Mar Fernández Álvarez

Mar Fernández Álvarez
University of Oviedo | UNIOVI · Department of Surgery and Medical Surgical Specialities

PhD

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Background: Lymphedema is a common late and chronic adverse effect of breast cancer treatment. This study aimed to translate and evaluate the psychometric properties of the BCLE-SEI Spanish version with Spanish-speaking breast cancer patients. Method: 286 patients were recruited (2018 to 2020), from the Hospital Universitario Central de Asturias...
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Objective The aim of this study was to develop a measurement instrument for assessing knowledge of breast cancer and perceived risk of developing the disease (MARA). Methods 641 women with a mean age of 36.19 years (SD = 7.49) participated in the study. Data collection took place during 2019 and included sociodemographic data, data on history of c...
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Objective: While the professional version of the Mobile App Rating Scale (MARS) has already been translated, and validated into the Spanish language, its user-centered counterpart has not yet been adapted. Furthermore, no other similar tools exist in the Spanish language. The aim of this paper is to adapt and validate User Version of the MARS (uMA...
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Introduction Diet and physical activity are factors that have key roles in childhood overweight and obesity prevention. Appropriate assessment of these factors is an essential task in public health. Objective The main aims of the study are to assess body composition, physical activity, and adherence to Mediterranean diet of soccer players, aged 13...
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This study was designed to adapt the Breast Cancer and Lymphedema Symptoms Experience Index (BCLE-SEI) to the Spanish language (BCLE-SEI-Es) and to assess its psychometric properties in Spanish-speaking women diagnosed with breast cancer. 286 breast cancer survivors were recruited. Study measured demographic and medical data and the BCLE-SEI. Relia...
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Aim: to translate and evaluate psychometric properties of the BCLE SEI Spanish version among Spanish-speaking breast cancer patients in Spain. Methods: cross-sectional, known-group comparison, and test-retest study design. To ensure the semantic equivalence and content validity, an integrative translation method was employed to translate the Engli...
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BACKGROUND Women consult information in mobile apps (apps) during pregnancy, and even obstetrics specialists highlight that pregnancy is the ideal moment for the use of apps as consultation sources. However, the high number of apps designed for pregnancy requires a careful assessment to determine their suitability before recommendation. OBJECTIVE...
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Background Women consult information in mobile apps (apps) during pregnancy, and even obstetrics specialists highlight that pregnancy is the ideal moment for the use of apps as consultation sources. However, the high number of apps designed for pregnancy requires a careful assessment to determine their suitability before recommendation. Objective...
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This study aimed to assess the feasibility of an educational intervention on hydration behavior in adolescent soccer players. A pilot study of a two-arm, non-randomized controlled cluster trial was conducted. A total of 316 players aged 13–16 agreed to participate. The response variables were the players’ participation in the intervention, their pe...
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Purpose: In the context of soccer clubs, to analyze the concordance between players' actual weight, their self-perceived weight, and their weight as perceived by their parents; to determine which variables might explain the presence of concordance between parents' perception of adolescents' weight and their actual weight. Design and study: A cross-...
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Objective The aim of this study was to develop a measurement instrument for assessing knowledge of breast cancer and perceived risk of developing the disease (MARA). Methods 641 women with a mean age of 36.19 years (SD = 7.49) was used. Data collection took place during 2019 and included sociodemographic data, data on history of cancer and breast...
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Background: many apps are directly related to health issues. Recent studies show that apps are widely accepted by the population and contribute to the modernization of the healthcare system. However, before recommendation, their contents and quality should be assessed, as well as the behavioral change techniques they include. In Spain, no study ha...
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Background: Diet and physical activity are prioritised in behavioural interventions given their influence on major child health issues. The objective of this study was to assess the feasibility of an educational intervention, based on the Behaviour Change Wheel model, on adherence to healthy eating habits in adolescent soccer players in Asturias,...
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Resumen Introducción La dieta y la actividad física son 2 conductas que juegan un papel clave en la aparición de sobrepeso y la obesidad infantil. Es una tarea esencial en salud pública el análisis de su prevalencia en diferentes contextos. Objetivo Describir la composición corporal, el nivel de actividad física y la adherencia a la dieta mediter...
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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the nutritional composition of food vending machines (VM) located in university public buildings and hospitals in Asturias. DESIGN: Descriptive cross-sectional study. LOCATION: The analysis was made of the contents of VMs located in public buildings, hospitals, and university teaching centres in the Principality of Asturias...