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Fjordbakk Cathrine T - - 2013
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY: The pathogenesis of dynamic bilateral laryngeal collapse (DLC) associated with poll flexion is unknown. Diagnosis is dependent upon exercise endoscopy while replicating the flexed head position harness racehorses experience during racing. OBJECTIVES: To compare the effects of poll flexion on rostro-caudal laryngeal positioning and laryngeal lumen ...
Egan Brendan - - 2013
Preservation of aerobic fitness and skeletal muscle strength through exercise training can ameliorate metabolic dysfunction and prevent chronic disease. These benefits are mediated in part by extensive metabolic and molecular remodeling of skeletal muscle by exercise. Aerobic and resistance exercise represent extremes on the exercise continuum and elicit markedly different ...
Grelier S - - 2013
Aim: For many years, exercise has been regarded as one of the three primary interventions to treat type 2 diabetes along with diet and medication. Combined exercise programs consisting of both aerobic and resistance training have been demonstrated to have more benefits in a sedentary population than either type of ...
Moon Hye Jin - - 2013
To compare the effects of lumbar stabilization exercises and lumbar dynamic strengthening exercises on the maximal isometric strength of the lumbar extensors, pain severity and functional disability in patients with chronic low back pain (LBP). Patients suffering nonspecific LBP for more than 3 months were included prospectively and randomized into ...
Pernambuco Carlos Soares - - 2013
The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effects of an AAG on BMD, osteocalcin and functional autonomy in older women. The sample consisted of eighty-two post-menopausal women with low BMD, randomly divided into two groups: the Aquatic Aerobics Group [AAG; n=42; age: 66.8±4.2years], submitted to two weekly ...
Ju Yong-In - - 2013
Three-dimensional femoral trabecular architecture was investigated in tail-suspended young growing rats and the effects of jump exercise during the period of tail-suspension were also examined. Eight-week-old male Wistar rats (n = 24) were randomly assigned to three body weight-matched groups: a tail suspended group (SUS, n = 8); a sedentary control group (CON, n = 8) ...
Stolzenberg Nils - - 2013
BACKGROUND: To prevent falls in the elderly, especially those with low bone density, is it necessary to maintain muscle coordination and balance. The aim of this study was to examine the effect of classical balance training (BAL) and whole-body vibration training (VIB) on postural control in post-menopausal women with low ...
Krabak Brian J - - 2013
OBJECTIVE: To describe the current use of dry-land training in swimmers by age category. DESIGN: Randomized sampling questionnaire. SETTING: Web-based survey. PARTICIPANTS: Ninety-seven coaches from swim clubs throughout the United States. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Dry-land training use, frequency, duration, mode of exercise, and exercise by body region in the following ...
Groeneveldt Lara - - 2013
ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Exercise programmes are beneficial for cancer patients however evidence is limited in patients with multiple myeloma (MM), a cancer that is characterised by osteolytic bone disease, giving rise to high levels of bone morbidity including fractures and bone pain. METHODS: We conducted a single arm phase 2 study ...
Ohba Seigo - - 2013
PURPOSE: Intraoral vertical ramus osteotomy (IVRO) is an effective surgical technique for cases of mandibular setback, is simpler and has a lower incidence of mental paraesthesia when compared to sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO). However, IVRO has a disadvantage in the prolonged duration of postoperative maxillary-mandibular fixation (MMF) required due ...
Leblanc A - - 2013
We report the results of alendronate ingestion plus exercise in preventing the declines in bone mass and strength and elevated levels of urinary calcium and bone resorption in astronauts during 5.5 months of spaceflight. INTRODUCTION: This investigation was an international collaboration between NASA and the JAXA space agencies to investigate the ...
Kemmler W - - 2013
In this meta-analysis, we evaluated the effect of exercise on fracture reduction in the elderly. Our results determined a significantly positive effect on overall fractures, whereas the possibility of a publication bias indicates the need for well-designed (multi-center) trials that generate enough power to focus on osteoporotic fractures. INTRODUCTION: The ...
