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atividade física

Flávia Cristina Zanchetta, Danilo Donizetti Trevisan, Priscila Peruzzo Apolinario, Juliana Bastoni da Silva, Maria Helena de Melo Lima
Objective: To evaluate the relation between diabetes-related distress and the clinical and sociodemographic characteristics of type 2 diabetes mellitus patients. Methods: A cross-sectional study based on a secondary analysis of data collected at a specialized care outpatient center in Brazil. Participants completed a questionnaire on sociodemographic and clinical characteristics and the Brazilian version of the Diabetes Distress Scale (B-DDS). Results: About 31% of the 130 eligible patients reported diabetes distress, and the mean B-DDS score was 2...
July 2016: Einstein
Ricardo Soares de Sant'Ana, Jacó Saraiva de Castro Mattos, Anderson Soares da Silva, Luanes Marques de Mello, Altacílio Aparecido Nunes
Objective: To evaluate association of sociodemographic, anthropometric, and epidemiological factors with result of mammogram in women undergoing breast cancer screening. Methods: This is a cross-sectional study with data obtained through interviews, anthropometric measurements, and mammography of 600 women aged 40 to 69 years at the Preventive Medicine Department of Hospital de Câncer de Barretos, Brazil, in 2014. The results of these examinations in the BI-RADS categories 1 and 2 were grouped and classified in this study as normal mammogram outcome, and those of BI-RADS categories 3, 4A, 4B, 4C, and 5 were grouped and classified as altered mammogram outcome...
July 2016: Einstein
Cheila Aparecida Bevilaqua, Sandra Marisa Pelloso, Sonia Silva Marcon
Objective: to ascertain the effectiveness of an intervention program in relation to anthropometric measurements and stage of readiness for behavioral change in women with excess weight. Methods: the intervention group (IG) was made up of 13 women, and the control group (CG), by 20. The intervention lasted 16 weeks, and included the practice of guided physical activity three times a week, and health education once a week. The application of the questionnaire on stage of readiness for behavioral change, and the anthropometric evaluations, were undertaken at two points - before and after the period of intervention...
October 10, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Bárbara Sgarbi Morgan Fernandes, Ilka Afonso Reis, Heloisa de Carvalho Torres
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the effectiveness of the telephone intervention for promoting self-care related to physical activity and following a diet plan in users with diabetes, compared to conventional monitoring of users over a six-month period. METHOD: this was a randomized clinical trial, which included 210 users with diabetes, linked to eight Primary Health Units of Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais. The experimental group (104 members) received six telephone interventions over the six-month monitoring; the control group (106 members) received conventional monitoring...
2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Rosângela Marion da Silva, Regina Célia Gollner Zeitoune, Carmem Lúcia Colomé Beck, Milva Maria Figueiredo de Martino, Francine Cassol Prestes
OBJECTIVE: to analyze the effects of work on the health of nurses who work in clinical surgery departments at university hospitals in relation to physical, social and psychological suffering and pain. METHODS: a quantitative transversal study was carried out between 2012 and 2013 in four institutions in a state located in the south of Brazil. We studied 65 nurses who responded to questions on their habits. We also obtained sociodemographical information on them as well as conducting an evaluation on work relational damage using an evaluation scale...
August 8, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Eduardo Lucia Caputo, Marcelo Zanusso Costa
The present study aimed to conduct a review on the association between exercise and quality of life in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. A search was performed in PubMed, SciELO, SpringerLink and Sport Discus databases to identify relevant articles that addressed this association. We used the following descriptors in the English and Portuguese languages: osteoporosis, exercise, menopause, women, physical activity, quality of life/osteoporose, exercício físico, menopausa, mulheres, atividade física, qualidade de vida...
November 2014: Revista Brasileira de Reumatologia
V F Davies, E Kupek, M A de Assis, R Engel, F F da Costa, P F Di Pietro, S Natal, D Thompson, T Baranowski
BACKGROUND: The Consumo Alimentar e Atividade Fisica de Escolares (CAAFE) questionnaire is an online research tool that has been developed to enable the self-report of physical activity and diet by Brazilian schoolchildren aged 7-10 years. Formative research was conducted with nutritionists during the development of the web-based questionnaire. The suggestions and insights obtained were used to design a tool to monitor schoolchildren's food consumption based on the concept of healthy and unhealthy food indicators...
January 2015: Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics: the Official Journal of the British Dietetic Association
Filipe Ferreira da Costa, Camilie Pacheco Schmoelz, Vanessa Fernandes Davies, Patrícia Faria Di Pietro, Emil Kupek, Maria Alice Altenburg de Assis
BACKGROUND: Information and communication technology (ICT) has been used with increasing frequency for the assessment of diet and physical activity in health surveys. A number of Web-based questionnaires have been developed for children and adolescents. However, their usability characteristics have scarcely been reported, despite their potential importance for improving the feasibility and validity of ICT-based methods. OBJECTIVE: The objective of this study was to describe the usability evaluation of the Consumo Alimentar e Atividade Física de Escolares (CAAFE) questionnaire (Food Consumption and Physical Activity Questionnaire for schoolchildren), a new Web-based survey tool for the self-assessment of diet and physical activity by schoolchildren...
2013: JMIR Research Protocols
Fernando Adami, Fernanda Cruciani, Michelle Douek, Carolina Dumit Sewell, Aline Brandão Mariath, Patrícia de Fragas Hinnig, Silvia Rafaela Mascarenhas Freaza, Denise Pimentel Bergamaschi
OBJECTIVE: To assess the reliability of the Lista de Atividades Físicas (Brazilian version of the Physical Activity Checklist Interview) in children. METHODS: The study is part of a cross-cultural adaptation of the Physical Activity Checklist Interview, conducted with 83 school children aged between seven and ten years, enrolled between the 2nd and 5th grades of primary education in the city of São Paulo, Southeastern Brazil, in 2008. The questionnaire was responded by children through individual interviews...
April 2011: Revista de Saúde Pública
Fernanda Cruciani, Fernando Adami, Nathalia Antiqueira Assunção, Denise Pimentel Bergamaschi
There is a lack of Brazilian questionnaires to assess physical activity in children. The Physical Activity Checklist Interview (PACI) was originally developed for North American children and allows assessing physical activity during the previous day. The objectives of this study were: i) to describe procedures for choosing the PACI for cross-cultural adaptation and ii) to assess conceptual, item, and semantic equivalence of the Brazilian version to be used with 7-to-10-year-old children. PACI was identified from a systematic review of 18 questionnaires...
January 2011: Cadernos de Saúde Pública
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