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Chen Che-Hsiu CH School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine whether an acute bout of active or dynamic hamstring stretching exercises to reduce the amount of muscle damage observed after a strenuous eccentric task and to determine whether the stretching protocols elicit similar responses. A randomized controlled clinical trial. Thirty-six young male ...
Orishimo Karl F KF Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma, Lenox Hill Hospital, 100 E. 77th St., 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10075, - - 2014
The purposes of this study were to document relative activation intensities of the hamstrings and gluteus maximus during 4 eccentric hamstring strengthening exercises and to assess the effects of a short-term strengthening program comprised of these exercises on knee flexor strength and the length-tension relationship. Twelve healthy subjects participated in ...
Rathleff Michael Skovdal MS 1Orthopaedic Surgery Research Unit, Aalborg University Hospital, Soendre Skovvej 15, 9000 Aalborg, Denmark. 2Arthroscopic Centre Amager, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Italiensvej 1, 2300 Copenhagen S, Denmark. 3Clinical Research Centre, and Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Kettegård Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Copenhagen, Denmark 4Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Research - Copenhagen (PMR-C), Department of Physical Therapy, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Kettegård Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Copenhagen, Denmark 5The Maersk Mc-Kinney Moller Institute, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark 6Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Copenhagen University Hospital, Hvidovre, Kettegård Alle 30, 2650 Hvidovre, Copenhagen, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the validity of automatically stored exercise-data from the elastic band sensor© compared to a gold-standard stretchsensor during exercises commonly used for rehabilitation of the hip and knee. The design was a concurrent validity study. Participants performed three sets of 10 repetitions of ...
Ye Xin X Biophysics Laboratory, Department of Health and Exercise Science, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to examine the acute effects of concentric vs. eccentric exercise on isometric strength, force steadiness, and surface electromyographic (EMG) responses of the forearm flexors. Fifteen resistance-trained men (mean ± SD age = 23.7 ± 3.5 years; height = 178.9 ± 4.7 cm; body weight ...
Chang Chih-Ya CY C-Y. Chang, MD, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Tri-Service General Hospital, and Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei City, - - 2014
There are few reports in the literature of adverse effects resulting from massage therapy (MT), and no reports of brachial plexus injury (BPI) associated with MT. Here, we report an uncommon case of BPI that developed after a session of MT and review previously published reports of peripheral nerve injury ...
Leardini Alberto - - 2014
Several rehabilitation systems based on inertial measurement units (IMU) are entering the market for the control of exercises and to measure performance progression, particularly for recovery after lower limb orthopaedic treatments. IMU are easy to wear also by the patient alone, but the extent to which IMU's malpositioning in routine ...
Demir S S Ankara Diskapi Yildirim Beyazit Education & Research Hospital, Physical Medicine & RehabilitationClinic, Beysukent,Ankara,Turkey - - - 2014
Various lumbar exercise programs are prescribed for rehabilitation purposes following microdiscectomy applied for the treatment of lumbar disk herniation. The literature contains several studies on this subject. However, there are no studies investigating the effects of supervised dynamic lumbar stabilization exercises on fear and fear/regression attitudes of patients and on ...
Jubeau Marc M 1Aix-Marseille Université, CNRS, CRMBM UMR 7339, Marseille, France. 2Laboratory 'Motricité, Interactions, Performance', University of Nantes, Nantes, - - 2014
This study compared the metabolic and activation changes induced by electrically-evoked (NMES) and voluntary (VOL) contractions performed at the same submaximal intensity using P chemical shift imaging (CSI) and T2 mapping investigations. Fifteen healthy subjects were asked to perform both NMES and VOL protocols with the knee extensors (i.e., 232 ...
Di Maria Michael V MV The Cardiac Center, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Division of Pediatric Cardiology, The Perelman School of Medicine at The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, - - 2014
In children, there is limited information regarding the relative contribution of left ventricular (LV) apical and basal rotation to increase LV pump function with exercise. The aim of this study was to test the hypothesis that a progressive increase in LV pump function with exercise is related to increased LV ...
