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Barbosa João Paulo JP University of Pernambuco, Associate Graduate Program in Physical Education UPE/UFPB, Arnóbio Marques Street, 310, Recife, 52050, - - 2014
The main barriers reported by the patients with claudication are related to claudication symptoms. However, it remains unclear whether these barriers are associated with physical activity levels in these patients. The aim of this study was to analyze the barriers to and the factors associated with physical activity (PA) in ...
Cook Tina L TL Department of Nutrition & Dietetics, Harokopio University, 70 El. Venizelou Ave., Kallithea 17671, Athens, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the moderation effects of sex, age, and psychosocial determinants (intention, social support, and modeling) of physical activity (PA) in the relationship between an Internet-based computer-tailored intervention program (Activ-O-Meter) and modes of PA and commuting. The Activ-O-Meter with intervention and control condition was ...
Wilding Martin M Centre for Reproduction and Advanced Technology, St. Georges House, 3-5 Pepys Road, London, SW20 8NJ, UK, - - 2014
A negative correlation exists between advanced maternal age and reproduction. Current data suggest that this correlation is due to a decline in oocyte quality with respect to female age. Since a new individual is derived from the fusion of a single sperm and egg, we tested whether the quality of ...
Lohne-Seiler Hilde - - 2014
The link between physical activity (PA) and prevention of disease, maintenance of independence, and improved quality of life in older adults is supported by strong evidence. However, there is a lack of data on population levels in this regard, where PA level has been measured objectively. The main aims were ...
Holm D E DE Department of Production Animal Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria, Private Bag X04, Onderstepoort, 0110, South - - 2014
Although feto-maternal disproportion is the major cause of dystocia in heifers, pelvis area (PA) is not recommended as a culling tool due to its relatively low importance and genetic correlation with calf birth weight (BWT), the most important factor associated with dystocia. The objective of this observational study of 484 ...
Gómez-Cabello Alba A Centro Universitario de la Defensa, Zaragoza, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
The aims of this study were to identify if the associations of physical activity (PA) and muscle strength may vary throughout the ageing process; to study the differences among genders in the relationships between PA and strength in elderly people and to test whether these differences are explained by the ...
Kateeb Elham Talib ET Oral Health Research and Promotion, Al Quds University, Jerusalem, Palestine; Public Policy Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, - - 2014
The atraumatic restorative treatment (ART) was developed as an affordable, patient-friendly dental caries management procedure that does not need extensive operator training or special skills. The aim of this study was to determine factors that influence the decision to use ART using an innovative marketing research technique known as conjoint ...
Gouveia Elvio Rúbio ER Department of Physical Education and Sports, University of Madeira, Funchal, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
This study describes the association between habitual physical activity (PA), other lifestyle/constitutive factors, body composition, and bone health/strength in a large sample of older adults from Madeira, Portugal. This cross-sectional study included 401 males and 401 females aged 60-79 years old. Femoral strength index (FSI) and bone mineral density (BMD) ...
Huang E J-C EJ 1] Department of Ophthalmology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital- Chiayi, Chiayi, Taiwan [2] Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Tao-Yuan, - - 2014
AimThis study aimed to ascertain the prevalence of and the risk factors associated with early and late age-related macular degeneration (AMD) among Chinese individuals aged ≥65 years residing in Puzih, Taiwan.MethodsThis population-based cross-sectional study graded digital colour photographs of the ocular fundus of 673 individuals using the Wisconsin Age-Related Maculopathy ...
Francis Shelby L SL Department of Health and Human Physiology, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Studies of youth athletics and interventions have shown some maintenance of bone mineral content (BMC; g) after cessation of training, but less is known about sustained effects of everyday physical activity (PA). Using a prospective cohort, this report examined potential effects of childhood PA on adolescent BMC. Participants (N=156 boys, ...
Francis Ryan M RM Human Energy Research Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, 48824, - - 2014
Reductions in fibrinolytic potential occur with both aging and physical inactivity and are associated with an increased cardiovascular disease risk. Plasmin, the enzyme responsible for the enzymatic degradation of fibrin clots, is activated by tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), while plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 (PAI-1) inhibits its activation. Currently, fibrinolysis research focuses ...
Hyland Michael E ME School of Psychology, Plymouth University. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine whether factor analysis of a set of health-related biomarkers provides evidence of an underlying common dimension of variation, and to explore the relationship between this dimension of variation with positive and negative affect. Twelve health-related metabolic, immune and body-composition biomarkers at ages 5,7, 9, 11, 14 and 16 ...