Narra Nathaniel - - 2013
The aim of this study was to examine the association between different types of exercise loading and femoral neck cross-sectional geometry. Our data comprised proximal femur magnetic resonance (MR) images obtained from 91 female athletes and their 20 age-matched controls. The athletes were categorized according to typical training activity - ...
Winter Corinna C - - 2013
BACKGROUND: While research on exercise interventions during anticancer treatment is well-established in adults, only very few studies exist in children. However, pediatric patients experience great limitations to being physically active, and appropriate interventions are desired. PROCEDURE: The present study aimed at investigating the effects of individualized exercise interventions during inpatient ...
Allison Sarah J SJ Loughborough University, Leicestershire, - - 2013
There is little evidence as to whether exercise can increase BMD in older men with no investigation of high impact exercise. Lifestyle changes and individual variability may confound exercise trials but can be minimised using a within-subject unilateral design (exercise leg [EL] vs. control leg [CL]) that has high statistical ...
Mosti M P - - 2013
ABSTRACT: Current guidelines recommend weight-bearing activities, preferably strength training for improving skeletal health in patients with osteoporosis. What type of strength training that is most beneficial for these patients is not established. Maximal strength training (MST) is known to improve one repetition maximum (1RM) and rate of force development (RFD) ...
Hojan Katarzyna - - 2013
Background: The assessment of the impact aerobic exercises on bone mineral density in breast cancer women during endocrine therapy (ET). Material/Methods: The study included 53 women (mean 44.3 ±SD 4.9) during breast cancer treatment. This was a nonrandomized, prospective clinical study. The following examinations of the assessment of bone in ...
Gorostiaga Esteban M - - 2013
[This corrects the article on p. e40621 in vol. 7.].
Johnston Therese E - - 2013
Children with spinal cord injury (SCI) are at risk for the same health related complications experienced by adults with SCI; however, children are likely at increased risk due to the young age at which the injury was sustained. Common health related complications impact the cardiovascular, respiratory, and musculoskeletal systems, increasing ...
Kijak Edward - - 2013
On the basis of selected cases, evaluation of the usefulness of muscular exercises in rehabilitation of patients stricken by a dysfunction of the motor system of the chewing organ was accomplished. The assessment of the electric function of chewing muscles together with the registration of mandibular movements with the axiographic Zebris JMA apparatus ...
Vicente Wagner S - - 2013
To characterize the potential sexual dimorphism of bone in response to exercise. Young male and female Wistar rats were either submitted to 12 weeks of exercise or remained sedentary. The training load was adjusted at the mid-trial (week 6) by the maximal speed test. A mechanical test was performed to ...
Giangregorio Lora M - - 2013
Vertebral fractures are associated with increased morbidity (e.g., pain, reduced quality of life), and mortality. Therapeutic exercise is a non-pharmacologic conservative treatment that is often recommended for patients with vertebral fractures to reduce pain and restore functional movement. Our objectives were to evaluate the benefits and harms of exercise interventions ...
Waller Benjamin - - 2013
Symptoms associated with osteoarthritis of the knee result in decreased function, loss of working capacity and extensive social and medical costs. There is a need to investigate and develop effective interventions to minimise the impact of and even prevent the progression of osteoarthritis. Aquatic exercise has been shown to be ...
Kelley George A - - 2013
Background. Dropouts and compliance to exercise interventions targeting bone mineral density (BMD) in adults are not well established. The purpose of this study was to address that gap. Methods. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled exercise intervention trials in adults ≥18 years of age. The primary outcomes were dropouts in the exercise ...
Cruz-Ferreira Ana - - 2013
A randomized, controlled trial was conducted to determine the effect of Pilates-based exercise on postural alignment. Seventy-four adult women (mean age ± SD, 34.9 ± 16.4 years) were randomized to a Pilates-based mat class (n = 40) or a control group (n = 34). Pilates-based exercise participants were taught the ...
Carstanjen B - - 2013
The purpose of this study was to analyze the acute effect of whole body vibration exercise (WBVE) on clinical parameters and blood values in horses. Seven horses were exposed to a 10 min WBVE at a frequency of 15-21 Hz. Clinical parameters and venous blood samples were taken before and ...
