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De Ridder, J. H.

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Date: 2020/01/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6715
Description: Background: The purpose of this study was to compile a profile of the anthropometric characteristics of elite u/18 Sevens Rugby players and to determine if any morphological differences exist between ... More
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Date: 2017/10/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6712
Description: BACKGROUND: Physical activity (PA) attenuates chronic stress and age-related and cardiovascular disease risks, whereby potentially slowing telomere shortening. We aimed to study the association betwee ... More
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Date: 2015/01/15
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6669
Description: Underweight and overweight are adverse effects of malnutrition and both are associated with negative health consequences in children and adolescents. In South Africa, the burden of economic and social ... More
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Date: 2014/06/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5343
Description: Women participating in endurance sports are at risk of presenting with low energy availability (EA), menstrual dysfunction (MD), and low bone mineral density (BMD), collectively termed the female athl ... More
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Date: 2014/05/25
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:5361
Description: Low energy availability (EA) has been recognized as an instigator of menstrual dysfunction and subsequent hypoestrogenism that leads to deterioration in bone health. Elite Kenyan male athletes have be ... More
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Date: 2012/12/13
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6714
Description: Several developing countries around the world are at present undergoing a process of epidemiological transition which is associated with various health problems. The globally enhanced prevalence of ob ... More
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Date: 2012/06/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6709
Description: Excessive body fat is one of the main contributing factors in many health related health debilitating diseases, such as diabetes, obesity, hypertension and coronary arterioscleroses. The objective of ... More
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Date: 2012/02/22
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6671
Description: The aim was to determine receiver operating characteristic (ROC) neck circumference (NC) cut offs best associated with the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in a South African cohort. We included 409 urban Af ... More
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Date: 2011/07/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6686
Description: We determined the sensitivity of waist-to-height ratio (WHtR) as a marker for high blood pressure in children aged nine to 15 years (n = 1 131), from schools in the North West province, South Africa. ... More
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Date: 2011/05/31
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6665
Description: Various studies have shown that the relationship between waist circumference (WC) and abdomi- nal obesity is age, gender as well as ethnicity- dependent. WC criteria for Sub Saharan Africans have not ... More
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Date: 2010/05/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6716
Description: We aimed to determine which surface anthropometric and metabolic syndrome (MS) markers could be associated with the development of microalbuminuria (MA), and assessed 200 urban Africans (25–60 years) ... More
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Date: 2010/04/22
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4836
Description: Little is known about ethnic differences in developing countries like South Africa, particularly with regard to occurrence of postural deviations and body composition profiles. The aim of this study w ... More
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Date: 2009/03/16
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:3417
Description: Postural deformities are a commonly encountered problem among children. Most of the aches and pains of adults are the result, not of injuries, but of the long-term effects of distortions in posture or ... More
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Date: 2009/02/01
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:4849
Description: The aim of this study is to investigate the influence of body composition on the prevalence of postural deformities among Black South African children aged 11 to 13 years in selected schools in the Po ... More
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Date: 2008/03/16
Language: en
Type: Text
Identifier: tut:6664
Description: Hypertension is highly prevalent in South Africa, resulting in high stroke mortality rates. Since obesity is very common among South African women, it is likely that obesity contributes to the hyperte ... More
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