Luis B Sardinha

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Affiliation: Technical University of Lisbon
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. pmc Correlates of objectively assessed physical activity and sedentary time in children: a cross-sectional study (The European Youth Heart Study)
    Andreas Nilsson
    School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:322. 2009
  2. pmc Prevalence of overweight, obesity, and abdominal obesity in a representative sample of Portuguese adults
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e47883. 2012
  3. pmc Validity of new child-specific thoracic gas volume prediction equations for air-displacement plethysmography
    Paul B Higgins
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:18. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of age-adjusted equations to estimate body fat with air displacement plethysmography in male adolescent athletes
    L B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S63-7. 2003
  5. doi request reprint Objectively measured physical activity and bone strength in 9-year-old boys and girls
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Pediatrics 122:e728-36. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity among Portuguese youth: a study in a representative sample of 10-18-year-old children and adolescents
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e124-8. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint Body surface area estimation and its impact on predicting appendicular skeletal muscle mass with a mechanistic model based on the Reference Man
    L B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical, University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S29-31. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of body surface area calculations on body fat estimates in non-obese and obese subjects
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Physiol Meas 27:1197-209. 2006
  9. doi request reprint The effect of physical activity on weight loss is mediated by eating self-regulation
    Ana M Andrade
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Patient Educ Couns 79:320-6. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Physical activity predicts changes in body image during obesity treatment in women
    Eliana V Carraça
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1604-12. 2012

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  1. pmc Correlates of objectively assessed physical activity and sedentary time in children: a cross-sectional study (The European Youth Heart Study)
    Andreas Nilsson
    School of Health and Medical Sciences, Orebro University, Orebro, Sweden
    BMC Public Health 9:322. 2009
    ....
  2. pmc Prevalence of overweight, obesity, and abdominal obesity in a representative sample of Portuguese adults
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e47883. 2012
    ..54; 95% CI: 2.08-3.09), obesity (OR = 2.76; 95% CI: 2.20-3.45), and abdominal obesity (OR = 5.48; 95% CI: 4.60-6.52). This reinforces the importance of adjusting public health strategies for educational level...
  3. pmc Validity of new child-specific thoracic gas volume prediction equations for air-displacement plethysmography
    Paul B Higgins
    Department of Nutrition Sciences, University of Alabama at Birmingham, AL, USA
    BMC Pediatr 6:18. 2006
    ..To determine the validity of the recently developed child-specific thoracic gas volume (TGV) prediction equations for use in air-displacement plethysmography (ADP) in diverse pediatric populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of age-adjusted equations to estimate body fat with air displacement plethysmography in male adolescent athletes
    L B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S63-7. 2003
    ..7-2.4 and -4.0-3.7, respectively). These findings suggest that in male adolescent athletes, the use of Leq improves estimates of BF by densitometry using ADP...
  5. doi request reprint Objectively measured physical activity and bone strength in 9-year-old boys and girls
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Pediatrics 122:e728-36. 2008
    ..The purpose of this work was to analyze the relationship between intensity and duration of physical activity and composite indices of femoral neck strength and bone-mineral content of the femoral neck, lumbar spine, and total body...
  6. doi request reprint Prevalence of overweight and obesity among Portuguese youth: a study in a representative sample of 10-18-year-old children and adolescents
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Pediatr Obes 6:e124-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this research was to report the prevalence of overweight and obesity in a representative sample of Portuguese youth...
  7. ncbi request reprint Body surface area estimation and its impact on predicting appendicular skeletal muscle mass with a mechanistic model based on the Reference Man
    L B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical, University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S29-31. 2003
    ..05) BSA in women (-0.08 m(2)) and in men (-0.06 m(2)). On the other hand, ASMM was overestimated in the arms, legs, and total body with Du Bois's equation. This effect was of greater magnitude in obese subjects...
  8. ncbi request reprint Effect of body surface area calculations on body fat estimates in non-obese and obese subjects
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Physiol Meas 27:1197-209. 2006
    ..These findings suggest that BSA calculation is critical in BF estimation, supporting the use of a more accurate equation for non-obese and obese subjects...
