• Challenges for conducting blood collection and biochemical analysis in a large multicenter school-based study with adolescents: Lessons from ERICA in Brazil 

      Cureau, Felipe Vogt; Bloch, Katia Vergetti; Henz, Aline; Schaan, Camila W.; Klein, Carlos Henrique; de Oliveira, Cecilia Lacroix; Giannini, Denise Tavares; de Leon, Elisa Brosina; Abreu, Gabriela de Azevedo; Telo, Gabriela Heiden; Dias, Glauber Monteiro; de Carvalho, Kênia Mara Baiocchi; Barufaldi, Laura Augusta; Kuschnir, Maria Cristina Caetano; Szklo, Moyses; Montenegro Jr., Renan; da Sliva, Thiago Luiz Nogueira; Ekelund, Ulf; Schaan, Beatriz D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2017-05-18)
      The Study of Cardiovascular Risk in Adolescents (ERICA) is a pioneering study that aimed to assess the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors, including metabolic syndrome components in Brazilian adolescents. This study ...
    • ERICA: leisure-time physical inactivity in Brazilian adolescents 

      Cureau, Felipe Vogt; da Silva, Thiago Luiz Nogueira; Bloch, Katia Vergetti; Fujimori, Elizabeth; Belfort, Dilson Rodrigues; de Carvalho, Kênia Mara Baiocchi; de Leon, Elisa Brosina; de Vasconcellos, Mauricio Teixeira Leite; Ekelund, Ulf; Schaan, Beatriz D. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2016-02)
      OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence of leisure-time physical inactivity in Brazilian adolescents and their association with geographical and sociodemographic variables. METHODS: The sample was composed by 74,589 adolescents ...
    • Objectively measured physical activity and sedentary-time are associated with arterial stiffness in brazilian young adults 

      Horta, Bernardo L.; Schaan, Beatriz D.; Bielemann, Renata M.; Vianna, Carolina Avila; Gigante, D. Petrucci; Fernando, C.; Ekelund, Ulf; Hallal, Pedro C. (Journal article; Peer reviewed, 2015-11)
      Objective: To examine the associations between objectively measured physical activity and sedentary time with pulse wave velocity (PWV) in Brazilian young adults. Methods: Cross-sectional analysis with participants ...