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Weight, height and body mass index of children and adolescents living at moderate altitude in Colombia
Introduction. There is increasing concern over the study of physical growth in different regions of the world, although altitude is not considered an adjustment factor. Objectives. Compare physical growth variables and ...
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 ...