Joana Carvalho

Summary

Affiliation: University of Porto
Country: Portugal

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent exercise program improves blood lipid profile and antioxidant capacity in older women
    Joana Carvalho
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:1-5. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Isokinetic strength benefits after 24 weeks of multicomponent exercise training and combined exercise training in older adults
    Joana Carvalho
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Portugal
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:63-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Training and detraining effects on functional fitness after a multicomponent training in older women
    M J Carvalho
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Gerontology 55:41-8. 2009
  4. pmc Study protocol: using the Q-STEPS to assess and improve the quality of physical activity programmes for the elderly
    Ana I Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200450 Porto, Portugal
    BMC Res Notes 5:171. 2012
  5. pmc A proposed adaptation of the European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence Model to physical activity programmes for the elderly - development of a quality self-assessment tool using a modified Delphi process
    Ana I Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:104. 2011
  6. ncbi request reprint The physical activity behaviors outside school and BMI in adolescents
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 7:754-60. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and changes in body mass index and cardiorespiratory fitness over a two-year period in schoolchildren
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Leisure and Health, Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:245-53. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness status and body mass index change over time: a 2-year longitudinal study in elementary school children
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Portugal
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:338-42. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Effects of resistance and aerobic exercise on physical function, bone mineral density, OPG and RANKL in older women
    Elisa A Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport Science, University of Porto, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200 450 Porto, Portugal
    Exp Gerontol 46:524-32. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of physical activity, body composition, and lower extremity strength on walking ability
    Elisa Marques
    Faculty of Sport, University of Porto Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Porto, Portugal
    Motor Control 15:494-506. 2011

