Recent Submissions

  • Effectiveness of a Multicomponent Training Program on Physical Performance and Muscle Quality in Older Adults: A Quasi-Experimental Study. 

    Labata Lezaun, Noé; Canet-Vintró, Max; López de Celis, Carlos; Rodríguez-Sanz, Jacobo; Aiguadé Aiguadé, Ramon; Cuadra-Llopart, Leonor; Jovell-Fernández, Esther; Bosch, Joan; Pérez Bellmunt, Albert (MDPI, 2022-12-27)
    Aging is associated with a decrease in functional capacity, manifested by a loss of strength, physical performance and muscle quality. Multicomponent training (MCT), characterized by the combination of at least three types ...
  • Mindfulness for stress and anxiety management in nursing students in a clinical simulation: A quasi-experimental study 

    Torné Ruiz, Alba; Reguant Álvarez, Mercedes; Roca Llobet, Judith (Elsevier, 2023)
    Aim To determine the efficacy of an online mindfulness intervention in reducing anxiety and stress levels in nursing students during clinical simulations. Background Clinical simulation as a learning strategy has many ...
  • Determinants of Adherence to the Mediterranean Diet in Spanish Children and Adolescents: The PASOS Study 

    Bibiloni, María del Mar; Gallardo Alfaro, Laura; Gómez Santos, Santiago Felipe; Wärnberg, Julia; Oses, Maddi; González-Gross, Marcela; Gusi, Narcis; Aznar, Susana; Marín-Cascales, Elena; González-Valeiro, Miguel; Serra-Majem, Lluis; Terrados, Nicolás; Segu, Marta; Lassale, Camille; Homs, Clara; Benavente-Marín, Juan C.; Labayen, Idoia; Zapico, Augusto G.; Sánchez-Gómez, Jesús; Jiménez-Zazo, Fabio; Alcaraz, Pedro E.; Sevilla-Sánchez, Marta; Herrera-Ramos, Estefanía; Pulgar, Susana; Sistac, Clara; Schröder, Helmut; Bouzas, Cristina; Tur, Josep A. (MDPI, 2022)
    A progressive shift away from traditional healthy dietary patterns, such as the Mediterranean diet (MedDiet), has been observed in recent decades. The aim of this study was to assess determinants of optimal adherence to ...
  • Combined Body Mass Index and Waist-to-Height Ratio and Its Association with Lifestyle and Health Factors among Spanish Children: The PASOS Study 

    Bibiloni, María del Mar; Gallardo Alfaro, Laura; Gómez Santos, Santiago Felipe; Wärnberg, Julia; Oses, Maddi; González-Gross, Marcela; Gusi, Narcis; Aznar, Susana; Marín-Cascales, Elena; González-Valeiro, Miguel; Serra-Majem, Lluis; Terrados, Nicolás; Segu, Marta; Lassale, Camille; Homs, Clara; Benavente-Marín, Juan C.; Labayen, Idoia; Zapico, Augusto G.; Sánchez-Gómez, Jesús; Jiménez-Zazo, Fabio; Alcaraz, Pedro E.; Sevilla-Sánchez, Marta; Herrera-Ramos, Estefanía; Pulgar, Susana; Sistac, Clara; Schröder, Helmut; Bouzas, Cristina; Tur, Josep A. (MDPI, 2022)
    Background and Aims: The World Health Organization recommended simultaneous measurement of body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference (WC) and suggested joint use to predict disease risks. The aim of this study was to ...
  • Who’s in the House? Staffing in Long-Term Care Homes Before and During COVID-19 Pandemic 

    Vellani, Shirin; Spilsbury, Karen; Zúñiga, Franziska; Backman, Annica; Kusmaul, Nancy; Scales, Kezia; Chu, Charlene H.; Mateos, José Tomás; Wang, Jing; Fagertun, Anette; McGilton, Katherine S. (SAGE Publications, 2022)
    Critical gaps exist in our knowledge on how best to provide quality person-centered care to long-term care (LTC) home residents which is closely tied to not knowing what the ideal staff is complement in the home. A ...
  • Effects of Adding an Online Exercise Program on Physical Function in Individuals Hospitalized by COVID-19: A Randomized Controlled Trial 

