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Normative data for handgrip strength in children and adolescents in the Maule Region, Chile: Evaluation based on chronological and biological age
Background: Hand grip strength (HGS) is associated with a number of causes resulting in cardiovascular death, in addition to bone fragility, and the presence of sarcopenia. The goal of our study was to analyze HGS of ...
Reference norms for evaluating maximum expiratory flow of children and adolescents of the Maule Region in Chile
Background: The norms for evaluating the maximum expiratory flow (MEF) usually are developed according to chronological age and height. However, to date, little research has been conducted using reference values that take ...
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 ...
Validez, confiabilidad y percentiles de un cuestionario que mide los niveles de actividad en adolescentes que viven a moderada altitud del Perú
La evaluación y monitorización del nivel de actividad física (AF) debe ser realizada constantemente. Los objetivos del estudio fueron a) Verificar la validez y confiabilidad de un cuestionario que mide el nivel de AF y b) ...
Muscle mass in children and adolescents: Proposed equations and reference values for assessment
Objectives: The goal of this study was to develop regression equations to estimate LM with anthropometric variables and to propose percentiles for evaluating by age and sex. Methods: A cross sectional study was conducted ...