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Selected Publications

Sardinha, L. B., Júdice, P.B. (2016) Usefulness of Motion Sensors to Estimate Energy Expenditure in Children and Adults: a review of studies using DLW. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, [Epub ahead of print]

dos Santos, L., Cyrino, E. S., Antunes, M., Santos, D.A.,  Sardinha, L. B. (2016) Sarcopenia and physical independence in older adults: the independent and synergic role of muscle mass and muscle function. Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle.  DOI: 10.1002/jcsm.12160 [Epub ahead of print]

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration. (2016) Worldwide trends in blood pressure from 1975 to 2015: a pooled analysis of 1,479 population-based measurement studies with 19.1 million participants. Lancet. [Epub ahead of print]

Pimenta, N. M., Cortez-Pinto, H., Melo, X., Silva-Nunes, J., Sardinha, L. B., Santa-Clara, H. (2016) Waist-to-height ratio is independently related to whole and central body fat, regardless of the waist circumference measurement protocol, in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients. Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics. DOI: 10.1111/jhn.12410 [Epub ahead of print]

Mitchell, J. A., Dowda, M., Pate, R. R., Kordas, K., Froberg, K., Sardinha, L. B., Kolle, E., Page, A. (2016) Physical Activity and Pediatric Obesity: A Quantile Regression Analysis. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000001129 [Epub ahead of print]

Silva, D. R., Werneck, A. O., Collings, P. J., Ohara, D., Fernandes, R. A., Barbosa, D. S., Ronque, E. R., Sardinha, L. B., Cyrino, E. S. (2016) Cardiorespiratory fitness effect may be under-estimated in ‘fat but fit’ hypothesis studies. Annals of human Biology. DOI: 10.1080/03014460.2016.1229029 [Epub ahead of print]

Tomeleri, C.M., Ribeiro, A.S., Souza, M.F., Schiavoni, D., Schoenfeld, B.J., Venturini, D., Barbosa, D.S., Landucci, K.,Sardinha, L. B., Cyrino, E. S. (2016) Resistance training improves inflammatory level, lipid and glycemic profiles in obese older women: A randomized controlled trial. Experimental Gerontology. DOI: 10.1016/j.exger.2016.09.005 [Epub ahead of print]

dos Santos, L., Cyrino, E. S., Antunes, M., Santos, D. A., Sardinha, L. B. (2016) Changes in phase angle and body composition induced by resistance training in older women. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 00, 1 – 6. DOI:10.1038/ejcn.2016.124 [Epub ahead of print]

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (in press). A century of trends in adult human height. eLife. DOI: 10.7554/eLife.13410.001 [Epub ahead of print]

Ribeiro, A. S., Avelar, A., dos Santos, L., Silva, A. M., Gobbo, L. A., Schoenfeld, B. J., Sardinha, L. B., Cyrino, E. S. (2016) Hypertrophy-type resistance training improves phase angle in young adult men and women. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37, 1 – 6. DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-102788 [Epub ahead of print]

Sardinha, L. B., Marques, A., Minderico, C., Palmeira, A., Martins, S., Santos, D. A., & Ekelund, U. (2016). Longitudinal relationship between cardiorespiratory fitness and academic achievement. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 48, 839-844. DOI: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000830

Corder, K., Sharp, S. J., Atkin, A. J., Andersen, L. B., Cardon, G., Page, A., Davey, R., Grøntved, A., Hallal, P. C., Janz, K. F., Kordas, K., Kriemler, S., Puder, J. J., Sardinha, L. B., Ekelund, U., & van Sluijs, E. M. F. (2016) Age-related patterns of vigorous-intensity physical activity in youth: The International Children’s Accelerometry Database. Preventive Medicine Reports, 4, 17 – 22. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmedr.2016.05.006 [Epub ahead of print]

Souza , M. F., Tomeleri, C. M., Ribeiro, A. S., Schoenfeld, B. J., Silva, A. S., Sardinha, L. B., Cyrino, E. S. (2016) Effect of resistance training on phase angle in older women: a randomized controlled trial. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports. [Epub ahead of print]

