Susana Moreno Romero

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INTRODUCTION Handgrip strength is an important test to evaluate physical fitness and nutritional status. The main objective of this research is to prepare a reference standard applicable to the Spanish population of both sexes between 6 and 18 years old. At the same time, to extend our knowledge of normal variation of this characteristic with age, gender,(More)
BACKGROUND The Argentinean population is characterized by ethnic, cultural and socio-economic diversity. AIM To calculate the percentiles of weight-for-age (W/A) and height-for-age (H/A) of schoolchildren from Argentina employing the LMS method; and to compare the obtained percentiles with those of the international and national references. SUBJECTS AND(More)
INTRODUCTION the assessment of the skinfold thickness is an objective measure of adiposity. Therefore, it is a useful tool for nutritional diagnosis and prevention of metabolic risk associated with excess fat in chilhood and adolescence. OBJECTIVE to provide percentiles of subscapular and triceps skinfolds for Hispanic American schoolchildren and compare(More)
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