Angelo Campanozzi

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BACKGROUND Hypertension is the leading cause of death in developed countries and reduction of salt intake is recommended as a key preventive measure. OBJECTIVE To assess the dietary sodium and potassium intakes in a national sample of Italian children and adolescents and to examine their relationships with BMI and blood pressure (BP) in the framework of(More)
OBJECTIVES (1) To examine relationships among changes in physical activity, physical fitness and some psychosocial determinants of activity behavior in a clinical sample of obese children involved in a multi-component program; (2) to investigate the causal relationship over time between physical activity and one of its strongest correlates (i.e. perceived(More)
BACKGROUND To humanize the management of children in hospitals has become a serious concern of civil society and one of the main goals of public and private health centers, health care providers and governments. DISCUSSION The concepts of family-centered and family-oriented care are discussed with the aim to emphasize their importance in pediatrics.(More)
UNLABELLED Children with cerebral palsy (CP) often demonstrate abnormal feeding behaviours, leading to reduced food consumption and malnutrition. Moreover, most of them present with gastrointestinal disorders, such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and/or chronic constipation (CC), and poor motor function rehabilitation. The aim of our study was to(More)
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