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Bressel Eadric E 1Biomechanics Laboratory, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; 2John Worley Sports Medicine Research Center, Utah State University, Logan, Utah; 3Exercise and Wellness, Arizona State University, Tempe, - - 2014
Bressel, E, Wing, JE, Miller, AI, and Dolny, DG. High-intensity interval training on an aquatic treadmill in adults with osteoarthritis: effect on pain, balance, function, and mobility. J Strength Cond Res 28(8): 2088-2096, 2014-Although aquatic exercise is considered a potentially effective treatment intervention for people with osteoarthritis (OA), previous research ...
Hinman Rs R Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne. Victoria, - - 2014
Objective: Guidelines recommend non-drug non-operative treatments as the first-line approach for hip and knee osteoarthritis (OA), yet there is limited data regarding use of these treatments in OA. This study describes the use of non-drug non-operative interventions in people with hip and knee OA. Methods: A convenience sample of 591 ...
Osterås Nina N National Advisory Unit on Rehabilitation in Rheumatology, Department of Rheumatology, Diakonhjemmet Hospital, Oslo, PO Box 23 Vinderen, N-0319 Oslo, Norway. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine the clinical effectiveness of an exercise programme on self-reported hand activity performance in people with hand osteoarthritis (OA). In this randomized, controlled trial, participants with physician-confirmed hand OA were randomly allocated to a 12-week exercise intervention (group- and home-based) or usual care. The primary outcome was self-reported hand ...
Dias Josilainne Marcelino JM Laboratory of Biomechanics and Clinical Epidemiology, Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, - - 2014
This study compared abdominal electromyographic (EMG) activity during the performance of Pilates' exercises. 16 females participated in the study. EMG signals of the rectus abdominis (RA) and external oblique (EO) were recorded during Longspine performed on the mat, Cadillac, and Reformer and the Teaser performed on the mat, Cadillac, and ...
Louw Quinette Q Division of Physiotherapy/FNB 3D Movement Analysis Laboratory, Department of Interdisciplinary Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa. Electronic address: - - 2014
The objective of this study was to assess the effect of occluded vision on lower limb kinematics and kinetics of the knee joint during functional tasks including drop landing (single or double leg), squatting (single or double leg), stepping down, cutting movement and hopping in healthy individuals, or individuals who ...
Ishida Hiroshi H Department of Rehabilitation, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Kurashiki, - - 2014
Recent studies have indicated that maximum expiration could be a useful way of performing challenging exercises that include coactivation of the deep and superficial abdominal muscles. However, little is known about the effect of maximum expiration on the activity of the abdominal muscles during lumbar stabilizing exercise. The purpose of ...
Bergstra S A SA Center for Human Movement Sciences, University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen, Groningen, The - - 2014
Hand exercises are often part of the treatment of hand rheumatoid arthritis; however, it is still unclear whether and what type of exercises is effective in the treatment of this condition. Therefore, a systematic review into the effectiveness of hand exercises in the treatment of hand rheumatoid arthritis has been ...
Franke R R Exercise Research Laboratory, School of Physical Education, Federal University of Rio Grandedo Sul - - - 2014
BACKGROUND:Although comparison between multi and single joint exercises has been conducted, there is insufficient evidence that these exercises could lead to different muscle activations. The aim of this study was to compare deltoid muscle activation during multi and single joint exercises. Twelve male participants (23.4 ± 1.6 years) with at ...
Webster Kate E KE School of Allied Health, La Trobe University, Melbourne, VIC, 3086, Australia, - - 2014
To evaluate weight-bearing and joint symmetry during the double-leg squat exercise at baseline and after fatigue in patients who have undergone anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACLR) compared to uninjured controls. Ten males who had returned to sport after primary ACLR participated along with ten uninjured male controls. Lower limb kinematic, ...
Villadsen Allan A From the Research unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, and the Orthopedic Research Unit, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark, Odense; Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital Frederiksberg, Copenhagen, Denmark. Financed by the Region of Southern Denmark (number 095351 and 0912609), The Danish Rheumatism Association (number R71-A1039), and Tryg Fonden (number 7-10-0094). Protesekompagniet, a private Danish corporation supplying orthopedic equipment, funded the exercise machines used for patient assessments. The Parker Institute is supported by grants from the Oak Foundation. A. Villadsen is co-owner of the Danish company Ther-ex (34595208), which produces an exercise application. A. Villadsen, MD, PhD, Research unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark; S. Overgaard, MD, Professor; A. Holsgaard-Larsen, MSc, PhD, Associate Professor, Orthopedic Research Unit, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark; R. Christensen, Senior Biostatistician, Research unit for Musculoskeletal Function and Physiotherapy, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, and Musculoskeletal Statistics Unit, The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospital Frederiksberg; E.M. Roos, PT, Professor, Orthopedic Research Unit, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Odense University Hospital, Institute of Clinical Research, University of Southern Denmark. Address correspondence to Dr. A. Villadsen, Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, DK-5230 Odense, Denmark. E-mail: avilladsen@health.sdu.dk. Accepted for publication March 4, - - 2014
Knowledge about the effects of exercise in severe and endstage osteoarthritis (OA) is limited. The aim was to evaluate the efficacy of a neuromuscular exercise program in patients with clinically severe hip or knee OA. This was a randomized controlled assessor-blinded trial. Patients received an educational package (care-as-usual) only, or ...
