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The aim of this study was to identify the most important variables determining current differences in physical stature in Europe and some of its overseas offshoots such as Australia, New Zealand and USA. We collected data on the height of young men from 45 countries and compared them with long-term averages of food consumption from the FAOSTAT database,(More)
The purpose of this study is to explore the main correlates of male height in 105 countries in Europe & overseas, Asia, North Africa and Oceania. Actual data on male height are compared with the average consumption of 28 protein sources (FAOSTAT, 1993-2009) and seven socioeconomic indicators (according to the World Bank, the CIA World Factbook and the(More)
BACKGROUND The aim of this ecological study was to identify the main nutritional factors related to the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) in Europe, based on a comparison of international statistics. DESIGN The mean consumption of 62 food items from the FAOSTAT database (1993-2008) was compared with the actual statistics of five CVD indicators(More)
The purpose of this study was to test the reliability of various standards that assess the quality of proteins via the “aminoacid score” and serve as a nutritional guideline for both children and adults. The height of young men in 42 European countries, Australia, New Zealand and USA was compared with the average consumption of food (after FAOSTAT, 2009)(More)
Hedbávný, P., Cacek, J. & Svobodová, L. (2014). Anthropometric characteristics in Czech elite female gymnasts. J. Hum. Sport Exerc., 9(Proc1), pp.S481-S489. The aim of this paper is a description of selected parameters of body composition of elite sport gymnasts from the Czech Republic (30th place at 2010 World Championship). Eight Czech representatives(More)
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