V Anufriieva Elena E Institute of Biology of the Southern Seas, Department of Marine Animal Physiology and Biochemistry, Sevastopol, 99011, Ukraine. - - 2014
Arctodiaptomus salinus inhabits water bodies across Eurasia and North Africa. Based on our own data and that from the literature, we analyzed the influences of several factors on the intra- and inter-population variability of this species. A strong negative linear correlation between temperature and average body size in the Crimean ...
Ortlieb Sandra - - 2014
Elderly people obtain significant health benefits from physical activity (PA), but the role of activity patterns has scarcely been researched. The present study aims to describe the patterns of PA among different intensities of activity in elderly people. We assess how patterns differ between more and less active groups ('rare', ...
Bielemann Renata M RM Post-Graduate Program in Epidemiology - Federal University of Pelotas, Brazil. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate prospective association between physical activity (PA) and bone mineral density (BMD) in young adults. Total body (TB), lumbar spine (LS) and femoral neck (FN) BMD were measured in participants from the 1982 Pelotas Birth Cohort by dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry at 30y. PA was evaluated at 15, 18 (males) ...
Ota Kazutaka K the Department of Biology and Geosciences, Osaka City University, 3-3-138 Sumiyoshi, Osaka 558-8585, - - 2014
To examine how territorial males counter reproductive parasites, we examined the paternity of broods guarded by territorial males using 5 microsatellite loci and factors that determine siring success in a wild population of the Lake Tanganyika cichlid Lamprologus lemairii. Females enter rock holes (nests) and spawn inside, and territorial males ...
Kobayashi Tsutomu T Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Gunma University Graduate School of Medicine, Gunma, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to determine the prevalence of shoulder osteoarthritis (OA) in populations older than 40 years and to examine risk factors and the relationship with shoulder function. The respondents in this study consisted of 541 patients who underwent general medical examinations in April 2012 as residents of ...
Hanzel Cecilia E CE Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, - - 2014
The expression of matrix metallo-proteases (MMP-2, MMP-3, MMP-7, and MMP-9), plasminogen and their regulators (TIMP-1, tissue plasminogen activator and neuroserpin) was investigated in cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) from subjective cognitive impairment (SCI) subjects, mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and Alzheimer's disease (AD) cases. ELISA analysis revealed a significant increase in MMP-3 protein ...
Siren Anu A The Danish National Centre for Social Research, Copenhagen, - - 2014
This study focuses on the decision to either stop or continue driving among a cohort of Danish seniors whose driving licenses expire, for the first time, at the age of 70. Based on 1,537 standardized telephone interviews with licensed drivers, we compared persons who intended to renew or not to ...
Loprinzi Paul D PD 1Assistant Professor Bellarmine University Department of Exercise Science Donna & Allan Lansing School of Nursing & Health Sciences Louisville, KY 2Professor Bellarmine University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Donna & Allan Lansing School of Nursing & Health Sciences Louisville, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the association between objectively-measured physical activity (PA) and balance in a nationally representative sample of U.S. adults 40 years of age and older. Data from the 2003-2004 NHANES were used. PA was measured over a 7-day period using accelerometry, and balance was ...
Sánchez Alvaro - - 2014
Further research is needed to improve the evidence regarding determinants of physical activity (PA) as a crucial step to plan higher effective intervention strategies. The goal of the present study is to identify socio-demographic and clinical characteristics of primary care (PHC) insufficiently active patients that are associated with longitudinal changes ...
Treviño Lara A LA Department of Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY, United - - 2014
Smoking prevalence for those ages 45-65 is higher than the national average and the number of mid-life and older smokers is expected to increase as baby boomers age. Cessation, even after age 65, confers health benefits. Both physiologic and psychological mechanisms support use of physical activity (PA) as a coping ...
Dearth-Wesley Tracy - - 2014
Examination of historical trends and projections in estimated energy expenditure in Russia is important given the country's economic downturns and growth. Nationally representative data from the Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey (RLMS) from 1995-2011 was used to determine the metabolic equivalents of task (MET)-hours per week from occupational, domestic, travel, and ...
Benzinger P P Department for Geriatric Rehabilitation, Robert-Bosch Krankenhaus, Auerbachstr. 110, 70376, Stuttgart, Germany, - - 2014
Physical activity (PA) decreases with increasing age despite the fact that PA exerts beneficial effects on many age-related diseases and conditions. Consequently, there is an interest in modifiable factors that may influence PA among older persons. The purpose of this study was to examine the association between PA and the ...
