Vicente Martinez Vizcaino

Vicente Martinez Vizcaino
University of Castilla-La Mancha · Nursing and Physiotherapy

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Purpose The aim of this study was to analyse the relationship between air pollution and 24-h movement guidelines in Spanish children/adolescents. Methods This cross-sectional study analysed secondary data from the Encuesta Nacional de Salud Española (2017), a representative survey for the Spanish population. The original dataset included 6016 Span...
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Background: The "fat but fit" paradigm suggests that high fitness levels counteract the negative consequences of obesity on cardiometabolic risk, nevertheless, this paradigm has been less studied in children. Objectives: To analyze the relationship between "fat but fit" categories and cardiometabolic risk factors in school children, and to examine...
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Introduction: A healthy diet and high health-related physical fitness levels may be part of an overall healthy lifestyle. The relationship between adherence to the Mediterranean diet and physical fitness levels has been analyzed in several studies. However, no studies have synthesized evidence on this relationship throughout adulthood. Moreover, i...
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Dystrophin alterations in the brain have been associated with an increased risk of epilepsy in Becker and Duchenne muscular dystrophies (BMD and DMD). Moreover, an association between the mutation site and the risk of epilepsy is not ruled out. The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to estimate the prevalence of epilepsy in BMD and...
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Objective To estimate the prevalence of neuropsychiatric disorders, including autism spectrum disorders (ASDs), attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), depression, anxiety disorders, and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), in populations with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and Becker muscular dystrophy (BMD). Data sources Medline (via...
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Aims To examine the secular trends in blood pressure measurements and normal or high blood pressure classification among Spanish schoolchildren from 2010 to 2017, to analyze the persistence in the blood pressure category reported in 2017 compared with 2013 in those children born in 2007–08 and to compare in this cohort the prevalence of high blood...
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Objective: To determine which type of exercise is best for reducing pain and disability in adults with chronic low back pain (LBP). Design: Systematic review with network meta-analysis (NMA) of randomised controlled trials (RCTs). Literature search: Six electronic databases were systematically searched from inception to July 2021. Study selec...
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Objective: To estimate the screening performances of the most important provocation tests for diagnosing carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). Design: Diagnostic test accuracy systematic review with meta-analysis. Literature search: We systematically searched the MEDLINE, Scopus, Web Of Science and Cochrane databases from inception to November 2020....
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Accumulating evidence supports the benefits of intermittent fasting (IF) as a dietary strategy for cardiometabolic health and weight control. However, little is known about the potential implications of IF on mental disorders. The aim of this review was to synthesize evidence regarding the effects of IF on mental disorders (depression, anxiety, and...
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Consumption of organic foods has increased recently, but evidence about their potential health benefits is still limited. This systematic review aims to synthesize the available scientific evidence on the association between organic egg consumption and human health. We searched for peer-reviewed articles on this subject indexed in the MEDLINE, EMBA...
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Background Both exercise and polypills are recommended treatments to improve the blood-lipid profile.Objective The aim of this study was to compare head-to-head the effectiveness of polypill and exercise strategies in improving the blood-lipid profile in high-risk cardiovascular patients.Methods We performed an electronic search in Web of Science,...
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An association between gross motor competence (GMC) and academic achievement (AA) has been described, but the potential mechanisms behind this association are still unknown. It is not known either whether these mechanisms are similar for boys and girls. The aim of this study was to analyse whether the association between GMC and AA is mediated by e...
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Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is related to increased inflammatory processes. The effects of resistance exercise on inflammatory biomarkers in T2DM are controversial. Our purpose was to determine the effectiveness of resistance exercise on inflammatory biomarkers in patients diagnosed with T2DM. Methods: We searched four databases...
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Context: Dietary patterns play a key role in mental health, depression, and mood state. However, the evidence concerning specific foods highly recommended for mental health, such as nuts, has not yet been synthesized. Objective: The objective of this review was to synthesize the evidence for a relationship between higher levels of nut consumptio...
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The aim of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) intervention based on playground games (MOVI-daFit!) on improvements in adiposity, physical fitness and cardiometabolic risk factors in schoolchildren. A cluster randomized controlled trial (RCT) was performed that included 562 schoolchildren (9-11 ye...
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Cortisol levels are implicated in emotional and cognitive development in children. However, it is not clear whether daytime napping influences cortisol levels in early childhood. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to synthesize the available evidence regarding the association between daytime napping and salivary cortisol in early childh...
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Context: The importance and benefits of breastfeeding in children are well recognized, and it may improve motor development. Motor skills are fundamental to childhood development. Although some studies report a positive association between breastfeeding and motor development in children, others have suggested that these differences could be influe...
