Physical fitness among urban and rural Ecuadorian adolescents and its association with blood lipids: a cross sectional study

@inproceedings{Andrade2014PhysicalFA,
  title={Physical fitness among urban and rural Ecuadorian adolescents and its association with blood lipids: a cross sectional study},
  author={Susana Margarida Sousa Andrade and Ang{\'e}lica Ochoa-Avil{\'e}s and Carl Lachat and Paulina Escobar and Roosmarijn Verstraeten and John Van Camp and Silvana P Donoso and Rosendo Rojas and Greet Cardon and Patrick Kolsteren},
  booktitle={BMC pediatrics},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND Physical fitness has been proposed as a marker for health during adolescence. Currently, little is known about physical fitness and its association with blood lipid profile in adolescents from low and middle-income countries. The aim of this study is therefore to assess physical fitness among urban and rural adolescents and its associations with blood lipid profile in a middle-income country. METHODS A cross-sectional study was conducted between January 2008 and April 2009 in 648… CONTINUE READING
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