Fazeli Shahram S Department of Surgery, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, IR - - 2014
Burn injuries impose a considerable burden on healthcare systems in Iran. It is among the top ten causes of mortality and a main cause of disability. This study aimed to examine factors influencing mortality in burn patients admitted to the main educational tertiary referral hospital in Kermanshah. All patients admitted ...
Cheah Whye Lian - - 2014
Abstract Rural communities have shown marked increase in metabolic syndrome among young people, with physical inactivity as one of the main contributing factors. This study aimed to determine factors associated with physical inactivity among male and female rural adolescents in a sample of schools in Malaysia. A cross-sectional study was ...
Kwaśniewska Magdalena M Department of Social and Preventive Medicine, Medical University of Lodz, Lodz, - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to investigate the influence of lifetime physical activity (PA) on selected indices of atherosclerosis in longitudinal observation of middle-aged men. The subject of the study was a cohort of 101 men (mean age 59,7±9,0 years), free of cardiovascular symptoms and treatment, participating in follow-up ...
G Sy Rody R Department of Medicine, University of the Philippines (U.P.) - Philippine General Hospital - - 2014
Background: Metabolic syndrome(MetS) is an aggregation of multiple metabolic risk factors shown to lead to the development of cardiovascular disease. The International Diabetes Federation(IDF) and the modified National Cholesterol Education Program Adult Treatment Panel Ⅲ(mNCEP) criteria are used in identifying MetS. This report will determine the prevalence of MetS and ...
Brinjikji Waleed W Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, - - 2014
Aggressive treatment of posterior-circulation occlusions is important due to the high rates of morbidity and mortality associated with these infarctions. A large administrative database was evaluated to determine the outcomes of mechanical thrombectomy and intravenous tissue plasminogen activator (IV-tPA) for the treatment of posterior-circulation (vertebrobasilar) strokes. Outcomes were compared across ...
Daly Alison A School of Public Health, Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to investigate knowledge and community perceptions of breastfeeding in Western Australia using a factor analysis approach. Data were pooled from five Nutrition Monitoring Survey Series which included information on breastfeeding from 4,802 Western Australian adults aged 18-64 years. Tetrachoric factor analysis was conducted for ...
Izquierdo-Gomez Rocío R Department of Physical Education, Sport and Human Movement, Autonomous University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2013
This study aimed to examine the patterns of sedentary time and physical activity (PA) throughout the week in adolescents with Down syndrome (DS). The study comprised 109 adolescents with DS (68 males and 41 females) aged 11-20 years, participating in the UP&DOWN study, but only a total of 100 adolescents ...
Koohpayehzadeh Jalil J Center for Disease Control, Tehran, Iran, - - 2013
This study describes the gender-specific pattern of physical activity (PA) in Iran 2011. The 4-year changes in PA levels (domains) are also determined according to the Iran's national surveys conducted on 2007 and 2011. Physical activity assessed based on the global physical activity questionnaire. In all, 4,121 (2007), and 7,436 ...
Efimenko Anastasia A Faculty of Medicine, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Moscow, Russian Federation; Russian Cardiology Research and Production Complex, Moscow, Russian - - 2013
Tissue regeneration is impaired in aged individuals. Adipose-derived mesenchymal stromal cells (ADSCs), a promising source for cell therapy, were shown to secrete various angiogenic factors and improve vascularization of ischemic tissues. We analyzed how patient age affected the angiogenic properties of ADSCs. ADSCs were isolated from subcutaneous fat tissue of ...
Werner Karin Birgitta - - 2013
Background/objectives: to explore the effect of ageing on renal function with cystatin C as the marker of glomerular filtration rate (GFR) in the general population without vascular disease or diabetes.Design: a cross-sectional analysis of a healthy subset from the Good Aging in Skåne-cohort study representative of the Swedish general population.Subjects: ...
Yamasaki Yui - - 2013
Abstract Objective: The transcatheter pelvic arterial embolization (TAE) is effective for postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). There has been a little information about the factors for ineffectiveness of TAE. The aim of this study was to determine factors associated with TAE failure for PPH. Study design: Fifty-five women who underwent TAE for ...
Morrison Ryan R School of Veterinary Medicine, College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences, University of Glasgow, 464 Bearsden Road, Glasgow G61 1QH, UK. Electronic address: - - 2013
To increase physical activity (PA) levels in dogs and to better evaluate their energy requirements, there is a need to understand which factors or correlates are associated with PA and/or sedentary behaviour. Improving our understanding of these correlates also has implications for prescribed energy requirements in dogs. PA was measured ...
