SEAF

Sociedad Española de Antropología Física

Nutritional status within life-cycle and among populations: anthropometric and body composition methods of assessment.

 

 


 

Programme.

August, 28: Nutritional status: causal and risk factors, intra and inter-population variability

  • 8:30-9: Registration, distribution of material
  • 9-9:15: Overview on the programme and presentation of lecturers (E. Marini, prof. Univ. Cagliari, Italy).
  • 9:15–10: Nutritional status: definition, causal factors and risk factors (E. Rebato, prof. Univ. País Vasco, Spain)
  • 10-11: Intra-population variability: life cycle and sexual dimorphism (P. Montero, prof. Univ. Autonoma Madrid, Spain);
  • 11-11.20: coffee break
  • 11.20 – 13: Inter-population variability and secular trends (E. Marini, prof. Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 13- 15: lunch
  • 15-17: Laboratory: international databases on nutritional status (O. Comandini, PhD, Univ. Cagliari, Italy)

August, 29: Anthropometric assessment of nutritional status

  • 9-11: Anthropometric techniques (M. Micheletti Cremasco, Prof. Univ. di Torino, Italy)
  • 11-11.20: coffee break
  • 11.20 – 13: Analysis of anthropometric data (O. Comandini, PhD, Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 13- 15: lunch
  • 15-17: Laboratory: anthropometry (A. Camina Martin, prof. Univ. Valladolid, Spain; M. Micheletti Cremasco, Prof. Univ. di Torino, Italy)

August, 30: Body composition

  • 9-10: Body composition (R. Buffa, PhD, Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 10-11: Techniques for the evaluation of body composition (A.M. Silva, prof. Univ. Lisbon, Portugal)
  • 11-11.20: coffee break
  • 11.20 – 13: Bioelectrical impedance analysis: principles, equipments, applications (L.A. Gobbo, prof. São Paulo State Univ., Brazil)
  • 13- 15: lunch
  • 15-17: Laboratory: total body and segmental bioimpedance (P.Lussu, Dr Univ. Cagliari, Italy; E. Mereu, PhD, Univ. Cagliari; V. Succa, Dr Univ. Cagliari, Italy)

 August, 31: Bioelectrical impedance vector analysis (BIVA)

  • 9-10: General principles of BIVA (E. Marini, prof. Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 10-11: Classic BIVA (A. Camina Martin, prof. Univ. Valladolid, Spain)
  • 11-11.20: coffee break
  • 11.20 – 13: Specific BIVA (R. Buffa, PhD, Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 13- 15: lunch
  • 15-17: Laboratory: BIVA (P.Lussu, Dr Univ. Cagliari, Italy; E. Mereu, PhD, Univ. Cagliari, Italy; V. Succa, Dr Univ. Cagliari, Italy)

September, 1 (public conference): Variability of nutritional status in human populations: case studies

Coordinator: E. Marini (prof. Univ. Cagliari, Italy)

  • 9.0-9.15: Nutritional status of newborns (breastfeeding patterns) and obesity in childhood (P. Montero, prof. Univ. Autonoma Madrid, Spain)
  • 9.15-9.30: Nutritional status of children in sub Saharan Africa (O. Comandini, PhD, Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 9.30-9.45: Nutritional status of athletes (M. Micheletti Cremasco, Prof. Univ. di Torino, Italy)
  • 9.45-10.0: Nutritional status of Gitans (E. Rebato, prof. Univ. Pais Vasco, Spain)
  • 10.0–10.15: Nutritional status of Italian immigrants (S. Toselli, Prof. Univ. Bologna, Italy)
  • 10.15-10.30: Nutritional status of the healthy elderly population (E. Marini, Prof. Univ. Cagliari, Italy)
  • 10.30-11.00: coffee break
  • 11.00-11.15: Nutritional status of the elderly diseased population (A. Camina Martin, prof. Univ. Valladolid, Spain)
  • 11.15-11.30: Effect of physical exercise on nutritional status in the elderly (L.A. Gobbo, prof. São Paulo State Univ., Brazil)
  • 11.30.-11.45: Phase angle and specific BIVA: a multicenter international collaboration (AM. Silva, prof. Univ. Lisbon, Portugal)
  • 11.45-12.45: Discussion
  • 12.45 – 13.00: Scientific school and / or Conference certificates‘ delivery

  Limited to students and lecturers of the school:

  • 13.00-14: lunch
  • 14-15: Transfer to Cagliari