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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 ...
Validade das equações preditivas da frequência cardíaca máxima para crianças e adolescentes
(Arquivos Brasileiros de Cardiologia, 2011-08-01) [Artigo]
FUNDAMENTO: Ausência de estudos na literatura validando equações preditivas da frequência cardíaca máxima (FCmáx) em crianças e adolescentes. OBJETIVO: Analisar a validade das equações preditivas da FCmáx 220 - idade e 208 ...
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: ...
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 ...
Dietary restriction, caloric value and the accumulation of hepatic fat
(Lipids in Health and Disease, 2012-01-05) [Artigo]
Background: Studies using laboratory animals under what are considered to be standard conditions normally offer unrestricted amounts of food to the animals, which can lead to metabolic disorders. Moreover, standard diets ...
EFFECT OF MATERNAL EXERCISE DURING PREGNANCY ON MATERNAL BODY COMPONENTS AND FETAL GROWTH IN YOUNG AND ADULT-RATS
(Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research, 1990-01-01) [Artigo]