Takeda Satoko - - 2013
Some studies have shown that dietary hydrolyzed collagen peptides (HC) effectively prevent age-related bone loss. However, it is not known whether the intake of HC also has positive effect on bone mass or strength when combined with exercise during growth phase. We examined the effects of 11 weeks of HC ...
Jackman Trent - - 2013
This case report describes the physical therapy episode of care for an adolescent following surgical placement of an intramedullary skeletal kinetic distractor (ISKD) to minimize a leg-length discrepancy (LLD). A 14-year-old female was referred to home health physical therapy 2 weeks after ISKD placement in her right femur. The initial ...
Nalbandian Angèle - - 2013
The therapeutic effects of exercise resistance and endurance training in the alleviation of muscle hypertrophy/atrophy should be considered in the management of patients with advanced neuromuscular diseases. Patients with progressive neuromuscular diseases often experience muscle weakness, which negatively impact independence and quality of life levels. Mutations in the valosin containing ...
Thent Zar Chi - - 2013
Exercise training programs have emerged as a useful therapeutic regimen for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM). Majority of the Western studies highlighted the effective role of exercise in T2DM. Therefore, the main aim was to focus on the extent, type of exercise and its clinical significance in ...
Kelley George A - - 2013
Objective. Examine the effects of exercise on femoral neck (FN) and lumbar spine (LS) bone mineral density (BMD) in premenopausal women. Methods. Meta-analysis of randomized controlled exercise trials ≥24 weeks in premenopausal women. Standardized effect sizes (g) were calculated for each result and pooled using random-effects models, Z score alpha ...
Fan Weiwei - - 2013
Skeletal muscle is the largest organ in the human body and is the major site for energy expenditure. It exhibits remarkable plasticity in response to physiological stimuli such as exercise. Physical exercise remodels skeletal muscle and enhances its capability to burn calories, which has been shown to be beneficial for ...
Rosa Brielle V BV GRAVIDA: National Centre for Growth and Development, Institute of Veterinary, Animal and Biomedical Sciences, Massey University, Palmerston North, New - - 2013
Exercise during pregnancy may have long-lasting effects on offspring health. Musculoskeletal growth and development, metabolism, and later-life disease risk can all be impacted by the maternal environment during pregnancy. The skeleton influences glucose handling through the actions of the bone-derived hormone osteocalcin. The purpose of this study was to test ...
Frajacomo Fernando Tadeu Trevisan FT Department of Pathology and Legal Medicine, Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto, - - 2013
To compare the adaptive effects of three non-weight bearing exercise on bone mechanical properties. 24 male Balb/c mice (22-25g), were randomly divided into four groups (n=6): sedentary group (S); swimming group (N) which performed sessions five times per week for 60 min progressively; resistance group (R), which performed climbing exercise ...
Mallinson Rebecca J RJ Women's Health and Exercise Laboratory, 104 Noll Laboratory, Department of Kinesiology, Penn State University, University Park, PA 16802, - - 2013
Increasing caloric intake is a promising treatment for exercise-associated amenorrhea, but strategies have not been fully explored. The purpose of this case report was to compare and contrast the responses of two exercising women with amenorrhea of varying duration to an intervention of increased energy intake. Two exercising women with ...
Knobf M Tish - - 2013
There are an estimated 13.7 million cancer survivors in the United States. Persistent and late effects of cancer therapy have contributed to an increased risk for co-morbid illness and higher all-cause mortality. Physical exercise is a targeted rehabilitative intervention following cancer therapy and a health promotion risk reduction intervention for ...
Boppart Marni D MD Department of Kinesiology and Community Health, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Illinois Urbana, IL, - - 2013
Skeletal muscle repair is essential for effective remodeling, tissue maintenance, and initiation of beneficial adaptations post-eccentric exercise. A series of well characterized events, such as recruitment of immune cells and activation of satellite cells, constitute the basis for muscle regeneration. However, details regarding the fine-tuned regulation of this process in ...
Kang Min-Hyeok MH Department of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School, INJE University, Gimhae City, - - 2013
Hamstring-stretching exercises are frequently used to change lumbar spine and hip movements in the clinic. However, little research into the effects of hamstring flexibility on lumbar spine and hip movements during lifting tasks has been reported. We investigated effects of hamstring-stretching exercises on the kinematics of the lumbar spine and ...
