Body mass index and physical fitness in Brazilian adolescents

Objective: Evaluate the relationship between body mass index and physical fitness in a cross‐sectional sample of Brazilian youth. Methods: Participants were 3849 adolescents (2027 girls) aged 10–17 years. Weight and height were measured; body mass index was calculated. Physical fitness was evaluated...

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Main Authors: Vitor P. Lopes, Robert M. Malina, Rossana Gomez‐Campos, Marco Cossio‐Bolaños, Miguel de Arruda, Edilson Hobold
Format: Article
Published: Elsevier 2019-05-01
Series:Jornal de Pediatria (Versão em Português)
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