Luis A Moreno

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zaragoza
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) index cut-off values to identify the metabolic syndrome in children
    B Tresaco
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 61:381-8. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint [Scientific evidence ab out the role of yogurt and other fermented milks in the healthy diet for the Spanish population]
    Luis A Moreno Aznar
    Sociedad Española de Nutrición Grupo GENUD Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development Universidad de Zaragoza
    Nutr Hosp 28:2039-89. 2013
  3. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
  4. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
  5. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
  6. pmc Sedentary behaviours and its association with bone mass in adolescents: the HELENA Cross-Sectional Study
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:971. 2012
  7. pmc Main characteristics and participation rate of European adolescents included in the HELENA study
    Laurent Beghin
    INSERM U955, IFR 114 IMPRT, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Lille Nord de France, F 59037, Lille, France
    Arch Public Health 70:14. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Obesity prevention in children
    Luis A Moreno
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Zaragoza University, Zaragoza, Spain
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:119-26. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Five year trends on total and abdominal adiposity in Spanish adolescents
    L A Moreno
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zargaza, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 27:731-8. 2012
  10. doi request reprint [Obesity prevention from physical activity: from theoretical discourse to practice]
    L A Moreno
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Espana
    An Pediatr (Barc) 77:136.e1-6. 2012

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Publications124 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi request reprint Homeostatic model assessment (HOMA) index cut-off values to identify the metabolic syndrome in children
    B Tresaco
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 61:381-8. 2005
    ..83. In conclusion, HOMA index could be a useful tool to detect children and adolescents with the metabolic syndrome. HOMA cut-off values need to be defined in the paediatric population; however, values near to 3 seem to be adequate...
  2. ncbi request reprint [Scientific evidence ab out the role of yogurt and other fermented milks in the healthy diet for the Spanish population]
    Luis A Moreno Aznar
    Sociedad Española de Nutrición Grupo GENUD Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development Universidad de Zaragoza
    Nutr Hosp 28:2039-89. 2013
    ..Considering yogur and fermented milk consumption show some advantages when compared with other milk products, we can recommend yogur within a daily and varied consumption of milk products. ..
  3. pmc Parental education associations with children's body composition: mediation effects of energy balance-related behaviors within the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:80. 2013
    ..The objective of this paper was to assess the possible mediation role of energy balance-related behaviors in the association between parental education and children's body composition...
  4. pmc Direct and indirect associations between the family physical activity environment and sports participation among 10-12 year-old European children: testing the EnRG framework in the ENERGY project
    Anna F Timperio
    Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research C PAN, Deakin University, 221 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, VIC 3125, Australia
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:15. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether attitude, perceived behavioural control, health belief and enjoyment mediate associations between the family environment and 10-12 year-old children's sports participation...
  5. pmc Micro-level economic factors and incentives in Children's energy balance related behaviours - findings from the ENERGY European cross-section questionnaire survey
    Jørgen Dejgård Jensen
    Institute of Food and Resource Economics, University of Copenhagen, Frederiksberg C, Denmark
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 9:136. 2012
    ....
  6. pmc Sedentary behaviours and its association with bone mass in adolescents: the HELENA Cross-Sectional Study
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Exeter, Heavitree Road, Exeter, EX1 2LU, UK
    BMC Public Health 12:971. 2012
    ....
  7. pmc Main characteristics and participation rate of European adolescents included in the HELENA study
    Laurent Beghin
    INSERM U955, IFR 114 IMPRT, Faculty of Medicine, Universite Lille Nord de France, F 59037, Lille, France
    Arch Public Health 70:14. 2012
    ..abstract:..
  8. doi request reprint Obesity prevention in children
    Luis A Moreno
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, Zaragoza University, Zaragoza, Spain
    World Rev Nutr Diet 106:119-26. 2013
    ..More solid institutional and health policies are needed together with more effective interventions to obtain evident changes for the prevention of excess adiposity among children...
  9. doi request reprint Five year trends on total and abdominal adiposity in Spanish adolescents
    L A Moreno
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zargaza, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 27:731-8. 2012
    ..To assess five years trends in total and abdominal fat in Spanish adolescents...
