Obesity and falls in older women: mediating effects of muscle quality, foot loads and postural control - Neri SGR, Harvey LA, Tiedemann A, Gadelha AB, Lima RM.

BACKGROUND: Obesity is associated with an increased risk of falls in older women. However, it is not certain whether factors commonly associated with obesity and falls mediate this risk. RESEARCH QUESTION: Do lower-limb muscle quality, foot loads and postu...
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Resumo Fundamento A preval ência da obesidade vem aumentando sistematicamente na população, inclusive nas crianças e adolescentes, ao redor do mundo. Objetivos Descrever curvas percentílicas de referência para a circunferência abdominal (CA) nas crianças brasileiras e fornecer pontos de corte da CA para identificar crianças com risco de obesidade. Métodos Um estudo multicêntrico, prospectivo, tranversal foi realizado em crianças com idades entre 6 e 10 anos, matriculadas no ensino fundamental de escolas públicas e particulares de 13 cida...
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Resumo Fundamento A preval ência da obesidade vem aumentando sistematicamente na população, inclusive nas crianças e adolescentes, ao redor do mundo. Objetivos Descrever curvas percentílicas de referência para a circunferência abdominal (CA) nas crianças brasileiras e fornecer pontos de corte da CA para identificar crianças com risco de obesidade. Métodos Um estudo multicêntrico, prospectivo, tranversal foi realizado em crianças com idades entre 6 e 10 anos, matriculadas no ensino fundamental de escolas públicas e particulares de 13 cida...
Source: Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia - Category: Cardiology Source Type: research
Conditions:   Knee Osteoarthritis;   Obesity;   Depression Interventions:   Behavioral: 3RP-OA;   Behavioral: Health Enhancement Program Sponsors:   University of Kentucky;   Massachusetts General Hospital;   Brigham and Women's Hospital Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Obesity Interventions:   Behavioral: Diabetes Prevenion Program Intensive Lifestyle Intervention plus stress management training;   Behavioral: Diabetes Prevenion Program Intensive Lifestyle Intervention plus general women's health topics Sponsor:   University of Alabama at Birmingham Not yet recruiting
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Condition:   Overweight and Obesity Intervention:   Other: sugar replacements Sponsor:   Liverpool Hope University Recruiting
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A friend of mine takes a statin medication each day to lower his cholesterol. More than once I’ve heard him say “I ate too much! I’m going to have to take an extra pill.” Never mind that it doesn’t work that way — a single additional statin pill won’t make much difference to his cholesterol or his health. And never mind that you shouldn’t self-adjust the dose of your medications (talk to your doctor before making any changes in medication dosing). But my friend’s overindulging does bring up the question of whether starting medications for conditions like high blood pres...
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BACKGROUND: Studies on the influence of obesity on different physical parameters such as postural balance and musculoskeletal flexibility are limited and have reported varying results. OBJECTIVES: Measure effect of childhood obesity on balance and ...
Source: SafetyLit - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news
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