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    • Active commuting to and from university, obesity and metabolic syndrome among Colombian university students 

      García Hermoso, Antonio; Quintero, Andrea P.; Hernández, Enrique; Izquierdo Redín, Mikel Upna Orcid; Ramírez Vélez, Robinson Upna Orcid (BioMed Central, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Background: There is limited evidence concerning how active commuting (AC) is associated with health benefits in young. The aim of the study was to analyze the relationship between AC to and from campus (walking) and obesity ...
    • High muscular fitness has a powerful protective cardiometabolic effect in adults: influence of weight status 

      Ramírez Vélez, Robinson Upna Orcid; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Lobelo, Felipe; Izquierdo Redín, Mikel Upna Orcid; Alonso Martínez, Alicia Upna Orcid; Rodríguez Rodríguez, Fernando; Cristi Montero, Carlos (BioMed Central, 2016)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Background: Low levels of muscular fitness (MF) are recognized as an important marker of nutritional status and a predictor of metabolic complications, cardiovascular disease and death, however, the relationship between ...
    • Muscle strength cut-offs for the detection of metabolic syndrome in a nonrepresentative sample of collegiate students from Colombia 

      García Hermoso, Antonio; Tordecilla Sanders, Alejandra; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Peterson, Mark Dean; Izquierdo Redín, Mikel Upna Orcid; Quino Ávila, Aura Cristina; Sandoval Cuellar, Carolina; González Ruiz, Katherine; Ramírez Vélez, Robinson Upna Orcid (Elsevier, 2018)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Background: Evidence shows an association between grip strength and health; however, grip strength cut-offs for the detection of metabolic syndrome (MetS) in Latin American populations are scarce. The purpose of this study ...
    • Normal-weight obesity is associated with increased cardiometabolic risk in young adults 

      Correa Rodríguez, María; González Ruiz, Katherine; Rincón Pabón, David; Izquierdo Redín, Mikel Upna Orcid; Ramírez Vélez, Robinson Upna Orcid (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Normal-weight obesity (NWO) has been shown to be associated with cardiometabolic dysfunction. However, little is known regarding this potential relationship in early adulthood. The aim of this study was to investigate the ...
    • Normal-weight obesity is associated with poorer cardiometabolic profile and lower physical fitness levels in children and adolescents 

      García Hermoso, Antonio; Agostinis-Sobrinho, César; Camargo Villalba, Gloria Eugenia; González Jiménez, Nubia Mercedes; Izquierdo Redín, Mikel Upna Orcid; Correa Bautista, Jorge Enrique; Ramírez Vélez, Robinson Upna Orcid (MDPI, 2020)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      Normal-weight obesity (NWO) syndrome has been shown to be associated with cardiometabolic dysfunction. However, little is known regarding this potential relationship in Latin American children and adolescents. The aim of ...
    • Validation of surrogate anthropometric indices in older adults: what is the best indicator of high cardiometabolic risk factor clustering? 

      Ramírez Vélez, Robinson Upna Orcid; Pérez Sousa, Miguel A.; Izquierdo Redín, Mikel Upna Orcid; Cano Gutiérrez, Carlos Alberto; González Jiménez, Emilio; Schmidt Río-Valle, Jacqueline; González Ruiz, Katherine; Correa Rodríguez, María (MDPI, 2019)   Artículo / Artikulua  OpenAccess
      The present study evaluated the ability of five obesity-related parameters, including a body shape index (ABSI), conicity index (CI), body roundness index (BRI), body mass index (BMI), and waist-to-height ratio (WtHR) for ...