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Hand grip strength and maximum peak expiratory flow: determinants of bone mineral density of adolescent students
Background: Maintaining and building healthy bones during the lifetime requires a complicated interaction between a number of physiological and lifestyle factors. Our goal of this study was to analyze the association between ...
Physical growth, biological age, and nutritional transitions of adolescents living at moderate altitudes in Peru
Background: Peru is experiencing a stage of nutritional transition where the principal characteristics are typical of countries undergoing development. Objectives: The objectives of this study were the following: (a) compare ...
Waist circumferences of chilean students: Comparison of the CDC-2012 standard and proposed percentile curves
The measurement of waist circumference (WC) is considered to be an important means to control overweight and obesity in children and adolescents. The objectives of the study were to (a) compare the WC measurements of Chilean ...
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 ...
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 ...
Physical growth and body adiposity curves in students of the Maule Region (Chile)
Objectives: Physical growth and body adiposity patterns provide relevant information to infer the nutritional and health status of students. Our objectives were (a) to compare the variables of body adiposity and physical ...