Fatness, fitness, and cardiometabolic risk factors among sixth-grade youth.

PURPOSE Examine whether cardiometabolic risk factors are predicted by fitness or fatness among adolescents. METHODS Participants are 4955 (2614 female) sixth-grade students with complete data from 42 US middle schools. Fasting blood samples were analyzed for total cholesterol, HDL- and LDL-cholesterol, triglyceride, glucose, and insulin concentrations… CONTINUE READING



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