  10. doi request reprint [Obesity prevention from physical activity: from theoretical discourse to practice]
    L A Moreno
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Espana
    An Pediatr (Barc) 77:136.e1-6. 2012
    ..Developing new programs should be based on previous experiences that had positive results. As most interventions to date have not been very effective, much more research is needed in this area in the future...
  11. doi request reprint Health effects related to low vitamin D concentrations: beyond bone metabolism
    Luis A Moreno
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 59:22-7. 2011
    ..During childhood and adolescence, an adequate vitamin D status is needed due to its important role in cell growth, skeletal structure, and development...
  12. pmc Using the intervention mapping protocol to develop a community-based intervention for the prevention of childhood obesity in a multi-centre European project: the IDEFICS intervention
    Vera Verbestel
    Department of Movement and Sport Sciences, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, Ghent 9000, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:82. 2011
    ..The aim of the present manuscript was to describe the content and developmental process of the IDEFICS intervention...
  13. pmc Relationship between self-reported dietary intake and physical activity levels among adolescents: the HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 8:8. 2011
    ..The objective of the present study is to describe the relationship between energy, nutrient and food intake and the physical activity level among a large group of European adolescents...
  14. pmc What do parents think about parental participation in school-based interventions on energy balance-related behaviours? a qualitative study in 4 countries
    Wendy Van Lippevelde
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Watersportlaan 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:881. 2011
    ....
  15. pmc Reliability and validity of the Adolescent Stress Questionnaire in a sample of European adolescents--the HELENA study
    Tineke de Vriendt
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, De Pintelaan 185, 2 blok A, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:717. 2011
    ....
  16. pmc Clustering patterns of physical activity, sedentary and dietary behavior among European adolescents: The HELENA study
    Charlene Ottevaere
    Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    BMC Public Health 11:328. 2011
    ..This study examines the prevalence and clustering of physical activity, sedentary and dietary patterns among European adolescents and investigates if the identified clusters could be characterized by socio-demographic factors...
  17. pmc EuropeaN Energy balance Research to prevent excessive weight Gain among Youth (ENERGY) project: Design and methodology of the ENERGY cross-sectional survey
    Maartje M van Stralen
    Department of Public and Occupational Health, VU University Medical Center, EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Public Health 11:65. 2011
    ..This paper describes the design, methodology and protocol of the survey...
  18. pmc Design and evaluation of a treatment programme for Spanish adolescents with overweight and obesity. The EVASYON Study
    David Martinez-Gomez
    Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Instituto del Frio, Institute of Food Science and Technology and Nutrition, Spanish National Research Council CSIC, Madrid, Spain
    BMC Public Health 9:414. 2009
    ....
  19. 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...
  20. pmc Birth weight and blood lipid levels in Spanish adolescents: influence of selected APOE, APOC3 and PPARgamma2 gene polymorphisms. The AVENA Study
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, 18071 Granada, Spain
    BMC Med Genet 9:98. 2008
    ..5 years...
  21. ncbi request reprint How to measure dietary intake and food habits in adolescence: the European perspective
    L A Moreno
    Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:S66-77. 2005
    ..This paper deals with some methodological aspects of data collection in the context of measuring dietary intake in individuals in their adolescence life stage...
  22. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric body fat composition reference values in Spanish adolescents. The AVENA Study
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:191-6. 2006
    ....
  23. pmc Secular trends in waist circumference in Spanish adolescents, 1995 to 2000-02
    L A Moreno
    E U Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Arch Dis Child 90:818-9. 2005
    ..53 and 0.86 cm/y in boys and 0.67 and 0.87 cm/y in girls. Future morbidity in adolescents may be affected due to accumulation of excess central fat...
  24. ncbi request reprint Screening performances of the International Obesity Task Force body mass index cut-off values in adolescents
    Luis A Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics, University School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Am Coll Nutr 25:403-8. 2006
    ..To try to improve the International Obesity Task Force (IOTF) BMI cut-off values, in terms of prediction of body fat percentage assessed by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), in adolescents...
