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Effectiveness of Aquatic Exercises in Women With Rheumatoid Arthritis A Randomized, Controlled, 16-Week Intervention--The HydRA Trial
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2017)
Objective: The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of land-based (LB) andwater-based (WB) aerobic exercises in women with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Design: A total of 133 women with RA were included in ...
Effects of Strength and Power Training on Neuromuscular Variables in Older Adults
(Human Kinetics Publ Inc, 2012-04-01)
The purpose of this study was to compare the neuromuscular adaptations produced by strength-training (ST) and power-training (PT) regimens in older individuals. Participants were balanced by quadriceps cross-sectional area ...
A strength exercise program in rats with epilepsy is protective against seizures
(Elsevier B.V., 2012-11-01)
The beneficial effects of physical exercise on epilepsy, such as a decreased seizure frequency, have been observed following aerobic exercise programs in both clinical and experimental studies. However, it is not well ...
Exercise training improves sleep pattern and metabolic profile in elderly people in a time-dependent manner
(Biomed Central Ltd, 2011-07-06)
Aging and physical inactivity are two factors that favors the development of cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, obesity, diabetes, and sleep dysfunction. in contrast, the adoption a habitual of moderate exercise ...
Effect of L-carnitine on exercise performance in patients with mitochondrial myopathy
(Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica, 2015-01-01)
Exercise intolerance due to impaired oxidative metabolism is a prominent symptom in patients with mitochondrial myopathy (MM), but it is still uncertain whether L-carnitine supplementation is beneficial for patients with ...
High altitude exposure impairs sleep patterns, mood, and cognitive functions
This work evaluated the importance of sleep on mood and cognition after 24?h of exposure to hypoxia. Ten males, aged 2330 years, were placed in a normobaric chamber simulating an altitude of 4,500?m. Sleep assessments were ...
Incremental exercise test for the evaluation of peak oxygen consumption in paralympic swimmers
(Edizioni Minerva Medica, 2016)
BACKGROUND: Peak oxygen consumption (VO(2)peak) is a fundamental parameter used to evaluate physical capacity. The objective of this study was to explore two types of incremental exercise tests used to determine VO(2)peak ...
Polysomnographic evaluation in interstate bus drivers
(Amer Acad Sleep Medicine, 2001-04-15)
Resistance Training with Instability for Patients with Parkinson's Disease
(Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2016)
Purpose: This randomized controlled trial compared the effects of resistance training (RT) and RT with instability (RTI) on the timed up and go test (TUG), on-medication Unified Parkinson's Disease Rating Scale part III ...
Physical exercise performed before bedtime improves the sleep pattern of healthy young good sleepers
To investigate the influence of different intensities and durations of exercise before bedtime on the sleep pattern and core body temperature of individuals considered good sleepers, we selected 17 healthy males and all ...