Cristina Padez

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Affiliation: Departamento de Antropologia
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Portuguese conscripts from 1986 to 2000 in relation to place of residence and educational level
    Cristina Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Departamento de Antropologia, Rua do Arco da Traição, Universidade de Coimbra, 3000 056 Coimbra, Portugal
    Public Health 120:946-52. 2006
  2. pmc Age and menarcheal status do not influence metabolic response to aerobic training in overweight girls
    Neiva Leite
    Department of Physical Education, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 5:7. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Long sleep duration and childhood overweight/obesity and body fat
    Cristina Padez
    Department of Anthropology, Research Centre for Anthropology and Health, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 21:371-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Height and relative leg length as indicators of the quality of the environment among Mozambican juveniles and adolescents
    Cristina Padez
    Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 21:200-9. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in 7-9-year-old Portuguese children: trends in body mass index from 1970-2002
    C Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 16:670-8. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for overweight and obesity in Portuguese children
    Cristina Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Acta Paediatr 94:1550-7. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Changes in height, weight, BMI and in the prevalence of obesity among 9- to 11-year-old affluent Portuguese schoolboys, between 1960 and 2000
    Hugo F V Cardoso
    Departamento de Antropologia and Centro de Investigacao em Antropologia e Saude, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 35:624-38. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, weight status and objectively measured sedentary behaviour and physical activity in rural and urban Portuguese adolescents
    Aristides M Machado-Rodrigues
    University of Coimbra, Portugal
    J Child Health Care 16:166-77. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The associations of SES, obesity, sport activity, and perceived neighborhood environments: is there a model of environmental injustice penalizing Portuguese children?
    Helena Nogueira
    Department of Geography, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 25:434-6. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint Stature and stature distribution in Portuguese male adults 1904-1998: the role of environmental factors
    Cristina Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 14:39-49. 2002

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Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Trends in overweight and obesity in Portuguese conscripts from 1986 to 2000 in relation to place of residence and educational level
    Cristina Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Departamento de Antropologia, Rua do Arco da Traição, Universidade de Coimbra, 3000 056 Coimbra, Portugal
    Public Health 120:946-52. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to analyse changes in the prevalence of overweight and obesity between 1986 and 2000 in Portuguese conscripts, and to examine the role of place of residence and educational level...
  2. pmc Age and menarcheal status do not influence metabolic response to aerobic training in overweight girls
    Neiva Leite
    Department of Physical Education, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
    Diabetol Metab Syndr 5:7. 2013
    ..The following study examined the effects of a 12-week multidisciplinary intervention on metabolic health in overweight girls and the contribution of age and menarcheal status on the resulting changes...
  3. doi request reprint Long sleep duration and childhood overweight/obesity and body fat
    Cristina Padez
    Department of Anthropology, Research Centre for Anthropology and Health, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 21:371-6. 2009
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Height and relative leg length as indicators of the quality of the environment among Mozambican juveniles and adolescents
    Cristina Padez
    Department of Anthropology, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 21:200-9. 2009
    ..Possible genetic influences on relative leg length are also discussed...
  5. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity in 7-9-year-old Portuguese children: trends in body mass index from 1970-2002
    C Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 16:670-8. 2004
    ..Portugal followed the trend of other Mediterranean countries like Spain (30%), Greece (31%), and Italy (36%). These high values require a national intervention program to control childhood obesity...
  6. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for overweight and obesity in Portuguese children
    Cristina Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Acta Paediatr 94:1550-7. 2005
    ..To identify risk factors for overweight and obesity in Portuguese children...
  7. doi request reprint Changes in height, weight, BMI and in the prevalence of obesity among 9- to 11-year-old affluent Portuguese schoolboys, between 1960 and 2000
    Hugo F V Cardoso
    Departamento de Antropologia and Centro de Investigacao em Antropologia e Saude, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 35:624-38. 2008
    ..There is a lack of detailed series of growth data that can be used to analyse secular trends in growth and obesity of Portuguese children...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness, weight status and objectively measured sedentary behaviour and physical activity in rural and urban Portuguese adolescents
    Aristides M Machado-Rodrigues
    University of Coimbra, Portugal
    J Child Health Care 16:166-77. 2012
    ..The observations indicate important associations between weight status and CRF in both rural and urban Portuguese adolescents. In addition, place of residence has an important impact on weight status of this sample of adolescents...
  9. doi request reprint The associations of SES, obesity, sport activity, and perceived neighborhood environments: is there a model of environmental injustice penalizing Portuguese children?
    Helena Nogueira
    Department of Geography, University of Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 25:434-6. 2013
    ..This study analyses the associations between children's obesity, sports activity (SA), and perceived environmental characteristics with the children's SES...
  10. ncbi request reprint Stature and stature distribution in Portuguese male adults 1904-1998: the role of environmental factors
    Cristina Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 14:39-49. 2002
    ..Taking into account the socioeconomic differences that still exist between districts, the results suggest that the secular trend in height should continue for the Portuguese population in future decades...
  11. doi request reprint Perceptions of neighborhood environments and childhood obesity: evidence of harmful gender inequities among Portuguese children
    Helena Nogueira
    Department of Geography, University of Coimbra, Largo da Porta Férrea, Coimbra 3004 530, Portugal
    Health Place 19:69-73. 2013
    ..Improvements in the neighborhood environment could be a strategy for tackling the growing epidemic of childhood obesity and can simultaneously contribute to reduce health inequities across population subgroups...
  12. ncbi request reprint Secular trend in stature in the Portuguese population (1904-2000)
    C Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 3000 056 Coimbra, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 30:262-78. 2003
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Secular trends in male adult height 1904-1996 in relation to place of residence and parent's educational level in Portugal
    C Padez
    Departmento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 26:287-98. 1999
    ..These results suggest that the secular trend in height will continue for the Portuguese population in the future decade...
  14. ncbi request reprint Age at menarche in Coimbra (Portugal) school girls: a note on the secular changes
    C Padez
    Department de Anthropologia, Universidade de Coimba, Coimbra, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 30:622-32. 2003
    ..These improvements are mainly related to better nutrition and better health care along with many other environmental factors...
  15. ncbi request reprint Social background and age at menarche in Portuguese university students: a note on the secular changes in Portugal
    C Padez
    Departamento de Antropologia, Universidade de Coimbra, 3000 056 Coimbra, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 15:415-27. 2003
    ..This decrease was the result of great improvements in the social and economic living conditions that occurred in Portugal especially after the 1970s concerning nutrition and health care, among many other environmental factors...