  25. ncbi request reprint Overweight, obesity and body fat composition in spanish adolescents. The AVENA Study
    Luis A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 49:71-6. 2005
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Design and implementation of the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence Cross-Sectional Study
    L A Moreno
    Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:S4-11. 2008
    ..Other important methodological aspects are described in detail throughout this supplement...
  27. ncbi request reprint Micro-environmental and socio-demographic determinants of childhood obesity
    L A Moreno
    Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:S16-20. 2004
    ..To review the available data in Spain about the socio-demographic and home environmental determinants in children and adolescents...
  28. ncbi request reprint Psyllium fibre and the metabolic control of obese children and adolescents
    L A Moreno
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 59:235-42. 2003
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Dietary risk factors for development of childhood obesity
    Luis A Moreno
    University School of Health Sciences, and Department of Pediatrics, University of Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 10:336-41. 2007
    ..We review the most up-to-date information in order to clarify the evidence-based dietary aspects influencing obesity development in children and adolescents...
  30. ncbi request reprint Body fat distribution reference standards in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA Study
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 31:1798-805. 2007
    ..To present body fat patterning reference standards to identify children with a predominant distribution of body fat in the abdominal or truncal region of the body...
  31. ncbi request reprint Assessing, understanding and modifying nutritional status, eating habits and physical activity in European adolescents: the HELENA (Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence) Study
    L A Moreno
    Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 11:288-99. 2008
    ....
  32. doi request reprint Trends of dietary habits in adolescents
    Luis A Moreno
    Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    Crit Rev Food Sci Nutr 50:106-12. 2010
    ..Educational intervention programs for parents, aiming to modify the healthfulness of the diet, seems to be one of the most adequate tools to deal with the worldwide obesity epidemic...
  33. pmc Clustering of energy balance-related behaviors and parental education in European children: the ENERGY-project
    Juan M Fernández-Alvira
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza 50009, Spain
    Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act 10:5. 2013
    ....
  34. doi request reprint Dietary and lifestyle quality indices with/without physical activity and markers of insulin resistance in European adolescents: the HELENA study
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Aveñida Domingo Miral s n, CP, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Br J Nutr 110:1919-25. 2013
    ..Overall, these findings suggest that intervention studies aimed at preventing IR in young people should focus on increasing the quality of the diet and also on including an optimal PA level in healthy adolescents...
  35. doi request reprint Sedentary behaviours and socio-economic status in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    Juan P Rey-López
    GENUD Growth, Exercise and Nutrition in Adolescence Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 21:151-7. 2011
    ..This study aimed to describe the influence of socio-economic status (SES) on the prevalence sedentary behaviours among Spanish adolescents...
  36. doi request reprint Food consumption and screen-based sedentary behaviors in European adolescents: the HELENA study
    Alba M Santaliestra-Pasias
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition, and Development Research Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 166:1010-20. 2012
    ..To examine the association between time spent on different sedentary behaviors and consumption of certain food and beverage groups in a sample of European adolescents...
  37. ncbi request reprint Iron and vitamin status biomarkers and its association with physical fitness in adolescents: the HELENA study
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Department of Physiatry and Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 113:566-73. 2012
    ..The associations between physical fitness and iron or vitamin status observed in this cross-sectional study in adolescents should be followed up by a study specifically designed to evaluate causal relationships...
  38. doi request reprint Truncal and abdominal fat as determinants of high triglycerides and low HDL-cholesterol in adolescents
    Beatriz Tresaco
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 17:1086-91. 2009
    ..These findings highlight the deleterious effect of both truncal and abdominal fat depots on the lipid profile already from the first decades of life...
  39. doi request reprint Association of objectively assessed physical activity with total and central body fat in Spanish adolescents; the HELENA Study
    D Moliner-Urdiales
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group GENUD, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes (Lond) 33:1126-35. 2009
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Physical activity and markers of insulin resistance in adolescents: role of cardiorespiratory fitness levels--the HELENA study
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Pediatr Diabetes 14:249-58. 2013
    ....
