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Muscle Fitness Cut Points for Early Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Children and Adolescents

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dc.contributor.author Castro-Piñero, José
dc.contributor.author Pérez Bey, Alejandro
dc.contributor.author Cuenca García, Magdalena
dc.contributor.author Cabañas Sánchez, Verónica
dc.contributor.author Gómez Martínez, Sonia
dc.contributor.author Veiga, Óscar Luis
dc.contributor.author Marcos, Ascensión
dc.contributor.author Ruiz, Jonatan R.
dc.contributor.author Lucía Mulas, Alejandro
dc.contributor.author Gómez Gallego, Félix
dc.contributor.author Et al.
dc.date.accessioned 2019-06-07T16:38:32Z
dc.date.available 2019-06-07T16:38:32Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation Castro-Pinero, J., Perez-Bey, A., Cuenca-Garcia, M., Cabanas-Sanchez, V., Gomez-Martinez, S., Veiga, O. L., … Grp, U. & D. S. (2019). Muscle Fitness Cut Points for Early Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Children and Adolescents. Journal of Pediatrics, 206, 134+. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.026 spa
dc.identifier.issn 0022-3476
dc.identifier.issn 1097-6833
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11268/8015
dc.description.abstract Objectives To study the cross-sectional and longitudinal (2-year follow-up) association between muscle fitness and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in youth; whether there are muscle fitness cut points associated with CVD risk (cross-sectional); and whether the health-related muscle fitness cut points identified at baseline are associated with CVD risk 2 years later. Study design In total. 237 children (110 girls) aged 6-10 years and 274 adolescents (131 girls) aged 12-16 years with complete data were included in the study (10.3% drop out). The handgrip strength and the standing long jump tests were used to assess muscle fitness. CVD risk score was computed with sum of 2 skinfolds, systolic blood pressure, insulin, glucose, triglycerides, and total cholesterol/high density lipoprotein cholesterol. Results Muscle fitness at baseline was associated inversely with single CVD risk factors and CVD risk score at baseline and 2-year follow-up (all P < .05). Receiver operating characteristics curve analyses showed a significant discriminating accuracy of handgrip strength in identifying CVD risk in children and adolescents (boys: >= 0.367 and >= 0.473; girls: >= 0.306 and >= 0.423 kg/kg body mass, respectively, all P < .001). Similarly, the standing long jump cut points for children and adolescents were >= 104.5 and >= 140.5 in boys, and >= 81.5 and >= 120.5 cm in girls, respectively (all P < .05). These cut points were associated with CVD risk 2 years later (all P < .01). Conclusions Muscle fitness is associated with present and future cardiovascular health in youth, and is independent of cardiorespiratory fitness. It should be monitored to identify youth at risk who could benefit from intervention programs. spa
dc.description.sponsorship National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation (R + D + i) MICINN DEP 2010-21662-C04-00 (DEP 2010-21662-C04-01: DEP 2010-21662-C04-02: DEP 201021662-C04-03: DEP 2010-21662-C04-04) spa
dc.description.sponsorship Spanish Ministry of Education FPU15/05337 spa
dc.description.sponsorship Plan Propio de Investigacion 2016 of the University of Granada (Spain), Excellence actions: Units of Excellence; Scientific Unit of Excellence on Exercise and Health (UCEES) spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.title Muscle Fitness Cut Points for Early Assessment of Cardiovascular Risk in Children and Adolescents spa
dc.type article spa
dc.description.impact 4.122 JCR (2018) Q1, 4/86 Pediatrics spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.1016/j.jpeds.2018.10.026
dc.rights.accessRights closedAccess spa
dc.subject.uem Ejercicio físico spa
dc.subject.uem Cardiología pediátrica spa
dc.subject.unesco Pediatría spa
dc.subject.unesco Sistema cardiovascular spa
dc.subject.unesco Deporte spa
dc.description.filiation UEM spa
dc.peerreviewed Si spa


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