All publications of “Marcio Marega”

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Physical activity as a protective factor for development of non-alcoholic fatty liver in men

Carla Giuliano de Sá Pinto, Marcio Marega, José Antonio Maluf de Carvalho, Felipe Gambetta Carmona, Carlos Eduardo Felix Lopes, Fabio Luis Ceschini, [...]

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO2878

ObjectiveTo determine the impact of physical activity on the prevalence of fatty liver, metabolic and cardiovascular disease in adult men.MethodsThis study evaluated 1,399 men (40.7±8.18 years) with body mass index of 26.7kg/m2 (±3.4) who participated in the Protocol of Preventive Health Check-up at Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein from January to October 2011. We conducted tests of serum blood glucose, total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, reactive c-protein, aspartate transaminase, alanine transaminase and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase. The statistical analysis comprised in the comparison […]

The impact of motivational interventions for increasing physical activity

Aneci Sobral Rocha, Marcio Marega

DOI: 10.1590/s1679-45082010ao1442

ABSTRACTObjective:To assess whether incentives for practicing regular physical activities in fact help raising the frequency of exercising.Methods:Male and female subjects undergoing two to three assessments in the Check-Up Unit of Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein (HIAE) were evaluated by noting any increase in levels of physical activity, improvements in mean metabolic unit numbers, and the sensitization index. The International Physical Activity Questionnaire was applied to assess the sample.Results:There were 1,879 subjects − 1,559 (83%) males and 320 (17%) females – aged […]