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Alex Antonio Florindo in research grants and scholarships supported by FAPESP.
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Aim: To examine if built environment is associated with changes in leisure-time physical activity, in physical activity as transportation, and with nutritional status in adults living in Sao Paulo city. Methods: Cohort study that will use baseline of Sao Paulo Health Survey that was conducted in 2014-2015. The sample was done by cluster and 3,406 adults with 18 years or older from 150 C...
AbstractBackgroundRegular physical activity practice has been widely recommended for promoting health of population, but the physical activity levels remain low in the population. Therefore, the study of interventions to promote physical activity is essential. Objective: To present the methodology of two physical activity interventions in the project "Ambiente Ativo" or "Active Environm...
Objective: To analyze associations between the practice of walking and environmental perception among elderly Brazilians in a region of low socioeconomic level. Methodology: A cross-sectional study was conducted among 385 elderly people aged 60 years and over. To evaluate walking, the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ), long version (leisure and transport modules) was ...
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Recent studies suggest that the sedentary behavior is one of the factors related to diseases that cause reduction in quality of life and early mortality. The absence of previous review, complete and wide, with focuses in the factors associated with sedentary behavior in scholars reveals a scientific gap to be explored, and emerges as a new reference to intervene. The aim of this project...
Several scientific evidences of developed countries have show that population built environment indicators can influence of the physical activity practice in leisure time and transportation of the people living in cities. However, we have few studies about this topic in Brazil. Sao Paulo city is one of the largest metropolises in world and had urban sprawl and was not adequate planned. ...
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SALVADOR, Emanuel Péricles. Atividade física e sua associação com o ambiente em idosos residentes no distrito de Ermelino Matarazzo da zona leste do município de São Paulo. 2008. Dissertação (Mestrado) - Faculdade de Saúde Pública. Universidade de São Paulo (USP). São Paulo. (06/53767-3)