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Ginkgo Biloba Extract in an Animal Model of Parkinson's Disease: A Systematic Review
(Current Neuropharmacology, 2013-07-01) [Resenha]
Although the exact cause of neuronal loss in Parkinson's disease is not known, evidence points to oxidative stress and the production of reactive oxygen species as the main events that occur in the substantia nigra pars ...
Depressive symptoms and level of physical activity in patients with Alzheimer's disease
(Geriatrics & Gerontology International, 2012-10-01) [Artigo]
Aim: The purpose of this study was to determine the presence of depressive symptoms in patients with Alzheimer's disease, to assess whether there was an association between physical activity level and depressive symptoms ...
Early impairment of cognitive functions in Parkinson's disease
(Arquivos de Neuro-Psiquiatria, 2007-06-01) [Artigo]
Background: Impairment in non-motor functions such as disturbances of some executive functions are also common events in Parkinson's disease patients. Objective: To verify the performance of Parkinson's disease patients ...
Dominant-non-dominant asymmetry of kicking a stationary and rolling ball in a futsal context
(Journal of Sports Sciences, 2015) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to analyse the characteristics of the asymmetries in the dominant and non-dominant limbs when kicking stationary and rolling balls. Ten experienced Brazilian amateur futsal players participated ...
Long-term nitric oxide inhibition and chronotropic responses in rat isolated right atria
(Hypertension, 1999-10-01) [Artigo]
The long-term administration of nitric oxide synthesis inhibitors induces arterial hypertension accompanied by left ventricular hypertrophy and myocardial ischemic lesions. Because the enhancement of sympathetic drive has ...
EFFECT OF CAFFEINE ON THE METABOLISM OF RATS EXERCISING BY SWIMMING
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 1994-10-01) [Artigo]
Several studies have demonstrated that caffeine improves endurance exercise performance but the mechanisms are not fully understood. Possibilities include increased free fatty acid (FFA) oxidation with consequent sparing ...
Effect of soccer training on the running speed and the blood lactate concentration at the lactate minimum test
(Biology of Sport, 2007-01-01) [Artigo]
Tegtbur et al.  devised a new method able to estimate the intensity at maximal lactate steady state termed lactate minimum test. According to Billat et al. , no studies have yet been published on the affect of ...
Sports practice is related to parasympathetic activity in adolescents
(Revista Paulista De Pediatria : Orgão Oficial Da Sociedade De Pediatria De São Paulo, 2015) [Artigo]
Objective: To analyze the relationship among sports practice, physical education class, habitual physical activity and cardiovascular risk in adolescents. Methods: Cross-sectional study with 120 schoolchildren (mean: ...
Arterial hypertension induced by nitric oxide (NO) inhibition. Potency of beta- and muscarinic-agonists in rat isolated right atria.
(Hypertension, 1999-05-01) [Resumo]
Effects of phonophoresis with Arnica montana onto acute inflammatory process in rat skeletal muscles: An experimental study
(Ultrasonics, 2009-05-01) [Artigo]
This study aimed at verifying the effects of phonophoresis associated with Arnica montana on the acute phase of an inflammatory muscle lesion. Forty Wistar male rats (300 +/- 50 g), of which the Tibialis Anterior muscle ...