Lazzarini M'Lyn M Research Associate, Center for Rehabilitation Research, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Lubbock, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate if differences in spinal height changes in healthy individuals were observed after a period of spinal unloading using repetitive as compared with sustained lumbar extension exercises. This study used a pretest, posttest, crossover design. Asymptomatic participants were recruited using convenience sampling. Thirty-two ...
Loenneke Jeremy P JP Department of Health, Exercise Science, and Recreation Management, The University of Mississippi, Oxford, - - 2014
Introduction: An unresolved question in resistance training combined with blood flow restriction (BFR) is what percentage of estimated arterial occlusion pressure provides the most robust acute muscular response. Methods: Forty participants were assigned to Experiments 1, 2, or 3. Each experiment completed exercise protocols differing by pressure, exercise load, and/or ...
Dos Santos Adriana Neves AN Department of Physical Therapy, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina , Ararangua , Brazil - - 2014
Abstract Objective: To verify the effect of Pilates exercises in a child with cerebral palsy (CP) with mild functional impairment. Methods: We evaluated average peak torque of ankle and knee extensors/flexors using a Biodex System, using concentric active-assisted test. We also evaluated amplitude of anterior-posterior and of medial-lateral displacement of ...
Rudolfsson Thomas T , Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, University of Gävle, Gävle, - - 2014
Objective: To evaluate the effect of neck coordination exercise on sensorimotor function in women with neck pain compared with best-available treatment and sham treatment. Design: Observer-blinded randomized controlled trial with short-term and 6-month follow-ups. Subjects: Women with chronic non-specific neck pain were randomized to 3 groups: neck coordination exercise with ...
Maia Marianna F MF 1School of Physical Education and Sports, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; and 2Department of Kinesiology and Sports Studies, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, - - 2014
Maia, MF, Willardson, JM, Paz, GA, and Miranda, H. Effects of different rest intervals between antagonist paired sets on repetition performance and muscle activation. J Strength Cond Res 28(9): 2529-2535, 2014-Recent evidence suggests that exercising the antagonist musculature acutely enhances subsequent performance for the agonist musculature. The purpose of this ...
Berschin Gereon G Department of Sports Science and Motology, Philipps-University Marburg , Marburg, - - 2014
The suitability and effectiveness of whole body vibration (WBV) exercise in rehabilitation after injury of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) was studied using a specially designed WBV protocol. We wanted to test the hypothesis if WBV leads to superior short term results regarding neuromuscular performance (strength and coordination) and would ...
Mulder E E Institute of Aerospace Medicine, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Cologne, - - 2014
We tested whether intermittent standing or a combination of heel raising, squatting and hopping exercises was sufficient to prevent alteration in balance and gait following a 5-day bed rest. This cross-over design study was performed with 10 male subjects during 6° head down tilt: (a) with no countermeasure; (b) while ...
Shujaat Faiza F Faiza Shujaat, MSPT, Institute of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Dow University of Health Sciences Karachi - - 2014
To determine the effectiveness of kayaking exercises in the management of axial rigidity, improve bed mobility by improving trunk rotation in Parkinson's patients. Experimental randomized controlled trail conducted at Physiotherapy department of IPM&R, DUHS and neurology Outpatient Department of Civil Hospital Karachi. Sample size of 48 was calculated with the ...
Beitzel Knut K Department of Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universität München, Ismaninger Straße 22, 81675, Munich, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to develop a preventive exercise protocol based on structural and functional changes present in shoulder joints of young throwing athletes. As a proof of concept, these changes were previously evaluated in a cross-section of high-performance junior javelin throwers. Thirteen members of the German and ...
