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Felipe Caamaño Navarrete

Felipe Caamaño Navarrete
Universidad Autónoma de Chile · Physical Education department

Doctor of Education

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Background: Evidence suggests that physical self-concept (PSC) is linked to well-being in children and adolescents. Objective: The objective was to investigate the association of PSC with mental health (i.e., depression and body image), physical status (i.e., fitness and weight status) and lifestyle (physical activity (PA) patterns and nutrition...
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Background: Identifying environmental factors that influence health in children are necessary to develop preventive strategies. Objective: To determine the association between the lifestyles of children (i.e., Mediterranean diet (MD), physical activity (PA), fitness and screen time (ST) with abdominal obesity (AO) of preschoolers from three Span...
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Objective The purpose was to determine the association of lifestyle (i.e., Mediterranean diet [MD] adherence, physical activity [PA], screen time [ST]) and fitness with abdominal obesity (AO) and excess weight in the Chilean and Colombian schoolchildren. Research methods & procedures This cross-sectional study included 969 schoolchildren, girls (n...
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Background: handgrip strength (HGS) is a health-status parameter associated with multicomorbidity in the adult population. Objective: the aim of the present study was to determine the association between HGS (i.e., absolute and relative) and abdominal obesity (AO), type-2 diabetes (T2D), and hypertension (HT), as well as to determine the associa...
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The objective of this investigation was to determine the association between selective attention and concentration with physical fitness (i.e., cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF), V˙O2max, the standing long jump test (SLJ) and handgrip muscle strength (HGS)), lifestyle parameters (i.e., physical activity (PA) level, screen time (ST), sleep duration an...
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Concurrent training (CT), characterised by combining both aerobic and resistance training modalities within the same session, is recognised to improve metabolic syndrome (MetS) markers, but little is known about the effects of different configurations (i.e., order) of these exercise modalities on MetS markers and the interindividual responses. The...
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Background: Sleep is an important modulator of neuroendocrine function and glucose metabolism. Poor sleep quality is related to metabolic and endocrine alterations, including decreased glucose tolerance, decreased insulin sensitivity, and increased hunger and appetite. Objective: The aim of the present study was to determine the association betw...
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Background: Mediterranean diet (MD) adherence, physical activity (PA) patterns, and physical fitness are associated with physical, social, and psychological health in children. Objective: the purpose of this study was to determine the association of items of MD adherence, fitness components, and lifestyle with psychological and social health in...
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A healthy lifestyle, including food habits, physical activity (PA) and screen time (ST), is an important factor for well-being. The main purpose of this study was to analyze the association between lifestyle (i.e., PA, ST and food habits), self-esteem and health-related quality of life (HRQoL). A second objective was to determine the association be...
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Background: Speed and throw ball in basketball players are determinant skills for basketball performance. The purpose of this study was to determinate the relationship between speed and throw the ball with jump capacity and body composition in university basketball players. Methods: A comparative descriptive study with transversal design and a q...
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The objective was to investigate the association between creativity and memory with car-diorespiratory fitness (CRF; i.e., CFR classification and O2max); lifestyle parameters (i.e., physical activity (PA), sleep duration, screen time (ST), and food habits); and anthropometric measures (i.e., body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC)) among Ch...
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Background: The main purpose of the present study was to determine the socio demographic parameters associated to physical activity (PA) patterns changes during the COVID-19 lockdown in the Spanish population. Methods: Participants were recruited by sending a survey through various social network channels via the snowball method. A voluntary sam...
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Background: The aim of the present study was to determine the association between the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) with sociodemographic parameters and lifestyle during COVID-19 confinement in Mexico, Chile, and Spain. Methods: A cross-sectional pilot study, with 742 observations of online surveys in 422, 190, and 130 individuals from...
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Objective The purpose was to determine the association of lifestyle (i.e., Mediterranean diet [MD] adherence, physical activity [PA], screen time [ST]) and fitness with abdominal obesity (AO) and excess weight in the Chilean and Colombian schoolchildren. Research methods & procedures This cross-sectional study included 969 schoolchildren, girls (n...
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The objective of the present study was to determine the association between lifestyle parameters (i.e., physical activity (PA) level, screen time (ST), fitness and food habits) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in ethnic ascendant schoolchildren (i.e., Mapuche ascendant). This cross-sectional study included 619 schoolchildren with ethnic (...
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Background: Sleep quality (SQ) plays a role in multiple activities of daily living, but little is known about its role in concurrent training [CT, high-intensity interval (HIIT) plus resistance training (RT)] adaptations for metabolic syndrome (MetS) and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) markers. The aim of the present study was to determine t...
