Celia Alvarez-Bueno

Celia Alvarez-Bueno
University of Castilla-La Mancha · Centro de Estudios Sociosanitarios

Ph.D.

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Introduction
Celia Álvarez-Bueno currently works at the Health and Social Research Center, University of Castilla-La Mancha. Celia interest fields include cognitive development and related modificable factors and behaviours.
Skills and Expertise
Additional affiliations
September 2015 - December 2017
University of Castilla-La Mancha
Position
  • Fellow
September 2012 - May 2014
Nursing homes
Position
  • Employee
November 2003 - June 2013
Public Health Care System Spain
Position
  • employee
Education
September 2012 - June 2014
University of Castilla-La Mancha
Field of study
  • Social and Health research
September 2009 - June 2013
September 2000 - June 2003
University of Zaragoza
Field of study
  • Physiotherapy

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Publications (189)
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Background Multicomponent physical exercise is the most recommended type of physical intervention in older adults. Experimental data suggest the relevance of the muscle-brain axis and the relationship between muscle contraction and release of brain-derived neurotrophic factor, however, the impact of this relationship on cognition remains unclear, e...
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Objective: To determine which type of exercise is best for reducing pain and disability in adults with chronic low back pain (LBP). Design: Systematic review with network meta-analysis (NMA) of randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Literature search: Six electronic databases were systematically searched from inception to July 2021. Study selec...
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Objectives To determine whether the interaction between frailty status and depression risk is associated with hospitalization density in older adults. Methods Ongoing cohort study in 794 subjects aged over 70 years from Albacete (Spain). Data were collected on depression risk, frailty, hospitalizations, and covariates. Participants were categorize...
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Background Low-to-moderate alcohol consumption appears to have potential health benefits. Existing evidence concludes that wine may be associated with a lower incidence of certain diseases. This systematic review and meta-analysis aim to examine evidence on the association between wine consumption and cognitive decline and to analyze whether this a...
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Background The purpose of this protocol is to provide a new systematic review with meta-analysis using the current methodology to compare the effectiveness of multicomponent treatment versus other interventions for patients with fibromyalgia. Methods This protocol conforms to the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis Pr...
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Context: The importance and benefits of breastfeeding in children are well recognized, and it may improve motor development. Motor skills are fundamental to childhood development. Although some studies report a positive association between breastfeeding and motor development in children, others have suggested that these differences could be influe...
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Background: A potential relationship between oral health and cardiovascular diseases has been proposed. However, uncertainty remains as to whether there is sufficient data to support this association. This review aims to appraise the relationship between apical periodontitis and cardiovascular disease based on data from observational studies. Met...
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Background Research has suggested the beneficial effects of physical activity (PA) on academic achievement (AA). However, the mechanisms underlying this influence remain unclear. Some proposed mechanisms include physiological, cognitive, psychological, and behavioural paths. This study aimed to analyse mediators between PA and AA in children and ad...
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Background Carotid structural changes measured by intima media thickness (IMT) have been related to cognitive complaints during aging. Therefore, the aims of this meta‐analysis were (1) to elucidate the relationship between vascular status, measured as IMT, and cognitive domains distinguishing between global cognition, executive functions, memory a...
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Background Arterial stiffness is an independent predictor of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality that is classically regarded as a consequence of arterial hypertension. However, a growing number of studies have shown that arterial stiffness is involved in the pathogenesis and prognosis of arterial hypertension. Thus, in this systematic review an...
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Background: Migraine is a common and disabling primary headache disorder, associated with many medical comorbidities, highly prevalent, with complex treatment and management. Currently, monoclonal antibodies targeting the trigeminal sensory neuropeptide, calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP), are available. The aim of this protocol is to provide...
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Objective To determine the effectiveness of kinesiotaping (KT) with or without co-interventions for clinical outcomes in patients with subacromial impingement syndrome (SIS). Design Systematic review with meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials. Data sources Eight databases (MEDLINE, CENTRAL, EMBASE, PEDro, LILACS, CINAHL, SPORTDiscus, and We...
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PurposeThis study analyzed the association between selected self-reported eating habits and perceived school performance in adolescents by gender.MethodsA cross-sectional analysis was conducted with data from a large representative sample of adolescents from 42 different countries. Participants answered questions about their weekly frequency of fru...
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Background Identification of membrane proteins differentially expressed on tumor cells is a key step in drug development. The carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 6 (CEACAM6) is a cell adhesion protein belonging to the immunoglobulin superfamily. Here, we explore the prognostic role CEACAM6 expression on patient outcome in cancer...
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The purpose of this systematic review was to provide updated evidence synthesis of the effectiveness of exercise training in patients with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery to improve cardio-metabolic risk. We systematically searched the MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus, Cochrane, and Web of Science databases. The studies selected were those in which an...
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Background: Overweight/obesity is associated with the risk of delivery- and newborn-related complications in pregnancy. Interventions such as exercise or metformin could reduce the risk of these complications. Objective: To estimate and compare the effects of different types of exercise interventions (i.e., aerobic, resistance, combined exercise) a...
