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.
108 children and adolescents (65 girls, 60.2%) from 6 schools in Porto district took ...
To examine relationships between physical activity (PA) and awareness and treatment status of low bone mineral density (BMD) among adults.
Stratified sample of adults living independently in the community.
A total of 1928 adults aged 50 years and older who participated in the National Health and Nutrition ...
This study was conducted to determine if physical activity volume (PAv) and intensity (PAi) at baseline influence the likelihood of gaining hip bone mineral density (BMD) over 6 years.
Design and Sample
In a prospective study, the sample was limited to 244 female nonsmokers, ages 35 to 45 years, and was approximately 90% white.
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 ...
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 ...
Reduced physical activity is an important feature of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Various activity monitors are available but their validity is poorly established. The aim was to evaluate the validity of six monitors in patients with COPD. We hypothesized triaxial monitors to be more valid compared to uniaxial monitors. ...
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 ...