Metabolism & Fitness

Metabolism & Fitness

Ortega FB, Konstabel K, Pasquali E, Ruiz JR, Hurtig-Wennlöf A, Mäestu J, Löf M, Harro J, Bellocco R, Labayen I, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2013). Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time during childhood, adolescence and young adulthood: a cohort study. PLoS One 8(4): e60871. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23637772


Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Labayen I, Hurtig-Wennlöf A, Harro J, Kwak L, Oja L, Merenäkk L, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2013). Role of socio-cultural factors on changes in fitness and adiposity in youth: A 6-year follow-up study. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 23(9): 883-890. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22795868


Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Loit H-M, Harro J, Villa I, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2012). Exclusive breastfeeding duration and cardiorespiratory fitness in children and adolescents. Am J Clin Nutr 95(2): 498-505. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22237059


Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Labayen I, Hurting-Wennlöf A, Harro J, Kwak L, Oja L, Merenäkk L, Veidebaum T, Sjostrom M (2011). Fitness and fatness from childhood to adolescence and from adolescence to young adulthood. Obesity 35(10): 1284-1288. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23637772


Martinez-Vizcaino V, Ortega FB, Solera-Martinez M, Ruiz JR, Eensoo D, Harro J, Loit H-M, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2011). Stability of the factorial structure of metabolic syndrome from childhood to adolescence: a 6-year follow-up study. Cardiovasc Diabetol 10(81): Article Nr 81 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21933439


Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Harro J, Merenäkk L, Oja L, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2011). Insulin sensitivity at childhood predicts changes in total and central adiposity over a 6-year period. Int J Obesity 35(10): 1284-1288. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21587202


Ortega FB, Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Kurvinen E, Loit H-M, Harro J, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2011). Improvements in fitness reduce the risk of becoming overweight across puberty. Med Sci Sports Exerc 43(10): 1891-1897. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21407124


Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Labayen I, Kwak L, Harro J, Oja L, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2011). Sleep duration and activity levels in Estonian and Swedish children and adolescents. Eur J Appl Physiol 111(10): 2615-2623. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21380543


Akkermann K, Hiio K, Villa I, Harro J (2011). Food restriction leads to binge eating dependent upon the effect of the brain-derived neurotrophic factor Val66Met polymorphism. Psychiatr Res 185(1-2): 39-43. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20537407


Labayen I, Ruiz JR, Ortega FB, Loit H-M, Harro J, Veidebaum T, Sjöström M (2010). Intergenerational cardiovascular disease risk factors involves both maternal and paternal BMI. Diabetes Care 33(4): 894-900. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20056951


Akkermann K, Nordquist N, Oreland L, Harro J (2010). Serotonin transporter gene promoter polymorphism affects the severity of binge eating in general population. Prog Neuropsychopharmacol Biol Psychiatry 34(1): 111-114. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19853632


Nordquist N, Göktürk C, Comasco E, Eensoo D, Merenäkk L, Veidebaum T, Oreland L, Harro J (2009). The transcription factor TFAP2B is associated with insulin resistance and adiposity in healthy adolescents. Obesity 17(9): 1762-1767. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19325541


Akkermann K, Paaver M, Nordquist N, Oreland L, Harro J (2008). Association of 5-HTT gene polymorphism, platelet MAO activity and drive for thinness in a population-based sample of adolescent girls. Int J Eat Disorder 41(5): 399-404. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18306344


Villa I, Yngve A, Poortvliet E, Grjibovski A, Liiv K, Sjöström M, Harro M (2007). Dietary intake among under-, normal- and overweight 9- and 15-year-old Estonian and Swedish schoolchildren. Public Health Nutr 10(3): 311-322. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17288630


Mäestu J, Villa I, Parik J, Paaver M, Merenäkk L, Eensoo D, Harro M, Harro J (2007). Human adrenergic receptor C-1291G polymorphism leads to higher consumption of sweet food products. Mol Psychiatry 12(6): 520-521. http://www.nature.com/mp/journal/v12/n6/full/4001976a.html


Anderssen SA, Cooper AR, Riddoch C, Sardinha LB, Harro M, Brage S, Andersen LB (2007). Low cardiorespiratory fitness is a strong predictor for clustering of cardiovascular disease risk factors in children independent of country, age and sex. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14(4): 526-531. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17667643


Hurtig-Wennlöf A, Ruiz JR, Harro M, Sjöström M (2007). Cardiorespiratory fitness relates more strongly than physical activity to cardiovascular disease risk factors in healthy children and adolescents: the European Youth Heart Study. Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14(4): 575-581.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17667650


Klasson-Heggebø L, Andersen LB, Wennlöf AH, Sardinha LB, Harro M, Froberg K, Anderssen SA (2006). Graded associations between cardiorespiratory fitness, fatness, and blood pressure in children and adolescents. Br J Sports Med 40(1): 25-29. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16371486


Andersen LB, Harro M, Sardinha LB, Froberg K, Ekelund U, Brage S, Anderssen SA (2006). Physical activity and clustered cardiovascular risk in children: a cross-sectional study (The European Youth Heart Study). Lancet 368(9532): 299-304. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16860699


Ekelund U, Brage S, Froberg K, Harro M, Anderssen SA, Sardinha LB, Riddoch C, Andersen LB (2006). TV viewing and physical activity are independently associated with metabolic risk in children: the European Youth Heart Study. PLoS Med 3(12): e488. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17194189


Riddoch CJ, Bo Andersen L, Wedderkopp N, Harro M, Klasson-Heggebø L, Sardinha LB, Cooper AR, Ekelund U (2004). Physical activity levels and patterns of 9- and 15-yr-old European children.Med Sci Sports Exerc 36(1): 86-92. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14707773


Ekelund U, Sardinha LB, Anderssen SA, Harro M, Franks PW, Brage S, Cooper AR, Andersen LB, Riddoch C, Froberg K (2004). Associations between objectively assessed physical activity and indicators of body fatness in 9- to 10-y-old European children: a population-based study from 4 distinct regions in Europe (the European Youth Heart Study). Am J Clin Nutr 80(3): 584-590. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15321796