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Exercise and cognitive functions in Parkinson's disease: Gender differences and disease severity
(Motriz : Revista de Educação Física, 2014) [Artigo]
This study investigated the effect of a multimodal exercise program on executive functions and memory in people with Parkinson’s disease, taking into account disease severity and gender. Twenty-three patients with Parkinson’s ...
Effects of physical activity levels on fatigue perception in patients with Parkinson's disease and neurologically healthy individuals
(Health, 2014) [Artigo]
Background: Recent researches involving fatigue and Parkinson’s disease (PD) sought to verify its incidence and the impacts of fatigue on quality life of patients with PD. Despite the importance of regular physical activity ...
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 ...
Recovery of gait after quadriceps muscle fatigue
(Gait & Posture, 2015-10-25) [Artigo]
The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of recovery time after quadriceps muscle fatigue on gait in young adults. Forty young adults (20-40 years old) performed three 8-m gait trials at preferred velocity before ...
Challenging postural tasks increase asymmetry in patients with parkinson's disease
(Plos One, 2015) [Artigo]
The unilateral predominance of Parkinson's disease (PD) symptoms suggests that balance control could be asymmetrical during static tasks. Although studies have shown that balance control asymmetries exist in patients with ...