Alhassane Aw

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OBJECTIVES To quantify and compare fitness levels of middle aged practitioners of soo bahk do (SBD; a Korean martial art similar to karate) with those of sedentary subjects. METHODS Eighteen volunteers, 14 men and four women (aged 40-60 years), participated. Nine sedentary subjects (mean age 46.7 years) and nine SBD practitioners (mean age 46.8 years)(More)
BACKGROUND Deprivation, a process that prevents people to assume their social responsibilities, is a main cause of inequalities in health. Metabolic syndrome has a growing prevalence in France. OBJECTIVES To assess the association between deprivation and the metabolic syndrome and to identify the most relevant waist circumference cut-off point. METHODS(More)
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