  9. doi request reprint The effect of physical activity on weight loss is mediated by eating self-regulation
    Ana M Andrade
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Patient Educ Couns 79:320-6. 2010
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Physical activity predicts changes in body image during obesity treatment in women
    Eliana V Carraça
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1604-12. 2012
    ..This study examined effects of a behavioral weight management intervention on body image (evaluative and investment dimensions) and explored the potential mediating role of structured and lifestyle physical activity (PA)...
  11. doi request reprint Body composition in taller individuals using DXA: A validation study for athletic and non-athletic populations
    Diana A Santos
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Sports Sci 31:405-13. 2013
    ..70%; subtotal: 4.05%). The method proposed is a valid and simple solution to be used in individuals taller than the DXA scan area, including athletes engaged in sports recognised for including very tall competitors...
  12. doi request reprint Mediators of weight loss and weight loss maintenance in middle-aged women
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:725-35. 2010
    ..For long-term success, interventions must also be effective in promoting exercise intrinsic motivation and self-efficacy...
  13. doi request reprint Using self-determination theory to promote physical activity and weight control: a randomized controlled trial in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Behav Med 33:110-22. 2010
    ..Findings are fully consistent with previous studies conducted within this theoretical framework in other areas of health behavior change...
  14. doi request reprint Exercise autonomous motivation predicts 3-yr weight loss in women
    Marlene N Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 43:728-37. 2011
    ....
  15. doi request reprint Prevalence of the Portuguese population attaining sufficient physical activity
    Fatima Baptista
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:466-73. 2012
    ..The main purpose of this study was to describe the prevalence of physical activity in the Portuguese population aged 10 yr and older using accelerometry...
  16. pmc Body image change and improved eating self-regulation in a weight management intervention in women
    Eliana V Carraça
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:75. 2011
    ..This study examined one potential mechanism by testing a model in which improved body image mediated the effects of obesity treatment on eating self-regulation. Further, this study explored the role of different body image components...
  17. doi request reprint Motivational "spill-over" during weight control: increased self-determination and exercise intrinsic motivation predict eating self-regulation
    Jutta Mata
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Health Psychol 28:709-16. 2009
    ..The authors further investigated whether general, treatment-related, and exercise motivation underlie the relation between increased exercise and improved eating regulation...
  18. doi request reprint Total body water measurements in adolescent athletes: a comparison of six field methods with deuterium dilution
    Ana L Quiterio
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1225-37. 2009
    ..Foot-to-foot Tanita and BIS were also found to be valid and non-biased tools for predicting TBW. It would appear that the 3 anthropometric equations used are not appropriate for young athletes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Extracellular water: greater expansion with age in African Americans
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    J Appl Physiol 99:261-7. 2005
    ..05). The ECW compartment and E/I are thus variably larger, according to race, in healthy older subjects independent of sex, lean soft tissue, and fat mass...
  20. doi request reprint Usefulness of standard BMI cut-offs for quality of life and psychological well-being in women
    Paulo N Vieira
    Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Facts 5:795-805. 2012
    ..We examined BMI-based obesity categories and risk for poor health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and psychological well-being (PWB)...
  21. doi request reprint Sedentary behavior and physical activity are independently related to functional fitness in older adults
    Diana A Santos
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Exp Gerontol 47:908-12. 2012
    ....
  22. doi request reprint The role of lean body mass and physical activity in bone health in children
    Fatima Baptista
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Bone Miner Metab 30:100-8. 2012
    ....
  23. pmc A PRISMA-driven systematic review of predictive equations for assessing fat and fat-free mass in healthy children and adolescents using multicomponent molecular models as the reference method
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, CIPER, Fac Motricidade Humana, Univ Tecn Lisboa, 1499 002 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Obes 2013:148696. 2013
    ..Overall, the selected equations are useful for epidemiological studies, but some concerns still arise on an individual basis. ..
  24. doi request reprint Is bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy accurate in estimating total body water and its compartments in elite athletes?
    Catarina N Matias
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, CIPER, Fac Motricidade Humana, Univ Tecn Lisboa, 1499 002 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 40:152-6. 2013
    ..However, little is known of its validity in athletes...
  25. doi request reprint Waist circumference percentiles for Portuguese children and adolescents aged 10 to 18 years
    Luis B Sardinha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Pediatr 171:499-505. 2012
    ..In both sexes, the Portuguese values in the 90th percentile were closer to the Bolivian values and considerably lower than those of the American children for all age groups...
