Gerardo Rodríguez

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BACKGROUND We investigated the validity of REE predictive equations before and after 12-week energy-restricted diet intervention in Spanish obese (30 kg/m(2)>BMI<40 kg/m(2)) women. METHODS We measured REE (indirect calorimetry), body weight, height, and fat mass (FM) and fat free mass (FFM, dual X-ray absorptiometry) in 86 obese Caucasian premenopausal(More)
OBJECTIVE To examine the relationship between birth weight and abdominal adiposity in adolescents. RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 284 adolescents (49.3% of whom were female) aged 14.9 +/- 1.2 years were included in the study. Birth weight and gestational age were obtained from parental records. Abdominal adiposity (in three regions: R1, R2, and(More)
  • Claudia Börnhorst, Alfonso Siani, Paola Russo, Yannis Kourides, Isabelle Sion, Denés Molnár +12 others
  • 2016
BACKGROUND Starting from birth, this explorative study aimed to investigate between-country differences in body mass index (BMI) trajectories and whether early life factors explain these differences. METHODS The sample included 7,644 children from seven European countries (Belgium, Cyprus, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Sweden) participating in the(More)
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to investigate student's perceptions of Educational Climate (EC) in Spanish medical schools, comparing various aspects of EC between the 2nd (preclinical) and the 4th (clinical) years to detect strengths and weaknesses in the on-going curricular reform. METHODS This study utilized a cross-sectional design and(More)
Over the past 20 years, the use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) has helped with the teaching of mathematics in engineering schools. However the traditional use of CAS only in math labs has led to a narrow view by the student: the CAS is an additional work, not included in the learning process. The didactic guidelines of the European Higher Education Area(More)
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