Cotter Joshua A JA 1Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of California, Irvine, CA; 2Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, Irvine, CA; 3Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Long Beach, CA; 4Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, - - 2014
To examine the effect of a high-intensity concurrent training program utilizing a single gravity-independent device on maintaining skeletal muscle function and aerobic capacity during short-term unilateral lower limb suspension (ULLS). Nineteen subjects (10 male; 9 female; 21.0 ± 2.5 yr, 65.4 ± 12.2 kg) were separated into 2 groups: 1) ...
Mat Sumaiyah S Department of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, - - 2014
osteoarthritis (OA) of knee has been reported as a risk factor for falls and reduced balance in the elderly. This systematic review evaluated the effectiveness of physical therapies in improving balance and reducing falls risk among patients with knee OA. a computerised search was performed to identify relevant studies up ...
Sil Soumitri S Department of Pediatrics, Emory University School of Medicine, Children's Healthcare of Atlanta, Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders - - 2014
Objective: Juvenile Fibromyalgia (JFM) is characterized by chronic musculoskeletal pain and marked reduction in physical activity. Despite recommendations for exercise to manage JFM pain, exercise adherence is poor. Due to pain and activity avoidance, adolescents with JFM are at risk for altered joint mechanics that may make them susceptible to ...
Lewis Clare C Professor, Sacramento State University, Physical Therapy Department, Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA. Electronic address: - - 2014
The purpose of this preliminary study was to determine if the use of Active Therapeutic Movement Version 2 (ATM2) device and home exercises using the Mulligan's mobilization-with-movement concept by subjects with scoliosis would result in postural improvement and to document any changes in trunk range of motion and quality of ...
Chang Ke-Vin KV Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital-Bei-Hu Branch, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan Graduate Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, - - 2014
Postoperative shoulder stiffness complicates functional recovery after arthroscopic rotator cuff repair. To compare early passive range of motion (ROM) exercise with a delayed rehabilitation protocol with regard to the effectiveness of stiffness reduction and functional improvements and rates of improper healing in patients undergoing arthroscopic repair for torn rotator cuffs. ...
Kim Myung-Chul MC Department of Physical Therapy, Faculty of Health Science, Eulji University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to examine range of motion (ROM) and the muscle activity of stroke patients during obstacle task on the ground and underwater. [Subjects] The subjects of this study were seven stroke patients in a hospital located in Daejeon, South Korea. [Methods] The measurements in ...
Park Yongnam Y Department of Physical Therapy, Daewon College, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] This study aimed to verify the change in range of motion of the temporomandibular joint on correction of scoliosis. [Subjects and Methods] This study examined 31 male and female participants in their 20s and 30s with a spinal curve degree of 10° or greater. The subjects performed therapeutic exercise ...
Kim Jun-Seok JS Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate School, Inje University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] This study compared the effects of three exercises performed in a prone position on the selective activation of the lumbar erector spinae (LES) and lumbar multifidus (LM) muscles in healthy males to investigate the effective method for selective activation of the LM. [Subjects] Twenty-two healthy males were recruited. Surface ...
Son Sung Min SM Department of Physical Therapy, College of Rehabilitation Science, Daegu University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of resistance exercise training for strengthening muscles across multiple joints on the dynamic balance function of stroke patients. [Subjects and Methods] Subjects in the training group (n=14) and the control group (n=14) received conservative physical therapy for 30 minutes ...
Lee Jin-Su JS Department of Physical Therapy, Graduate School of Dongshin University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] This study investigated effects of sling exercise for patients with chronic low back pain. [Methods] We reviewed all relevant papers indexed in PubMed, SCOPUS, and the Cochrane Registered Trials. Eligible trials were randomized controlled trials that compared sling exercise with any type of treatment. We extracted data on muscle ...
Tsuji Taishi T Gerontology Research Center, University of Jyväskylä, Finland; Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Japan. Electronic address: - - 2014
Whole-body vibration training using vertical-vibration machines is called "acceleration training" (AT). The purpose of this study was to elucidate the effect of AT on lower-limb muscular strength and power, functional mobility and self-reported knee function in middle-aged and older Japanese women with knee pain. Thirty-eight middle-aged and older Japanese women ...