  41. doi request reprint Socioeconomic status and bone mass in Spanish adolescents. The HELENA Study
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Adolesc Health 50:484-90. 2012
    ..However, the SES-bone mass association is not clear. We aimed to evaluate the associations between different SES indicators (Family Affluence Scale, parental education, and occupation) and bone mineral content in Spanish adolescents...
  42. ncbi request reprint Contribution of bone turnover markers to bone mass in pubertal boys and girls
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 24:971-4. 2011
    ..The association between bone turnover markers and bone mass in adolescence is not clear. We aimed to evaluate the associations between bone turnover markers and bone mineral content (BMC), density (BMD) and area (BMA)...
  43. doi request reprint Reliability and intermethod agreement for body fat assessment among two field and two laboratory methods in adolescents
    German Vicente-Rodriguez
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 20:221-8. 2012
    ..Bod-Pod showed close agreement with BIA as did DXA with anthropometry; however, Bod-Pod and BIA presented higher values of %BF than anthropometry and DXA...
  44. doi request reprint Food and drink intake during television viewing in adolescents: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence (HELENA) study
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    GENUD Research Group, University of Zaragoza, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 14:1563-9. 2011
    ..2 h/d; and to examine the association between sociodemographic variables (age, gender and socio-economic status (SES)) and the consumption of energy-dense foods and drinks during TV viewing...
  45. doi request reprint Associations of dietary calcium, vitamin D, milk intakes, and 25-hydroxyvitamin D with bone mass in Spanish adolescents: the HELENA study
    Theodora Mouratidou
    NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, C Corona de Aragon, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Clin Densitom 16:110-7. 2013
    ..It could be speculated that diet is not a limiting factor of bone mass development in this group of healthy adolescents, and further research on the effect of other factors in addition to diet in a larger sample should be undertaken...
  46. doi request reprint Reliability and validity of a screen time-based sedentary behaviour questionnaire for adolescents: The HELENA study
    Juan P Rey-López
    GENUD Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Public Health 22:373-7. 2012
    ..e. the ability of the questionnaire to correctly rank adolescents according to the objectively measured sedentary time...
  47. doi request reprint Eating behaviour, insulin resistance and cluster of metabolic risk factors in European adolescents. The HELENA study
    Maria A Sesé
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Avd Domingo Miral s n, CP 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    Appetite 59:140-7. 2012
    ..The harmful consequences in the choice of certain foods or drinks and food habits can be countered with proper planning and intervention programs to prevent insulin resistance and metabolic risk factors...
  48. doi request reprint Television watching, videogames, and excess of body fat in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    German Vicente-Rodriguez
    School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutrition 24:654-62. 2008
    ..We assessed the individual association of sedentary behaviors with the risk of overweight and excess body fat (overfat) in adolescents...
  49. doi request reprint A 21-week bone deposition promoting exercise programme increases bone mass in young people with Down syndrome
    Alejandro González-Agüero
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Dev Med Child Neurol 54:552-6. 2012
    ..To determine whether the bone mass of young people with Down syndrome may increase, following a 21-week conditioning training programme including plyometric jumps...
  50. pmc Physical activity and clustered cardiovascular disease risk factors in young children: a cross-sectional study (the IDEFICS study)
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    BMC Med 11:172. 2013
    ..This study sought to evaluate the associations between objectively-measured PA and clustered CVD risk factors in a large sample of European children, and to provide evidence for gender-specific recommendations of PA...
  51. doi request reprint Bone mass and bone metabolism markers during adolescence: The HELENA Study
    L Gracia-Marco
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Horm Res Paediatr 74:339-50. 2010
    ..Bone metabolic activity could provide early information on bone mass development. Our aim was to describe bone mass and metabolism markers according to age and Tanner stage in adolescents...
  52. doi request reprint Parental education and frequency of food consumption in European children: the IDEFICS study
    Juan Miguel Fernández-Alvira
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 16:487-98. 2013
    ..To assess the relationship between parental education level and the consumption frequency of obesity-related foods in European children...
