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Żebrowska, Aleksandra
The aim of this study was to compare the serum catabolic and anabolic hormones concentrations in relation to training volume and training intensity during pre-season and competitive season in male road cyclists. Ten subjects (age 23,4 ± 3,56 years, training for 7,2 ± 1,2 years) performed an incremental cycle ergometer ...
Mathur S S Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, - - 2014
With improved survival rates in solid organ transplantation there has been an increased focus on long-term outcomes following transplant, including physical function, health-related quality-of-life and cardiovascular mortality. Exercise training has the potential to affect these outcomes, however, research on the optimal timing, type, dose of exercise, mode of delivery and ...
Nock Nora L NL Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA; Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Cleveland, OH, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
Obesity is a leading risk factor for endometrial cancer (EC), particularly Type I forms, which are increasing in the U.S. Although death rates from most cancers have been decreasing, overall mortality in EC is increasing in the U.S. EC survivors' poor fitness combined with their surgical treatments may make weight ...
Muzaffar Henna H 1 Human and Community Development, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign , Urbana, - - 2014
Abstract Background: The HOT (Healthy Outcome for Teens) Project is an innovative online educational intervention for middle school children for prevention of diabetes and obesity by balancing food intake with physical activity. The objective was to improve knowledge, outcome expectations, self-efficacy, and self-reported food intake and skills and to compare ...
Benavent-Caballer V V University Cardenal Herrera-CEU, Department of Physiotherapy, Avda. Seminari s/n., 46113 Moncada, Valencia, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
To evaluate the short-term effects of three different resistance training programs, conducted at low intensity, on physical performance, muscle cross-sectional area (CSA) and the capacity to perform daily tasks in older adults living in a geriatric nursing home. Randomized controlled trial, with a 4-month intervention period. A geriatric nursing home ...
Kaya Derya Ozer DO Assistant Professor, School of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Ahi Evran University, Kırşehir, Turkey. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of manual therapy with exercise to kinesiotaping with exercise for patients with subacromial impingement syndrome. Randomized clinical before and after trial was used. Fifty-four patients diagnosed as having subacromial impingement syndrome who were referred for outpatient treatment were included. Eligible ...
Seitz Laurent B LB Centre for Exercise and Sports Sciences Research (CESSR), School of Exercise and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA, 6027, Australia, - - 2014
Although lower-body strength is correlated with sprint performance, whether increases in lower-body strength transfer positively to sprint performance remain unclear. This meta-analysis determined whether increases in lower-body strength (measured with the free-weight back squat exercise) transfer positively to sprint performance, and identified the effects of various subject characteristics and resistance-training ...
Steinberg Helmut H Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, A202, Memphis, TN, 38163, - - 2014
Look AHEAD is the only long-term study in a large cohort of subjects with type 2 diabetes that assessed the effect of intensive lifestyle, predominantly diet and exercise, on a number of outcomes. While Look AHEAD was not able to detect a significant effect of intensive lifestyle modification on cardiovascular ...
Kaminski S L SL Department of Animal Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND - - 2014
To determine how exercise from mid to late (days 40-104) gestation impacts offspring body, uterine and ovarian weight, and ovarian cell proliferation at three different developmental stages, Yorkshire gilts were either exercised by walking (EX) or not exercised (CON). In parity 1, ovaries and uteri were collected from the heaviest ...
Seneviratne Sumudu N SN Liggins Institute, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand; Gravida: National Centre for Growth and Development, University of Auckland, Auckland, New - - 2014
An increasing number of women are entering pregnancy in an overweight or obese state. Obese women and their offspring are at increased risk of adverse perinatal outcomes, and these may be improved by regular moderate-intensity antenatal exercise. Current guidelines recommend that all pregnant women without contraindications engage in thirty minutes ...
Stein Joel J From the Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons (JS, LB, CKW); Division of Rehabilitation Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College (JS); Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, New York-Presbyterian Hospital, New York, New York (JS); and Department of Medicine, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia - - 2014
Robot-aided exercise therapy is a promising approach to enhance walking ability in stroke survivors. This study was designed to test a new robotic knee brace for restoring mobility in stroke survivors. Twenty-four ambulatory individuals with chronic hemiparesis after stroke were enrolled in this pilot study. The participants were randomly assigned ...
Singh Sally S Centre for Exercise and Rehabilitation Science, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QP, UK. Electronic address: - - 2014
A comprehensive assessment is the foundation of a successful pulmonary rehabilitation programme. There is a broad selection of outcome measures that tend to be categorized into measures of exercise performance (including measures of strength) quality of life (health status), psychological well-being, nutritional status and more recently knowledge and self-efficacy. There ...
