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Effects of high and low volume of strength training on muscle strength, muscle volume and lipid profile in postmenopausal women
(Journal of Exercise Science and Fitness, 2014-01-01) [Artigo]
Changes in lipid profile are considered a risk factor for cardiovascular disease (CVD), especially in postmenopausal woman who have been associated with age-related loss of muscle mass. The beneficial role of aerobic ...
ANALYSIS of THE FUNCTIONAL BALANCE and ELECTROMYOGRAPHIC ACTIVITY IN ELDERLY WOMEN WITH OSTEOPOROSIS SUBMITTED TO TRAINING WITH OSCILLATORY POLE
(Osteoporosis International, 2012-12-01) [Resumo]
A new tuning fork with different vibration frequencies as an aid to bronchopulmonary hygiene physiotherapy
(Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine, 2014) [Artigo]
Background: The main function of the mucociliary system is the removal of particles or substances that are potentially harmful to the respiratory tract. The tuning fork therapeutic for the purpose of bronchial hygiene has ...
Handgrip and functional mobility in elderly with different levels of physical activity
(Fisioterapia e Pesquisa, 2014-04-01) [Artigo]
The proportion of elderly people is growing worldwide and, with this, there is an increase of chronic-degenerative conditions such as impaired balance and falls. The physically active elderly tends to an improved response ...
Assessment and comparison of the effects of two techniques on hamstring flexibility
(Fisioterapia em Movimento, 2014-12-01) [Artigo]
Introduction There are several stretching techniques that help increase flexibility, however, there are still questions regarding which method leads to the most effective gains. Objectives To assess and compare the effects ...
H1 but not H2 histamine antagonist receptors mediate anxiety-related behaviors and emotional memory deficit in mice subjected to elevated plus-maze testing
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 2013-05-01) [Artigo]
This study investigated the role of H1 and H2 receptors in anxiety and the retrieval of emotional memory using a Trial 1/Trial 2 (T1/T2) protocol in an elevated plus-maze (EPM). Tests were performed on 2 consecutive days, ...
Effect of 808 nm low-level laser therapy in exercise-induced skeletal muscle fatigue in elderly women
(Lasers in Medical Science, 2013-09-01) [Artigo]
Aging process involves several structural changes in muscle tissue which lead to decrease in musculoskeletal function. One of the most common physiological modifications is the increase in fatigability in elderly people, ...
Antagonist coactivation of trunk stabilizer muscles during Pilates exercises
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2013-05-15) [Artigo]
The purpose of this study was to compare the antagonist coactivation of the local and global trunk muscles during mat-based exercises of Skilled Modern Pilates. Twelve women performed five exercises and concurrently, surface ...
Correlation between balance and the level of functional independence among elderly people
(São Paulo Medical Journal, 2012-01-01) [Artigo]
CONTEXTO E OBJETIVOS: Como está ocorrendo um aumento do número total de pessoas idosas, há um aumento correspondente de idosos com incapacidades. Para examinar se há alguma relação entre equilíbrio e atividades de vida ...
Orchidectomy enhances the expression of endothelin-1 and ETB receptors in rat portal vein
(Journal of Smooth Muscle Research, 2014) [Artigo]
Functional studies have shown that orchidectomy increases the effects of phenylephrine on rat portal veins, but that it is completely prevented in the presence of both ETA and ETB receptor antagonists. Although it suggests ...