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dc.creatorCavero-Redondo, I-
dc.creatorPeleteiro, B-
dc.creatorÁlvarez-Bueno, C-
dc.creatorGarrido-Miguel, M-
dc.creatorArtero, EG-
dc.creatorMartinez-Vizcaino, V-
dc.description.abstractIntroduction Epidemiological evidence suggests that physical activity has a positive effect on reducing glycated haemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels not only in diabetics, but also in healthy subjects. Moreover, a positive association of HbA1c levels with cardiovascular disease and mortality in non-diabetic populations has recently been reported. This is a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis aiming to estimate the effects of physical activity on glycaemic control measured by HbA1c levels in non-diabetic populations; and to determine which type of physical activity has a greater influence on glycaemic control. Methods and analysis The search will be conducted using MEDLINE, EMBASE, the Cochrane Library and Web of Science databases from inception to mid-2017. Randomised controlled trials, non-randomised experimental studies and controlled pre–post studies written in English, Portuguese, French or Spanish will be included. The Cochrane Collaboration’s tool and The Quality Assessment Tool for Quantitative Studies will be used to assess the risk of bias for studies included in the systematic review. Standardised pre–post intervention mean differences of HbA1c will be calculated as the primary outcome. Subgroup analyses will be performed based on the characteristics of physical activity intervention and population included in the studies.pt_PT
dc.description.sponsorshipThis research received no specific grant from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not for profit sectors. IC-R is supported by a grant from the Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (FPU13/01582). BP is supported by a grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (SFRH/BPD/108751/2015). CA-B and MG-M are supported by a grant from the Spanish Ministry of Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport (FPU13/03137 and FPU15/03847, respectively).pt_PT
dc.relation.ispartofseriesBMJ Open, vol. 7(7), p. e015801pt_PT
dc.subjectGlycated haemoglobin A1cpt_PT
dc.subjectPhysical activitypt_PT
dc.titleThe effects of physical activity interventions on glycated haemoglobin A1c in non-diabetic populations: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysispt_PT
dc.typeArtigo em Revista Científica Internacionalpt_PT
dc.contributor.uportoInstituto de Saúde Públicapt_PT
dc.identifier.doi10.1136/ bmjopen-2016-015801-
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