Schneider Margaret M School of Social Ecology, University of California, 258 Social Ecology I, Irvine, CA 92797 - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the implementation and proximal impact of an intervention designed to enhance adolescents' affective experience during Physical Education (PE). Healthy adolescents (N = 74) were randomly assigned to an affect-based or a traditional exercise prescription. Intervention logs, observations and interviews documented the implementation of the ...
Conn Vicki S VS S317 School of Nursing, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, 65211, USA, - - 2014
Considerable research has tested physical activity (PA) interventions to prevent and treat overweight and obesity. This comprehensive meta-analysis synthesized the anthropometric effects of supervised exercise interventions and motivational interventions to increase PA. Eligible intervention studies included healthy participants with reported anthropometric outcomes [e.g., body mass index (BMI)]. Extensive searching located ...
Babbar Shilpa S From the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Truman Medical Center Hospital Hill, Kansas City, - - 2014
Abstract The primary objective of this survey was to ascertain the opinions, practices and knowledge about exercise, including yoga, during pregnancy; the secondary objective to compare the responses among women with body mass index (BMI) < vs. > 30 kg/m(2). Survey consisted of 20 multiple choice questions assessing demographics and ...
Huang Jiazhang J Department of Orthopedics, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, - - 2014
BACKGROUND:The choice of rehabilitation management after the surgical repair of acute Achilles tendon (AT) ruptures remains controversial because of insufficient clinical evidence. The current study analyzes the postoperative rehabilitation of AT ruptures based on the current clinical evidence. PURPOSE:To identify and analyze the high-level clinical evidence regarding postoperative rehabilitation after ...
Sharma Geeta G Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, - - 2014
Prenatal training has been shown to prevent diastasis recti. The purpose of this study was to see if women who started an exercise program after delivery had a comparable reduction in diastasis recti as those who started the program during their pregnancy. A retrospective analysis was done of 63 women ...
Govindappagari Shravya S Albert Einstein College of Medicine/Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to identify unique barriers to exercise during pregnancy in an underserved urban population. Pregnant patients at scheduled prenatal appointments were given survey forms to fill out regarding willingness to exercise and preferred type of exercise while waiting to be seen. Verbal announcements and published ...
Tyler Mitchell E - - 2014
This study sought to examine the effect of targeted physical therapy with and without cranial nerve non-invasive neuromodulation (CN-NINM), on the walking ability of people with MS who exhibited a dysfunctional gait. We hypothesized that subjects who received electrical stimulation would have greater improvement than those who had a control ...
Hind Karen K Carnegie Research Institute, Leeds Metropolitan University, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United - - 2014
Developing Interventions for Children's Exercise (DICE) is an initiative aimed at determining effective school-based exercise programs. To assess feasibility, we conducted a pilot study of exercise sessions which varied in duration and frequency. Exercise interventions were delivered to Year 3 pupils (age 7-8 years; n = 73) in primary schools ...
Liston Matthew B MB 1Centre of Human and Aerospace Physiological Sciences, King's College London, London, - - 2014
Objective:To investigate the feasibility and comparative effect of supplementing a modified OTAGO falls rehabilitation programme with multisensory balance exercises and informed sample size calculation for a definitive trial.Design:Single-blinded randomized controlled trial with pre/postcomparisons using a per-protocol analysis.Setting:Secondary care-based falls clinic, London, UK.Subjects:Community-dwelling older people (n = 21) experiencing ≥2 non-syncopal ...
O'Neill Brenda - - 2014
Following discharge home from the ICU, patients often suffer from reduced physical function, exercise capacity, health-related quality of life and social functioning. There is usually no support to address these longer term problems, and there has been limited research carried out into interventions which could improve patient outcomes. The aim ...
Kooiker Laura L Clinical Health Sciences, Physical Therapy Sciences, University of Utrecht, Utrecht, The - - 2014
Study Design Systematic literature review. Objective To summarize the evidence for physical therapist guided quadriceps strengthening exercises as a treatment for patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS). Background Although quadriceps strengthening is often included in the plan of care for PFPS, a systematic review published in 2003 determined that there was only ...
Zheng Guohua - - 2014
The physical and mental health of college-age youths tends to continuously decline around the world. It is therefore important to promote health during this period. As a traditional Chinese mind-body exercise, Tai Chi Chuan (TCC) may be an available selection. However for the college student population, the evidence is unclear ...
Clegg Andrew A Academic Unit of Elderly Care and Rehabilitation, University of Leeds, Temple Bank House, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Duckworth Lane, Bradford, West Yorkshire BD9 6RJ, - - 2014
frailty is a state of vulnerability to stressor events. There is uncertainty about the beneficial effects of exercise interventions for older people with frailty. The Home-based Older People's Exercise (HOPE) programme is a 12-week-exercise intervention for older people with frailty designed to improve mobility and function.Methods we tested feasibility of ...