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Mental health during the preadolescent years may be determinant for later periods of life; therefore, the factors that influence it need to be studied deeply. The aim of this study was to determine the association between depressive symptoms with physical activity (PA), body image dissatisfaction and weight status in preadolescents. A total of 269...
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Regular exercise training is a recognized lifestyle strategy to lower resting blood pressure (BP), but little is known about substrate metabolism in population with high BP. Thus, the purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 16-weeks of HIIT on body composition, BP, cardiorespiratory fitness by V . O2 max , and substrate utilizati...
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The objective of the present study was to determine the association of academic performance with personal and social development indicators in Chilean schools from the results of the 2016 national education study and to determine the relationship of these results with the schools' socioeconomic background. The results from 2891 schools that partici...
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Background: feelings and behaviours are an important tool that should be considered to prevent early unhealthy lifestyles. Objective: the objective was to determine the association between feelings (i.e., sadness, loneliness, and school behaviour) with lifestyle (i.e., physical activity patterns and nutritional level), and as secondary endpoint...
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The association between the changes in lifestyle during coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) confinement and body weight have not been studied deeply. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to determine lifestyle changes, such as eating habits and physical activity (PA) patterns, caused by confinement during the COVID-19 pandemic and to analyze...
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El rendimiento académico (RA) es condicionado por diversos factores, destacándose la autoestima y la calidad de vida relacionada con la salud (CVRS) como factores influyentes. El objetivo de la investigación fue determinar la asociación entre el estado nutricional, la condición física, la autoestima y la CVRS con el RA en adolescentes. En este estu...
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Background: the relationship between physical activity (PA) patterns and mental health in children is receiving considerable attention. Aims: the aim of this study was to compare psychological well-being in groups of schoolchildren according to PA patterns and weight status, and to determinate the association between psychological well-being and...
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Background High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been widely used to fight cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents and adults, but no data are available on its applicability in children. Objective To assess the effects of HIIT on different anthropometric and cardiovascular parameters of overweight and obese children aged 7–9 years. Subje...
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Objective The aim of this study was to determinate the association between Mediterranean diet adherence, physical activity (PA) patterns (i.e., screen time and PA after school) and weight status with the cardiovascular response following a cardiorespiratory fitness test. Methods Participants were 605 schoolchildren: 272 girls (11.79±0.93 years old...
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Introduction: children's food habits have an influence on physical and mental health and should be monitored. Objective: the purpose of this study was to determinate the association between children's food habits (i.e., Mediterranean diet adherence), anthropometric parameters and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in Chilean schoolchildren....
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Academic performance (AP) is conditioned by several factors and the self-esteem and health related to quality of life (HRQoL) are influential factors. The objective of the research was to determine the association between the nutritional levels, physical fitness, self-esteem and HRQoL with AP in adolescents. In this cross-sectional study, men (n =...
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Background High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been widely used to fight cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents and adults, but no data are available on its applicability in children. Objectives To assess the effects of HIIT on different anthropometric and cardiovascular parameters of overweight and obese children aged 7-9 years. Mate...
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Background and aims: Resistant training (RT) improve health markers in obesity, but their effects in morbid obesity are unknown. We aimed to determine the effects of a RTprogram in preventing/attenuating the metabolic syndrome (MetS) in patients with morbid obesity. A second aim was to report the interindividual variability in terms of improvements...
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Objectives: Maximum oxygen consumption (VO2max ) plays a fundamental role in firefighters' occupational activities due to the high intensity tasks they perform in their professional duties. In Chile, firefighters are volunteers (non-salary) and their lack of continuous and programmed physical activity may affect their physical fitness and health....
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BACKGROUND: adequate exposure to Physical Education (PE) classes contributes to a healthier lifestyle among children during their lifespan. OBJECTIVE: the main objective of this research was to evaluate the perception of obese schoolchildren regarding their participation in PE class and to determine their self-esteem compared with overweight and n...
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Background: obesity and lower physical fitness levels in children are related to the development of cardiometabolic risk factors. Objective: to determine the relationship between health-related physical fitness and physical activity levels, blood pressure, and anthropometric parameters for different weight statuses of Chilean schoolchildren. Ma...
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Background/objective High-intensity interval training (HIIT) can produce similar or improved results compare with traditional training, but the question as to whether HIIT can be used in the setting of physical education (PE) remains unanswered. The aim of this systematic review was to critically analyze the feasibility of incorporating HIIT progra...
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To describe and relate anthropometric evaluations used in the Health Science and physical education disciplines to detect relative risk of waist, cardiometabolic risk and prevalence of obesity or overweight, in schools in Temuco, Chile. These school house children with special educational needs. The study compares Gender and; a) Intellectual disabi...
