E Marini

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cagliari
Country: Italy

Publications

  1. pmc Accuracy of specific BIVA for the assessment of body composition in the United States population
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e58533. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) for assessing body composition in the elderly
    E Marini
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, 09042 Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:515-21. 2013
  3. pmc The potential of classic and specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis for the assessment of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity
    Elisabetta Marini
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Interv Aging 7:585-91. 2012
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in skinfold variability across human populations and during the life cycle
    Elisabetta Marini
    Sezione di Science Antropologiche, Dipartimento Biologia Sperimentale, Department of Experimental Biology, Cagliari University, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    Ann Hum Biol 34:377-92. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and intestinal parasites are not detrimental to the nutritional status of Amerindians
    Elisabetta Marini
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:534-40. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Univariate estimates of sexual dimorphism: the effects of intrasexual variability
    E Marini
    Sezione di Scienze Antropologiche, Dipartimento Biologia Sperimentale, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 109:501-8. 1999
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutritional and psycho-functional status in elderly patients with Alzheimer's disease
    B Saragat
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:231-6. 2012
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation in sexual dimorphism in relation to physical activity
    R Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 13:341-8. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status in the healthy longeval population from Sardinia (Italy)
    R Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:97-102. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis detects low body cell mass and dehydration in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    R Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:823-7. 2010

Collaborators

  • Stefano Cabras
  • A Coin
  • G Sergi
  • E Manzato
  • Martin J Blaser
  • Michael Gröschl
  • Roberto Buffa
  • R Buffa
  • Giovanni Floris
  • G Floris
  • B Saragat
  • R M Mereu
  • P F Putzu
  • Maria G Dominguez-Bello
  • V Succa
  • Monica Contreras
  • Andrea C Rinaldi
  • Bruno Saragat
  • E Mereu
  • D Viale
  • M Cotza
  • M Lodde
  • Hakima Amor
  • Mariam Zouini
  • Walter Racugno
  • Abdellatif Baali
  • Abdelaziz Lahmam
  • Liliana Ponce
  • Fabian A Michelangeli
  • Guillermo I Perez-Perez
  • Flor H Pujol
  • Giuliana Scalas
  • Paolo F Putzu
  • Marco Lodde
  • Cristina Zaru
  • D Garau
  • Alessandra Ortu