Sardinha, L. B., Marques, A., Minderico, C., & Ekelund, U. (2016) Cross-sectional and prospective impact of reallocating sedentary time to physical activity on children’s body composition. Pediatric Obesity DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12153 [Epub ahead of print]

Baptista, F., Mil-Homens, P., Carita, A. I., Janz, K., & Sardinha, L. B. (2016) Peak Vertical Jump Power as a Marker of Bone Health in Children. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37, (8), 653 – 658. DOI: 10.1055/s-0042-105290

Sardinha, L. B., Cyrino, E. S., Santos, L. D., Ekelund, U., & Santos, D. A. (2016) Fitness but not weight status is associated with projected physical independence in older adults. Age (Dordr), 38, (3), 54. DOI: 10.1007/s11357-016-9911-4

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (2016) Trends in adult body-mass index in 200 countries from 1975 to 2014: a pooled analysis of 1698 population-based measurement studies with 19.2 million participants. Lancet, 387, (10026), 1377 – 1396. DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(16)30054-x

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (2016) Worldwide trends in diabetes since 1980: a pooled analysis of 751 population-based studies with 4.4 million participants. (2016) Lancet, 387, (10027), 1513 – 1530. DOI: 10.1016/s0140-6736(16)00618-8

Matias, C. N., Judice, P. B., Santos, D. A., Magalhaes, J. P., Minderico, C. S., Fields, D. A., Sardinha, L. B., & Silva, A. M. (2016) Suitability of Bioelectrical Based Methods to Assess Water Compartments in Recreational and Elite Athletes. Journal American College Nutrition, 1 – 9. DOI: 10.1080/07315724.2015.1058198

Sardinha, L. B., Santos, D. A., Silva, A. M., Grontved, A., Andersen, L. B., & Ekelund, U. (2016) A Comparison between BMI, Waist Circumference, and Waist-To-Height Ratio for Identifying Cardio-Metabolic Risk in Children and Adolescents. PLoS One, 11, (2), e0149351. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0149351

Melo, X., Fernhall, B., Santos, D. A., Pinto, R., Pimenta, N. M., Sardinha, L. B., & Santa-Clara, H. (2016) The acute effect of maximal exercise on central and peripheral arterial stiffness indices and hemodynamics in children and adults. Appllied Physiology Nutrition Metabolism, 41, (3), 266 – 276. DOI: 10.1139/apnm-2015-0204

Sherar, L. B., Griffin, T. P., Ekelund, U., Cooper, A. R., Esliger, D. W., van Sluijs, E. M., Bo Andersen, L., Cardon, G., Davey, R., Froberg, K., Hallal, P. C., Janz, K. F., Kordas, K., Kriemler, S., Pate, R. R., Puder, J. J., Sardinha, L. B., Timperio, A. F., Page, A. S. (2016) Association between maternal education and objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in adolescents. Journal Epidemiol Community Health, 70, (6), 541 – 548. DOI: 10.1136/jech-2015-205763.

Muller, W., Lohamn, T.G., Stewart, A.D., Maughan, R.J., Meyer, N.L., Sardinha, L.B., Kirihennedige N., Reguant-Closa, A., Risoul-Salas, V., Sundgot-Borgen, J., Ahammer, H., Anderhuber, F., Rieger, A.F., Kainz, P., Materna, W., Pilsl, U., Pirstinger, W., Ackland, T. (2016) Subcutaneous fat patterning in athletes: selection of appropriate sites and standardisation of a novel ultrasound measurement technique. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 50, 45-54 DOI:10.1136/bjsports-2015-095641

Marques, A., Minderico, C., Martins, S., Palmeira, A., Ekelund, U., Sardinha, L. B. (2016) Cross-sectional and prospective associations between moderate to vigorous physical activity and sedentary time with adiposity in children, International Journal of Obesity, 40, (1), 28 – 33. DOI: 10.1038/ijo.2015.168

Marques, A., Ekelund, U., Sardinha, L. B. (2016) Associations between organized sports participation and objectively measured physical activity, sedentary time and weight status in youth, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19, (2), 154 – 157. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2015.02.007

