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Effect of the Mat Pilates method on postural balance and thoracic hyperkyphosis among elderly women: a randomized controlled trial
(Revista Brasileira de Geriatria e Gerontologia, 2016-06-01) [Artigo]
AbstractObjective:To evaluate the influence of the Mat Pilates method on thoracic hyperkyphosis and postural balance among elderly women.Method:A randomized longitudinal study was performed involving 31 elderly women who ...
Equilibrium in women with osteoporosis submitted to balance training with and without an oscillating vibratory pole
(Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies, 2016-01-01) [Artigo]
Objectives: An eight-week balance training program, with and without oscillation of vibratory pole, was shown to have a medium-term persistence effect on the performance of elderly physically-active women with osteoporosis. ...
Analysis of localized muscle fatigue in elderly women with and without a history of falls using electromyographic signal frequency parameters
(Revista Brasileira de Cineantropometria & Desempenho Humano, 2014-07-01) [Artigo]
One of the problems that most concerns the elderly population is the falling, which can be caused by muscle fatigue. The objective of this study was to compare median electromyographic frequency values for the vastus ...