Leonice Aparecida Doimo

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OBJECTIVE This study aimed to verify the validity of BAI in predicting %BF in a sample of Brazilian women DESIGN AND METHODS A total of 102 women (average age 60.3 ± 9.8) were assessed. To determine percentage body fat (% BF), dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) was used as the "gold standard." To evaluate the association between body adiposity index(More)
Previous studies into the population structure of Melaleuca alternifolia by both isozyme and microsatellite analysis revealed little evidence for genetic structuring within genetic provenances. In contrast, analysis of the oil composition within these same regions showed distinct clustering of chemotypes within the provenances suggesting either that(More)
This study aimed to describe the demographic and epidemiological characteristics of the elderly population, identify the area of influence of basic care in relation to the area of residence of the elderly and the rate of service use, as well as to map the demand according to the geographic location of the Basic Care Unit. The sample comprised 6,964 male and(More)
Time use research analyzes the multi-factorial aspects of aging. The purpose of this research was to describe time use within a group of 75 elderly women, 68,04 +/- 8,36 years old, based on their daily activities from waking up to going to sleep. The instruments used in the study were a cognition test (Clock Completion Test), a questionnaire for obtaining(More)
BACKGROUND Aging is a multifactorial process that leads to changes in the quantity and quality of skeletal muscle and contributes to decreased levels of muscle strength. OBJECTIVE This study sought to investigate whether the isometric muscle strength, fat-free mass (FFM) and power of the electromyographic (EMG) signal of the upper and lower limbs of women(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine the prevalence of risk factors for cardiovascular disease among professors of a public university. METHOD This cross-sectional study included 145 professors from the Federal University of Viçosa (UFV), MG, Brazil, in 2010. Analyzed variables included age, weight, height, waist, hip and abdominal circumferences, in addition to total(More)
1 Departamento de Nutrição, Unidade de Ensino Superior Vale do Iguaçu. Rua Padre Saporiti 717, Rio D ́Areia. 84600-000 União da Vitória PR. prof_ivonilce@uniguacu.edu.br 2 Departamento de Nutrição e Saúde, Universidade Federal de Viçosa. 3 Departamento de Educação Física, Universidade Federal de Viçosa. Identificação da área de influência do serviço de(More)
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