Luisa Aires

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Daily differences in patterns of physical activity among overweight/obese children engaged in a physical activity program
    Luisa Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 19:871-7. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Influence of activity patterns in fitness during youth
    L Aires
    Faculty of Sports, Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Portugal
    Int J Sports Med 33:325-9. 2012
  3. doi request reprint A 3-year longitudinal analysis of changes in fitness, physical activity, fatness and screen time
    L Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Time, Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Acta Paediatr 99:140-4. 2010
  4. doi request reprint A 3-year longitudinal analysis of changes in Body Mass Index
    L Aires
    Faculty of Sports, Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Int J Sports Med 31:133-7. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Fitness and metabolic syndrome in obese fatty liver children
    Clarice Martins
    High Education Institute from Maia Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 40:99-101. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between self-rated health with cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity status among adolescent girls
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 9:378-81. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Intensity of physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and body mass index in youth
    Luisa Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, FADE UP, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 7:54-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in school-day patterns of daily physical activity in girls according to level of physical activity
    Jorge Mota
    Research Center of Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 5:S90-7. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Normative and criterion-related standards for shuttle run performance in youth
    Gustavo Silva
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:157-69. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness in children and adolescents with physical activity, active commuting to school, and screen time
    Luisa Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 8:S198-205. 2011

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Daily differences in patterns of physical activity among overweight/obese children engaged in a physical activity program
    Luisa Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 19:871-7. 2007
    ..Our data point that obese children are less active at weekend than during weekdays...
  2. doi request reprint Influence of activity patterns in fitness during youth
    L Aires
    Faculty of Sports, Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Portugal
    Int J Sports Med 33:325-9. 2012
    ..05; R2=0.50). The results highlight the importance of youth participation in organized activities and competitive sports over time to achieve health-related fitness benefits...
  3. doi request reprint A 3-year longitudinal analysis of changes in fitness, physical activity, fatness and screen time
    L Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Time, Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Acta Paediatr 99:140-4. 2010
    ..Additionally, we analysed the interaction between baseline fitness level and changes in fitness...
  4. doi request reprint A 3-year longitudinal analysis of changes in Body Mass Index
    L Aires
    Faculty of Sports, Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Int J Sports Med 31:133-7. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the results of this longitudinal study showed markedly an important relationship of lower fitness levels with the risk of being overweight/obese, in particular CRF and abdominal strength...
  5. doi request reprint Fitness and metabolic syndrome in obese fatty liver children
    Clarice Martins
    High Education Institute from Maia Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 40:99-101. 2013
    ..Metabolic Syndrome (MS) is highly prevalent among obese children with fatty liver. However, it is well-known that there is a lower prevalence of MS in individuals with higher cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Associations between self-rated health with cardiorespiratory fitness and obesity status among adolescent girls
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 9:378-81. 2012
    ..The main goal of this study was to analyze the associations between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and body mass index (BMI) with self-rated health (SRH) of adolescent girls...
  7. ncbi request reprint Intensity of physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, and body mass index in youth
    Luisa Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, FADE UP, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 7:54-9. 2010
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  8. ncbi request reprint Differences in school-day patterns of daily physical activity in girls according to level of physical activity
    Jorge Mota
    Research Center of Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 5:S90-7. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether there are differences in physical activity (PA) during specific periods of the day among active and less-active girls...
  9. ncbi request reprint Normative and criterion-related standards for shuttle run performance in youth
    Gustavo Silva
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 24:157-69. 2012
    ..569; 1-SPEC = 0.330) and boys (SENS = 0.634; 1-SPEC = 0.266). New SR laps reference standards are able to discriminate metabolic risk levels, and may provide a valuable tool for early prevention of cardiovascular risk factors...
  10. ncbi request reprint Associations of cardiorespiratory fitness in children and adolescents with physical activity, active commuting to school, and screen time
    Luisa Aires
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 8:S198-205. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to analyze associations of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) with physical activity, time spent watching television and using computer, mode of commuting to school (CS), and adiposity, by gender...
  11. ncbi request reprint Lifespan snapshot of physical activity assessed by accelerometry in Porto
    Pedro Silva
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport University of Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 8:352-60. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study is to evaluate age and gender differences in objectively measured levels of physical activity (PA) in a large and diverse sample of residents from an urban area in Porto, Portugal...
  12. doi request reprint Association between time spent in sedentary, moderate to vigorous physical activity, body mass index, cardiorespiratory fitness and blood pressure
    Anelise Reis Gaya
    FADE UP, Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 36:379-87. 2009
    ..Elevated blood pressure (BP) has been reported in young people and seems to be associated with body mass index (BMI) and reduced physical activity (PA)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, but not central obesity or C-reactive protein, is related to liver function in obese children
    Clarice Martins
    Faculty of Sports Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, High Education Institute from Maia, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 25:3-11. 2013
    ..Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is one of the most frequent complications associated with excess adiposity. Its pathogenesis is complex and there are multiple factors that may contribute to it...
  14. doi request reprint Central fat influences cardiac autonomic function in obese and overweight girls
    Luísa Soares-Miranda
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Cardiol 32:924-8. 2011
    ..The data of the present study indicate that CF is associated with less favorable indexes of HRV. In addition, our findings suggest that CF might be an important measure to assess the effect of obesity on cANS function in female children...
  15. doi request reprint Associations between sports participation, levels of moderate to vigorous physical activity and cardiorespiratory fitness in childrenand adolescents
    Gustavo Silva
    a Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, Porto, Portugal
    J Sports Sci 31:1359-67. 2013
    ..05). Concluding, participation in competitive sports at club level is more effective than other organised or non-organised sports to reach healthier levels of CRF and recommend levels of MVPA. ..
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in a Portuguese sample of adults: results from the Azorean Physical Activity and Health Study
    Rute Santos
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 20:78-85. 2008
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