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Introducción: los niños con exceso de peso corren mayor riesgo de sufrir alteraciones psicosociales. Objetivo: el propósito de esta investigación fue relacionar la condición de sobrepeso y obesidad con los niveles de autoestima y felicidad en escolares de centros educativos públicos. Métodos: participaron 364 escolares (180 niños y 184 niñas) d...
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Abstract Introduction: overweight children are at increased risk for psychosocial disorders. Objective: the purpose of this research was to relate the condition of overweight and obesity to the levels of self-esteem and happiness in schoolchildren of public schools. Methods: a total of 364 schoolchildren (180 boys and 184 girls) were enrolled be...
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Background: The aim of this study was to determine the effects of a multidisciplinary exercise program on physical fitness, metabolic profile and nutritional status of obese patients. Methods: Seventeen women and four men (N.=21, age 18 to 60 years), with severe obesity (BMI=35-40 kg/m2, N.=7), morbid obesity (BMI=40-50 kg/m2, N.=9), and super obes...
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Objective: To assess the effects of a physical exercise program on the lipid profile, weight status and the cardiovascular health of obese candidates for bariatric surgery. Method: 22 morbidly obese patients participated in a 6-month physical exercise program. 16 formed the adherent group (attendance ≥ 80%; age: 37.81 ± 11.90 years) and six the...
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Introduction: The body composition, anthropometrics and physical performance of basketball players are fundamental for their practice of the sport. The purpose of this study was to evaluate and compare body composition and physical performance among college and professional basketball players. Method: The sample consisted of 2 groups of male basket...
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Introduction: The increase in abdominal fat and excess weight are related to dissatisfaction with body image, which nowadays is highly prevalent nationally and internationally. Aim: The purpose of the study was to relate dissatisfaction levels to body image, nutritional status, cardiometabolic risk and cardiorespiratory capacity in pre-adolescen...
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Objective: To determine the effects of a multidisciplinary exercise program on physical fitness, metabolic profile and nutritional status of obese patients. Methods: Seventeen women and four men (n=21, age 18 to 60 years), with severe obesity (BMI = 35-40 kg/m2, n=7), morbid obesity (BMI = 40-50 kg/m2, n=9), and super obesity (BMI > 50 kg/m2, n=...
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Physical activity plays an important role in child development. The purpose of this study was to compare body image, self-esteem, cardio-metabolic risk and physical performance of children by nutritional status and frequency of physical activity. We studied 208 children (115 men and 93 women) 11.9±1.2 years of age. Participants were divided by freq...
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Introducción. La obesidad infantil es un problema grave de salud pública, ya que genera resultados adversos para la salud física y mental. Objetivo. Relacionar el estado nutricional con los niveles de autoestima y rendimiento físico en escolares de 8 a 10 años de edad. Materiales y métodos. Participaron 236 escolares: 117 hombres y 119 mujeres, d...
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Antecedentes: la prevalencia de obesidad infantil ha aumentado considerablemente en Chile y el mundo, presentando asociación negativa con el rendimiento físico. Objetivo: el propósito del estudio fue determinar el rendimiento físico en escolares y asociarlos a los niveles de sobrepeso, obesidad y riesgo cardiometabólico.Material y métodos: 342 esco...
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Introduction: The increase of the physical condition collaborates to a decrease of the factors of risk of cardiovascular disease in morbid obese in morbid population. Objective: The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effects of a program of physical exercise on nutritional status and physical condition of obese and morbidly obese can...
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Introducción: la obesidad mórbida disminuye considerablemente la esperanza y la calidad de vida.Objetivo: el objetivo del estudio fue determinar los efectos del ejercicio físico con apoyo multidisciplinar sobre el estado nutricional, la capacidad cardiorrespiratoria y la presión arterial de obesos mórbidos candidatos a cirugía a bariátrica.Material...
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Introduction: Morbid obesity is a disease that must be treated comprehensively (i.e. multi/interdisciplinary). Bariatric surgery is an effective and secure procedure for treating this health condition; however, the higher the weight is, the greater the risk of morbimortality might be. Objective: The aim of this study is to determine the effects of...
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Introduction: Morbid obesity decreases considerably the hope and quality of life. Objective: The objective of the study was to determine the effects of exercise with multidisciplinary support on nutritional status, the cardio respiratory fitness and blood pressure of the morbidly obese candidates for surgery to bariatric. Material and methods: Twel...
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Introducción: bajos niveles de actividad física, moderada y vigorosa, son un factor de riesgo conductual importante en la obesidad en niños. Objetivo: el objetivo del estudio fue determinar el estado nutricional y la condición física de escolares, comparando los resultados obtenidos por género, obesidad y rendimiento físico. Material y métodos: 578...