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Objectives To investigate the effects of exercise on intelligence, executive functions, academic performance and brain outcomes in children with overweight/obesity. In secondary analyses, we explored potential mediators and moderators of the exercise effects. Methods A total of 109 children (8-11.9y) with overweight/obesity were randomized (intent...
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Objectives: Examine the validity and reliability of parent-reported International FItness Scale (IFIS) in preschool-age children. Method: A cross-sectional study of 3051 Spanish preschoolers (3-5 years). Fitness was measured by PREFIT fitness test battery and reported by parents using an adapted version of the IFIS. Waist circumference was evalu...
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Background Research has suggested the beneficial effects of physical activity (PA) on academic achievement (AA). However, the mechanisms underlying this influence remain unclear. Some proposed mechanisms include physiological, cognitive, psychological, and behavioural paths. This study aimed to analyse mediators between PA and AA in children and ad...
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Arterial stiffness, a significant prognostic factor of cardiovascular disease, may be affected by dietary factors. Research on the effects of oral vitamin supplements on arterial stiffness and/or endothelial function has produced controversial results. Therefore, the aim of this network meta-analysis was to comparatively assess the effect of differ...
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Background Carotid structural changes measured by intima media thickness (IMT) have been related to cognitive complaints during aging. Therefore, the aims of this meta‐analysis were (1) to elucidate the relationship between vascular status, measured as IMT, and cognitive domains distinguishing between global cognition, executive functions, memory a...
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Background Arterial stiffness is an independent predictor of cardiovascular and all-cause mortality that is classically regarded as a consequence of arterial hypertension. However, a growing number of studies have shown that arterial stiffness is involved in the pathogenesis and prognosis of arterial hypertension. Thus, in this systematic review an...
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So far, no systematic reviews and meta-analyses on the effectiveness of physical activity in the prevention of anxiety has been published. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of physical activity in the primary prevention of anxiety. A systematic review of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) was performed. RCTs were searched in...
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There are discrepancies about if the severity of the symptomatology in schizophrenia is related to neurocognitive performance, functional outcome, and quality of life (QoL). Also, there are controversial data about the comparison between euthymic bipolar patients and different subgroups of schizophrenia in neurocognition, functioning, and QoL level...
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(1) Background: Arterial stiffness is closely and bi-directionally related to hypertension and is understood as both a cause and a consequence of hypertension. Several studies suggest that antihypertensive drugs may reduce arterial stiffness. Therefore, effective prescription of antihypertensive drugs should consider both blood pressure and arteria...
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Obesity is declared as a chronic multifaceted health problem, and young adults may be particularly vulnerable to weight gain. This study aims to identify the role of dietary calcium intake and the muscle strength index in handling excess of fat mass in young adults and to examine if the relationship between dietary calcium intake and fat mass perce...
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The purpose of this systematic review was to provide updated evidence synthesis of the effectiveness of exercise training in patients with obesity undergoing bariatric surgery to improve cardio-metabolic risk. We systematically searched the MEDLINE, EMBASE, Scopus, Cochrane, and Web of Science databases. The studies selected were those in which an...
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Background: Overweight/obesity is associated with the risk of delivery- and newborn-related complications in pregnancy. Interventions such as exercise or metformin could reduce the risk of these complications. Objective: To estimate and compare the effects of different types of exercise interventions (i.e., aerobic, resistance, combined exercise) a...
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Objectives: We aimed to (1) estimate the short-term effect (post-intervention period) of neurodynamic techniques on pain, symptom severity, functional status, electrophysiological status, grip strength and pinch strength in people with carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) and (2) estimate the effect of neurodynamic techniques compared to other physical th...
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Aims One of the most important mechanisms by which smoking contributes to cardiovascular disease is endothelial dysfunction, including arterial stiffness. However, the effects of smoking and smoking cessation on arterial stiffness remain unclear. This meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the effect of smoking and smoking cessation on arterial stiffness...
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Objective: The HEPAFIT study was aimed at examining the impact of a 6‐month physical education intervention, considering various levels of exercise intensity, on hepatic fat and cardiometabolic health outcomes in adolescents with excess adiposity. Methods: Adolescents (n = 120), 11–17 years with excess adiposity by body fat >30%, were randomly ass...
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Context Egg consumption is one of the main dietary sources of cholesterol, but whether individuals who eat more eggs have a worse blood lipid profile remains controversial. Objective We examined the relationship between egg consumption and lipid parameters and explored whether this relationship changes according to the presence of chronic metaboli...
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The aims of this study were to describe patterns of active commuting to school (ACS) of preschool children, and to analyse the relationship between ACS and family socio-economic factors. A total of 2636 families of preschoolers (3-to-5 years old) were asked to complete a questionnaire at home about the mode of commuting to school of their children...
