María José Girela-Rejón

María José Girela-Rejón
University of Granada | UGR · Departamento de Educación Física y Deportiva

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Objectives To analyse the association between the type of work (productive vs reproductive work) and the levels of physical activity and sedentary behaviour in women with fibromyalgia. Method This cross-sectional study involved 258 women with fibromyalgia from southern Spain. Of them, 55% performed reproductive work (unpaid, associated with caregi...
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La fibromialgia es una enfermedad caracterizada por una sintomatología compleja con presencia de dolor crónico generalizado junto con otros síntomas incapacitantes como fatiga y problemas de memoria. Como consecuencia, suelen verse deteriorados sus niveles de bienestar. Por lo tanto, es necesario encontrar factores modificables mediante terapia par...
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Introduction/objectives Reproductive labour refers to activities and tasks directed at caregiving and domestic roles, such as cleaning, cooking, and childcare. Productive labour refers to activities that involve economic remuneration. The aim of the present study was to analyse physical activity, sedentary behaviour, physical fitness, and cognitive...
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Purpose: The aim of the present study was to analyze the associations of youths' sedentary behavior (SB) with parents' and siblings' SB and physical activity (PA), as well as the associations of youths' coparticipation with parents, siblings, and friends in PA and SB with youths' SB. Methods: The sample consisted of 1543 youths (12.02 ± 2.51 yea...
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The incorporation of the gender perspective into the PE teacher training continues being very limited in the initial training of the Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (PASS) Degree. Within this context, this study evaluates a training course focused on Gender in PE held for students of PASS in a Spanish University. A total of 53 students attende...
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The aim of this study was to know and compare the psychosocial characteristics from Spanish under-licence female cyclists and triathletes establishing guidelines to improve their situation in competitive sport. We compared two sports with common aspects (use of a bicycle in competition, participants who participate in both sports.) and differentiat...
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OBJECTIVES: The aims of this study were to know whether active commuting behaviour differs between fibromyalgia patients and controls, and to test whether active commuting is associated with socioeconomic factors in this population. METHODS: This cross-sectional study included 459 women with fibromyalgia (52.2 years) and 214 female control particip...
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Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterized by the presence of widespread chronic pain. People with fibromyalgia report lower levels of Positive Affect and higher levels of Negative Affect than non-fibromyalgia peers. The Positive and Negative Affect Schedule (PANAS)–a widely used questionnaire to assess two core domains of affect; namely ‘Positive Af...
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Objectives: The aims of this study were to know whether active commuting behaviour differs between fibromyalgia patients and controls, and to test whether active commuting is associated with socioeconomic factors in this population. Methods: This cross-sectional study included 459 women with fibromyalgia (52.2 years) and 214 female control parti...
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The al-Andalus physical activity intervention study is a randomised control trial to investigate the effectiveness of a land- and water-based exercise intervention for reducing the overall impact of fibromyalgia (primary outcome), and for improving tenderness and pain-related measures, body composition, functional capacity, physical activity and se...
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Hereby we summarize the work developed by the ALPHA (Assessing Levels of Physical Activity) Study and describe the tests included in the ALPHA health-related fitness test battery for children and adolescents. The evidence-based ALPHA-Fitness test battery include the following tests: 1) the 20 m shuttle run test to assess cardiorespiratory fitness;...
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Hereby we summarize the work developed by the ALPHA (Assessing Levels of Physical Activity) Study and describe the tests included in the ALPHA health-related fitness test battery for children and adolescents. The evidence- based ALPHA-Fitness test battery include the following tests: 1) the 20 m shuttle run test to assess cardiorespiratory fitness;...
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The aim of the present study was to examine the influence of weight status on flexibility performance in Spanish youths (1475 boys and 1237 girls) aged 6–17 years, and to provide percentile values for two flexibility tests. Flexibility was assessed by the sit-and-reach and shoulder stretch tests. Participants were categorized as underweight, normal...
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The present study summarises the work developed by the ALPHA (Assessing Levels of Physical Activity) study and describes the procedures followed to select the tests included in the ALPHA health-related fitness test battery for children and adolescents. The authors reviewed physical fitness and health in youth findings from cross-sectional studies....
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The purpose of the present study was to examine the association among different measures of lower body muscular strength in children, and the association between measures of lower- and upper-body muscular strength. The study population comprises 94 (45 girls) healthy Caucasian children aged 6-17 years. Children performed several lower body explosiv...
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This paper try to offer a general view about the sports habits of the students who are developing the third bachelor course and specially about the frecuency of physical activity practice in their free time, both inside and outside of the school, and about the motivations to do it. By the other hand, is interesting to check how the sports habits of...
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The aim of this study was to provide percentile values for 9 different muscular strength tests for Spanish children (1,513 boys and 1,265 girls) aged 6 to 17.9 years. The influence of body weight on the muscular strength level across age groups was also examined. Explosive strength was assessed by the throw ball test (upper body), standing broad ju...

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