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Objectives: We aimed to (1) estimate the short-term effect (post-intervention period) of neurodynamic techniques on pain, symptom severity, functional status, electrophysiological status, grip strength and pinch strength in people with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and (2) estimate the effect of neurodynamic techniques compared to other physical th...
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Aims One of the most important mechanisms by which smoking contributes to cardiovascular disease is endothelial dysfunction, including arterial stiffness. However, the effects of smoking and smoking cessation on arterial stiffness remain unclear. This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the effect of smoking and smoking cessation on arterial stiffness...
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Background: There is overwhelming evidence regarding the beneficial effects of exercise on the management of symptoms, functionality and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). However, few analyses have compared different types of exercise. Objective: The aim of this network meta-analysis (NMA) was to asse...
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Background Although brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been identified as a molecular biomarker of the neurophysiological effects induced by exercise, the acute effects of high-intensity exercise (HIE) on BDNF levels are inconclusive. This study aims to estimate the immediate effects of HIE on BDNF levels in healthy young adults. Methods...
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Background Increasingly, health professionals and patients have begun to be involved in eHealth interventions to assist in the self-management of hypertension. Therefore, this study was aimed at comparing the effect of different types of eHealth interventions (phone calls, blood pressure telemonitoring, emails, web-site, smartphone-app, short messa...
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Objective A network meta-analysis (NMA) of current evidence was conducted to determine if physical exercise has a positive influence on multiple sclerosis (MS) fatigue and type of exercise with the largest effect on fatigue also according to disease severity. Data sources MEDLINE, EMBASE, SPORTDiscus, PEDro, Cochrane Library and Web of Science. Th...
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Background: Although the pharmacological approach may help with motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD), they are clearly not the complete solution. Thus, for the treatment of PD motor symptoms, physical activity has been proposed as an effective intervention. Methods: A systematic search in MEDLINE, Web of Science, Scopus, and Cochrane Centr...
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Being overweight is associated with pregnancy-related disorders such as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP), and excessive maternal weight gain (MWG). Exercise and metformin reduce the risk of these disorders. This network meta-analysis (NMA) aims to compare the effect of metformin and different types of e...
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Context: It seems that nut consumption does not lead to weight gain in the general population. However, fewer studies have explored this relationship in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Purpose: To synthesize evidence on the effects of nut (specifically, tree nuts and peanuts) consumption on adiposity-related measures in individuals diagn...
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Background Hallux valgus (HV) negatively impacts health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Patientreported outcome measures (PROMs) are increasingly used in clinical studies of the foot and ankle. We aimed to evaluate the effect of HV surgery on PROMs (i.e., pain scales, general HRQoL, and region-specific scales) and radiological angles. Additionally...
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Objective: Patients with myofascial trigger points (MTPs) frequently manifest restricted range of motion (ROM) during physical evaluation. Multiple manual therapy interventions have been developed for the treatment of MTPs, but their effect on ROM has not been clarified through a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thus, this systematic review ai...
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To jointly assess the safety and effectiveness of sodium-glucose cotransporter 2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) on cardiorenal outcomes and all-cause mortality in type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) with or at high risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD). We performed a systematic review and network meta-analysis, systematically searching the MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochra...
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In the surging field of chronic physical activity (PA) and cognition research, problems arise that prevent us from ‘seeing the forest for the trees’. The first aim was to identify them and propose solutions. Moreover, inconsistencies in conclusions of a rising amount of systematic reviews render necessary ‘an umbrella for a rain of evidence’. The s...
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Background Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths in older adults. Physical exercise is a suitable strategy to reduce the risk of falls, but there is little research on the effectiveness of specific exercise modalities. Objectives To estimate the effectiveness of Pilates compared to habitual or non-exercise on physical performance an...
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Background The ageing population brings about the appearance of age-related health disorders, such as osteoporosis or osteopenia. These disorders are associated with fragility fractures. The impact is greater among postmenopausal women due to an acceleration of bone mineral density (BMD) loss. Objective To estimate the effectiveness of Pilates or...
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Background No review to date has evaluated the association between physical fitness and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in healthy children and adolescents. The aims of this systematic review and meta-analysis were to examine the relationship between both cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and muscular fitness (MF) and HRQoL in healthy subjects...
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The prevalence of obesity and related disorders has been growing at an alarming rate in both wealthy and middle–low-income countries [...]
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Aims Physical exercise has been associated with a reduction in arterial stiffness, a subclinical process underlying cardiovascular disease. However, the effect of different types of exercise (aerobic, resistance, combined, interval training, stretching, or mind–body modalities) on arterial stiffness is unclear. This network meta-analysis aimed to e...
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To estimate the effect of eHealth interventions on increasing physical activity(PA) in healthy adults over 55 years, a systematic review and meta‐analysis was conducted following the Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta‐Analysis (PRISMA) guidelines. MEDLINE, Cochrane, Web of Science, SPORTDiscus and Scopus databases were search...
