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Postural control, falls and Parkinson's disease: Are fallers more asymmetric than non-fallers?
(Human Movement Science, 2019-02-01) [Artigo]
Postural control asymmetry is an important aspect of Parkinson's disease (PD) that may be associated with falls. The aim of this study was to compare the postural control asymmetry during postural tasks between fallers and ...
Utility of center of pressure measures during obstacle crossing in prediction of fall risk in people with Parkinson's disease
(Human Movement Science, 2019-08-01) [Artigo]
Introduction: Postural instability during walking and tripping over obstacles are the main causes of falls in people with Parkinson's disease (PD). Preliminary limited evidence suggests that the length of the prospective ...
RCVibro System: full description of a custom-made vibratory system and its reliability
(Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy, 2017-11-01) [Artigo]
Background The use of local muscle vibration is a promising technique to improve motor performance in people with movement impairments. Majority of studies have failed to properly describe the used system and its reliability, ...
Pseudoescópula em Ischnothele annulata (Araneae, Mygalomorphae): avaliando estrutura e funcionalidade na comunicação sexual
(2019-08-28) [Dissertação de mestrado]
Spiders are generally solitary, aggressive, potential cannibal predators, and have poor visual acuity. These features may have favored a strong selection for long-distance communication, such as chemical and/or vibratory ...
Filogeografia e genômica de populações de Pitcairnia lanuginosa (Bromeliaceae)
(2018-12-07) [Tese de doutorado]
Os Neotrópicos possuem níveis de diversidade taxonômica, filogenética e funcional extremamente altos, mesmo quando comparados aos de outras regiões tropicais do mundo. O estudo dos processos envolvidos na diversificação ...