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    • Factors associated with active commuting to school by bicycle from Bogotá, Colombia: The FUPRECOL study 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Beltrán, Cesar; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Prieto-Benavides, Daniel Humberto; Martínez Torres, Javier; Vivas, Andrés; Triana Reina, Héctor Reynaldo; Villa González, Emilio; García-Hermoso, Antonio
      Background: Active commuting to school (ACS) can contribute to daily physical activity (PA) levels in children and adolescents. The aim of the study was to analyze the characteristics of active commuting to and from school ...
       Artículo. 2016
    • 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
    • Ferritin Levels in Colombian Children: Findings from the 2010 National Nutrition Survey (ENSIN) 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Martínez Torres, Javier; González-Ruíz, Katherine; Lobelo, Felipe
      Low ferritin is associated with many adverse health outcomes and is highly prevalent worldwide. The aim of this study was to describe the key findings related to plasma ferritin levels to identify the prevalence and ...
       Artículo. 2016
    • Handgrip strength cutoff for cardiometabolic risk index among Colombian children and adolescents : The FUPRECOL Study 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Peña, Jhonatan; Martínez Torres, Javier; Tordecilla-Sanders, Alejandra; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Lobelo, Felipe; García-Hermoso, Antonio
      Evidence shows an association between muscular strength (MS) and health among young people, however low muscular strength cut points for the detection of high metabolic risk in Latin-American populations are scarce. The ...
       Artículo. 2017
    • Performance of Two Bioelectrical Impedance Analyses in the Diagnosis of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents: The FUPRECOL Study 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Martínez Torres, Javier; González-Ruíz, Katherine; González Jiménez, Emilio; Schmidt Rio-Valle, Jacqueline; García-Hermoso, Antonio
      This study aimed to determine thresholds for percentage of body fat (BF%) corresponding to the cut-off values for overweight/obesity as recommended by the International Obesity Task Force (IOTF), using two bioelectrical ...
       Artículo. 2016
    • Vitamin B12 concentrations in pregnant Colombian women : analysis of nationwide data 2010 

      Ramírez-Vélez, Robinson; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Martínez Torres, Javier; Meneses Echávez, José Francisco; Lobelo, Felipe
      Background: Vitamin B12 deficiency is associated with many adverse health outcomes and is highly prevalent worldwide. The present study assesses the prevalence and socio-demographic factors associated with vitamin B12 ...
       Artículo. 2016