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Prevalence of hypovitaminosis D and associated factors in adolescent students of a capital of northeastern Brazil.
A high prevalence of hypov vitaminosis D is found in the analyzed population, especially in female adolescents, and the factors independently associated with hypovitaminosis D were found to be overweight/obese in boys and low calcium concentrations in girls.
Physiological and nutritional profile of elite female beach handball players from Brazil.
The elite beach handball athletes from Brazilian selection exhibited only moderate aerobic capacities and better anaerobic and force capacities and high lactate production during the match.
Supplementation prevalence and adverse effects in physical exercise practitioners.
The use of nutritional supplements without specialized orientation was elevated among physical exercise practitioners, being associated to adverse effects both by the users themselves and by clinical diagnosis.
Vitamin D insufficiency/deficiency and its association with cardiometabolic risk factors in Brazilian adolescents.
A high proportion of adolescents presenting insufficiency/vitamin D deficiency was ssociated with cardiometabolic risk factors, and an evident relationship between the three indicators involved in overweight assessed in this study BMI, WC and AGR was revealed.
Variants RS1544410 and RS2228570 of the vitamin D receptor gene and glycemic levels in adolescents from Northeast Brazil.
This study showed a significant relation of glycemia with the distribution of rs1544410 polymorphism genotypes, and adolescents from the Northeast region of Brazil had a greater chance of blood glucose below the median.