  26. doi request reprint Are cardiorespiratory fitness and moderate-to-vigorous physical activity independently associated to overweight, obesity, and abdominal obesity in elderly?
    Diana A Santos
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 24:28-34. 2012
    ..This study aimed to examine the independent association of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and physical activity (PA) with overweight and total and abdominal obesity in an elderly population...
  27. doi request reprint Relationship between changes in total-body water and fluid distribution with maximal forearm strength in elite judo athletes
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2488-95. 2011
    ..206; p = 0.027), even adjusting for weight and arm LST changes. These findings indicated that reductions in ICW increased the risk of losing grip strength in elite judo athletes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of different techniques for measuring body composition changes during weight loss in overweight and obese women
    Claudia S Minderico
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Br J Nutr 99:432-41. 2008
    ..Furthermore, the several clinical methods were not accurate enough for tracking body composition changes in overweight and obese premenopausal women after a weight-loss programme...
  29. pmc Ethnicity-related skeletal muscle differences across the lifespan
    Analiza M Silva
    Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Am J Hum Biol 22:76-82. 2010
    ..Further studies using a longitudinal design are needed to explore the associations of ethnicity-related decline of SM with health risks...
  30. doi request reprint Is bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy accurate in estimating changes in fat-free mass in judo athletes?
    Catarina N Matias
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Sports Sci 30:1225-33. 2012
    ..However, based on the wide limits of agreement observed, BIS is less valid at an individual level for tracking fat-free mass in these athletes...
  31. ncbi request reprint Bone mineral mass in males and females with and without Down syndrome
    Fatima Baptista
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Lisbon, Portugal
    Osteoporos Int 16:380-8. 2005
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Independent and opposite associations of hip and waist circumference with metabolic syndrome components and with inflammatory and atherothrombotic risk factors in overweight and obese women
    Paulo M Rocha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Metabolism 57:1315-22. 2008
    ..Besides body mass index and WC screening relevance, HC can contribute to additionally predict health risk in overweight and obese women...
  33. ncbi request reprint Extracellular water across the adult lifespan: reference values for adults
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Physiol Meas 28:489-502. 2007
    ....
  34. pmc Sex specific association of physical activity on proximal femur BMD in 9 to 10 year-old children
    Graça Cardadeiro
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 7:e50657. 2012
    ..However, the association of vigorous PA to sub-regions of the proximal femur varies by sex, such that girlś associations are heterogeneous and the lowest at the FN, but stronger at the TR and the IT, when compared to boys...
  35. doi request reprint Changes in regional body composition explain increases in energy expenditure in elite junior basketball players over the season
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Eur J Appl Physiol 112:2727-37. 2012
    ..Furthermore, these findings highlight the regional LST contribution, specifically located at the upper limbs, as a key component for the higher REE occurred over the season in junior basketball players...
  36. doi request reprint Anthropometric models to predict appendicular lean soft tissue in adolescent athletes
    Ana L Quiterio
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisboa, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 41:828-36. 2009
    ..We aimed to develop and to cross-validate anthropometric models for ALST in athletes, using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA) as the reference method...
  37. pmc Predictors of Psychological Well-Being during Behavioral Obesity Treatment in Women
    Paulo N Vieira
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Obes 2011:936153. 2011
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Changes in thoracic gas volume with air-displacement plethysmography after a weight loss program in overweight and obese women
    C S Minderico
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:444-50. 2008
    ..This study was designed to compare measured and predicted thoracic gas volume (V (TG)) after weight loss and to analyze the effect of body composition confounders such as waist circumference (WC) on measured V (TG) changes...
  39. doi request reprint Body composition phenotypes and carotid intima-media thickness in 11-13-year-old children
    Xavier Melo
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688, Lisbon, Portugal
    Eur J Pediatr 173:345-52. 2014
    ..22, p < 0.001). Conclusion: Differences exist in body composition variables among IMT tertiles. In the overall model, WC was the only obesity-related predictor of increased IMT in 11-13-year-old children. ..
  40. doi request reprint The association between physical activity and eating self-regulation in overweight and obese women
    Eliana V Carraça
    Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Human Performance CIPER, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Facts 6:493-506. 2013
    ..This study examined the relationship between exercise and eating regulation by exploring the mediating effects of negative body image investment and depressive mood, and their stability through time...