Coelho Carly de - - 2014
Osteoarthritis is a chronic disease with a multifactor etiology involving changes in bone alignment, cartilage, and other structures necessary to joint stability. There is a need to investigate therapeutic resources that combine different wavelengths as well as different light sources (low-level laser therapy and light-emitting diode therapy) in the same ...
Scheede-Bergdahl Celena C Xlab, Center for Healthy Aging, Department of Biomedical Sciences, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada - - 2014
Matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) and their tissue inhibitors (TIMP) play a critical role during vascular remodelling, in both health and disease. Impaired MMP regulation is associated with many diabetes-related complications. This study examined whether exercise-induced regulation of MMPs is maintained in the skeletal muscle of patients with uncomplicated type 2 diabetes ...
Mease Philip J PJ From Seattle Rheumatology Associates, Swedish Medical Center, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington; Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine, Hempstead, New York, USA; University of Leeds, Leeds, UK, and Bradford Hospitals National Health Service (NHS) Foundation Trust, Bradford, UK; University of Toronto; Toronto Western Research Institute; Psoriatic Arthritis Program, University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.P.J. Mease, MD, Seattle Rheumatology Associates, director, Rheumatology Research, Swedish Medical Center, and clinical professor, University of Washington School of Medicine; A. Garg, MD, Department of Dermatology, Hofstra North Shore LIJ School of Medicine; P.S. Helliwell, DM, PhD, FRCP, Senior Lecturer in Rheumatology, University of Leeds; and Bradford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; J.J. Park, MD, Seattle Rheumatology Associates, and University of Washington School of Medicine; D.D. Gladman, MD, FRCPC, professor of medicine, University of Toronto, senior scientist, Toronto Western Research Institute, and director, Psoriatic Arthritis Program, University Health Network. - - 2014
To describe a research project to develop simple clinical criteria to aid in the identification of inflammatory arthritis, enthesitis, dactylitis, and spondylitis and distinguish these from non-inflammatory conditions. The criteria are particularly intended to aid non-rheumatologists, e.g., dermatologists, who need assistance identifying psoriatic arthritis in patients with psoriasis, but may ...
Al-Johani Ahmed H AH Rehabilitation Medical Hospital, Kingdom of Saudi - - 2014
[Purpose] Osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee is the most common form of joint disease. It is one of the major causes of impaired function that reduces quality of life (QOL) worldwide. The purpose of this study was to compare exercise treatments for hamstring and quadriceps strength in the management of ...
Kang Min-Hyeok MH Department of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School, Inje University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] We investigated the effects of unstable conditions on the electromyographic (EMG) activity of the rectus abdominis (RA) and the transverse abdominis-internal oblique (TrA-IO) muscles, and lumbar kinematics during unilateral upper-limb resistance exercises using elastic tubing bands. [Subjects] Twelve healthy males were recruited. [Methods] The subjects performed isometric left shoulder ...
Ekelman Beth A BA 1Master of Occupational Therapy Program, School of Health Sciences, Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, - - 2014
ABSTRACT This article identifies and critically appraises six systematic reviews published from 2007 to 2013 that assessed the efficacy of interventions used by occupational therapists for adults with rheumatoid arthritis. Results suggest there is sufficient evidence to support the use of therapeutic exercise, patient education through joint protection, and splinting ...
Ishida Hiroshi H Department of Rehabilitation, Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Kurashiki, - - 2014
Recent studies have indicated that maximum expiration could be a useful way of performing challenging exercises that include coactivation of the deep and superficial abdominal muscles. However, little is known about the effect of maximum expiration on the activity of the abdominal muscles during lumbar stabilizing exercise. The purpose of ...
Brooks M Alison - - 2014
Although beneficial effects of exercise in the management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) have been established, only 14 -18% of patients with knee OA receive an exercise from their primary care provider. Patients with knee OA cite lack of physician exercise advice as a major reason why they do not exercise ...
