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    • Efeitos do exercício na redução do risco de quedas em mulheres idosas com osteoporose 

      Teixeira, Lucas Emmanuel Pedro de Paiva; Peccin, Maria Stella [UNIFESP]; Silva, Kelson Nonato Gomes da [UNIFESP]; Oliveira, Aline Mizusaki Imoto de; Teixeira, Tiago José de Paiva; Costa, Joelma Magalhães da; Trevisani, Virgínia Fernandes Moça [UNIFESP] (Universidade do Estado do Rio Janeiro, 2013-09-01)
      OBJECTIVE: This study aims to evaluate the effect of progressive muscular strength and proprioception training program on the balance and decrease in the risk of falls in women with osteoporosis. METHOD: 82 sedentary women ...

    • Equilíbrio, coordenação e agilidade de idosos submetidos à prática de exercícios físicos resistidos 

      Silva, Andressa da [UNIFESP]; Almeida, Gustavo Jeronimo de Melo [UNIFESP]; Cassilhas, Ricardo Cardoso [UNIFESP]; Cohen, Moises [UNIFESP]; Peccin, Maria Stella [UNIFESP]; Tufik, Sergio [UNIFESP]; Mello, Marco Tulio de [UNIFESP] (Soc Brasileira Med Esporte, 2008-03-01)
      Objectives: To evaluate balance, coordination and agility of older subjects submitted to physical exercise. Methods: 61 male older subjects, aged between 60-75 years, randomly assigned to a resisted exercises with gradual ...

    • Fatores associados ao histórico de quedas de idosos assistidos pelo Programa de Saúde da Família 

      Ricci, Natalia Aquaroni [UNIFESP]; Gonçalves, Daniele de Faria Figueiredo; Coimbra, Ibsen Bellini; Coimbra, Arlete Maria Valente (Faculdade de Saúde Pública, Universidade de São Paulo.Associação Paulista de Saúde Pública., 2010-12-01)
      This study aims at identifying the sociodemographic, clinical-functional and psycho-cognitive factors associated with the history of falls of community-dwelling elderly individuals assisted by Programa Saúde da Família ...

    • A importância da análise dos gêneros para fisioterapeutas: enfoque nas quedas entre idosos 

      Gasparotto, Lívia Pimenta Renó [UNIFESP]; Santos, José Francisco Fernandes Quirino dos [UNIFESP] (Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, 2012-12-01)
      INTRODUCTION: High rates of falls by elder people inevitably raise the demand for physical rehab in clinics. To efficiently cope with this, professional therapists should alert patients to preventive measures. However, ...

    • Osteosarcopenia: where bone, muscle, and fat collide 

      Hirschfeld, H. P. [UNIFESP]; Kinsella, R.; Duque, G. (Springer London Ltd, 2017)
      As the world's population ages, the prevalence of chronic diseases increases. Sarcopenia and osteoporosis are two conditions that are associated with aging, with similar risk factors that include genetics, endocrine function, ...

    • Papel da vitamina D na função neuro-muscular 

      Pedrosa-Castro, Marcia Alessandra Carneiro [UNIFESP]; Lazaretti-Castro, Marise [UNIFESP] (Sociedade Brasileira de Endocrinologia e Metabologia, 2005-08-01)
      Through its action in the kidney, intestines, bone and parathyroid glands vitamin D is a major regulator of calcium homeostasis and for the development of a healthy skeleton. Moreover, receptors for this hormone are present ...

    • Percentage height of center of mass is associated with the risk of falls among elderly women: A case-control study 

      Almeida, Claudio W. L.; Castro, Charlles H. M. [UNIFESP]; Pedreira, Paulo G.; Heymann, Roberto E.; Szejnfeld, Vera L. (Elsevier B.V., 2011-06-01)
      Falls are a serious health problem for aged people, causing social and economic burden. Despite being an important determinant of balance, the positioning of the center of mass (COM) has not been evaluated as a risk factor ...

    • Progressive load training for the quadriceps muscle associated with proprioception exercises for the prevention of falls in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis: a randomized controlled trial 

      Teixeira, Lucas Emmanuel Pedro de Paiva [UNIFESP]; Silva, Kelson Nonato Gomes da [UNIFESP]; Imoto, Aline Mizusaki [UNIFESP]; Teixeira, T. J. P.; Kayo, Andrea Harumi [UNIFESP]; Montenegro-Rodrigues, R.; Peccin, Maria Stella [UNIFESP]; Trevisani, Virgínia Fernandes Moça [UNIFESP] (Springer, 2010-04-01)
      This study aims to evaluate the effect of 18-week progressive muscular strength and proprioception training program on the muscle strength of the quadriceps, in prevention of falls in postmenopausal women with osteoporosis. ...

    • Representação da queda em ambiente doméstico: um enfoque na autonomia do idoso 

      Renó, Lívia Pimenta [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2011-04-27)
      Background. Domestic accidents involving falls, as a common episode in the elderly households, can reach the point of physical incapacitation, with consequent loss of independence at old age. Research has pointed out schemes ...