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Lipidic profile and the level of physical activity of adolescent scholars

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Author(s): Renato Canevari Dutra da Silva | Ramón Fabian Alonso López | Fernanda Silvana Pereira | Maria de Fátima Rodrigues da Silva | Adriana Vieira Macedo

Journal: Revista Brasileira em Promoção da Saúde
ISSN 1806-1222

Volume: 24;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 384;
Date: 2011;
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Keywords: Physical Fitness | Dyslipidemias | Adolescent.

ABSTRACT
Objective: To assess the relationship between lipid profile and physical activity level of adolescent students in Rio Verde-GO, Brazil. Methods: A descriptive and cross-sectionalstudy, conducted in 2006, with a population comprised by 1,229 adolescent students of both genders, aged 15 to 17 years (X = 15.9 years, SD + 0.81), from public and private schools. The level of physical activity was assessed through the International PhysicalActivity Questionnaire (IPAQ). Later, 48 teenagers underwent a lipidogram (lipid profile). Lipid concentrations of total cholesterol (TC), HDL-c (high density lipoprotein) and LDL (low density lipoprotein) and triglycerides (TGL) were determined and assessed according to cutoff points proposed by the III Brazilian Guidelines on dyslipidemias and Guideline of Atherosclerosis, Department of Atherosclerosis of Brazilian Society of Cardiology. Statisticalanalysis was performed by binomial test for proportions and Pearson’s correlation test, adopting p
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