aged 50 years and older who participated in the National Health and Nutrition ...

Recommended Levels of Physical Activity to Avoid Adiposity in Spanish Children

  • Added on September 7, 2012

Summary There is an association between adiposity levels and physical activity guidelines for adolescents. Achieving physical activity recommendations helps adolescents to prevent obesity status. This paper presents an association between physical activity levels and obesity status. This paper supports physical activity recommendations to avoid children's obesity levels. This paper emphasizes ...

Depression, Obesity, Eating Behavior, and Physical Activity

  • Published on 2012

My coeditors and I are delighted to share this special issue of the Journal of Obesity focused on understanding the comorbidity between obesity and depression. Depression is highly comorbid with obesity [1–3] and may impede weight loss treatment [4–9]. Just as a successful reduction in the obesity epidemic must entail a multilevel ...

The Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study

  • Published on 07/2002

Objective The objective of the Hyperglycemia and Adverse Pregnancy Outcome (HAPO) Study is to clarify unanswered questions on associations of maternal glycemia, less severe than overt diabetes mellitus, with risks of adverse pregnancy outcome. This report describes the background and design of the HAPO Study. Methods HAPO is a 5-year ...