Masharawi Youssef Y Spinal Research Lab., Department of Physiotherapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv Jaffa, - - 2013
The aim of this study was to assess the point prevalence of low back pain (LBP) in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA); and to compare radiological and clinical aspects, as well as impact of LBP on health related quality of life (QoL), depression and disability in control patients with mechanical ...
Basat Hande H Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Istanbul Faculty of Medicine, Istanbul University, Istanbul, - - 2013
The aim of this prospective, randomized controlled 6-month interventional trial was to investigate the effects of strengthening and high-impact exercise training on bone mineral density (BMD), bone turnover markers and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in postmenopausal women. Forty-two eligible postmenopausal women with osteopenia who referred to our outpatient clinics ...
Babatunde O O - - 2012
The utility of Quantitative Ultrasound (QUS) for assessing and monitoring changes in bone health due to exercise is limited for lack of adequate research evidence. Restrictions to bone density testing and the enduring debate over repeat dual energy absorptiometry testing spells uncertainty over clinical and non-clinical evaluation of exercise for ...
Heinonen Ilkka - - 2012
Human bone blood flow and metabolism during physical exercise remains poorly characterised. In the present study we measured femoral bone blood flow and glucose uptake in young healthy subjects by positron emission tomography in three separate protocols. In six women, blood flow was measured in femoral bone at rest and ...
Tamura Yuka Y Department of Applied Bioresource Science, The United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime University, 3-5-7 Tarumi, Matsuyama, Ehime 790-8566, Japan. - - 2013
The purpose of this study is to investigate factors influencing the osteo-sono assessment index (OSI) in junior high school students (boys, girls who had reached menarche, and girls who had not). A total of 9,743 students (4,974 boys and 4,769 girls) in Ehime Prefecture participated in this study. We measured ...
Kelley G A - - 2013
Use the meta-analytic approach to examine the effects of ground and/or joint reaction force exercise on femoral neck (FN) and lumbar spine (LS) bone mineral density (BMD) in men. Randomized controlled exercise trials ≥ 24 weeks were included. Standardized effect sizes (g) were calculated and pooled using random-effects models, z-score ...
Rosa B V - - 2012
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to examine the effects of voluntary exercise during pregnancy on maternal post-lactation bone parameters and offspring growth. Methods: Pregnant Wistar rats were housed in conventional cages (control), or were housed in raised cages requiring them to rise to an erect, bipedal stance to ...
Ooi Foong Kiew - - 2012
To date, little is known about the effects of a reduced level of jumping exercise regimens on bone turnover markers and mass. This study investigates the effects of different jumping exercise regimens with varying exercise loads on serum bone turnover markers and bone mass in female rats. A total of ...
Kemmler W - - 2012
The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term dose-response relationship of exercise frequency on areal bone mineral density (aBMD) in early post-menopausal women with osteopenia. Based on the 12-year results of the consequently supervised exercise group (EG) of the Erlangen Fitness and Osteoporosis Prevention Study, we retrospectively structured ...
Makizako Hyuma - - 2012
Background and aims: There has been much interest in exercise interventions as a primary behavioral prevention strategy against cognitive decline. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of a multicomponent exercise program on physical and dualtask performances in community-dwelling older adults with amnestic mild cognitive impairment (aMCI). ...
Cheng Fu-Chou - - 2012
Object Mobilization of hematopoietic progenitor cells (HPCs) from bone marrow involved in the process of peripheral nerve regeneration occurs mostly through deposits of CD34(+) cells. Treadmill exercise, with either differing intensity or duration, has been shown to increase axon regeneration and sprouting, but the effect of mobilization of HPCs on ...
Chilibeck Philip D - - 2012
We determined the effects of 2 years of exercise training and soy isoflavone supplementation on bone mass and lipids in postmenopausal women provided with calcium and vitamin D. Women were randomized to 4 groups: Exercise training (Ex); Isoflavone supplementation (Iso; 165 mg·d(-1) [105 mg·d(-1) aglycone equivalent]); combined Ex and Iso ...
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