  53. doi request reprint Physical fitness effect on bone mass is mediated by the independent association between lean mass and bone mass through adolescence: a cross-sectional study
    German Vicente-Rodriguez
    University School of Health Science and Pediatrics Department, University of Zaragoza, 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Bone Miner Metab 26:288-94. 2008
    ..In conclusion, it is likely the differences between male and female in bone mass could be explained by differences in lean mass and physical fitness...
  54. ncbi request reprint Adiposity, physical activity, and physical fitness among children from Aragón, Spain
    Ignacio Ara
    Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud y el Deporte, Departamento de Fisiatría y Enfermería, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1918-24. 2007
    ..The main purpose of this study was to determine the relationship between physical activity (PA) levels and adiposity. The secondary purpose was to assess the effect of physical fitness and living area on adiposity...
  55. doi request reprint Levels of physical activity that predict optimal bone mass in adolescents: the HELENA study
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, School of Health Science, University of Zaragoza, Aveñida Domingo Miral s n, Zaragoza, Spain
    Am J Prev Med 40:599-607. 2011
    ..Physical activity is necessary for bone mass development in adolescence. There are few studies quantifying the associations between physical activity and bone mass in adolescents...
  56. doi request reprint A combined training intervention programme increases lean mass in youths with Down syndrome
    Alejandro González-Agüero
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development, Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Res Dev Disabil 32:2383-8. 2011
    ..The present study aimed to determine whether youths with Down syndrome (DS) are able to increase lean mass and decrease fat mass, after 21 weeks of conditioning combined with a plyometric jumps training program...
  57. doi request reprint Association of physical activity with muscular strength and fat-free mass in adolescents: the HELENA study
    Diego Moliner-Urdiales
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition, and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Corona de Aragon 42, 2nd Floor, 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Appl Physiol 109:1119-27. 2010
    ..In conclusion, the findings of the present study suggest that only vigorous PA is associated with muscular strength, particularly lower-body muscular strength in male adolescents...
  58. doi request reprint Sedentary patterns and media availability in European adolescents: The HELENA study
    Juan P Rey-López
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Zaragoza, Spain
    Prev Med 51:50-5. 2010
    ..To describe sedentary behaviors in adolescents and to examine the influence of media availability on TV viewing...
  59. doi request reprint Fat and lean masses in youths with Down syndrome: gender differences
    Alejandro González-Agüero
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, Huesca, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    Res Dev Disabil 32:1685-93. 2011
    ..Sexual dimorphism in youths with and without DS was very similar. BMI, WC and %BF were not effective indicators of increased risk in youths with DS...
  60. doi request reprint Interrater reliability and time measurement validity of speed-agility field tests in adolescents
    German Vicente-Rodriguez
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development GENUD Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Strength Cond Res 25:2059-63. 2011
    ..The findings indicate that manual measurements by a trained rater, using a stopwatch, seem to be a valid method to assess speed and agility fitness testing in adolescents. Researchers must be trained to minimize the measurement error...
  61. ncbi request reprint Body fat measurement in adolescents: comparison of skinfold thickness equations with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry
    G Rodriguez
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 59:1158-66. 2005
    ..To compare the most commonly used equations to predict body fatness from skinfold thickness, in male and female adolescents, with dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) as a reference method of fatness measurement...
  62. doi request reprint Socioeconomic factors are associated with folate and vitamin B12 intakes and related biomarkers concentrations in European adolescents: the Healthy Lifestyle in Europe by Nutrition in Adolescence study
    Iris Iglesia
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Res 34:199-209. 2014
    ....
  63. doi request reprint Body composition changes during interventions to treat overweight and obesity in children and adolescents; a descriptive review
    Pilarnombe de Miguel-Etayo
    GENUD, Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development, Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 28:52-62. 2013
    ..In conclusion, more studies are needed to determine the best field body composition method to monitor changes during overweight treatment in children and adolescents. ..
  64. pmc Independent and combined effects of physical activity and sedentary behavior on blood pressure in adolescents: gender differences in two cross-sectional studies
    Augusto César Ferreira de Moraes
    Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine of the University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 8:e62006. 2013
    ..To examine the independent and combined association of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) on both systolic (SBP) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP) in adolescents from two observational studies...
