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Med Sci (Paris). 2016 8-9;32(8-9):746-51. doi: 10.1051/medsci/20163208023. Epub 2016 Sep 12.

[From the influence of genes to the influence of family and urban environment on the nutritional status, activity, and physical condition of european urban adolescents].

[Article in French]

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1
Univ. Lille, Inserm, CHU Lille, CIC 1403 - Centre d'investigation clinique, F-59000 Lille, France - Univ. Lille, Inserm, CHU Lille, U995 - LIRIC - Lille Inflammation Research International Center, F-59000 Lille, France.
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Univ. Lille, Inserm, CHU Lille, CIC 1403 - Centre d'investigation clinique, F-59000 Lille, France.
3
Department of Health and Human Performance, Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, Espagne.
4
Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgique.
5
Escuela universitaria de ciencas de la Salud, universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Espagne.

Abstract

HELENA was a cross-sectional study carried out from 2006 to 2007 in more than 3500 adolescents aged from 12.5 to 17.5 years old through 10 Europeans towns from 9 countries. Its objective was to assess adolescent nutritional status including: body composition, biological markers, physical activity and fitness. This study shown the high impact of socio-economic condition, life style and personal and collective environment, dietary pattern (including breastfeeding), some genetic mutations involved in adiposity and metabolism, physical activity level and fitness on adolescent nutritional status.

PMID:
27615183
DOI:
10.1051/medsci/20163208023
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