Rakefet Arieli

Rakefet Arieli
Hadassah Medical Center | hadassah · Medical Intensive Care Unit

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Athletes need to consume sufficient energy to meet their training demands, maintain their health, and if young, to ensure their growth and development. Athletes are often preoccupied by their body weight and shape, and in some sports might be subjected to pressure to lose weight by coaches, peers or themselves. Eating disorders and poor eating habi...
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Screening for acanthosis nigricans (AcN) in overweight children is repeatedly recommended. The significance of AcN, and its relation to central obesity in children, is unclear. To compare clinical and anthropometric parameters associated with adiposity, between overweight and obese children with and without AcN. One hundred and forty-nine overweigh...
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Vitamin D insufficiency is prevalent in various populations worldwide but with scarce data on physically active individuals. Vitamin D is important to athletes, affecting bone mass, immunity, and physical performance. This study evaluated the prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency and deficiency among young athletes and dancers. Cross-sectional stud...
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To examine the immediate effect of three different types of popular exercise activities on food intake and preferences in normal weight and overweight children. Forty-four (22 overweight) age and gender matched, pre-pubertal children participated in four separate visits. All performed three typical, 45 min, aerobic, indoor resistance and swimming e...

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