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Purpose To estimate the comparative effect of open and percutaneous hallux valgus (HV) surgery on patients’ quality of life (QoL) using the American Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS) scale including total score and individual domains (pain, function, and alignment). Methods MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Web of Science databases we...
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This work was aimed to synthetize the evidence available about the relationship between resting heart rate (RHR) and the risk of cancer mortality. A computerized search in the Medline, EMBASE, Web of Science, and Cochrane Library databases from their inception to 24 September 2020 was performed. We performed three meta-analyses: (1) cancer mortalit...
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Objective To determine the effectiveness of body weight support (BWS) gait training to improve the clinical severity, gait and balance in patients with Parkinson's disease (PD). Data sources A literature search was conducted until July 2020 in MEDLINE, PEDro, CENTRAL and CINAHL. Study selection Randomized controlled trials that aimed at determini...
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Physical activity is related with academic achievement in children. This cross-sectional study aimed to assess whether cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and executive function act as mediators of the association between moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) and academic achievement. This study included 186 schoolchildren (9-11 years) from Cue...
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Background The comparative analysis of the effect of several doses of statins against different intensities of physical exercise on arterial stiffness (a measure of cardiovascular risk) could shed light for clinicians on which method is most effective in preventing cardiovascular disease (CVD) and be used to inform shared decision-making between do...
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Objective: It has been suggested that overweight/obesity (OW/OB) impairs the normal development of body posture in children and adolescents; however, to date, no study has systematically reviewed or quantified the effect of OW/OB on the development of postural alterations in children and adolescents. The purpose of this study was to systematically...
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Objective This study aimed to synthesize evidence regarding the association between interpregnancy weight change (IPWC) and gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) in the subsequent pregnancy. Methods MEDLINE, EMBASE, Cochrane Library, and Web of Science were searched from inception to May 10, 2020. This review included studies that reported the assoc...
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Arterial stiffness has been shown to be a subclinical marker associated with cardiovascular disease. Meanwhile, long-term exercise has been demonstrated to reduce arterial stiffness, providing a decrease in cardiovascular risk. However, the acute effect of exercise on arterial stiffness is unclear. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to...
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The study aimed to determine the longitudinal association between retirement and cognitive function, including global cognition and memory-related skills. This is a systematic review of longitudinal studies on the association between retirement and cognitive function, using Medline (via PubMed), Scopus, Web of Science and PsycINFO databases from in...
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Background Hallus valgus (HV) negatively impacts health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) are increasingly used in clinical studies of the foot and ankle. We aimed to evaluate the effect of HV surgery on PROMs (i.e., pain scales, general HRQoL, and region-specific scales) and radiological angles. Additionall...
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Objectives: Metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a cluster of different cardiometabolic risk factors (CMRFs), and its different combinations with other CMRFs, such as arterial stiffness have been hypothesized to explain, at least partially, increased risk of cardiovascular disease. Thus, in this systematic review and meta-analysis, we aimed to synthesize...
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Background The purpose of this protocol is to provide new and clear data on the systematic review with meta-analysis with the current Cochrane methodology to compare the effectiveness of multicomponent treatment versus other interventions for patients with fibromyalgia. Methods This protocol conforms to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Rev...
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Objective To evaluate the fat but fit conceptual model, testing whether this paradigm for BMI and VO2max exists in schoolchildren and whether executive functions mediate the relationship between fat but fit categories and academic achievement. Study Design Cluster cross-sectional analyses of data from 554 children aged 9 to 11 from Cuenca, Spain....
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Background Gestational weight gain has been associated with some adverse perinatal outcomes, but few studies have examined the association between gestational weight gain and offspring’s cognition and their conclusions are inconsistent. Our systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to synthesize the evidence regarding the association between gestat...
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Objective Risk factors for in-hospital mortality in confirmed COVID-19 patients have been summarized in numerous meta-analyses, but it is still unclear whether they vary according to the age, sex and health conditions of the studied populations. This study explored these variables as potential mortality predictors. Methods A systematic review wa...
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Objective: To assess the effect of physical activity on cognitive domains in persons with dementia or mild cognitive impairment. Design: An overview of systematic reviews and meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials were performed. Methods: A literature search was performed in PubMed, Scopus, and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews da...
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Background Previous studies have reported a high prevalence of excessive gestational weight gain (GWG) in women with prepregnancy BMI classified as overweight and obese. However, the joint evidence regarding GWG and prepregnancy BMI in the worldwide population has not been synthesized. Thus, this systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to estimat...
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Background and aims We aimed to compare the diagnostic accuracy of ankle brachial index (ABI) and toe brachial index (TBI) for peripheral arterial disease (PAD) in a wide spectrum of PAD populations and reference standard tests, and to examine variables influencing heterogeneity in the estimates. Methods Systematic searches in EMBASE, MEDLINE, Web...
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Objective: Myofascial pain syndrome is one of the primary causes of health care visits. In recent years, physical exercise programs have been developed for the treatment of myofascial trigger points, but their effect on different outcomes has not been clarified. Thus, this study aimed to assess the effect of physical exercise programs on myofascia...