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|Title: ||The importance of the waist circumference in the metabolic syndrome and physical fitness in 6 to 15 year-olds|
|Authors: ||Almeida, M.J.|
Lopes, Vítor P.
|Issue Date: ||2008|
|Publisher: ||Universidade do Porto, Faculdade de Desporto|
|Citation: ||Almeida, M.J.; Rodrigues, A.; Neves, A.; Lopes, Vítor P.; Freitas, D.L. (2008) - The importance of the waist circumference in the metabolic syndrome and physical fitness in 6 to 15 year-olds. In 13th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science. Estoril|
|Abstract: ||Research evidence has shaved a connection between central adiposity and an increased risk of metabolic disorders, morbidity, and mortality. Waist circumference IWCI has been identified as the best predictor 01 Metabolic Syndrome (Mets) in children and adolescents.
The purposes of this study were: 1) to determine if there were significant differences between the subjects who presented the WC risk factor (WCrf) and those without that risk factor (non-WCrf) for all the other Mets components and physical fitness parameters, in boys and
girls across 3 age groups (6-9, 10-11, and 12-14 year-olds); 2) to estimate the risk in Wcrf subjects of having MetS and being considered unfit.|
|Peer Reviewed: ||yes|
|Appears in Collections:||DCDEF - Resumos em Proceedings Não Indexados ao ISI|
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