Title: Genetic, Maternal and Placental Factors in the Association between Birth Weight and Physical Fitness: A Longitudinal Twin Study
Authors: Touwslager, Robbert N H ×
Gielen, Marij
Tan, Frans E S
Mulder, Antonius L M
Gerver, Willem J M
Houben, Alfons J H M
Zeegers, Maurice P
Derom, Cathérine
Vlietinck, Robert
Maes, Hermine
Stehouwer, Coen D A #
Thomis, Martine #
Issue Date: 2013
Publisher: Public Library of Sciene
Series Title: PLoS One vol:8 issue:10 pages:e76423
Article number: 10.1371/journal.pone.0076423
Abstract: Adult cardiorespiratory fitness and muscle strength are related to all-cause and cardiovascular mortality. Both are possibly related to birth weight, but it is unclear what the importance is of genetic, maternal and placental factors in these associations.
ISSN: 1932-6203
Publication status: published
KU Leuven publication type: IT
Appears in Collections:Department of Human Genetics - miscellaneous
Clinical Genetics
Physical Activity, Sports & Health Research Group
× corresponding author
# (joint) last author

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