    Llurda Almuzara, Luis; Rodríguez-Sanz, Jacobo; López de Celis, Carlos; Aiguadé Aiguadé, Ramon; Arán Jové, Raúl; Labata Lezaun, Noé; Fernández-de-las-Peñas, César; Bosch, Joan; Pérez Bellmunt, Albert (MDPI, 2022-12-10)
    The worldwide pandemic caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) virus has impacted all healthcare systems. One potential sequela experienced by hospitalized coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) ...
  • Advertising, obesity and child health: the case of Spain 

    Gómez Santos, Santiago Felipe; Rajmil, L. (BMJ, 2022)
  • Blood-based lipidomic signature of severe obstructive sleep apnoea in Alzheimer's disease 

    Dakterzada, Farida; Benítez, Iván; Targa, Adriano; Carnes, Anna; Pujol, Montserrat; Minguez Roure, Olga; Vaca, Rafaela; Sánchez de la Torre, Manuel; Barbé Illa, Ferran; Pamplona Gras, Reinald; Piñol Ripoll, Gerard (BCM, 2022)
    Background: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is the most frequent form of sleep-disordered breathing in patients with Alzheimer’s disease (AD). Available evidence demonstrates that both conditions are independently associated ...
  • Association of α-klotho with subclinical carotid atherosclerosis in subjects with type 1 diabetes mellitus 

    Castelblanco Echavarría, Esmeralda; Hernández García, Marta; Alonso, Núria; Ribes Betriu, Aina; Real, Jordi; Granado Casas, Minerva; Rossell, Joana; Rojo López, Marina Idalia; Dusso Rosso, Adriana; Julve, Josep; Mauricio Puente, Dídac (BMC, 2022)
    Background Compelling evidence suggests that the fbroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) / α-klotho axis is impaired in subjects with diabetes mellitus. We examined the relationship between parameters related to calcium/phosphate ...
  • Workplace physical activity practices in real life: a scoping review of grey literature for small- and medium-sized enterprises 

    Väänänen, Ilkka; Mas Alòs, Sebastià; Vandaele, Frank; Codina-Nadal, Anna; Matas Garcia, Sergi; Aumatell, Eva; De Clerk, Ine; Puig Ribera, Anna (Oxford University Press, 2022)
    Background: There is a need to scale-up effective physical activity (PA) programmes for small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), where the uptake of PA interventions is low. Identifying real-life workplace practices ...
  • Peripheral venous catheter-related phlebitis: A meta-analysis of topical treatment 

    García Expósito, Judith; Sánchez Meca, Julio; Almenta Saavedra, José Alberto; Llubes Arrià, Laia; Torné Ruiz, Alba; Roca Llobet, Judith (Wiley, 2022-10-12)
    Aim To systematically evaluate the efficacy of different topical treatments for PVC-related phlebitis in hospital in-patients. Design A systematic review and meta-analysis. Methods A selection was made of experimental and ...
  • High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) on Biological and Body Composition Variables in Patients with Musculoskeletal Disorders: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis 

    Casaña, Jose; Varangot-Reille, Clovis; Calatayud, Joaquin; Suso-Martí, Luis; Sanchís-Sánchez, Enrique; Aiguadé Aiguadé, Ramon; López-Bueno, Rubén; Gargallo, Pedro; Cuenca-Martínez, Ferran; María Blanco-Díaz (MDPI, 2022-11-24)
    In order to assess the impact of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on biological and body composition variables in patients with musculoskeletal disorders (MSKD), a systematic search on PubMed (Medline), CENTRAL, ...
  • Polyphenol Intake in Pregnant Women on Gestational Diabetes Risk and Neurodevelopmental Disorders in Offspring: A Systematic Review 

    Salinas-Roca, Blanca; Rubió Piqué, Laura; Montull-López, Anna (MDPI, 2022)
    The intake of foods containing polyphenols can have a protective role to avoid comorbidities during pregnancy and, at the same time, promote transgenerational health. This review aims to describe the effect of polyphenol ...
  • Percepción de la atención sanitaria en la primera experiencia de maternidad y paternidad 