Askling Carl M CM The Swedish School of Sport and Health Sciences, , Stockholm, - - 2014
Hamstring strain is a common injury in sprinters and jumpers, and therefore time to return to sport and secondary prevention become of particular concern. To compare the effectiveness of two rehabilitation protocols after acute hamstring injury in Swedish elite sprinters and jumpers by evaluating time needed to return to full ...
Lee Kyoung Jin KJ Department of Physical Therapy, Sahmyook University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] The aim of the study was to assess the effect of an 8-week balance exercise program for enhancement of gait function on temporal and spatial parameters of school aged children with intellectual disabilities. [Subjects] Forty young people with intellectual disabilities were assigned either to the balance exercise program for ...
Hennig Toril T Martina Hansens Hospital, Sandvika, - - 2014
Hand exercises are recommended for patients with hand osteoarthritis (HOA), though evidence for their effect is conflicting. To evaluate, in a randomised controlled trial, the effect of HOA information plus home-based hand exercises (exercise group) compared with information only (control group) in women with HOA. Interventions were delivered by two ...
Habets B B Papendal Sports Medical Center, Arnhem, The Netherlands; Physical Therapy Sciences, Program in Clinical Health Sciences, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The - - 2014
Although eccentric exercise training has shown favorable results in chronic mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy, the optimum dosage remains unknown. A systematic review of the literature was performed in accordance with the PRISMA guidelines, in order to describe different exercise protocols and to determine the most effective training parameters. An extensive search ...
Powell-Cope Gail G 1HSR&D/RR&D Center of Innovation on Disability and Rehabilitation Research - - 2014
Exercise and training programs improve strength, functional balance, and prevent falls in a variety of populations. This article presents the qualitative findings related to the perceived benefits of participants in a randomized controlled trial that compared the effectiveness of group exercise on gait and balance in persons with peripheral neuropathy ...
de Freitas Maia Marianna M 1Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. School of Physical Education and Sports. Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil 2Kinesiology and Sports Studies Department, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, IL, - - 2014
Recent evidence suggests that exercising the antagonist musculature acutely enhances subsequent performance for the agonist musculature. The purpose of the current study was to examine the effects of different rest intervals between sets for exercises that involve antagonistic muscle groups; a technique referred to as antagonist paired sets (APS). Fifteen ...
Yao Lan L College of Nursing, Michigan State University, USA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to conduct a pilot evaluation of a Proto Tai Chi exercise program for older adults and gain insight into the design of future trials involving those who are physically and cognitively frail. Proto Tai Chi (aka Wu Qin Xi) is a simple and intuitive ...
Constantini Keren K Heart Foundation Research Centre, Griffith Health Institute, and the School of Allied Health Sciences, Gold Coast Campus, Griffith University, Queensland, 4222, - - 2014
Critical power (CP), and the finite capacity to perform work above CP (W'), can be determined using a 3-min "all-out" cycling test (3MT). This protocol requires two laboratory visits: an incremental exercise test, followed by a 3MT on a separate day. The purpose of this study was to establish whether ...
Malone John K JK 1School of Health Sciences, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, England. 2School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin, Dublin 4, - - 2014
The use of sub-tetanic low intensity neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) for the purpose of promoting recovery from exercise has increased in recent years. The aim of this systematic review was to assess the effects of NMES on exercise recovery. A computerised database search of PubMed, CINAHL Plus, Sport Discus and ...
Southerst Bsch Danielle D Research Associate, UOIT-CMCC Centre for the Study of Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation, University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT) and Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College (CMCC). Electronic address: - - 2014
In 2008, the Neck Pain Task Force (NPTF) recommended exercise for the management of neck pain and whiplash-associated disorders (WAD). However, no evidence was available on the effectiveness of exercise for grade III neck pain or WAD. Moreover, limited evidence was available to contrast the effectiveness of various types of ...
Sihawong Rattaporn R Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, - - 2014
The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of an exercise program focusing on muscle stretching and endurance training on the 12-month incidence of low back pain (LBP) in office workers. A 12-month prospective cluster-randomized controlled trial was conducted in healthy office workers with lower-than-normal trunk extension flexibility ...
Silbernagel Karin Grävare - - 2014
An important aspect of physical therapy is the prescription and implementation of exercise. The goals of exercise include improvement of impairments and disabilities identified during clinical evaluation. However, exercise as treatment can also be used to promote tissue adaptation and healing after injury. Tendinopathy provides a pertinent example of how ...