  65. doi request reprint Physical activity, fitness, and serum leptin concentrations in adolescents
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, E U Ciencias de la Salud, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    J Pediatr 160:598-603.e2. 2012
    ..To examine the association of physical activity and fitness with leptin concentrations in European adolescents, after taking into account several potential confounders including total body fat (TBF)...
  66. pmc Bone related health status in adolescent cyclists
    Hugo Olmedillas
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    PLoS ONE 6:e24841. 2011
    ..To describe bone status and analyse bone mass in adolescent cyclists...
  67. doi request reprint Relative validity of the Children's Eating Habits Questionnaire-food frequency section among young European children: the IDEFICS Study
    Silvia Bel-Serrat
    1 Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development GENUD Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Corona de Aragon 42, 2nd Floor, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 17:266-76. 2014
    ....
  68. pmc Cycling and bone health: a systematic review
    Hugo Olmedillas
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    BMC Med 10:168. 2012
    ..Cycling is considered to be a highly beneficial sport for significantly enhancing cardiovascular fitness in individuals, yet studies show little or no corresponding improvements in bone mass...
  69. ncbi request reprint Physical performance and school physical education in overweight Spanish children
    José A Casajús
    Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud y del Deporte, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 51:288-96. 2007
    ..To evaluate the effect of physical performance and extracurricular organized physical activities (EOPA) in normal- and overweight children...
  70. ncbi request reprint Is dietary intake able to explain differences in body fatness in children and adolescents?
    Gerardo Rodriguez
    Departmento de Pediatria, University of Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:294-301. 2006
    ..There is no clear association between different aspects of dietary intake and the development of obesity in children and adolescents. Longitudinal and experimental studies are needed in the future...
  71. doi request reprint Extra-curricular participation in sports and socio-demographic factors in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Sports Sci 28:1383-9. 2010
    ..In addition, age and father's education (in both sexes) were associated with the participation of their offspring in extra-curricular sports during adolescence...
  72. ncbi request reprint Gender differences in newborn subcutaneous fat distribution
    Gerardo Rodriguez
    Departamento de Pediatria, Radiologia y Medicina Fisica, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 163:457-61. 2004
    ..05 from 32-33 weeks). Throughout the gestational period, ST increased significantly (P < 0.0001) but CTS did not show variations, neither in males nor in females...
  73. ncbi request reprint The nutrition transition in Spain: a European Mediterranean country
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:992-1003. 2002
    ..Mediterranean diets are felt to be healthful diets linked with reduced mortality from diet-related noncommunicable diseases...
  74. ncbi request reprint Diversity of metabolic syndrome risk factors in obese children and adolescents
    G Bueno
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 62:125-33. 2006
    ..05) and Apo Al decreased significantly (p < 0.05) in both sexes when MS was present. Adequate metabolic syndrome risk factors criteria, mainly cut-off values, need to be defined in the European paediatric population...
  75. pmc Skinfold measurements at birth: sex and anthropometric influence
    G Rodriguez
    Departmento de Pediatria, University of Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed 90:F273-5. 2005
    ..Sex and weight/length ratio were important determinants of the amount and distribution of the subcutaneous fat store at birth. Gestational age, weight, length, and other ponderal indices did not explain subcutaneous fat variability...
  76. doi request reprint Effect of endurance and resistance training on regional fat mass and lipid profile
    Jorge Perez-Gomez
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Hosp 28:340-6. 2013
    ..These types of training had also effects on lipid profile that seem to be to some extent associated to changes in body composition; however it requires additional investigation. ..
  77. ncbi request reprint Sedentary behaviour and obesity development in children and adolescents
    Juan Pablo Rey-López
    HELENA Study Group, School of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Edificio Cervantes, 2nd Floor, C Corona de Aragón 42, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:242-51. 2008
    ..Mechanisms that explain the link between sedentariness and obesity are also discussed. Finally, future studies should take into account important mediators such as socioeconomic status and family structure...