    Loezar Hernández, Mariana; Briones Vozmediano, Erica Tula; Gea Sánchez, Montserrat; Otero García, Laura (Elsevier, 2022)
    Objetivo: Conocer las percepciones de madres y padres primerizas/os sobre la atención sanitaria recibidadurante la transición hacia la maternidad y la paternidad.Método: Estudio cualitativo basado en 12 entrevistas ...
  • Service Learning in the Nursing Bachelor Thesis: A Mixed-Methods Study 

    Roca Llobet, Judith; Gros Navés, Silvia; Canet Vélez, Olga; Torralbas Ortega, Jordi; Tort Nasarre, Glòria; Postic, Tijana; Martínez Rodríguez, Laura (MDPI, 2022-09)
    The Final Degree Project (FDP) is a module that, although intended for the completion of a bachelor thesis (BT), consists of theoretical and clinical teaching. Therefore, introducing service learning (SL) can support student ...
  • Feasibility and Acceptability of Personalized Breast Cancer Screening (DECIDO Study): A Single-Arm Proof-of-Concept Trial 

    Laza-Vásquez, Celmira; Martínez Alonso, Montserrat; Forné Izquierdo, Carles; Vilaplana Mayoral, Jordi; Cruz Esteve, María Inés; Sánchez-López, Isabel; Reñé Reñé, Mercè; Cazorla, Cristina; Hernández Andreu, Marta; Galindo Ortego, Gisela; Llorens Gabandé, Montserrat; Pons Rodríguez, Anna; Rué i Monné, Montserrat; DECIDO Group (MDPI, 2022-08)
    The aim of this study was to assess the acceptability and feasibility of offering risk-based breast cancer screening and its integration into regular clinical practice. A single-arm proof-of-concept trial was conducted ...
  • Jóvenes epidemiólogos y salubristas españoles: ¿precariedad como forma de vida? 

    Sánchez-Herrero, Héctor; Pastor-Bravo, María del Mar; Donat-Vargas, Carolina; Dávila-Batista, Verónica; Perales-Puchalt, Jaime; Zhao, Guanlan; García-Quinto, Marta; Briones Vozmediano, Erica Tula (Elsevier, 2021)
  • Heterogeneity of Melanoma Cell Responses to Sleep Apnea-Derived Plasma Exosomes and to Intermittent Hypoxia 

    Khalyfa, Abdelnaby; Trzepizur, Wojciech; Gileles-Hillel, Alex; Qiao, Zhuanhong; Sanz Rubio, David; Marin, José M.; Martinez-Garcia, Miguel A.; Campos-Rodríguez, Francisco; Almendros, Isaac; Farré, Ramon; Sanchez de la Torre, Manuel; García-Río, Francisco; Gozal, David (MDPI, 2021)
    Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is associated with increased cutaneous melanoma incidence and adverse outcomes. Exosomes are secreted by most cells, and play a role in OSA-associated tumor progression and metastasis. We aimed ...
  • Successful Practices in Performing and Maintaining Physical Activity in Adults with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Qualitative Study 

    Vilafranca Cartagena, Mireia; Arreciado Marañón, Antonia; Artigues i Barberà, Eva María; Tort Nasarre, Glòria (MDPI, 2022-10-28)
    Physical activity has proven to be greatly beneficial in patients with DM2. However, few adhere to physical activity recommendations and are motivated to engage in regular physical activity and the numerous interventions ...
  • Biceps Femoris Activation during Hamstring Strength Exercises: A Systematic Review 

    Llurda Almuzara, Luis; Labata Lezaun, Noé; López de Celis, Carlos; Aiguadé Aiguadé, Ramon; Romaní Sánchez, Sergi; Rodríguez-Sanz, Jacobo; Fernández-de-las-Peñas, César; Pérez Bellmunt, Albert (MDPI, 2021)
    Background: The aim of the study was to systematically evaluate the biceps femoris long head activation across cross-sectional hamstring strength exercise studies. Methods: A systematic review design was followed. The ...

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