Mikami Yukio Y Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hiroshima University Hospital, Hiroshima, - - 2014
Background:The aim of this case study was to verify the efficacy and safety of anti-gravity treadmill training for prosthetic rehabilitation following below-knee amputation.Case description and methods:The patient underwent left below-knee amputation as a result of diabetic foot gangrene. Since his physical strength and vitality had declined during the perioperative period, ...
Lira Fábio Santos FS a Immunometabolism Research Group, Department of Physical Education, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP), Presidente Prudente, SP, - - 2014
Cachexia is a wasting syndrome that may accompany a plethora of diseases, including cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, aids, and rheumatoid arthritis. It is associated with central and systemic increases of pro-inflammatory factors, and with decreased quality of life, response to pharmacological treatment, and survival. At the moment, there is ...
Mina Minas A MA 1School of Sport, Exercise & Human Performance, University of Derby, Buxton, UK 2Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research, School of Exercise & Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, Joondalup, Western Australia 3Department of PE & Sport Science, University of Thessaly, Greece 4Sport, Exercise & Life Sciences, The University of Northampton, Northampton, - - 2014
The purpose of the study was to determine the potentiating effects of variable resistance (VR) exercise during a warm-up on subsequent free-weight resistance (FWR) maximal squat performance. In the first session, sixteen recreationally active men (age = 26.0±7.8 yr, height = 1.7±0.2 m, mass = 82.6±12.7 kg) were familiarized with ...
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Quadriceps are the muscles on the front of your thigh that help you straighten your knee. When these muscles are not strong, you may feel pain under your kneecap. Quadriceps can be strengthened by performing squats and leg extensions. However, when you do not perform these exercises properly, you may ...
Emilio Emilio J Martínez-López EJ Research group HUM943 Laboratory, Department of Didactics of Musical, Plastic and Body Expression , - - 2014
The purpose of the present study was to determine the effects of a proprioceptive training program on older adults, as well as to analyze the association between flexibility, balance and lumbar strength (physical fitness test) with balance ability and fall risk (functional balance tests). This study was a controlled, longitudinal ...
Cha Jae Yun JY Department of Physical Therapy, Sahmyook University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] This study examined the relationship between core stability and exercise intensity during a pulley-based shoulder exercise (PBSE) on an unstable support surface. [Subjects] Twenty healthy college students enrolled in this study. [Methods] Surface EMG was carried out in twenty healthy adult men. The electromyographic activities of the rectus abdominis ...
Anwer Shahnawaz S Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia ; Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune, - - 2014
[Purpose] The aim of present study was to investigate the effects of isometric quadriceps exercise on muscle strength, pain, and function in knee osteoarthritis. [Subjects and Methods] Outpatients (N=42, 21 per group; age range 40-65 years; 13 men and 29 women) with osteoarthritis of the knee participated in the study. ...
Shimwela Meshack - - 2014
Asthma is a common chronic disease of childhood that is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. We aimed to estimate the prevalence of asthma among secondary school pupils in urban and rural areas of coast districts of Tanzania. The study also aimed to describe pupils' perception towards asthma, and to ...
Bennell Kim L KL The University of Melbourne, Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Health Sciences, Melbourne, Vic, Australia, - - 2014
Objectives Enhancing exercise adherence over the longer-term is an important goal in self-management of knee OA. Following an initial period of more intensive exercise supervision, this study investigated whether two additional physiotherapy visits improved outcomes with continued home exercise over a subsequent 24-week period. Methods 78 people with medial knee ...
Fisken Alison L AL 1Human Potential Centre, AUT University, New Zealand. 2Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand. 3Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia. 4Health and Rehabilitation Research Institute, AUT University, New Zealand. 5Department of Mathematics and Computing, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Brunei Darussalam. 6Graduate Research School, Griffith University, Australia. 7Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, - - 2014
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative joint disease, which affects a large number of older adults. Many older adults with OA are physically inactive, which can contribute to reduced functional capability, quality of life, and an increased risk of falls. Although hydrotherapy is often recommended for older adults with OA, less ...
Hart Raphael R From the Centre de réadaptation Marie Enfant, CHU Sainte-Justine, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (RH, LB, MR, AP, SD, MR, ML); Département de kinanthropologie, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (RH, LB, MR, AP, ML); Groupe de recherche en activité physique adaptée (GRAPA), Montreal, Quebec, Canada (LB, ML); and Département de génie mécanique, École Polytechnique de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada - - 2014
Children with a neuromuscular disease are prone to early muscular fatigue. The objective of the present study was to evaluate the effects of fatigue induced by a walking exercise on the strength, postural control, and gait of children with a neuromuscular disease. Maximal isometric knee strength (extension and flexion), quiet ...