  41. doi request reprint Correlates of health-related quality of life, psychological well-being, and eating self-regulation after successful weight loss maintenance
    Paulo N Vieira
    Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Behav Med 36:601-10. 2013
    ..However, results also suggest that concerns with body shape and size may persist after weight loss and that some aspects of well-being and eating self-regulation can be more successfully targeted in specific weight loss programs. ..
  42. doi request reprint Validity of extracellular water assessment with saliva samples using plasma as the reference biological fluid
    Catarina N Matias
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1499 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Biomed Chromatogr 26:1348-52. 2012
    ..5 and 2.1 kg. These findings reveal that bromide dilution volume calculated from saliva samples is a valid noninvasive method for ECW assessment in elite athletes...
  43. doi request reprint The impact of exercise training on liver transplanted familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy (FAP) patients
    Maria Teresa Tomás
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Transplantation 95:372-7. 2013
    ..Exercise training has been proven to be effective on reconditioning patients after transplantation. However, the effects of exercise training in liver transplanted FAP patients have not been scrutinized yet...
  44. pmc Reciprocal effects among changes in weight, body image, and other psychological factors during behavioral obesity treatment: a mediation analysis
    António L Palmeira
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 6:9. 2009
    ..abstract:..
  45. doi request reprint Are skinfold-based models accurate and suitable for assessing changes in body composition in highly trained athletes?
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    J Strength Cond Res 23:1688-96. 2009
    ..These results highlighted the inaccuracy of anthropometric models in tracking desired changes in body composition of elite male judo athletes before a competition...
  46. pmc Caffeine intake, short bouts of physical activity, and energy expenditure: a double-blind randomized crossover trial
    Pedro B Júdice
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Center for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    PLoS ONE 8:e68936. 2013
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Total energy expenditure assessment in elite junior basketball players: a validation study using doubly labeled water
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    J Strength Cond Res 27:1920-7. 2013
    ..Our findings suggested that EI is not a valid tool for TEE assessment. The DRI method may be valid at a group level but inaccurate for estimating individual TEE in young players during a demanding competitive season period...
  48. doi request reprint A moderate dose of caffeine ingestion does not change energy expenditure but decreases sleep time in physically active males: a double-blind randomized controlled trial
    Pedro B Júdice
    Fac Motricidade Humana, Univ Tecn Lisboa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 38:49-56. 2013
    ..Though a large individual variability was observed, our findings revealed no acute or long-term effects of caffeine on EE and PA but decreased TST during free-living conditions in healthy males...
  49. doi request reprint Skeletal mass in adolescent male athletes and nonathletes: relationships with high-impact sports
    Ana L Dias Quiterio
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Strength Cond Res 25:3439-47. 2011
    ..05) after adjustments for maturation, high, and fat-free mass. This study reinforces the positive associations between high-impact physical activities and skeletal health in adolescent boys...
  50. pmc A randomized controlled trial to evaluate self-determination theory for exercise adherence and weight control: rationale and intervention description
    Marlene N Silva
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 8:234. 2008
    ....
  51. pmc Visceral abdominal and subfascial femoral adipose tissue have opposite associations with liver fat in overweight and obese premenopausal caucasian women
    Paulo M Rocha
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, 1495 688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    J Lipids 2011:154672. 2011
    ..These results reinforce the contribution of an abdominal obesity phenotype associated with a diabetogenic and atherothrombotic profile to liver lipotoxicity...
  52. doi request reprint Ward's area location, physical activity, and body composition in 8- and 9-year-old boys and girls
    Graça Cardadeiro
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Bone Miner Res 25:2304-12. 2010
    ..These variables were positively associated with a central Ward's area and thus with a more balanced femoral neck bone mass distribution...
  53. doi request reprint Body fat responses to a 1-year combined exercise training program in male coronary artery disease patients
    Nuno M Pimenta
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Interdisciplinary Centre for the Study of Human Performance, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 21:723-30. 2013
    ..To analyze the body fat (BF) content and distribution modifications in coronary artery disease (CAD) patients in response to a 1-year combined aerobic and resistance exercise training (CET) program...
  54. pmc Accuracy of DXA in estimating body composition changes in elite athletes using a four compartment model as the reference method
    Diana A Santos
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Nutr Metab (Lond) 7:22. 2010
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Magnesium intake mediates the association between bone mineral density and lean soft tissue in elite swimmers
    Catarina N Matias
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Magnes Res 25:120-5. 2012
    ..In conclusion, young athletes engaged in low impact sports, should pay special attention to Mg intake, given its potential role in bone mineral mass acquisition during growth...