Eom Soyong S Epilepsy Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of - - 2014
The purposes of the current study were to test the feasibility of exercise therapy for children with benign epilepsy with centrotemporal spikes (BECTS) and to collect pilot data about the impact of exercise therapy on neurocognitive, emotional, and behavioral outcomes. Ten children with BECTS (9.7±1.42years) participated in a therapeutic exercise ...
Santos-Alves E E CIAFEL - Research Centre in Physical Activity, Health and Leisure, Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, - - 2014
Several strategies have been developed to counteract liver injury as a consequence of NSAIDs toxicity. Here we aimed to determine whether physical exercise results in liver mitochondrial protection against in vitro diclofenac toxicity. Male-adult Sprague-Dawley rats were divided into sedentary (SED), 12-wks endurance-training (ET) and voluntary activity (VPA). In vitro ...
Peteiro Jesús J Laboratorio de Ecocardiografia de Estrés, Complejo Hospitalario Universitario de A Coruña (CHUAC), A Coruña, Spain. Electronic address: - - 2014
Left ventricular torsion decreases during transmural myocardial ischemia, but the effect of exercise on left ventricular torsion has not been widely studied. We hypothesized that exercise-induced ischemia may impair left ventricular torsion. Therefore, our aim was to study the effects of exercise on left ventricular torsion in patients with an ...
Fusco Claudia C ISICO (Italian Scientific Spine Institute), Milan, - - 2014
The main distinctive aspect of Juvenile Idiopathic Scoliosis (JIS) with respect to Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is the high risk of severe deformity and surgery. Approximately 70% of curves in patients with JIS progress and ultimately require surgery. There are presently very few studies with long-term follow-up of JIS and ...
Wang Wei-Te WT Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Changhua Christian Hospital, No. 135 Nan-Hsiao Street, Changhua 500, - - 2014
Objective. To investigate the relationship among walking speed, exercise capacity, and leg strength in community dwelling stroke subjects and to evaluate which one was the leading determinant factor of them. Design. This is a descriptive, cross-sectional study. Thirty-five chronic stroke patients who were able to walk independently in their community ...
Fouré Alexandre A Aix-Marseille University, CNRS, CRMBM UMR CNRS 7339, Marseille, - - 2014
Isometric contractions induced by neuromuscular electrostimulation (NMES) have been shown to result in a prolonged force decrease but the time course of the potential central and peripheral factors have never been investigated. This study examined the specific time course of central and peripheral factors after isometric NMES-induced muscle damage. Twenty-five ...
Kim Jungyoon J Department of Biomedical Engineering and Institute for Convergence Study of Bio-Medical Wellness, Yonsei University (Wonju Campus), Maeji-ri, Heungeop-myeon, Wonju-si, Gangwon-do, 220-710 Republic of - - 2014
In this study, the bandwidth of the filter-based fatigue index was determined by the comparison of optimized cut-off frequencies in different inter-electrode distances. Sixty-one subjects participated in isometric knee extension, isotonic ankle dorsiflexion, and isotonic elbow extension exercises. Electromyography (EMG) signals were obtained from right rectus femoris, triceps brachii, and ...
Karimzadehfini Atiye A Department of Sports, Injuries and Corrective Exercises, Faculty of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Isfahan, Isfahan, - - 2014
This investigation compared the effects of exercise rehabilitation and bracing on muscle flexibility and strength as well as knee proprioception and pain in female sufferers of lateral displacement of patella (LDP). Twenty-two females with unilateral LDP were randomly divided into two groups to receive exercises (n = 12) or patellar ...