Júdice, P. B., Hamilton, M. T., Sardinha, L. B., Zderic, T. W., Silva, A. M. (2015) What is the metabolic and energy cost of sitting, standing and sit/stand transitions? European Journal of Appllied Physiology, 116 (2), 263 – 273. doi: 10.1007/s00421-015-3279-5

Matias, C. N., Santos, D. A., Júdice, P. B., Magalhães, J. P., Minderico, C. S., Fields, D. A., Lukaski, H. C., Sardinha, L. B., Silva, A M. (2015) Estimation of total body water and extracellular water with bioimpedance in athletes: A need for athlete-specific prediction models. Clinical Nutrition. DOI: 10.1016/j.clnu.2015.03.013

Werneck, A. O., Silva, D. R., Souza, M. F., Christofaro, D. G., Tomeleri, C. M., Fernandes, R. A, Ronque, E. R., Coelho-E-Silva, M. J., Sardinha, L. B., Cyrino, E. S. (2015) Correlates of Blood Pressure According to Early, On Time, and Late Maturation in Adolescents. Journal of Clinical Hypertension. DOI: 10.1111/jch.12699

Melo, X., Santa-Clara, H., Santos, D. A., Pimenta, N. M., Pinto, R., Minderico, C. S., Fernhall, B., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Single and combined effects of body composition phenotypes on carotid intima-media thickness, Pediatric Obesity. DOI: 10.1111/ijpo.12056

Brazendale, K., Beets, M. W., Bornstein, D. B., Moore, J. B., Pate, R. R., Weaver, R. G., Falck, R. S., Chandler, J. L., Andersen, L. B., Anderssen, S. A., Cardon, G., Cooper, A., Davey, R., Froberg, K., Hallal, P. C., Janz, K. F., Kordas, K., Kriemler, S., Puder, J. J., Reilly, J. J., Salmon, J., Sardinha, L. B., Timperio, A., van Sluijs, E. M. (2015) On behalf of the International Children’s Accelerometry Database, Collaborators Equating accelerometer estimates among youth: The Rosetta Stone 2, Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. DOI: 10.1016/j.jsams.2015.02.006

Júdice, P. B., Hamilton, M. T., Sardinha, L. B., Silva, A. M. (2015) Randomized controlled pilot of an intervention to reduce and break-up overweight/obese adults’ overall sitting-time. Trials, 16 (1), 490.

Matias, C. N., Monteiro, C. P., Santos, D. A., Martins, F., Silva, A. M., Laires, M. J., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Magnesium and phase angle: a prognostic tool for monitoring cellular integrity in judo athletes. Magnesium Research, 28, (3), 92 – 98.

Sardinha, L. B., Ekelund, U., Dos Santos, L., Cyrino, E. S., Silva, A. M, Santos, D. A. (2015) Breaking-up sedentary time is associated with impairment in activities of daily living. Experimental Gerontology, 72, 57 – 62.

NCD Risk Factor Collaboration (2015) Effects of diabetes definition on global surveillance of diabetes prevalence and diagnosis: a pooled analysis of 96 population-based studies with 331 288 participants, The Lancet Diabetes and Endocrinology, 3, (8), 624 – 637.

Gonçalves, E. M., Matias, C. N., Santos, D. A., Sardinha, L. B., Silva, A. M. (2015) Assessment of total body water and its compartments in elite judo athletes: comparison of bioelectrical impedance spectroscopy with dilution techniques. Journal of Sports Sciences, 33, (6), 634-640.

Melo, X., Santa-Clara, H., Pimenta, N. M., Martins, S. S., Minderico, C. S., Fernhall, B., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Intima-Media Thickness in 11- to 13-Year-Old Children: Variation Attributed to Sedentary Behavior, Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Waist Circumference, Journal of Physical Activity and Health, 12, (5), 610-7.

Júdice, P. B., Silva, A. M., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Sedentary bout durations are associated with abdominal obesity in older adults. The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, 19, (8), 798 – 804.

Sardinha, L. B., Santos, D. A., Silva, A. M., Baptista, F., Owen, N. (2015) Breaking-up Sedentary Time Is Associated With Physical Function in Older Adults. The Journals of Gerontology Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences, 70, (1), 119-124.

