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    • Abdominal obesity in Japanese-Brazilians: which measure is best for predicting all-cause and cardiovascular mortality? 

      Bevilacqua, Marselle Rodrigues [UNIFESP]; Gimeno, Suely Godoy Agostinho [UNIFESP] (Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2011-10-01)
      This study aimed to verify which anthropometric measure of abdominal obesity was the best predictor of all-cause and cardiovascular mortality in Japanese-Brazilians. The study followed 1,581 subjects for 14 years. ...

    • Accuracy of anthropometric measurements in estimating fat mass in individuals with 21-hydroxylase deficiency 

      Gonçalves, Ezequiel Moreira; Silva, Analiza Mónica; Santos, Diana A.; Lemos-Marini, Sofia Helena Valente de; Santos, Allan de Oliveira; Santos, Carolina Taddeo Mendes dos; Mello, Maricilda Palandi de [UNIFESP]; Guerra-Junior, Gil (Elsevier B.V., 2012-10-01)
      Objective: the use of anthropometric measurements to estimate the percentage of body fat (%BF) is easy and inexpensive. However, the accuracy of these methods in patients with 21-hydroxylase deficiency (21OHD) has not been ...

    • Accuracy of sagittal abdominal diameter as predictor of abdominal fat among Brazilian adults: a comparation with waist circumference 

      Pimentel, Gustavo Duarte [UNIFESP]; Portero-McLellan, K. C.; Maesta, N.; Corrente, J. E.; Burini, R. C. (Aula Medica Ediciones, 2010-07-01)
      Aim: We aim was to compare the sagittal abdominal diameter (SAD) with waist circumference (WC) as a predictor of central obesity among adults and to identify the sensitivity and specificity of the best cut-off point for ...

    • Anthropometry of the Breast Region: How to Measure? 

      Espírito Santo, Paulo Rogério Quieregatto do [UNIFESP]; Hochman, Bernardo [UNIFESP]; Ferrara, Soraia F. [UNIFESP]; Furtado, Fabianne [UNIFESP]; Liebano, Richard E. [UNIFESP]; Sabino Neto, Miguel [UNIFESP]; Ferreira, Lydia M. [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2014-04-01)
      Breast region measurements are important for research, but they may also become significant in the legal field as a quantitative tool for preoperative and postoperative evaluation. Direct anthropometric measurements can ...

    • Antropometria de escolares ao ingresso no ensino fundamental na cidade de Belém, Pará, 2001 

      Neves, Olga Maria Domingues das; Brasil, Anne Lise Dias [UNIFESP]; Brasil, Laélia Maria Barra Feio; Taddei, Jose Augusto de Aguiar Carrazedo [UNIFESP] (Instituto de Medicina Integral Prof. Fernando Figueira, 2006-03-01)
      OBJECTIVES: to perform anthropometric measurements in elementary school students of the public school system of the State of Belém, Pará, as a tool for nutritional surveillance and to study associations between nutritional ...

    • Apresentação de um novo dispositivo para mensuração do ângulo de torção da perna 

      Lawand, Sérgio José; Ramalho Júnior, Amâncio; Smith, Ricardo Luiz [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Ortopedia e Traumatologia, 2004-06-01)
      Variations and deformities of lower limbs involving rotation in the transverse plane are associated with many clinical problems, ranging from harmless in-toing in children to disabling degenerative osteoarthritis of the ...

    • Assessment of quality of life, anxiety, socio-economic factors and caries experience in Brazilian children with overweight and obesity 

      Araujo, Darlle Santos; Marquezin, Maria Carolina Salomé; Barbosa, Tais de Souza; Fonseca, Fernando Luiz Affonso [UNIFESP]; Fegadolli, Claudia [UNIFESP]; Castelo, Paula Midori [UNIFESP] (Wiley, 2017)
      Purpose: This study evaluated the association between excess weight and quality of life (QoL), symptoms of anxiety, caries experience and socio-economic factors in a representative sample of 8- to 10-year-old children from ...

    • Avaliação antropométrica de adolescentes Kamayurá, povo indígena do Alto Xingu, Brasil Central (2000-2001) 

      Sampei, Miriam Akemi [UNIFESP]; Canó, Eduardo Nozaki [UNIFESP]; Fagundes Neto, Ulysses [UNIFESP]; Lima, Evandro Emilio de Souza [UNIFESP]; Rodrigues, Douglas [UNIFESP]; Sigulem, Dirce Maria [UNIFESP]; Baruzzi, Roberto Geraldo [UNIFESP] (Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2007-06-01)
      Despite the proximity between indigenous groups in the Upper Xingu Region and Brazilian national society, studies have shown adequate weight-for-height and low height-for-age in indigenous children. Little is known about ...

    • Avaliação da recuperação nutricional de crianças desnutridas atendidas pelo centro de recuperação e educação nutricional (CREN) 

      Vieira, Maria de Fátima Alves [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 1996)
    • Avaliação do estado nutricional e da composição corporal das crianças índias do Alto Xingu e da etnia Ikpeng 

      Fagundes, Ulysses [UNIFESP]; Kopelman, Benjamin Israel [UNIFESP]; Oliva, Carlos Alberto Garcia [UNIFESP]; Baruzzi, Roberto Geraldo [UNIFESP]; Fagundes-Neto, Ulysses [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Pediatria, 2004-12-01)
      OBJECTIVES: To assess the nutritional and body composition of two Brazilian indigenous populations by comparing their nutritional status. METHODS: 95 children from Alto Xingu and 69 from Ikpeng were evaluated, ages ranged ...