Bhattacherjee Ashis A Department of Mining Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India, - - 2013
The role of occupational hazards in occupational injury may be mediated by individual factors across various age groups. This study assessed the role of occupational hazards as well as contribution of individual factors to injuries among Indian and French coalminers. We conducted a case-control study on 245 injured workers and ...
Wang Chao C Shanghai University of Sport, 399 Chang Hai Road, Shanghai 200438, PR - - 2013
The psychometric profiles of the widely used International Physical Activity Questionnaire-Short Form (IPAQ-SF) in Chinese youth have not been reported. The purpose of this study was to examine the validity and reliability of the IPAQ-SF using a sample of Chinese youth. One thousand and twenty-one youth (M(age) = 14.26 +/- ...
Jukić Josefina J University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Split, - - 2013
The aim of this research was to determine the significance of morphological factors, factors of basic motor and specific motor abilities, and the factors of technical efficiency, on the karate fight success in Croatian female cadet karate athletes. With this purpose, the group of 18 anthropometric measures, 10 basic motor ...
Carús Luis - - 2013
This study examines ski and snowboard terrain park users' views on aspects associated with accidents by identifying and assessing variables that may influence the occurrence of accidents and the resulting injuries. The research was conducted in a major resort in the Spanish Pyrenees, using information gathered from freestyle skiers and ...
Corder Kirsten - - 2013
The association between breakfast consumption and physical activity (PA) is inconclusive. We aimed to investigate daily associations and hourly patterns of PA and breakfast consumption in British adolescents. Daily PA [accelerometry-derived moderate and vigorous physical activity (MVPA)] and breakfast consumption (diet diary) were measured simultaneously over 4 d in 860 ...
Zou Yan-Feng - - 2013
Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a severe complex rheumatic disease, but good estimate of its prevalence and risk factors is lacking in China. The aim of the study was to explore the prevalence of SLE and risk factors in rural areas of Anhui Province of China. Eleven counties were randomly ...
Corder Kirsten - - 2013
Physical activity (PA) declines during adolescence but change in different PA intensities across population subgroups is rarely explored. We describe change in sedentary (SED) time, light (LPA), moderate (MPA) and vigorous PA (VPA) assessed at three time points over 4 years. Accelerometer-assessed PA (min) was obtained at baseline (N=2064), 1 ...
Valdebenito Iván I - - 2013
Summary The quality of fish gametes, both male and female, are determined by several factors (age, management, feeding, chemical and physical factors, water quality, etc.) that have an impact on the survivability of embryos, larvae and/or fry in the short or long term. One of the most important factors is ...
Lee Victoria E VE aCentre for Ecology and Conservation, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Exeter, Cornwall Campus , Treliever Road, Penryn, Cornwall TR10 9EZ , UK - - 2014
Contest behavior forms an important part of reproductive investment. Life-history theory predicts that as individuals age and their residual reproductive value decreases, they should increase investment in contest behavior. However, other factors such as social experience may also be important in determining age-related variation in contest behavior. To understand how ...
Agirbasli Mehmet - - 2013
Vitiligo is a common skin condition with a complex pathophysiology characterized by the lack of pigmentation due to melanocyte degeneration. In this study, we investigated PAI-1 antigen (Ag) and activity levels in a 34 year old male with extensive vascular disease, alopecia areata and vitiligo. Fasting PAI-1 Ag and activity levels ...
Walters Glenn D - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to determine whether gender moderates the interaction between Factor 1 (F1: core interpersonal-affective traits of psychopathy) and Factor 2 (F2: social deviance and disinhibition) of the Psychopathy Checklist: Youth Version (PCL:YV; Forth, Kosson, & Hare, 2003) in predicting future offending. A group of 806 ...
Björkman S - - 2013
The half-life of factor VIII (FVIII) increases with the age of the patient, while studies on recombinant factor IX (rFIX) and factor VIIa (rFVIIa) have not demonstrated corresponding age-related changes. The purpose of this analysis was to relate the changes in FVIII and rFIX pharmacokinetics (PK) with age to developmental ...
Kerr Jacqueline - - 2013
To explore the relationship between cognitive functioning and time spent at different intensities of physical activity (PA) in free-living older adults. Cross sectional analyses. Continuing care retirement communities. Older adults residing in seven continuing care retirement communities in San Diego County with an average age of 83; 70% were female, ...
Zach Sima - - 2013
Abstract This study examined whether body perception (BP) and body satisfaction (BS) among adolescents correspond with healthy body size criteria as recommended by various world health authorities, and assessed the relationships between BP and BS and physical activity (PA) among adolescents. Participants included 6274 Israeli boys and girls from grades ...
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