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. ncbi request reprint Multicomponent exercise program improves blood lipid profile and antioxidant capacity in older women
    Joana Carvalho
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 51:1-5. 2010
    ..The present data show that an 8-month supervised moderate-intensity multicomponent exercise program resulted in beneficial improvements of blood lipid profile that were accompanied by positive modulation of antioxidant capacity...
  2. doi request reprint Isokinetic strength benefits after 24 weeks of multicomponent exercise training and combined exercise training in older adults
    Joana Carvalho
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, University of Porto, Portugal
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:63-9. 2010
    ..The aim of the present study was to assess and compare improvements in muscle strength induced by 24 weeks of two training regimens in elderly adults aged 65-82 years...
  3. doi request reprint Training and detraining effects on functional fitness after a multicomponent training in older women
    M J Carvalho
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Gerontology 55:41-8. 2009
    ..However, only limited information is available on the effects of multicomponent training and detraining on functional performance...
  4. pmc Study protocol: using the Q-STEPS to assess and improve the quality of physical activity programmes for the elderly
    Ana I Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200450 Porto, Portugal
    BMC Res Notes 5:171. 2012
    ..The Quality Self-assessment Tool for Exercise Programmes for Seniors (Q-STEPS) seems to provide a framework tailored to evaluate PA programmes for the elderly...
  5. pmc A proposed adaptation of the European Foundation for Quality Management Excellence Model to physical activity programmes for the elderly - development of a quality self-assessment tool using a modified Delphi process
    Ana I Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:104. 2011
    ..Thus, the aim of this study was to develop a self-assessment tool for PA programmes for the elderly...
  6. ncbi request reprint The physical activity behaviors outside school and BMI in adolescents
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health, and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Phys Act Health 7:754-60. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the associations between active transport (AT), nonorganized out of school physical activity (NOPA) and organized out of school PA (OPA) with BMI in Portuguese adolescents...
  7. ncbi request reprint Television viewing and changes in body mass index and cardiorespiratory fitness over a two-year period in schoolchildren
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Leisure and Health, Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Porto, Portugal
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 22:245-53. 2010
    ..36; p = .02) to be classified in high DeltaCRF change over time. The findings of this study suggest that there was a significant inverse association between times spent watching TV and CRF but not BMI over a 2-yr period...
  8. doi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness status and body mass index change over time: a 2-year longitudinal study in elementary school children
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Portugal
    Int J Pediatr Obes 4:338-42. 2009
    ....
  9. doi request reprint Effects of resistance and aerobic exercise on physical function, bone mineral density, OPG and RANKL in older women
    Elisa A Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport Science, University of Porto, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200 450 Porto, Portugal
    Exp Gerontol 46:524-32. 2011
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The influence of physical activity, body composition, and lower extremity strength on walking ability
    Elisa Marques
    Faculty of Sport, University of Porto Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Porto, Portugal
    Motor Control 15:494-506. 2011
    ..These data suggest that both fat and lean mass are associated with walking performance in higher- and lower-functioning older adults, whereas MPVA and muscle strength influence walking ability only among lower-functioning older adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Response of bone mineral density, inflammatory cytokines, and biochemical bone markers to a 32-week combined loading exercise programme in older men and women
    Elisa A Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport Science, University of Porto, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200 450 Porto, Portugal
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 57:226-33. 2013
    ..This reinforces the role of exercise to counteract the age-related inflammation, and the muscle strength, balance and BMD reduction...
  12. doi request reprint Appendicular fat mass is positively associated with femoral neck bone mineral density in older women
    Elisa A Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    Menopause 19:311-8. 2012
    ..In this study, we examined the relationships between body fat accumulation and distribution and bone mineral density (BMD) in older women...
  13. doi request reprint Relationship between intensity of physical activity and health-related quality of life in Portuguese institutionalized elderly
    Alexandrina Lobo
    Research Center in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal
    Geriatr Gerontol Int 8:284-90. 2008
    ..The analysis of the PA patterns of the subjects in relation to recommended levels of PA was also performed...
  14. doi request reprint Differential responses of adiposity, inflammation and autonomic function to aerobic versus resistance training in older adults
    Flávia A C Wanderley
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal
    Exp Gerontol 48:326-33. 2013
    ..Increased body fat, autonomic dysfunction and low-grade chronic inflammation are interrelated risk factors implicated in the etiology of several chronic conditions normally presented by older adults...
  15. pmc Exercise effects on bone mineral density in older adults: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Elisa A Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Portugal
    Age (Dordr) 34:1493-515. 2012
    ..Funnel plots showed no evidence of publication bias. Trial quality was moderate to high. The findings from our meta-analysis of RCTs support the efficacy of exercise for increasing LS and FN BMD in older adults...
  16. doi request reprint Associations between objectively assessed physical activity levels and fitness and self-reported health-related quality of life in community-dwelling older adults
    Flávia A C Wanderley
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Rua Dr Placido Costa, 91, 4200 450, Porto, Portugal
    Qual Life Res 20:1371-8. 2011
    ..Therefore, this study aimed to examine the associations between HRQoL and each of objectively assessed habitual PA and physical fitness...
  17. pmc Evaluation of physical activity programmes for elderly people - a descriptive study using the EFQM' criteria
    Ana I Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Portugal
    BMC Public Health 11:123. 2011
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Multicomponent training program with weight-bearing exercises elicits favorable bone density, muscle strength, and balance adaptations in older women
    Elisa A Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200 450 Porto, Portugal
    Calcif Tissue Int 88:117-29. 2011
    ..Data suggest that 8 months of moderate-impact weight-bearing and multicomponent exercises reduces the potential risk factors for falls and related fractures in older women...
  19. doi request reprint Relationships between physical activity, obesity and meal frequency in adolescents
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sports, Porto University, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 35:1-10. 2008
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the associations and impact of increased meal frequency, physical activity and 'skipping' breakfast on obesity levels in a sample of urban adolescents, aged 13-17 years old, from Porto, Portugal...
  20. ncbi request reprint Active versus passive transportation to school-differences in screen time, socio-economic position and perceived environmental characteristics in adolescent girls
    Jorge Mota
    Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education, Research Centre in Physical Activity Health and Leisure, University of Porto, Portugal
    Ann Hum Biol 34:273-82. 2007
    ..passive), sedentary behaviours, measures of socio-economic position and perceived environmental variables, and (2) to determine which, if any, variables were predictors of active transportation...
  21. pmc Evaluation of physical activity programmes for the elderly - exploring the lessons from other sectors and examining the general characteristics of the programmes
    Ana I Marques
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    BMC Res Notes 4:368. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  22. pmc Effects of Training and Detraining on Physical Fitness, Physical Activity Patterns, Cardiovascular Variables, and HRQoL after 3 Health-Promotion Interventions in Institutionalized Elders
    Alexandrina Lobo
    Research Center in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Rua Dr Plácido Costa 91, 4200 450 Porto, Portugal
    Int J Family Med 2010:486097. 2010
    ..The results of this thesis contribute positively to highlight the importance of PA in the promotion of health, prevention and reduction of CVD risk factors and the improvement of the PF and QoL...
  23. ncbi request reprint Perceived neighborhood environments and physical activity in an elderly sample
    Jorge Mota
    Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, R Plácido Costa 91, 4200 450 Porto, Portugal
    Percept Mot Skills 104:438-44. 2007
    ..Neighborhood Personal Safety was associated with physical activity of these elderly people, showing a potential influence of the environmental domain in physical activity...
  24. ncbi request reprint The sexual functioning profile of a nonforensic sample of individuals reporting sexual aggression against women
    Joana Carvalho
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal
    J Sex Med 10:1744-54. 2013
    ..At the present state of the knowledge there is limited information on the sexual functioning profile of individuals reporting some form of sexual violence but who were not documented/apprehended by the judicial system...