Luis A Moreno

Summary

Affiliation: University of Zaragoza
Country: Spain

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

Detail Information

Publications83

  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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
    ....
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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
    ....
  16. 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...
  17. 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
    ....
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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)...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. doi request reprint Leptin, vitamin D, and cardiorespiratory fitness as risk factors for insulin resistance in European adolescents: gender differences in the HELENA Study
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    a GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Avd, Domingo Miral s n CP 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    Appl Physiol Nutr Metab 39:530-7. 2014
    ..Preventive strategies should focus on improving modifiable factors such as cardiorespiratory fitness and on ensuring vitamin D sufficiency. Randomized controlled trials focusing on these strategies are necessary to test their efficacy. ..
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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)...
  39. 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...
  40. 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...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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. ..
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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
    ....
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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. ..
  52. ncbi request reprint Association of objectively measured physical activity with body components in European adolescents
    David Jiménez-Pavón
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development, Department of Physiotherapy and Nursing, Research Group, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Zaragoza, Avd, Domingo Miral s n, CP 50009, Zaragoza, Spain
    BMC Public Health 13:667. 2013
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. 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)...
  58. 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...
  59. 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...
  60. 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
  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. 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...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. doi request reprint Association between vitamin B12 intake and EURRECA's prioritized biomarkers of vitamin B12 in young populations: a systematic review
    Iris Iglesia
    GENUD Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development Research Group, Health Sciences Faculty, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
    Public Health Nutr 16:1843-60. 2013
    ..To review evidence on the associations between vitamin B12 intake and its biomarkers, vitamin B12 intake and its functional health outcomes, and vitamin B12 biomarkers and functional health outcomes...
  69. ncbi request reprint Reference values for serum lipids and lipoproteins in Spanish adolescents: the AVENA study
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Soz Praventivmed 51:99-109. 2006
    ..To provide current reference values for serum lipid and lipoprotein levels in Spanish adolescents according to age and sex...
  70. ncbi request reprint Limitations of the current world health organization growth references for children and adolescents
    Youfa Wang
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Food Nutr Bull 27:S175-88. 2006
    ..There is a need for a single international reference to assess the nutritional status and growth of school-aged children and adolescents across different countries...
  71. ncbi request reprint Interventions to improve cardiovascular risk factors in obese children
    Luis A Moreno
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 43:433-5. 2006
  72. ncbi request reprint Effect of the Ala12 allele in the PPARgamma-2 gene on the relationship between birth weight and body composition in adolescents: the AVENA study
    Idoia Labayen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of the Basque Country, 01006 Vitoria, Spain
    Pediatr Res 62:615-9. 2007
    ..01), and this relationship remained significant after controlling for confounding variables (p < 0.05). Small body weight at birth may program lower FFM in adolescents carrying the Ala12 allele in the PPARgamma-2 gene...
  73. doi request reprint Small birth weight and later body composition and fat distribution in adolescents: the Avena study
    Idoia Labayen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:1680-6. 2008
    ..To assess the association between birth weight and body composition and fat distribution in adolescents, and to test the possible sex-specific effect in these relationships...
  74. ncbi request reprint Anthropometric determinants of a clustering of lipid-related metabolic risk factors in overweight and non-overweight adolescents--influence of cardiorespiratory fitness. The Avena study
    Jose L Mesa
    Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada, Spain
    Ann Nutr Metab 50:519-27. 2006
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Cardiorespiratory fitness and sedentary activities are associated with adiposity in adolescents
    Francisco B Ortega
    Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada 18071, Spain
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 15:1589-99. 2007
    ..To determine whether physical activity, sedentary activities, and/or cardiorespiratory fitness are related to waist circumference in adolescents, as previously reported in adults...
  76. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory proteins are related to total and abdominal adiposity in a healthy adolescent population: the AVENA Study
    Julia Warnberg
    Immunonutrition Group, Department of Metabolism and Nutrition, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Madrid, Spain
    Am J Clin Nutr 84:505-12. 2006
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Aerobic physical fitness in relation to blood lipids and fasting glycaemia in adolescents: influence of weight status
    Jose L Mesa
    Department of Medical Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Granada, Granada 18071, Spain
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 16:285-93. 2006
    ..We explored the associations between aerobic physical fitness with blood lipids and a composite index of blood lipids and fasting glycaemia in adolescents, analysing possible interactions with weight status...
  78. ncbi request reprint Early programming of body composition and fat distribution in adolescents
    Idoya Labayen
    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of the Basque Country, Vitoria, Spain
    J Nutr 136:147-52. 2006
    ..In conclusion, our data support the hypothesis that impaired fetal growth, measured by birth weight, may be related to central fat distribution in boys and decreased bone and fat-free mass in girls...
  79. ncbi request reprint [Low level of physical fitness in Spanish adolescents. Relevance for future cardiovascular health (AVENA study)]
    Francisco B Ortega
    Departamento de Fisiologia, Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Granada, Spain
    Rev Esp Cardiol 58:898-909. 2005
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Osteogenic alveolar distraction: a review of the literature
    Jorge Cano
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 101:11-28. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi request reprint Association of fat mass with bone mineral content in female adolescents
    Gerardo Rodríguez Martínez
    Obes Res 10:715. 2002
  82. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and fatness in prepubertal children
    Gerardo Rodriguez
    Am J Clin Nutr 77:1526-7; author reply 1527. 2003
  83. doi request reprint Inflammatory proteins and muscle strength in adolescents: the Avena study
    Jonatan R Ruiz
    Unit for Preventive Nutrition, Department of Biosciences and Nutrition at Novum, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
    Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 162:462-8. 2008
    ..To examine the associations between inflammatory proteins and muscle strength and to determine whether this association varies between overweight and nonoverweight adolescents...