Physical activity and biological risk factors clustering in pediatric population.

@article{Ribeiro2004PhysicalAA,
  title={Physical activity and biological risk factors clustering in pediatric population.},
  author={Jos{\'e} Carlos Ribeiro and Sandra {\'A}lvarez Guerra and Jos{\'e} Os{\'o}rio de Oliveira and Armando Teixeira-Pinto and Jos W. R. Twisk and Jos{\'e} Alberto Duarte and J De Castro Mota},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={
          596-601
        }
}
BACKGROUND From a preventive point of view, it is especially important to investigate the life style risk factors connected to cardiovascular disease (CVD) biological risk factors clustering. The purposes of this study were (I) to determine in pediatric population the coexistence of biological cardiovascular disease risk factors (high blood pressure (HBP), percentage of high fat mass (%HFM), and high total cholesterol (HTC)) and (II) to study the relationship between low physical activity, a… CONTINUE READING
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