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The relationship of overweight and obesity to the motor performance of children living in South Africa
(Cogent OA, 2012)
Objectives: This study aimed to determine the relationship between overweight and obesity and the motor performance of nine- to 13-year-old South African children. Design: The study used a one-way cross-sectional design ...
Sex differences independent of other psycho-sociodemographic factors as a predictor of body mass index in black South African adults
To better understand the sex differences in body mass index (BMI) observed in black South African adults in the Transition and Health during Urbanization of South Africans Study, the present study investigated whether these ...
Exploring soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor and its relationship with arterial stiffness in a bi–ethnic population: the SAfrEIC–study
Introduction: Elevated soluble urokinase-type plasminogen activator receptor (suPAR) indicates an inflammatory state caused by conditions such as HIV and cancer. Recently suPARwas identified as an indicator of ...
Gender effects on self-regulation among university students
(Taylor & Francis, 2012)
The aim of this study was to explore the relation between self-regulation, psychopathology and gender amongst a group of South African university students (N=384). Self-regulation was measured with the Shortened Self-Regulation ...
The usefulness of Y-glutamyltransferase as a marker of cardiovascular function in Africans and caucasians: the SABPA study
(Informa HealthcareTaylor & Francis, 2012)
Aim. Serum γ-glutamyltransferase (GGT) is increasingly regarded as a marker of vascular function. However, the usefulness of this marker is in dispute. Gender and ethnic differences, as well as the serum level range where ...