Dirk Vissers

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Affiliation: University of Antwerp
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. pmc The effect of exercise on visceral adipose tissue in overweight adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dirk Vissers
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e56415. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Effect of long-term whole body vibration training on visceral adipose tissue: a preliminary report
    Dirk Vissers
    Department of Health Sciences Physiotherapy, University College of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Obes Facts 3:93-100. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The effect of whole body vibration short-term exercises on respiratory gas exchange in overweight and obese women
    Dirk Vissers
    Department of Health Sciences, Artesis University College of Antwerp, Van Aertselaerstraat 31, 2170 Merksem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Phys Sportsmed 37:88-94. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Effects of aerobic endurance, muscle strength, and motor control exercise on physical fitness and musculoskeletal injury rate in preprofessional dancers: an uncontrolled trial
    Wilhelm Mistiaen
    Artesis University College, Department of Health Care Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 35:381-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Overweight in adolescents: differences per type of education. Does one size fit all?
    Dirk Vissers
    University College of Antwerp, Department of Health Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:65-71. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in youth: a cross-sectional school-based survey
    Dirk Vissers
    University College of Antwerp, Department of Health Sciences Physiotherapy, and Antwerp University Hospital, Department of Diabetology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Paediatr 96:1809-13. 2007

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Publications6

  1. pmc The effect of exercise on visceral adipose tissue in overweight adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Dirk Vissers
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    PLoS ONE 8:e56415. 2013
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  2. doi request reprint Effect of long-term whole body vibration training on visceral adipose tissue: a preliminary report
    Dirk Vissers
    Department of Health Sciences Physiotherapy, University College of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium
    Obes Facts 3:93-100. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of whole body vibration (WBV), combined with caloric restriction, on weight, body composition and metabolic risk factors in overweight and obese adults...
  3. doi request reprint The effect of whole body vibration short-term exercises on respiratory gas exchange in overweight and obese women
    Dirk Vissers
    Department of Health Sciences, Artesis University College of Antwerp, Van Aertselaerstraat 31, 2170 Merksem, Antwerp, Belgium
    Phys Sportsmed 37:88-94. 2009
    ..To assess the effect of whole body vibration on oxygen uptake and carbon dioxide production among overweight and obese women...
  4. doi request reprint Effects of aerobic endurance, muscle strength, and motor control exercise on physical fitness and musculoskeletal injury rate in preprofessional dancers: an uncontrolled trial
    Wilhelm Mistiaen
    Artesis University College, Department of Health Care Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 35:381-9. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate musculoskeletal injury rate and physical fitness before and 6 months after an endurance, strength, and motor control exercise program in preprofessional dancers...
  5. doi request reprint Overweight in adolescents: differences per type of education. Does one size fit all?
    Dirk Vissers
    University College of Antwerp, Department of Health Sciences, Antwerp, Belgium
    J Nutr Educ Behav 40:65-71. 2008
    ..To assess the lifestyle and prevalence of overweight among 16- to 18-year-old adolescents attending 4 different types of secondary education (SE)...
  6. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome in youth: a cross-sectional school-based survey
    Dirk Vissers
    University College of Antwerp, Department of Health Sciences Physiotherapy, and Antwerp University Hospital, Department of Diabetology, Metabolism and Clinical Nutrition, Antwerp, Belgium
    Acta Paediatr 96:1809-13. 2007
    ..VSE provides practice-oriented education in which young people learn a specific occupation. Previously we reported VSE to be the type of education with the highest prevalence of overweight and obesity...