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The scope of this study was to estimate the prevalence and factors associated with severe falls among elderly Brazilians. It included a transversal study of 10,537 elderly individuals who participated in the National Health Survey (2013). The dependent variable was a report of severe falls in the...

Author(s)
Amorim, J. S. C. de; Souza, M. A. N.; Mambrini, J. V. de M.; Lima-Costa, M. F.; Peixoto, S. V.
Publisher
Associação Brasileira de Pós-Graduação em Saúde Coletiva, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Ciência & Saúde Coletiva, 2021, 26, 1, pp 185-196
Abstract

Sports nutrition nowadays is an indivisible alloy, representing in practice the implementation of modern achievements in sports physiology by using specially developted food products with a strictly scientifically formed composition. The purpose of this article was to assess the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Shterman, S. V.; Sidorenko, M. Yu.; Sidorenko, Yu. I.; Shterman, V. S.; Chebotareva, N. I.
Publisher
OOO "Infokholodtekh", Moscow, Russia
Citation
Pishchevaya Promyshlennost', 2021, 5, pp 75-79
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Background: The acute:chronic workload ratio (ACWR) is commonly used to manage training load in sports, particularly to reduce injury risk. However, despite its extensive application as a prevention intervention, the effectiveness of load management using ACWR has never been evaluated in an...

Author(s)
Dalen-Lorentsen, T.; Bjørneboe, J.; Clarsen, B.; Vagle, M.; Fagerland, M. W.; Andersen, T. E.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
British Journal of Sports Medicine, 2021, 55, 2, pp 108-114
Abstract

Objectives: The first aim was to examine mental health problems (MHP) in elite athletes addressing prevalence, sex-differences, onset, recurrent episodes, help-seeking, symptoms of specific disorders and previous psychiatric diagnoses. The second aim was to investigate if sport-specific instruments ...

Author(s)
Åkesdotter, C.; Kenttä, G.; Eloranta, S.; Franck, J.
Publisher
Elsevier Australia PLC, Marrickville, Australia
Citation
Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 2020, 23, 4, pp 329-335
Abstract

Background: The extent and implications of muscle building protein supplement use among adolescents is relatively unknown. This study aimed to describe the prevalence of protein powder, creatine, and anabolic steroid use in a sample of 14-16 year-old boys in Australia, and the predictors of actual...

Author(s)
Yager, Z.; McLean, S.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Pediatrics, 2020, 20, 89, pp (26 February 2020)
Abstract

Objective: To observe and interpret cultural influences on health behaviors in a rural area with a high prevalence of obesity. Design: Descriptive, qualitative study. Setting: Lenoir County, NC, US. Participants: Four focus groups (n=33) were conducted. Participants were 76% African American and...

Author(s)
White, M. J.; Perrin, A. J.; Caren, N.; Perrin, E. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Inc., Philadelphia, USA
Citation
Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 2020, 52, 2, pp 126-133
Abstract

This study investigates the impact of neighborhood-built environments on obesity in interrelationship with socioeconomic status (SES)-controlling for dietary patterns and physical activities of residents-using structural equation modeling (SEM). A total of 577 samples who are between 19 and 64...

Author(s)
Choi Yunwon; Yoon Heeyeun
Publisher
MDPI AG, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 2020, 17, 6,
Abstract

Introduction: Diet and physical activity are widely recognized in maintaining health and preventing diseases. Currently, dietary supplements are also commonly believed to play a role in health promotion. However, a dietary supplement lacks single uniform definition within the scope of legal or...

Author(s)
Kolodziej, G.; Cyran-Grzebyk, B.; Majewska, J.; Kolodziej, K.
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
BioMed Research International, 2019, 2019, 9629531,
Abstract

Background: Rates of sedentary behavior (SB), fast food and carbonated soft drink consumption are increasing worldwide, with steeper increases being observed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) in recent years. Given that these behaviors have been linked to adverse health outcomes among...

Author(s)
Ashdown-Franks, G.; Vancampfort, D.; Firth, J.; Smith, L.; Sabiston, C. M.; Stubbs, B.; Koyanagi, A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 2019, 16, 35, pp (23 April 2019)
Abstract

Objective: Rates of adolescent obesity are increasing worldwide, with steeper increases being observed in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Sedentary behavior (SB) has been associated with various physical and mental health conditions. Little is known about the association between SB and...

Author(s)
Ashdown-Franks, G.; Vancampfort, D.; Firth, J.; Veronese, N.; Jackson, S. E.; Smith, L.; Stubbs, B.; Koyanagi, A.
Publisher
Wiley, Boston, USA
Citation
Obesity, 2019, 27, 5, pp 830-836

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