Palma Chillon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Granada
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Hip flexibility is the main determinant of the back-saver sit-and-reach test in adolescents
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Sports Sci 28:641-8. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Six-year trend in active commuting to school in Spanish adolescents. The AVENA and AFINOS Studies
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada Departamento de Educación Física y Deportiva, Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, Universidad de Granada, Ctra Alfacar, S N, 18001, Granada, Spain
    Int J Behav Med 20:529-37. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Bicycling to school is associated with improvements in physical fitness over a 6-year follow-up period in Swedish children
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Prev Med 55:108-12. 2012
  4. pmc Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Immunonutrition Research Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ICTAN, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:274. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Socio-economic factors and active commuting to school in urban Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Carretera Alfacar s n, Granada, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 19:470-6. 2009
  6. pmc A systematic review of interventions for promoting active transportation to school
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of Granada, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:10. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Active commuting to school in children and adolescents: an opportunity to increase physical activity and fitness
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Scand J Public Health 38:873-9. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Active commuting and physical activity in adolescents from Europe: results from the HELENA study
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of Granada, Spain
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:207-17. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity among Spanish adolescents: relationship with their relatives' physical activity - the AVENA study
    Miguel Martin-Matillas
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Sports Sci 29:329-36. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Field-based fitness assessment in young people: the ALPHA health-related fitness test battery for children and adolescents
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 45:518-24. 2011

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Hip flexibility is the main determinant of the back-saver sit-and-reach test in adolescents
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Sports Sci 28:641-8. 2010
    ..The back-saver sit-and-reach test can therefore be considered an appropriate and valid test for assessing hip and low-back flexibility in this age group. The back-saver sit-and-reach and sit-and-reach tests provide comparable values...
  2. doi request reprint Six-year trend in active commuting to school in Spanish adolescents. The AVENA and AFINOS Studies
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada Departamento de Educación Física y Deportiva, Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, Universidad de Granada, Ctra Alfacar, S N, 18001, Granada, Spain
    Int J Behav Med 20:529-37. 2013
    ..Promoting daily routine activities, such as active commuting to school, may have important health implications for young people...
  3. doi request reprint Bicycling to school is associated with improvements in physical fitness over a 6-year follow-up period in Swedish children
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Prev Med 55:108-12. 2012
    ..To examine whether modes of commuting to school at baseline and changes in commuting were related to 6-year changes in cardiorespiratory fitness in youth...
  4. pmc Excessive TV viewing and cardiovascular disease risk factors in adolescents. The AVENA cross-sectional study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Immunonutrition Research Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science, Technology and Nutrition ICTAN, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 10:274. 2010
    ..Excessive television (TV) viewing might play an important role in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). The aim of this study was to examine the independent associations between TV viewing and CVD risk factors in adolescents...
  5. doi request reprint Socio-economic factors and active commuting to school in urban Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Carretera Alfacar s n, Granada, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 19:470-6. 2009
    ..This study aimed: (i) to describe the patterns of commuting to school in urban Spanish adolescents; and (ii) to examine the associations between active commuting to school (ACS) and socio-economic factors...
  6. pmc A systematic review of interventions for promoting active transportation to school
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of Granada, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:10. 2011
    ..The purpose of this paper is to review intervention studies related to active school transportation to guide future intervention research...
  7. doi request reprint Active commuting to school in children and adolescents: an opportunity to increase physical activity and fitness
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Scand J Public Health 38:873-9. 2010
    ..The purpose was to describe the patterns of commuting to school in young people and to examine its associations with physical activity (PA) and cardiorespiratory fitness...
  8. ncbi request reprint Active commuting and physical activity in adolescents from Europe: results from the HELENA study
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of Granada, Spain
    Pediatr Exerc Sci 23:207-17. 2011
    ..Future studies should address the causation between active commuting and PA levels...
  9. doi request reprint Physical activity among Spanish adolescents: relationship with their relatives' physical activity - the AVENA study
    Miguel Martin-Matillas
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Sports Sci 29:329-36. 2011
    ..Physical activity levels in girls are strongly related to the physical activity of any significant other, whereas physical activity levels in boys are only related to their male relatives' physical activity...
  10. doi request reprint Field-based fitness assessment in young people: the ALPHA health-related fitness test battery for children and adolescents
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 45:518-24. 2011
    ..In conclusion, the ALPHA fitness tests battery is valid, reliable, feasible and safe for the assessment of health-related physical fitness in children and adolescents to be used for health monitoring purposes at population level...
  11. doi request reprint Sleep patterns in Spanish adolescents: associations with TV watching and leisure-time physical activity
    Francisco B Ortega
    Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Eur J Appl Physiol 110:563-73. 2010
    ..49, 1.64-3.79). We conclude that non-participation in LT-PA is associated with morning tiredness in male and female adolescents, while excessive TV watching is more associated with short sleep or morning tiredness depending on gender...
  12. pmc Land- and water-based exercise intervention in women with fibromyalgia: the al-Andalus physical activity randomised controlled trial
    Ana Carbonell-Baeza
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 13:18. 2012
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  13. doi request reprint Physical fitness in rural and urban children and adolescents from Spain
    Palma Chillon
    Department of Physical Education and Sport, School of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    J Sci Med Sport 14:417-23. 2011
    ..We aimed to examine the differences in fitness components between rural and urban Spanish children and adolescents...
  14. ncbi request reprint Socioeconomic status influences physical fitness in European adolescents independently of body fat and physical activity: the HELENA study
    D Jimenez Pavon
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences INEF, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 25:311-6. 2010
    ..The influence of socioeconomic status on health-related fitness is not clear...
  15. doi request reprint Attenuation of the effect of the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism on total and central body fat by physical activity in adolescents: the HELENA study
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 164:328-33. 2010
    ..To examine whether physical activity attenuates the effect of the FTO rs9939609 polymorphism on body fat estimates in adolescents...
  16. doi request reprint Influence of socioeconomic factors on fitness and fatness in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    Department of Health and Human Performance, Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences INEF, Universidad Politecnica de Madrid, Spain
    Int J Pediatr Obes 5:467-73. 2010
    ..This study was to examine the influence of socioeconomic status on fitness and fatness in Spanish adolescents...
  17. pdf [Family factors influence active commuting to school in Spanish children]
    Carlos Rodríguez-López
    Facultad de Ciencias del Deporte, Departamento de Educación Física y Deportiva, Universidad de Granada, Granada, Espana
    Nutr Hosp 28:756-63. 2013
    ..Active commuting to school is associated to higher levels of physical activity among children. Family factors may influence on this behaviour...