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Proprioceptive and behavior impairments in individuals with anterior cruciate ligament reconstructed knees
(Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 2003-08-01) [Artigo]
Objective: To assess sensory deficits and their effects on proprioceptive and motor function in patients who had undergone unilateral anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction.Design: Four evaluations were conducted: ...
Safety in road crossing of children with cerebral palsy
(Acta Paediatrica, 2003-10-01) [Artigo]
Aim: Children with cerebral palsy (CP) are regularly confronted with physical constraints during locomotion. Because abnormalities in motor control are often related to perceptual deficits, the aim of this study was to ...
Chronotropic response of beta-adrenergic-, muscarinic-, and calcitonin gene-related peptide-receptor agonists in right atria from neonatal capsaicin-treated rats
(Neuroscience Letters, 2002-06-14) [Artigo]
We evaluated the potency of isoproterenol, carbachol, pilocarpine and calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP) in the rat right atria at 30, 60 and 90 days after neonatal capsaicin treatment. Neonatal rats were pretreated ...
Improvement in relaxation response in corpus cavernosum from trained rats
(Urology, 2004-05-01) [Artigo]
Objectives. To evaluate the contractile and relaxing responses in rat corpus cavernosum (RCC) from rats after 8 weeks of run training, because erectile function is highly dependent on nitric oxide (NO) from nitrergic fibers ...
Visual timing and adaptive behavior in a road-crossing simulation study
(Accident Analysis and Prevention, 2005-05-01) [Artigo]
In this road-crossing simulation study, we assessed both participant's ability to visually judge whether or not they could cross a road, and their adaptive walking behavior. To this end, participants were presented with a ...
Heavy-intensity aerobic exercise affects the isokinetic torque and functional but not conventional hamstrings:quadriceps ratios
(Journal of Electromyography and Kinesiology, 2009-12-01) [Artigo]
Running exercises are frequently related to muscular injuries, which may be a result of muscular imbalance. The present study aimed to verify the effects of heavy-intensity continuous running exercise on the functional and ...
Fear and adventure tourism in Brazil
(Tourism Management, 2010-12-01) [Artigo]
The search for new non-routine emotions and sensations has become a decisive factor in taking part in adventure tourism. As Barros and Dines (2000) have pointed out, Brazil's natural resources are abundant and have been ...
School-age children's handwriting difficulties
(Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 2005-06-01) [Resumo]
Formação acadêmica e intervenção profissional na perspectiva da Psicologia do Esporte
(Motriz: Revista de Educação Física, 2009-01-01) [Artigo]
An analysis of where sport psychology is, and where it has been, is covered more extensively in this article when we could see the nature of sport psychology. The nature of sport psychology in the future will be determined ...
Balance, executive functions and falls in elderly with Alzheimer's disease (AD): A longitudinal study
(Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2012-03-01) [Artigo]
Elderly individuals with AD are more susceptible to falls, which might be associated with decrements in their executive functions and balance, among other things. We aimed to analyze the effects of a program of dual task ...