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Secular trends of physical growth and abdominal adiposity of school children and adolescents living at a moderate altitude in Peru
Objective: Identify changes in physical growth and abdominal adiposity at an interval of 14 yearsin children and adolescents living at a moderate altitude in Peru.Materials and Methods: The data comes from two cross-sectional ...
Proposed equations and reference values for calculating bone health in children and adolescent based on age and sex
Background: The Dual Energy X-Ray Absorptiometry (DXA) is the gold standard for measuring BMD and bone mineral content (BMC). In general, DXA is ideal for pediatric use. However, the development of specific standards for ...
Physical growth and biological maturation of children and adolescents: Proposed reference curves
The study of physical growth variables in terms of chronological age and biological maturation may provide a common reference point to reflect on the occurrence of body dimensions in and between individuals. The objectives ...
Equations to predict body fat percentage in young Chilean soccer players
The purpose of this study was to develop equations to predict body fat percentage in young Chilean soccer players. Ninetyfour footballers 13.0 to 17.9 yrs of age were studied. The anthropometric variables that were recorded ...
Reference standards to assess physical fitness of children and adolescents of Brazil: An approach to the students of the Lake Itaipú region—Brazil
Background. The importance of assessing body fat variables and physical fitness tests plays an important role in monitoring the level of activity and physical fitness of the general population. The objective of this study ...
Capacidad funcional de adultos mayores según cambios estacionales
Objetivo: El objetivo de este estudio fue determinar la capacidad funcional de adultos mayores según los cambios estacionales. Métodos: Se diseñó una investigación longitudinal de tipo panel. Se estudió a 59 sujetos (15 ...