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    • A Cross Sectional Study of the Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome and Associated Factors in Colombian Collegiate Students: The FUPRECOL-Adults Study. 

      Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; González-Ruíz, Katherine; Vivas, Andrés; Triana Reina, Héctor Reynaldo; Prieto-Benavides, Daniel Humberto; Carrillo, Hugo Alejandro; Ramos Sepúlveda, Jeison Alexander; Villa González, Emilio; García-Hermoso, Antonio; Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Martínez-Torres, Javier
      Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is one of the major public health problems worldwide. The objective of the present study is to investigate the prevalence and the associated variables of MetS in Colombian collegiate students. ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • A cross‑sectional study of Colombian University students’ self‑perceived lifestyle 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Carrillo, Hugo Alejandro; Ramos Sepúlveda, Jeison Alexander; Rubio, Fernando; Poches‑Franco, Laura; Rincón‑Párraga, Daniela; Meneses Echávez, José Francisco; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Triana Reina, Héctor Reynaldo
      Abstract Background: The Fantastic Lifestyle Questionnaire was designed for enabling staff working in health sciences and physical activity (PA) areas to measure lifestyles (LS) in the general population. The aim of this ...
       Artículo. 2015
    • Body Adiposity Index Performance in Estimating Body Fat Percentage in Colombian College Students : Findings from the FUPRECOL-Adults Study 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; González-Ruíz, Katherine; Vivas, Andrés; Triana Reina, Héctor Reynaldo; Martínez Torres, Javier; Prieto-Benavides, Daniel Humberto; Carrillo, Hugo Alejandro; Ramos Sepúlveda, Jeison Alexander; Villa González, Emilio; García-Hermoso, Antonio
      Abstract: Recently, a body adiposity index (BAI = (hip circumference)/((height)(1.5))−18) was developed and validated in adult populations. The aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of BAI in estimating percentage ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • Fat-to-muscle ratio : A new anthropometric indicator as a screening tool for metabolic syndrome in young colombian people 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Carrillo, Hugo Alejandro; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Schmidt-RioValle, Jacqueline; González Jiménez, Emilio; Correa-Rodríguez, María; González-Ruíz, Katherine; García-Hermoso, Antonio
      Fat-to-muscle ratio has been proposed as an alternative approach for assessing body fat. The objective of this study was to explore fat-to-muscle ratio thresholds in metabolic syndrome (MetS) diagnosis; it was hypothesised ...
       Artículo. 2018
    • Fatness mediates the influence of muscular fitness on metabolic syndrome in Colombian collegiate students 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; García-Hermoso, Antonio; Carrillo, Hugo Alejandro; González-Ruíz, Katherine; Vivas, Andrés; Triana Reina, Héctor Reynaldo; Martínez Torres, Javier; Prieto-Benavides, Daniel Humberto; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Ramos Sepúlveda, Jeison Alexander; Villa González, Emilio; Peterson, Mark
      The purpose of this study was two-fold: to analyze the association between muscular fitness (MF) and clustering of metabolic syndrome (MetS) components, and to determine if fatness parameters mediate the association between ...
       Artículo. 2017