Affiliation: University of Ulster
- Fitness, fatness, and coronary heart disease risk in adolescents: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts ProjectC Boreham
Sport and Exercise Science Sports Studies, Faculty of Business and Management, University of Ulster, United Kingdom
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:270-4. 2001..The purpose of this study was to examine the independence and relative strengths of association between coronary heart disease (CHD) risk status and both body fatness and cardiorespiratory (C-R) fitness in 12- and 15-yr-old adolescents...
- Associations between physical fitness and activity patterns during adolescence and cardiovascular risk factors in young adulthood: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts ProjectC Boreham
University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Int J Sports Med 23:S22-6. 2002..No such relationships were apparent for adolescent physical activity. The promotion of physical fitness during adolescence may reduce exposure to other risk factors lasting into early adulthood...
- Training effects of accumulated daily stair-climbing exercise in previously sedentary young womenC A Boreham
Sports Studies, University of Ulster at Jordanstown, Jordanstown, Country Antrim, BT37 OQB, United Kingdom
Prev Med 30:277-81. 2000..The health and fitness benefits associated with short, intermittent bouts of exercise accumulated throughout the day have been seldom investigated. Stair climbing provides an ideal model for this purpose...
- The physical activity, fitness and health of childrenC Boreham
Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, UK
J Sports Sci 19:915-29. 2001....
- Birthweight and aerobic fitness in adolescents: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts ProjectC A Boreham
Sports Studies, Faculty of Science, University of Ulster, Newtownabbey, Co Antrim, Northern Ireland, UK
Public Health 115:373-9. 2001..We are currently re-examining this cohort to see if, as with blood pressure, the association with fitness re-emerges at an older age...
- Tracking of nutrient intakes in adolescence: the experiences of the Young Hearts Project, Northern IrelandP J Robson
Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, University of Ulster, UK
Br J Nutr 84:541-8. 2000..09) in the girls' diets. In conclusion, the poor to fair tracking observed in this cohort suggests that individual dietary patterns exhibited at 12 years of age are unlikely to be predictive of energy and nutrient intake at age 15 years...
- A longitudinal study through adolescence to adulthood: the Young Hearts Project, Northern IrelandA M Gallagher
Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health NICHE, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster, Cromore Road, Coleraine BT52 1SA, UK
Public Health 116:332-40. 2002....
- Carbonated soft drink consumption and bone mineral density in adolescence: the Northern Ireland Young Hearts projectC McGartland
Northern Ireland Centre for Diet and Health, University of Ulster, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
J Bone Miner Res 18:1563-9. 2003..Owing to the upward trend in CSD intake in adolescence, this finding may be of concern...
- Socio-economic position and coronary heart disease risk factors in youth. Findings from the Young Hearts Project in Northern IrelandF J van Lenthe
Department of Public Health, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eur J Public Health 11:43-50. 2001..CONCLUSION: Differences in lifestyle by socio-economic position seem to become established in adolescence. These differences however, are not (yet) reflected in differences in biological risk factors by socio-economic position...
- Effect of a COL1A1 Sp1 binding site polymorphism on arterial pulse wave velocity: an index of complianceD J Brull
Division of Cardiovascular Genetics, Department of Medicine, Royal Free and UCL Medical School, London, United Kingdom
Hypertension 38:444-8. 2001..We report an association between the COL1A1 gene polymorphism and arterial compliance. Alterations in arterial collagen type 1A deposition may play a role in the regulation of arterial compliance...
- Total homocysteine is not a determinant of arterial pulse wave velocity in young healthy adultsJ V Woodside
School of Medicine, Queen s University, Mulhouse Building, Grosvenor Road, Belfast BT126BJ, Northern Ireland, UK
Atherosclerosis 177:337-44. 2004..The aim of this study was to examine the association between total homocysteine (tHcy) concentrations, the biochemical and genetic determinants of tHcy and PWV in healthy young adults...