Metabolic syndrome in bipolar disorder: relationships with physical activity, physical fitness and functional exercise capacity. KU Leuven
Individuals with mood disorders have a high risk for cardiovascular diseases. The lack of physical activity and a limited physical fitness are known to be important risk factors for cardiovascular diseases. Individuals with mood disorders should therefore especially be motivated to adopt an active lifestyle. In order to offer clear guidelines, there is first need for reliable assessment. In this research project we want to evaluate the ...
Physical activity and physical fitness in lymphoma patients before, during and after treatment - a prospective observational study. KU Leuven
Prospective study of physical (in)activity, physical fitness and health related parameters of Flemish adults (2002-2006 à 2012-2015). KU Leuven
Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is a chronic inflammatory joint disease strongly linked to psoriasis. PsA affects 1% of the general population, but among patients with psoriasis the prevalence increases to 6-42%. PsA is characterized by inflammation in the synovium or enthesis, and by structural damage to the skeleton, either bone destruction or pathological bone formation. With a peak onset of disease at 36 years, PsA impacts on the working ...
Prospective associations between sedentary behaviour, physical activity, physical fitness and metabolic risk in Flemish adult men and women. KU Leuven
A search for the key to unlock the door towards enhanced quality of life after lung resection surgery in patients with non-small cell lung cancer: is it physical activity or physical fitness? Hasselt University
Contribution of physical activity and physical fitness to the interrelated hippocampal structure-function abnormalities in early schizophrenia patients: a two year follow-up study. KU Leuven
Prospective associations between sedentary behaviour, physical activity, physical fitness and metabolic risk in Flemish adult men and women. Ghent University
The present research project focuses on the longitudinal or prospective analysis of physical (in)activity, physical fitness and its components, and some health-related parameters in Flemish adults. Besides the investigation of the validity of a continuous metabolic risk score, relationship with lifestyle behavior and several health-related fitness components will be examined.
Functional Fitness, Physical Activity, Physical Frailty and Fall Risk of Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Ghana. KU Leuven
The study aims to determine the Functional Fitness, Physical Activity (PA), Physical Frailty and Fall Risk of Community-Dwelling Older Adults aged 60 years and above in Ghana as an example of a Sub-Saharan African Low Middle Income Country. It will be a population-based cross-sectional study involving the use of a battery of physical performance tests, activity monitors, standardized questionnaires and individual semi-structured interviews. ...