  78. pmc Can ethnic background differences in children's body composition be explained by differences in energy balance-related behaviors? A mediation analysis within the energy-project
    Juan Miguel Fernández-Alvira
    EMGO Institute for Health and Care Research and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    PLoS ONE 8:e71848. 2013
    ..However, differences between countries have been reported...
  79. ncbi request reprint Harmonization of anthropometric measurements for a multicenter nutrition survey in Spanish adolescents
    Luis A Moreno
    E U Ciencias de la Salud, Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, Aveñida Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Nutrition 19:481-6. 2003
    ..We describe the standardization process and reliability of anthropometric measurements carried out in a pilot study...
  80. doi request reprint Assessment of the medial longitudinal arch in children and adolescents with obesity: footprints and radiographic study
    M Adoración Villarroya
    Departamento de Fisiatría y Enfermería, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 168:559-67. 2009
    ..5 years of age had significantly lower values of FA and higher CSI, related to a lower MLA. Radiographic parameters supported these findings and mean values were associated with a fall of this arch...
  81. pmc Impact of social marketing in the prevention of childhood obesity
    Luis Gracia-Marco
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition, and Development GENUD Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Adv Nutr 3:611S-615S. 2012
    ..Although there is limited evidence of its effectiveness, it seems that when conscientiously applied, social marketing principles may be useful to change behaviors and thus better health outcomes...
  82. doi request reprint Static standing balance in adolescents with Down syndrome
    M Adoración Villarroya
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, University School of Health Sciences EUCS, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Res Dev Disabil 33:1294-300. 2012
    ..To analyse static-standing-balance of adolescents with Down syndrome (DS)...
  83. pmc Childhood obesity: every little bit helps
    Concepción Tomás Aznar
    Escuela Universitaria de Ciencias de la Salud, C Domingo Miral s n 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    J Epidemiol Community Health 61:231. 2007
  84. ncbi request reprint Cardiac findings in adolescents with anorexia nervosa at diagnosis and after weight restoration
    José L Olivares
    Department of Paediatrics, Lozano Blesa Hospital, University of Zaragoza School of Medicine, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Pediatr 164:383-6. 2005
    ..Left ventricular end-diastolic dimension, left ventricular mass index, and cardiac output, in anorexia nervosa were significantly lower at diagnosis than at follow-up after weight restoration...
  85. ncbi request reprint Determinants of resting energy expenditure in obese and non-obese children and adolescents
    G Rodriguez
    Departamento de Pediatria, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 58:9-15. 2002
    ..The main determinant of REE is FFM in both groups. No significant contribution of FM, pubertal development or parental obesity in REE was found in children and adolescents...
  86. ncbi request reprint Secular increases in body fat percentage in male children of Zaragoza, Spain, 1980-1995
    L A Moreno
    E U Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    Prev Med 33:357-63. 2001
    ..The aim of our study was to describe secular increases in TBF% in male children and adolescents of Zaragoza, Spain, from 1980 to 1995...
  87. ncbi request reprint Lymphocyte T subset counts in children with hypercholesterolemia receiving dietary therapy
    L A Moreno
    Departamento de Pediatría Hospital Clínico Universitario Lozano Blesa, Universidad de Zaragoza, Espana
    Ann Nutr Metab 42:261-5. 1998
    ..In children with hypercholesterolemia, dietary therapy is indicated; however, we do not know if a low-fat diet can modify some organic functions, i.e. immune function...
  88. ncbi request reprint Insulin resistance and impaired glucose tolerance in obese children and adolescents
    B Tresaco
    Departamento de Pediatria, Universidad de Zaragoza, C Domingo Miral s n, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 59:217-23. 2003
    ..IGT and insulin resistance are frequent in obese children and adolescents; early treatment in obese children and adolescents with IGT constitutes a strategy of reversing progression to beta-cell failure and in preventing type 2 diabetes...
  89. ncbi request reprint Sociodemographic factors and trends on overweight prevalence in children and adolescents in Aragón (Spain) from 1985 to 1995
    L A Moreno
    E U Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Avda Domingo Miral s n, 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    J Clin Epidemiol 54:921-7. 2001
    ..Prevention of overweight in the populations at risk would help reduce social inequality in health, a major challenge for public health policy...