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. pmc Accuracy of specific BIVA for the assessment of body composition in the United States population
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    PLoS ONE 8:e58533. 2013
    ..Specific BIVA is an analytical variant, recently proposed for the Italian elderly population, that adjusts bioelectrical values for body geometry...
  2. doi request reprint Efficacy of specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA) for assessing body composition in the elderly
    E Marini
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria, 09042 Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 17:515-21. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc The potential of classic and specific bioelectrical impedance vector analysis for the assessment of sarcopenia and sarcopenic obesity
    Elisabetta Marini
    Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Clin Interv Aging 7:585-91. 2012
    ..We also investigate the potential use of specific BIVA as an indicator of sarcopenic obesity...
  4. ncbi request reprint Sex differences in skinfold variability across human populations and during the life cycle
    Elisabetta Marini
    Sezione di Science Antropologiche, Dipartimento Biologia Sperimentale, Department of Experimental Biology, Cagliari University, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    Ann Hum Biol 34:377-92. 2007
    ..Subcutaneous fat measurements have been recently found to show sex differences in variability (dispersion dimorphism) in young adult samples from two extant unrelated European populations, with males more variable than females...
  5. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori and intestinal parasites are not detrimental to the nutritional status of Amerindians
    Elisabetta Marini
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 76:534-40. 2007
    ..pylori...
  6. ncbi request reprint Univariate estimates of sexual dimorphism: the effects of intrasexual variability
    E Marini
    Sezione di Scienze Antropologiche, Dipartimento Biologia Sperimentale, Universita di Cagliari, Cittadella Universitaria di Monserrato, 09042 Monserrato, Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 109:501-8. 1999
    ..Since the last three indices measure the combined effect of size and variance dimorphism, the joint use of the MDI index is suggested in order to isolate the relative contribution of the difference between the means...
  7. ncbi request reprint Nutritional and psycho-functional status in elderly patients with Alzheimer's disease
    B Saragat
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 16:231-6. 2012
    ..Analysis of variations of nutritional status in relation to psycho-functional conditions in elderly patients with mild to moderate Alzheimer's disease (AD) by means of bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Variation in sexual dimorphism in relation to physical activity
    R Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 13:341-8. 2001
    ..The results agree with theoretical expectations, and suggest greater stability of women to environmental pressures (i.e., physical activity)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nutritional status in the healthy longeval population from Sardinia (Italy)
    R Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:97-102. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate sex- and age-related variations of the nutritional status in the aged population of central Sardinia, a geographical area with a high frequency of long-lived people, particularly men...
  10. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis detects low body cell mass and dehydration in patients with Alzheimer's disease
    R Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    J Nutr Health Aging 14:823-7. 2010
    ..This paper evaluates the nutritional status in patients with mild-moderate and severe Alzheimer's disease (AD) by bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Variations of somatotype in elderly Sardinians
    R Buffa
    Dipartimento di Biologia Sperimentale, Sezione di Scienze Antropologiche, Universita di Cagliari, Monserrato, Italy
    Am J Hum Biol 17:403-11. 2005
    ..The sexual dimorphism tends to decrease with age. The results are discussed with regard to the biology of aging, with emphasis on the potential application of somatotype to studies of the elderly population...
  12. ncbi request reprint Migration of the bioelectrical impedance vector in healthy elderly subjects
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Nutrition 19:917-21. 2003
    ..We describe the effects of aging on the bioelectrical impedance vectors in healthy men and women...
  13. doi request reprint Assessment of nutritional status in the Amazigh children of Amizmiz (Azgour Valley, High Atlas and Morocco)
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, 09042 Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    J Trop Pediatr 55:406-8. 2009
    ..6% of the children were classified as stunted and 8.5% as wasted. Based on the Bioelectrical Impedance Vector Analysis, children from the High Atlas had an adequate body cell mass, but a high risk of dehydration (42.3%)...
  14. ncbi request reprint Dispersion dimorphism in human populations
    Elisabetta Marini
    Sezione di Scienze Antropologiche, Dipartimento Biologia Sperimentale, Universita di Cagliari, 09042 Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    Am J Phys Anthropol 127:342-50. 2005
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Patterns of hand variation--new data on a Sardinian sample
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Coll Antropol 31:325-30. 2007
    ..Sexual dimorphism is evident. Men present greater dimensions and greater relative length of the thumb with respect to the other fingers than women...
  16. ncbi request reprint Size and shape modifications in Sardinian adolescent girls
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Sciences Section, University of Cagliari, Monserrato Cagliari, Italy
    Anthropol Anz 61:421-34. 2003
    ..The age at menarche influences the fat mass but not the distribution of visceral and subcutaneous fat. The time since menarche has also no effect on the distribution of subcutaneous fat...
  17. ncbi request reprint Bioelectrical impedance vector in pre- and postmenarcheal females
    Roberto Buffa
    Department of Experimental Biology, Anthropological Science Section, University of Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Nutrition 18:474-8. 2002
    ..To present what is to our knowledge the first study of the effects of puberty on the distribution of bioimpedance vectors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Somatotype in Alzheimer's disease
    Roberto Buffa
    Dipartimento di Biologia Sperimentale, Sezione di Scienze Antropologiche, Universita di Cagliari, Cagliari, Italy
    Gerontology 53:200-4. 2007
    ..The clinical picture of Alzheimer's disease includes anthropometric and body composition variations. Somatotyping is a practical non-invasive method to assess body type...
  19. doi request reprint Age-related variations of the bioelectrical impedance vector
    Roberto Buffa
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:e29; author reply e31. 2008
  20. ncbi request reprint Helicobacter pylori seroprevalence in Amerindians from isolated locations
    Monica Contreras
    Venezuelan Institute of Scientific Research, IVIC, Caracas, Venezuela
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 78:574-6. 2008
    ..Because all CagA-seropositive individuals carry H. pylori, the results suggest that there has been bacterial antigen divergence, probably caused by genetic drift/natural selection, on humans and their microbes in isolated human groups...