Dimitar B. Marinov

Dimitar B. Marinov
Medical University of Varna · Department of Hygiene

Doctor of Medicine
https://drmarinov.com/en/

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Nutritional status and physical activity of children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis from Varna, Bulgaria. More info on: https://drmarinov.com/en/
Additional affiliations
September 2017 - present
Medical University of Varna
Position
  • PhD Student
September 2017 - present
Medical University of Varna
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
Education
September 2011 - September 2017
Medical University of Varna
Field of study
  • Medicine

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Publications (18)
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AIS is a very common condition amongst adolescents in Bulgaria, and it has no effective prophylaxis, because of its unknown etiology. Few factors possibly play a role in the etiopathogenesis, one of which is the lifestyle, and more specifically the levels of some nutrients, and the anthropometrics. These aspects can be described as parts of the nut...
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Background Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is one of the most common chronic conditions in teenagers. There is an increasing amount of evidence suggesting that AIS is associated with low body mass, but the link between the condition and the nutritional status of the adolescents has not been well researched. This ongoing study aims to access t...
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Background: Healthy eating behaviour of children determines their normalphysical and neuropsychological status. Epidemiological datahas revealed an increasing prevalence rate of disordered eatingbehaviour in the population for all ages and genders. It is mostcommon in adolescent girls who often conduct extreme weightcontrol practices, driven by a d...
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Background: Vitamin D (calciferol) is a group of fat-soluble compounds, which are essential for calcium homeostasis, immunomodulation, antiproliferative effects, and more. It can also be viewed as a prohormone. Almost every cell in the human body has a receptor for vitamin D. Its synthesis depends on multiple factors. Review results: Vitamin D defi...
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ABSTRACT: Adolescence is a key stage of life through which the patterns for physical activity, nutrition, and other health habits form. Aim: Evaluating the eating behavior of 401 high-school students from varna studying in 12th grade (11.2% of the whole group, used as a representative sample). Methods: FFQ (food frequency questionnaire) on 37 food...
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Background Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis affects 2-3% of all teenagers. It is one of the most common chronic conditions in this age group, but studies on the physical activity (PA) of AIS patients are scarce. The available trials report conflicting findings when comparing the PA of children with AIS to healthy controls. Considering its possible r...
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Background Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is the most common form of spinal abnormality. It affects about 2-3% of all teenagers. Its etiology remains unknown but studies suggest that multiple factors may play a role. A growing body of evidence supports the role of body composition abnormalities including low body mass index (BMI) and low bod...
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Background Eating habits in children and adolescents are fundamental for their optimal physical and mental health and development. In adolescent girls, adequate nutritional status is paramount for the reproductive system function and reaching peak bone mass. Epidemiological studies have found an increased incidence of unhealthy eating patterns that...
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ABSTRACT Introduction: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is one of the most common chronic diseases among adolescents. The recommendations for phisical activity (PA) of children with spinal deformities do not differ from those of healthy children when the distortion does not limit the child‘s capabilities. Studies to date which assess the leve...
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Background: Adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) is a very common condition amongst adolescents in Bulgaria, as well as in Europe. Few factors play a role in the etiopathogenesis, one of which is the lifestyle, specifically the levels of some nutrients, and anthropometrics. They can be described as aspects of the nutritional status of patients wit...
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https://prakticheska-pediatria.net/2020/11/18/bashtata-kato-model-za-podrajanie-za-hraneneto-i-fizicheskata-aktivnost-na-deteto/
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The impact of physical activity on children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis from Varna, Bulgaria
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https://academic.oup.com/eurpub/article-abstract/30/Supplement_5/ckaa166.929/5915966
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Introduction: Eating disorders (EDs) are common, often chronic, and potentially life-threatening conditions affecting predominantly adolescents and young people. An especially common problem in the latest years is orthorexia nervosa (ON). Often the symptoms of ON are well disguised and the condition is not included in the differential diagnosis of...
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Supplementation with Vitamin D - Current Recommendations
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Vitamin D status and dietary habits of children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis in Varna
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Aspects of the nutritional status of children with adolescent idiopathic scoliosis
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This pilot study aims to identify factors that may be associated with the deviations in the nutritional status of children with disabilities.

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