  90. ncbi request reprint Waist circumference for the screening of the metabolic syndrome in children
    L A Moreno
    E U Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Acta Paediatr 91:1307-12. 2002
    ..To identify the best anthropometric predictor of the metabolic syndrome in children...
  91. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric measurements in both sides of the body in the assessment of nutritional status in prepubertal children
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Eur J Clin Nutr 56:1208-15. 2002
    ..To analyze the impact of choosing the left or the right side of the body on the anthropometric measurements and derived nutritional indices, in prepubertal children...
  92. ncbi request reprint Trends in body mass index and overweight prevalence among children and adolescents in the region of Aragón (Spain) from 1985 to 1995
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 24:925-31. 2000
    ..To analyse trends in body mass index (BMI) and overweight prevalence for children and adolescents in the region of Aragón (Spain), from 1985 to 1995...
  93. ncbi request reprint Leptin and metabolic syndrome in obese and non-obese children
    L A Moreno
    E U Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Horm Metab Res 34:394-9. 2002
    ..Our results point to a different homeostatic control of metabolic syndrome characteristics in obese and non-obese children. Leptin seems to play a key underlying role in metabolic syndrome, especially in the obese group...
  94. ncbi request reprint Body mass index, triceps skinfold and waist circumference in screening for adiposity in male children and adolescents
    A Sarria
    Department of Paediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    Acta Paediatr 90:387-92. 2001
    ..Conclusion: BMI, triceps skinfold and waist circumference predicted total fat content well in male children and adolescents...
  95. ncbi request reprint Secular changes in body fat patterning in children and adolescents of Zaragoza (Spain), 1980-1995
    L A Moreno
    EU Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:1656-60. 2001
    ..To examine whether children and adolescents of Zaragoza (Spain) are becoming centrally obese to a greater extent than would be predicted by their relative body weights...
  96. doi request reprint Secular trends in health-related physical fitness in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA and HELENA studies
    D Moliner-Urdiales
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition, and Development GENUD Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Spain
    J Sci Med Sport 13:584-8. 2010
    ..420, 1.377-4.255). The results indicate that levels of both speed/agility and cardiorespiratory fitness were higher in 2006-2007 than in 2001-2002, whereas muscular strength components were lower in 2006-2007...
  97. ncbi request reprint Postprandial triglyceridemia in obese and non-obese adolescents. Importance of body composition and fat distribution
    L A Moreno
    Department of Pediatrics, Clinical University Hospital Lozano Blesa, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab 14:193-202. 2001
    ..To the best of our knowledge, there are no data about postprandial triglyceridemia in obese and non-obese children and adolescents...
  98. doi request reprint Extracurricular physical activity participation modifies the association between high TV watching and low bone mass
    G Vicente-Rodriguez
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development GENUD Research Group, Zaragoza, Spain
    Bone 45:925-30. 2009
    ..To examine whether different sedentary behaviours are associated with the risk of low bone mineral content in adolescents, and if so, whether extracurricular physical-sporting activity influences this association...
  99. doi request reprint Associations of muscular and cardiorespiratory fitness with total and central body fat in adolescents: the HELENA study
    D Moliner-Urdiales
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition, and Development GENUD Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Br J Sports Med 45:101-8. 2011
    ..to examine the association of healthrelated physical fitness with total and central body fat in adolescents...
  100. doi request reprint Abdominal fat and metabolic risk in obese children and adolescents
    J Revenga-Frauca
    Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development GENUD Research Group, University of Zaragoza, Spain
    J Physiol Biochem 65:415-20. 2009
    ..A simple anthropometric measurement, like waist circumference, seems to be a good predictor of the majority of the obesity related metabolic risk variables...
  101. doi request reprint Associations of parental education and parental physical activity (PA) with children's PA: the ENERGY cross-sectional study
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Prev Med 55:310-4. 2012
    ..The present study sought to examine the independent associations of parental education and physical activity (PA) with children's PA across Europe...