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Factors associated with aerobic fitness in adolescents with asthma
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013)
Background: In adolescents with asthma, information on factors associated with cardiorespiratory fitness levels is limited. The present study aimed to determine if objectively measured physical activity as well as potential ...
Traditional versus functional strength training: Effects on muscle strength and power in the elderly
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-01)
The aim was to determine whether strength training with machines vs. functional strength training at 80% of one-repetition maximum improves muscle strength and power among the elderly. Sixty-three subjects (69.9 ± 4.1 yr) ...
Cross sectional analysis of the association between mode of school transportation and physical fitness in children and adolescents
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-07-17)
Objective: To investigate the associations between body composition, cardiorespiratory and muscular fitness in relation to travel mode to school in children and adolescents. Method: Children and adolescents from 40 ...
Increased physical activity improves aerobic fitness but not functional walking capacity in, severely obese subjects participating in a lifestyle intervention
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-08-27)
OBJECTIVE: To determine the relationship between change in physical activity level and change in directly measured maximal aerobic fitness in severely obese subjects participating in a 1-year lifestyle intervention, and ...
Adiposity, aerobic fitness, muscle fitness, and markers of inflammation in children
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-04)
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to describe levels of inflammation markers in Norwegian children and to examine the associations of adiposity, aerobic fitness, and muscle fitness with markers of inflammation. ...
Physical activity versus sedentary behavior: Associations with lipoprotein particle subclass concentrations in healthy adults
(Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2013-12-27)
Physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SED) may have independent effects on health and disease. This might be due to PA and SED having distinct effects on lipoprotein metabolism. The aim of this study was to determine ...