Yeung Pui Yee PY 1 Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong - - 2014
Although effective community falls prevention programmes for the older persons have been described, challenges remain in translating proven interventions into daily practice. Aim To evaluate the efficacy, feasibility and acceptability of a falls prevention programme that can be integrated into daily activities in a group of community-dwelling older adults with ...
Hawkins Leah K LK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Northwestern University, 250 E. Superior, # 5-2177, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA, - - 2014
To assess how patients perceive various lifestyle behaviors impact IVF success. Cross-sectional study of heterosexual, English-speaking couples (n = 138) who completed web-based surveys during IVF treatment cycle. Perceived impact of lifestyle choices assessed by multivariable logistic regression and p-value tests for linear trend (Pt). During the IVF cycle, most patients consider ...
Cecchi F F Don Gnocchi Foundation, Florence, Italy - - - 2014
Background: Low back pain (LBP) management is a critical public health issue in all developed countries. Most approaches show evidence of effects only in the short term. Aim: To identify predictors of functional outcome on discharge and at 1 year. Design: Prospective cohort study. Setting: Outpatient rehabilitation department. Population: Patients ...
Karlsson Linn - - 2014
Different types of exercises can help manage chronic neck pain. Supervised exercise interventions are widely used, but these protocols require substantial resources. The aim of this trial, which focused on adherence, was to evaluate two home exercise interventions. This parallel group randomized controlled trial included 57 women randomly allocated into ...
Warby Sarah A SA Department of Physiotherapy, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, VIC, Australia. Electronic address: - - 2014
The most commonly recommended treatment for multidirectional instability (MDI) of the glenohumeral joint is exercise-based management. The primary objective of this review was to evaluate the effectiveness of exercise-based management in patients with MDI. The secondary aim was to observe the types of exercise protocols and outcomes used, as well ...
Riley Mary Alyce - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the important elements of biofeedback-assisted pelvic floor muscle exercises to treat urge incontinence. Urge suppression and pelvic floor muscle exercises were most beneficial. Responders can be identified early in treatment, allowing for fewer sessions.
Chen Hao H Department of Physiology, University of - - 2014
The risk of cardiovascular disease (CVD) increases in post-menopausal women, yet, the role of exercise, as a preventative measure for CVD risk in post-menopausal women has not been adequately studied. Accordingly, we investigated the impact of voluntary cage-wheel exercise and forced treadmill exercise on cardiac adaptation in menopausal mice. The ...
Roddy Edward E Arthritis Research UK Primary Care Centre, Research Institute for Primary Care and Health Sciences, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, UK. - - 2014
Subacromial impingement syndrome is the most frequent cause of shoulder problems which themselves affect 1 in 3 adults. Management commonly includes exercise and corticosteroid injection. However, the few existing trials of exercise or corticosteroid injection for subacromial impingement syndrome are mostly small, of poor quality, and focus only on short-term ...
Deardorff Adam S AS Academic Affairs, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, - - 2014
Previous studies on team-based learning (TBL) in medical education demonstrated improved learner engagement, learner satisfaction, and academic performance; however, a paucity of information exists on modifications of the incentive structure of "traditional" TBL practices. The current study investigates the impact of modification to conventional Group Application exercises by examining student ...
Elshafey Mohamed Ali MA Department of Physical Therapy for Growth and Developmental Disorder in Children and Its Surgery, Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University, - - 2014
Objective. Studying the effect of the functional stretching exercise in diplegic children. Design. Children were randomly assigned into two matched groups. Setting. Outpatient Clinic of the Faculty of Physical Therapy, Cairo University. Participants. Thirty ambulant spastic diplegic children, ranging in age from five to eight years, participated in this study. ...
Li Fuzhong F Oregon Research Institute, Eugene, Oregon, - - 2013
A previous randomized, controlled trial of tai chi showed improvements in objectively measured balance and other motor-related outcomes in patients with Parkinson's disease. This study evaluated whether patient-reported outcomes could be improved through exercise interventions and whether improvements were associated with clinical outcomes and exercise adherence. In a secondary analysis ...
Busch Angela J AJ School of Physical Therapy, University of Saskatchewan, 1121 College Drive, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, S7N - - 2013
Fibromyalgia is characterized by chronic widespread pain that leads to reduced physical function. Exercise training is commonly recommended as a treatment for management of symptoms. We examined the literature on resistance training for individuals with fibromyalgia. Resistance training is exercise performed against a progressive resistance with the intention of improving ...
Zheng Guohua - - 2013
The physical and mental health of college students tends to continuously decline around the world. Since they are in a significant transition period which presents opportunities and challenges in health promotion, it is important to improve their health in this period. As a traditional Chinese exercise form which combines movements ...
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