Marques, A., Santos, R., Ekelund, U., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Association between physical activity, sedentary time, and healthy fitness in youth, Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise, 47, (3), 575-80.

Sardinha, L. B., Santos, D. A., Marques, E. A., Mota, J. (2015) Criterion-referenced fitness standards for predicting physical independence into later life, Experimental Gerontology, 61, 142-146.

Pimenta, N. M., Santa-Clara, H., Melo, X., Cortez-Pinto, H., Silva-Nunes, J., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Finding the Best Waist Circumference Measurement Protocol in Patients With Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, Nutrition in Clinical Practice, 30, (4), 537-45.

Melo, X., Santa-Clara, H., Santos, D. A., Pimenta, N. M., Minderico, C. S., Fernhall, B., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Linking cardiorespiratory fitness classification criteria to early subclinical atherosclerosis in children, Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, 40, (4), 386-92.

Hildebrand, M., Kolle, E., Hansen, B. H., Collings, P. J., Wijndaele, K., Kordas, K., Cooper, A. R., Sherar, L. B., Andersen, L. B., Sardinha, L. B., Kriemler, S., Hallal, P., van Sluijs, E., Ekelund, U. (2015) Association between birth weight and objectively measured sedentary time is mediated by central adiposity: data in 10,793 youth from the International Children’s Accelerometry Database, The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 101, (5), 983-90.

Silva, A. M., Santos, D. A., Matias, C. N., Júdice, P. B., Magalhães, J. P., Ekelund, U., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Accuracy of a combined heart rate and motion sensor for assessing energy expenditure in free-living adults during a double-blind crossover caffeine trial using doubly labeled water as the reference method. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 69, (1), 20-7.

Melo, X., Santa-Clara, H., Santos, D. A., Pimenta, N., Minderico, C. S., Fernhall, B., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Independent Association of Muscular Strength and Carotid Intima-Media Thickness in Children, International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36, (8), 624-630.

Pimenta, N. M., Santa-Clara, H., Melo, X., Cortez-Pinto, H., Silva-Nunes, J., & Sardinha, L. B. (2015). Waist-to-Hip ratio is related to body fat content and distribution regardless of the waist circumference measurement protocol, in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease patients. International Journal of Sports Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. DOI: 10.1123/ijsnem.2014-0256

Cooper, A. R., Goodman, A., Page, A. S., Sherar, L. B., Esliger, D. W., van Sluijs, E. M., Andersen, L. B., Anderssen, S., Cardon, G., Davey, R., Froberg, K., Hallal, P., Janz, K. F., Kordas, K., Kreimler, S., Pate, R. R., Puder, J. J., Reilly, J. J., Salmon, J., Sardinha, L. B., Timperio, A., Ekelund, U. (2015) Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time in youth: the International children’s accelerometry database (ICAD), International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity’s, 12, 113. DOI: 10.1186/s12966-015-0274-

Andersen, L. B., Lauersen, J. B., Brond, J. C., Anderssen, S. A., Sardinha, L. B., Steene-Johannessen, J., McMurray, R. G., Barros, M. V., Kriemler, S., Moller, N. C., Bugge, A., Kristensen, P. L., Ried-Larsen, M., Grontved, A., Ekelund, U. (2015) A new approach to define and diagnose cardiometabolic disorder in children, Journal of Diabetes Research, 2015, 539835.

Júdice, P. B., Santos, D. A, Hamilton, M. T., Sardinha, L. B., Silva, A. M. (2015) Validity of GT3X and Actiheart to estimate sedentary time and breaks using ActivPAL as the reference in free-living conditions, Gait and Posture, 41, (4), 917-922.

Júdice, P. B., Silva, A. M., Santos, D. A., Baptista, F., Sardinha, LB. (2015) Associations of breaks in sedentary time with abdominal obesity in Portuguese older adults, AGE, 37, (2), 2-10.

Santos, D. A., Silva, A. M., Matias, C. N., Magalhães, J. P., Minderico, C. S., Thomas, D. M., Sardinha, L. B. (2015) Utility of Novel Body Indices in Predicting Fat Mass in Elite Athletes, Nutrition, 31, (7-8), 948 – 954.