Reduced physical fitness in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.

  title={Reduced physical fitness in children and adolescents with type 1 diabetes.},
  author={Andrea Luk{\'a}cs and Krisztina Mayer and Eleon{\'o}ra Juh{\'a}sz and Beatrix Varga and Bertalan Fodor and L{\'a}szl{\'o} Barkai},
  journal={Pediatric diabetes},
  volume={13 5},
AIMS To evaluate motor performance and cardiorespiratory function in youths with type 1 diabetes in comparison with age-matched control groups and to analyze the influence of physical activity level, anthropometric and physical fitness parameters on long-term metabolic control. METHODS 106 youths with diabetes and 130 healthy youths aged 8-18 were assessed by the Eurofit test regarding motor performances, cardiorespiratory fitness (VO2max), skinfold thickness, and body mass index. Physical… CONTINUE READING
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