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Interrelationships Among Motor Coordination, Body Fat, and Physical Activity in Adolescent Boys

Daniel das Virgens Chagas and Luiz Alberto Batista

Adequate motor coordination ability is not only a key factor in children’s general development ( D’Hondt et al., 2013 ); it is also associated with health-related gains ( Chagas & Batista, 2017 ). Previous research has shown motor coordination skills to be negatively associated with body fat

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Lifestyle Behaviors Associated With Body Fat Percent in 9- to 11-Year-Old Children

Nils Swindell, Damon Berridge, Melitta A. McNarry, Kelly A. Mackintosh, Lynne M. Boddy, Stuart J. Fairclough, and Gareth Stratton

is also related to emotional problems and reduces quality of life ( 60 ). Moreover, excess weight at this age and during adolescence tends to persist into adulthood ( 54 ). Given that excess body fat percent (BF) results from long-term energy imbalance, efforts to prevent obesity must promote

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Agreement Between Standard Body Composition Methods to Estimate Percentage of Body Fat in Young Male Athletes

Asunción Ferri-Morales, Marcus Vinicius Nascimento-Ferreira, Dimitris Vlachopoulos, Esther Ubago-Guisado, Ana Torres-Costoso, Augusto Cesar F. De Moraes, Alan R. Barker, Luis A. Moreno, Vicente Martínez-Vizcaino, and Luis Gracia-Marco

assessment of percentage of body fat (%BF), allows identifying body composition imbalances that can affect athletes’ performance and overall health and well-being during growth ( 1 ). Adolescents may develop compulsive weight loss behaviors to reach a perceived “ideal” body weight for competition ( 7

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Accurate Prediction Equation to Assess Body Fat in Male and Female Adolescent Football Players

Gabriel Lozano-Berges, Ángel Matute-Llorente, Alejandro Gómez-Bruton, Alejandro González-Agüero, Germán Vicente-Rodríguez, and José A. Casajús

The assessment of percentage of body fat (%BF) is often performed in sport clubs to monitor body composition changes in the athletes during the season due to its relationship with physical fitness and performance ( Avlonitou et al., 1997 ). Anthropometry, bioelectrical impedance analysis, dual

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Tracking Within-Athlete Changes in Whole-Body Fat Percentage in Wheelchair Athletes

Victoria L. Goosey-Tolfrey, Julia O. Totosy de Zepetnek, Mhairi Keil, Katherine Brooke-Wavell, and Alan M. Batterham

the data to body fat percentage (BF%) using prediction equations (a practice that is not well supported due to the error associated with lack of wheelchair athlete population-specific equations), 10 , 11 these studies reported site-specific or Σ 3 and Σ 4 skinfold values. More recently, it has been

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Effect of Predicted Versus Measured Thoracic Gas Volume on Body Fat Percentage in Young Adults

Jeremy B. Ducharme, Ann L. Gibson, and Christine M. Mermier

the body. Using the two-component model, body density (Db) is calculated and used in a conversion formula to estimate percentage body fat (%BF). Carrying too much or too little body fat is detrimental to cardiovascular health ( Oikonomou & Antoniades, 2019 ); therefore, knowledge of %BF is of

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Metabolism and Whole-Body Fat Oxidation Following Postexercise Carbohydrate or Protein Intake

Ulrika Andersson-Hall, Stefan Pettersson, Fredrik Edin, Anders Pedersen, Daniel Malmodin, and Klavs Madsen

flexibility (i.e., the ability to adapt to different fuels) in other subject groups such as type 2 diabetics ( Goodpaster & Sparks, 2017 ). In a recent study, we showed that prior exercise increased whole-body fat oxidation by approximately 75% in a second exercise bout ( Andersson Hall et al., 2016 ). The

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Effects of Changes in Body Fat Mass as a Result of Regular Exercise on Hemoglobin A1c in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis

Yutaka Igarashi, Nobuhiko Akazawa, and Seiji Maeda

et al., 2006 ). An RCT involving intervention for obese patients with T2DM indicated that reducing excess body fat mass through an improved lifestyle would cause remission of T2DM ( Lean et al., 2018 ), and recent epidemiological studies have indicated that the risk of development of T2DM and

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The Influence of Body Fat Distribution on Postural Balance and Muscle Quality in Women Aged 60 Years and Over

Silvia G.R. Neri, Juscelia Cristina Pereira, Ana Cristina de David, and Ricardo M. Lima

injuries among this population, especially in women. 3 Moreover, body fat distribution pattern may be a more important risk factor for falls than obesity alone. 4 , 5 Although body fat distribution affects the relationship between obesity and falls, 5 the mechanisms responsible for this influence are not

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A Longitudinal Analysis of the Relationships of Physical Activity and Body Fat With Nerve Growth Factor and Brain-Derived Neural Factor in Children

Daniel Arvidsson, Elias Johannesson, Lars Bo Andersen, Magnus Karlsson, Per Wollmer, Ola Thorsson, and Magnus Dencker

physical activity and body fat, and their relationship. Childhood is a period in life characterized by rapid development of the neural system supported by a physically active lifestyle. Few studies have investigated the relationship of physical activity with the expression of NGF and BDNF in children