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Background: There is overwhelming evidence regarding the beneficial effects of exercise on the management of symptoms, functionality and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of people with multiple sclerosis (MS). However, few analyses have compared different types of exercise. Objective: The aim of this network meta-analysis (NMA) was to asse...
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PurposeThis study aimed at providing prevalence trend estimates of underweight among children and adolescents in Europe from 2000 to 2017.MethodsMEDLINE, Web of Science, Scopus and CINAHL were searched from their inception up to March 2020. Moreover, searches were conducted on health institutions’ websites to identify studies not published in scien...
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Introduction Monitoring type 1 diabetes (T1D) trends across most European countries using objectively measured data and how this incidence has evolved over the past three decades should be considered a public health priority. This study protocol provides a standardised and transparent methodology to assess TD1 trends among 0–14-year-old children an...
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Purpose To analyse: 1) the differences in health-related quality of life (HRQoL) between typically developing (TD) children and children with developmental coordination disorder (DCD) according to parents’ and children’s perception, and 2) the differences and level of agreement between parents and children’s perceptions in HRQoL in both children’s...
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Context: High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been widely used to prevent and treat cardiovascular risk factors in adolescents and adults; nevertheless, the available evidence in children is scarce. Objective: To synthesize evidence regarding the effectiveness of HIIT interventions on improving cardiovascular risk factors and cardiorespir...
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To determine the acute effect of a single high-intensity interval training (HIIT) session on testosterone and cortisol levels in healthy individuals, a systematic search of studies was conducted in MEDLINE and Web of Science databases from inception to February 2020. Meta-analyses were performed to establish the acute effect of HIIT on testosterone...
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Multiple factors that influence the learning experience of nursing students while they are in clinical training have been identified, such as the clinical learning environment, the supervision provided by supervisors and the level of cooperation with the nurse teacher. The objective was to examine whether the relationship between the clinical place...
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Background Although brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) has been identified as a molecular biomarker of the neurophysiological effects induced by exercise, the acute effects of high-intensity exercise (HIE) on BDNF levels are inconclusive. This study aims to estimate the immediate effects of HIE on BDNF levels in healthy young adults. Methods...
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Background Increasingly, health professionals and patients have begun to be involved in eHealth interventions to assist in the self-management of hypertension. Therefore, this study was aimed at comparing the effect of different types of eHealth interventions (phone calls, blood pressure telemonitoring, emails, web-site, smartphone-app, short messa...
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Objective A network meta-analysis (NMA) of current evidence was conducted to determine if physical exercise has a positive influence on multiple sclerosis (MS) fatigue and type of exercise with the largest effect on fatigue also according to disease severity. Data sources MEDLINE, EMBASE, SPORTDiscus, PEDro, Cochrane Library and Web of Science. Th...
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The transforming growth factor beta (TGFβ) pathway could modulate the Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) phenotype. This meta-analysis aims to estimate the association of genetic variants involved in the TGFβ pathway, including the latent transforming growth factor beta binding protein 4 (LTBP4) and secreted phosphoprotein 1 (SPP1) genes, among othe...
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Background: Although the pharmacological approach may help with motor symptoms in Parkinson's disease (PD), they are clearly not the complete solution. Thus, for the treatment of PD motor symptoms, physical activity has been proposed as an effective intervention. Methods: A systematic search in MEDLINE, Web of Science, Scopus, and Cochrane Centr...
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Being overweight is associated with pregnancy-related disorders such as gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM), hypertensive disorders of pregnancy (HDP), and excessive maternal weight gain (MWG). Exercise and metformin reduce the risk of these disorders. This network meta-analysis (NMA) aims to compare the effect of metformin and different types of e...
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Context: It seems that nut consumption does not lead to weight gain in the general population. However, fewer studies have explored this relationship in individuals with type 2 diabetes (T2D). Purpose: To synthesize evidence on the effects of nut (specifically, tree nuts and peanuts) consumption on adiposity-related measures in individuals diagn...
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Background Hallux valgus (HV) negatively impacts health-related quality of life (HRQoL). Patientreported outcome measures (PROMs) are increasingly used in clinical studies of the foot and ankle. We aimed to evaluate the effect of HV surgery on PROMs (i.e., pain scales, general HRQoL, and region-specific scales) and radiological angles. Additionally...
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Objective: Patients with myofascial trigger points (MTPs) frequently manifest restricted range of motion (ROM) during physical evaluation. Multiple manual therapy interventions have been developed for the treatment of MTPs, but their effect on ROM has not been clarified through a systematic review and meta-analysis. Thus, this systematic review ai...