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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,
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BACKGROUND: Oral health reflects the overall health of an individual; it impacts the mental and physical well-being, quality of life, and social relations of an individual. Special Olympics (SO) athletes have been found to have poorer oral health, and high unmet treatment needs globally. Nine...

Author(s)
Al-Shamlan, S. O.; Mohammad, M.; Papandreou, D.
Publisher
ID Design, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
Citation
Open Access Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences, 2019, 7, 12, pp 2044-2049
Abstract

Introduction: There are strong evidences to support the relation between Physical Activity (PA) and improved health in older adults. So this study aimed to determine the predictors of PA among a group of older adults in northwest of Iran. Methods: In 2016, a randomly sample size of 340 older people ...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, B.; Sanii, N. A.; Bani, F.; Bakhtari, F.
Publisher
Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran
Citation
Elderly Health Journal, 2018, 4, 2, pp 75-80
Abstract

Background: The health status of newborns is a major concern for parents and medical personnel. Recent studies have provided increasing evidence that factors from the foetal and perinatal periods of life influence health later in life. The "Follow-up of the Survey of Neonates in Pomerania"...

Author(s)
Kantorczyk, E.; Domanski, G.; Lange, A. E.; Ittermann, T.; Allenberg, H.; Zygmunt, M.; Heckmann, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology, 2020, 34, 2, pp 204-213
Abstract

Objective: The main objective of the study is to analyze time trends in obesity of the Czech adolescents between 2002 and 2018 with regard to socioeconomic status (SES) of adolescent families and to find SES-mediated correlates of adolescents' obesity. Methods: A nationally representative sample of ...

Author(s)
Sigmund, E.; Baďura, P.; Sigmundová, D.; Pavelka, J.; Voráčová, J.; Hobza, V., Jr.; Zacpal, J.; Hamřík, Z.; Půžová, Z.; Kalman, M.
Publisher
Ceská Lékarská Spolecnost J. E. Purkyne, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Praktický Lékar, 2019, 99, 4, pp 147-153
Abstract

Objective: To analyse the association between different domains of physical activity (PA) and health-related domains of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in older adults, independent of confounding variables. Design: Cross-sectional study. Participants: In total, 400 individuals 60 years or...

Author(s)
Scarabottolo, C. C.; Cyrino, E. S.; Nakamura, P. M.; Tebar, W. R.; Canhin, D. da S.; Gobbo, L. A.; Christofaro, D. G. D.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
BMJ Open, 2019, 9, 6, pp e027751
Abstract

Background: Lifestyles profoundly determine the quality of an individual's health and life since his childhood. Many diseases in adulthood are avoidable if health-risk behaviors are identified and improved at an early stage of life. The aim of the present research was to characterize a cohort of...

Author(s)
Bagordo, F.; Donno, A. de; Grassi, T.; Guido, M.; Devoti, G.; Ceretti, E.; Zani, C.; Feretti, D.; Villarini, M.; Moretti, M.; Salvatori, T.; Carducci, A.; Verani, M.; Casini, B.; Bonetta, S.; Carraro, E.; Schilirò, T.; Bonizzoni, S.; Bonetti, A.; Gelatti, U.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2017, 17, 233, pp (7 March 2017)
Abstract

Background: To date, many epidemiologic studies examining associations between obesity and dietary and sedentary/physical activity behaviors have focused on assessing Body Mass Index (BMI) at one point in time. Recent developments in statistical techniques make it possible to study the potential...

Author(s)
Koning, M.; Hoekstra, T.; Jong, E. de; Visscher, T. L. S.; Seidell, J. C.; Renders, C. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Public Health, 2016, 16, 1128, pp (28 October 2016)
Abstract

Objectives: Healthy psychological functioning, the ability to respond rapidly to environmental changes, has been associated with better health outcomes. Less work has examined the association with health behaviour. This study explores whether resilience (a specific expression of healthy...

Author(s)
Perna, L.; Mielck, A.; Lacruz, M. E.; Emeny, R. T.; Holle, R.; Breitfelder, A.; Ladwig, K. H.
Publisher
Birkhäuser, Basel, Switzerland
Citation
International Journal of Public Health, 2012, 57, 2, pp 341-349
Abstract

Objective. We studied associations between social disadvantage and indicators of sedentary behavior and physical activity at preschool age. Methods. Data from 4688 children enrolled in a birth cohort in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, between 2002 and 2006 were analyzed. Indicators of sedentary...

Author(s)
Rossem, L. van; Vogel, I.; Moll, H. A.; Jaddoe, V. W.; Hofman, A.; Mackenbach, J. P.; Raat, H.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Preventive Medicine, 2012, 54, 1, pp 55-60

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