  56. ncbi request reprint Objectively measured time spent sedentary is associated with insulin resistance independent of overall and central body fat in 9- to 10-year-old Portuguese children
    Luis B Sardinha
    Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Diabetes Care 31:569-75. 2008
    ..We examined the independent relationships between objectively measured physical activity and insulin resistance in Portuguese children...
  57. ncbi request reprint Relationship between absorptiometry and ultrasound measurements of abdominal subcutaneous fat tissue in postmenopausal women
    P J Teixeira
    Faculty of Human Movement, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, 1495 688, Lisboa, Portugal
    Acta Diabetol 40:S76-8. 2003
    ..Future research at our and other laboratories should clarify the clinical and practical significance of these findings...
  58. doi request reprint Body composition and power changes in elite judo athletes
    A M Silva
    Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Exercise and Health Laboratory, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Int J Sports Med 31:737-41. 2010
    ....
  59. ncbi request reprint Body fat measurement in adolescent athletes: multicompartment molecular model comparison
    A M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Estrada da Costa, Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:955-64. 2006
    ..To assess the accuracy of air displacement plethysmography (ADP) and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) per cent body fat (%BF) estimations in comparison with a reference five-compartment (5C) model used as the reference method...
  60. ncbi request reprint A review of psychosocial pre-treatment predictors of weight control
    P J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Rev 6:43-65. 2005
    ..Results are discussed in the context of past and present conceptual and methodological limitations, and several future research directions are described...
  61. ncbi request reprint Pretreatment predictors of attrition and successful weight management in women
    P J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:1124-33. 2004
    ..Success was defined by commonly used health-related criteria (5% weight loss). Noncompletion was also used as a marker of a failed attempt at weight control...
  62. doi request reprint Sedentary time in children: influence of accelerometer processing on health relations
    Andrew J Atkin
    UKCRC Centre for Diet and Activity Research CEDAR, Cambridge, United Kingdom
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 45:1097-104. 2013
    ..This cross-sectional study examined the influence of selected accelerometer cut points and nonwear criteria on associations of sedentary time with adiposity and clustered metabolic risk...
  63. ncbi request reprint Three-compartment model: critical evaluation based on neutron activation analysis
    Analiza M Silva
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, 1495 688 Lisbon, Portugal
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 287:E962-9. 2004
    ..The present study results provide a critical evaluation of potential errors in the classic 3C model and present new formulas for use in selected populations...
  64. doi request reprint Reference data for bone speed of sound in Portuguese girls and boys aged 9-13 years
    Fatima Baptista
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Clin Densitom 14:484-91. 2011
    ..23 standard deviations [SDs]; radius Z-score: -0.21 SDs; p>0.05)...
  65. ncbi request reprint Weekly training hours are associated with molecular and cellular body composition levels in adolescent athletes
    A L Quiterio
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Cruz Quebrada, Lisbon, Portugal
    J Sports Med Phys Fitness 49:54-63. 2009
    ..We aimed to explore associations between hours per week of sports training and molecular and cellular body composition components in adolescent athletes...
  66. doi request reprint Body composition, muscle strength, functional capacity, and physical disability risk in liver transplanted familial amyloidotic polyneuropathy patients
    Maria T Tomás
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Technical University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Clin Transplant 25:E406-14. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to compare body composition, levels of specific strength, level of physical disability risk, and functional capacity of transplanted FAP patients (FAPTx) with a group of healthy individuals (CON)...
  67. ncbi request reprint Total and regional fat and serum cardiovascular disease risk factors in lean and obese children and adolescents
    P J Teixeira
    Exercise and Health Laboratory, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Obes Res 9:432-42. 2001
    ..Trunk skinfolds, which are easy to obtain even in large samples, predict CVD risk factors to the same extent as DXA-based variables, in some cases, independently of total fatness...
  68. ncbi request reprint Exercise motivation, eating, and body image variables as predictors of weight control
    Pedro J Teixeira
    Department of Exercise and Health, Faculty of Human Movement, Technical University of Lisbon, Lisbon, Portugal
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 38:179-88. 2006
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