The effect of exercise on cardiovascular risk markers in Mexican school-aged children: comparison between two structured group routines Efecto del ejercicio sobre marcadores de riesgo cardiovascular en escolares mexicanos: comparación entre dos rutinas grupales

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Balas-Nakash, Margie; Benítez-Arciniega, Alejandra; Perichart-Perera, Otilia; Valdés-Ramos, Roxana; Vadillo-Ortega, Felipe;
  • Publisher: Instituto Nacional de Salud Pública
  • Journal: Salud Pública de México (issn: 0036-3634)
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  • Subject: enfermedad cardiovascular | Mexico | México | RA1-1270 | children | Public aspects of medicine | escolares | exercise | cardiovascular diseases | obesidad | obesity | ejercicio

Objective. To assess the effects of two groups of exercise routines on cardiovascular disease risk markers. Material and Methods. An intervention study was conducted with 319 Mexican school-aged children in which routines were implemented Monday through Friday for 12 we... View more
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