Affiliation: Pontificia Universidad Javeriana
- Time spent traveling in motor vehicles and its association with overweight and abdominal obesity in Colombian adults who do not own a carAlberto Flórez Pregonero
Departamento de Formación, Facultad de Educacion, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia
Prev Med 54:402-4. 2012..This study examined associations between time spent traveling in motor vehicles per week (TSTMV) and BMI and abdominal obesity (AO) among Colombian adults residing in urban areas who do not own car...
- Household motor vehicle use and weight status among Colombian adults: are we driving our way towards obesity?Diana C Parra
Fundación FES Social, División de salud, Carrera 7 No 73 55 oficina 1202, Bogota, Colombia
Prev Med 49:179-83. 2009..To determine the associations between household motor vehicle ownership and weight status among Colombian adults...
- [Relationship between overweight, physical activity and physical fitness in school-aged boys in Bogotá Colombia]Gustavo Tovar
Oficina de Investigaciones, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia
Arch Latinoam Nutr 58:265-73. 2008..It is important to encourage and monitor children's levels of physical activity as well as the results of fitness test for the prevention of overweight and related cardio-metabolic complications...
- [Possible public health implications regarding associations between the degree of urbanisation and electronic media exposure amongst Colombian children]Luis F Gomez
División de Salud Fundación FES Social, Bogota, Colombia
Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 10:505-16. 2008..Determining the association between the degree of urbanisation and excessive television-viewing and video-game use amongst children aged 5 to 12 years old...
- Should they play outside? Cardiorespiratory fitness and air pollution among schoolchildren in BogotáAndrea Ramirez
Department of Public Health, School of Medicine, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Colombia
Rev Salud Publica (Bogota) 14:570-83. 2012..This study was aimed at comparing cardiorespiratory fitness (CF), measured as VO2 max, amongst school children exposed to varying levels of particulate matter (PM10), and air pollution in Bogotá, Colombia...