Fiuza-Luces Carmen - - 2013
The concept of a "polypill" is receiving growing attention to prevent cardiovascular disease. Yet similar if not overall higher benefits are achievable with regular exercise, a drug-free intervention for which our genome has been haped over evolution. Compared with drugs, exercise is available at low cost and relatively free of ...
Karachristianou Styliani - - 2013
Hypohidrosis is an uncommon and reversible side effect of topiramate treatment, reported mainly in children. This report presents an adult patient with complex partial seizures who was treated with topiramate and developed hypohidrosis coupled with hyperthermia, related to high environmental temperature and physical exercise. Reduced sweat response was confirmed using ...
Arida Ricardo Mario - - 2013
The impact of exercise on mental health, on cognition, brain function and brain structure as well as the possible underlying molecular systems important for maintaining neural function and plasticity has been extensively examined. Moreover, numerous studies have reinforced t the important and beneficial role of exercise for those with neurological ...
Motta L - - 2013
A 12-month-old female neutered crossbreed was referred for investigation of seizure-like episodes occurring only at intense exercise. Thorough medical, neurological and cardiac investigations were performed and excluded the most commonly known causes of seizure-like activity. The dog was fitted with an ambulatory electrocardiography device and underwent another exercise-induced seizure. The ...
Kerson Toba Schwaber - - 2012
Philosopher Hannah Arendt maintains that everyone has the right to appear in public as an embodied, singular individual. Because of the stigma attached to epilepsy, many with this condition are denied this right. Using grounded theory techniques, the author analyzes uploads of epilepsy on YouTube. The author argues that personal ...
Peixinho-Pena Luiz Fernando - - 2012
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 clarified whether other types of exercise, including strength exercise, can provide similar benefits for epilepsy. Forty four animals ...
Arida Ricardo Mario - - 2012
Complementary therapies for preventing or treating epilepsy have been extensively used. This review focuses on the positive effects of physical exercise programs observed in clinical studies and experimental models of epilepsy and their significance as a complementary therapy for epilepsy. Information about the antiepileptogenic and neuroprotective effects of exercise is ...
Hellsten Ylva - - 2012
OBJECTIVES:: This study examined vascular function and the adenosine system in skeletal muscle of patients diagnosed with essential hypertension (nā€Š=ā€Š10) and of normotensive (nā€Š=ā€Š11) patients, before and after aerobic training. METHODS:: Before and after 8 weeks of aerobic training, the patients completed experiments in which leg blood flow was determined ...
Leung Regina Wai Man - - 2012
The aims of the study were to determine the effect of short-form Sun-style Tai Chi (SSTC) (Part A) and investigate exercise intensity of SSTC (Part B) in people with COPD.Part A: After confirmation of eligibility, participants were randomly allocated to either the Tai Chi Group (TCG) or Control Group (CG) ...
Brunner J - - 2012
Summary This study aims at the comparison of the actual feeding of horses with the recommendations from the literature, and it studies the effects of feeding and exercise on several blood metabolic parameters before and after exercise. Blood samples were collected from 25 horses during one-star eventing competitions and evaluated ...
Jørgensen Tanja K - - 2012
The primary objective of this study was to quantify the frequency of advice given on type, frequency, duration, and intensity of exercise during physical activity (PA) promoting sessions by general practitioners. Second, to find GP characteristics associated with high quality of PA counselling. A cross-sectional questionnaire survey. General practitioners in ...
Dasgupta Shuvra - - 2012
This report of an aircraft crash at a major airport in Kingston, Jamaica examines the response of the local Emergency Medical Services (EMS). Factors that impacted the response are discussed, and the need for more disaster simulation exercises is highlighted. The objective of this case report was to document the ...
Santa Mina D - - 2012
A large and convincing body of evidence demonstrates the benefits of exercise for cancer survivors during and after treatment. Based on that literature, more cancer survivors should be offered exercise support and programming. Unfortunately, exercise programs remain an exception rather than the norm in cancer care. Not surprisingly, common barriers ...
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