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p class="p1"> Antecedentes. Actualmente, el sedentarismo en Chile, más que un tema de moda, es un grave problema para la salud que, además, se asocia con el desarrollo de enfermedades crónicas no transmisibles. Objetivo. Determinar los efectos de un programa de ejercicio físico de sobrecarga de dos meses de duración, hasta el fallo muscular, sobre...
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Introducción: En Chile una alta prevalencia de mujeres presenta obesidad mórbida, esta condición genera serias complicaciones médicas y elevados costos para la salud pública. Objetivo: Determinar los efectos de un programa de tratamiento integral compuesto de ejercicio físico, terapia psicológica y educación nutricional sobre las condiciones preope...
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Introduction: for the morbid obesity the bariatric surgery is effective, but to major preoperative weight it might increase morbidity and mortality, for such a motive it is necessary to implement programs that improve this condition. Objective: to determine the effects of a program of physical exercise interval on the anthropometric profile of t...
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Background: Obesity is one of the most serious not transmissible illnesses and prevalent at present, it is considered a major risk factor for the cardiovascular disease and is associated with the development of insulin resistance, intolerance to the glucose, arterial hypertension and metabolic syndrome. Objective: The purpose of the study is to ana...
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Antecedentes: En Chile, la encuesta nacional de salud (ENS) realizada en 2009-2010 reportó elevada prevalencia de exceso de peso, sedentarismo, colesterol elevado y síndrome metabólico en la población. Objetivo: Determinar en jóvenes sedentarios la prevalencia de obesidad y consumo de tabaco y analizar su asociación con el perfil metabólico, porce...
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Introduction: In the morbidly obese there is preoperative background that must be improved to reduce the risk of morbidity and mortality. Objective: To evaluate the effects of a multidisciplinary treatment on anthropometric parameters, fasting glucose, physical condition and levels of depression and anxiety of morbidly obese patients with co-morbid...
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Background: Chile has drastically altered eating patterns and physical activity. The main nutritional problem faced by Chilean society is overweight, which arises progressively from an early age. The aim of this study is to determine the nutritional status and compare fitness levels and fasting glucose in students. Patients and Methods: A descripti...
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Introduction: Non-communicable chronic diseases (NCCD) increase the presence of risk factors (RF) of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in young people. Objective: To analyze the relation among the nutritional status (NS), the physical activity (PA) and the prevalence of cardiovascular RF in students of Santo Tomas University in Temuco enrolled in 2010....
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Introduction: Non-communicable chronic diseases (NCCD) increase the presence of risk factors (RF) of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in young people. Objective: To analyze the relation among the nutritional status (NS), physical activity (PA) and the prevalence of cardiovascular RF in students from Santo Tomas University in Temuco enrolled in year 201...
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Antecedentes: En Chile, el incremento de la obesidad infantil ha llegado a ser un importante problema de salud pública. El objetivo del estudio es determinar y comparar los niveles de obesidad y sobrepeso de escolares y analizar su asociación con los niveles de condición física y predictores de riesgo cardiovascular. Pacientes y métodos: Se realiz...
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Introducción: Para la obesidad mórbida la cirugía bariátrica es efectiva, sin embargo, a mayor peso preoperatorio podría aumentar la morbimortalidad, por tal motivo es necesario implementar programas que mejoren esta condición. Objetivo: Determinar los efectos de un programa de ejercicio físico intervalado sobre el perfil antropométrico de obesos m...
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Antecedentes: En Chile, el incremento de la obesidad infantil se ha transformado en una pandemia y ha llegado a ser un importante problema de salud pública. Objetivo: El propósito del estudio fue determinar la prevalencia de malnutrición por exceso de niños-adolecentes y analizar su asociación con el riesgo cardiometabólico y rendimiento físico. M...
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Artículo Original Original Article julio-diciembre 2014 Gac Med Bol 2014; 37 (2): 78-82 Efectos de un programa de ejercicio con sobrecarga en variables antropométricas de sujetos con disposición prediabética y ascendencia étnica. Resumen Abstract Objetivos: determinar el efecto de un programa de terapia por ejercicio físico basado en entrenamiento...
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Antecedentes. En los últimos años se ha evidenciado la importancia de investigar sobre la obesidad, incluyendo a grupos de sujetos que presentan necesidades educativas especiales permanentes, como es el caso del Síndrome de Down. Objetivo. Determinar la correlación entre el Índice de Masa Corporal (IMC) con la circunferencia de cintura (CCi) y el I...
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El objetivo del estudio es determinar si el entrenamiento de fuerza de tipo intermitente modifica la composicióncorporal principalmente el porcentaje de grasa y masa muscular de jóvenes sedentarios universitarios.Estudio cuasi experimental con pre-prueba y pos-prueba en una muestra de 8 sujetos sin grupo control,seleccionados de manera intencionada...