Wadley Alex J AJ School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, College of Life and Environmental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT, - - 2014
Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients display high levels of oxidative stress. Transient exercise-induced increases in oxidative stress are thought to be adaptive in healthy populations. This study investigated the effect of exercise on markers of oxidative stress in RA, following acute exercise and a period of exercise training. Acute exercise study: ...
Bennell Kim L KL University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, - - 2014
To compare the effects of neuromuscular exercise (NEXA) and quadriceps strengthening (QS) on the knee adduction moment (an indicator of mediolateral distribution of knee load), pain, and physical function in patients with medial knee joint osteoarthritis (OA) and varus malalignment. One hundred patients with medial knee pain, mostly moderate-to-severe radiographic ...
You Young Youl YY Bronco Memorial Hospital, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] This study investigated the effects of stretching and joint stabilization exercises applied to spastic shoulder joints on improving shoulder dysfunction in hemiplegic patients. [Subjects and Methods] Hemiplegic patients were classified into three groups: one group received 30 min of traditional exercise therapy for the spastic shoulder joint; one group received ...
Ohtsuki Keisuke K Rehabilitation Support Research institute: 223 Shikama-ku, Anasewatashiba, Himeji, Hyogo 672-8039, Japan ; Department of Rehabilitation, Kinoko Healthcare Facility for the Elderly, - - 2014
[Purpose] Elderly female patients with glenohumeral joint (GHJ) contracture, forced into prolonged immobility were examined. Range of motion exercises using humerus anatomical neck-shaft rotation were performed, and the immediate effect and adaptation were investigated. [Subjects and Methods] A total of ten individuals with a mean age of 79.4 ± 11.0 years ...
Na Sang Su SS Department of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School, Daegu University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] To investigate the correlation between the effect treadmill exercise and change in serum proteins in rats with osteoarthritis, a study of proteins was carried out using a mass spectrometer. [Subjects and Methods] Rats were randomly divided into five groups. After 4 weeks of treadmill training, serum from each rat ...
Heo Hyo-Jin HJ Department of Rehabilitation Science, Graduate School, Inje University, Republic of - - 2014
[Purpose] The purpose of this study was to identify the effects of an inclined ankle on the activation of the abductor hallucis muscle during short foot exercises. [Subjects] We recruited 14 healthy volunteers who were free of pain, and did not suffer from arthritis or osteomuscular problems related to the ...
Gomes Raquel Pinheiro RP Laboratório de Análises Multissetorial, Departamento de Ciências da Saúde, Centro de Ciências da Saúde e do Esporte, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC, - - 2014
This study evaluated the effects of two protocols of exercise on nociception, edema and cell migration in rats with CFA-induced arthritis. Female Wistar rats (200 - 250 g, n = 50) was monoarthritis-induced by complete Freund's adjuvant (CFA; Mycobacterium butyricum, 0.5 mg/mL; 50 μL) into the right knee joint (TF; ...
Kappetijn Olaf O SPOMED, Capelle aan den IJssel, The Netherlands. Electronic address: - - 2014
Pretest post-test observational parallel-group design. To evaluate the efficacy of passive knee extension mobilization in addition to exercise therapy on extension range of motion (ROM) in patients with osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee. Secondary objectives were to determine changes in pain and functional abilities. Patients with knee OA complain of ...
Forestier R R Centre de recherche rhumatologique et thermal, 15, avenue Charles-de-Gaulle, 73100 Aix-les-Bains, France. Electronic address: - - 2014
To determine whether the addition of spa therapy to home exercises provides any benefit over exercises and the usual treatment alone in the management of generalised osteoarthritis associated with knee osteoarthritis. This study was a post-hoc subgroup analysis of our randomised multicentre trial (www.clinicaltrial.gov: NCT00348777). Participants who met the inclusion ...
Saraiva Alam R AR Research Center for Sport, Health, and Human Development (CIDESD), University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to examine the effects of twelve weeks of resistance training with different exercise orders (upper limbs and lower limbs vs. lower limbs and upper limbs) on flexibility levels in elite judo athletes. Thirty-nine male athletes were randomly divided into 3 groups as follows: G1 ...
Caillaud Denis D Service de Pneumologie, CHU Gabriel Montpied, Université d'Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, - - 2014
Exercise-induced bronchospasm (EIB) is frequent among asthmatic children. However, opinions differ on the relation between EIB and rhinitis in the absence of asthma. We assessed the relationship between EIB and various phenotypes of rhinitis according to asthmatic status at the general population level in the Six Cities Study. 7,781 schoolchildren ...
Aspe Rodrigo R RR 1School of Social and Health Sciences The University of Abertay Dundee, Graham Building, Bell Street, Dundee , Scotland, DD1 1HG, + 44 (0) 1382 308107, r.aspe@abertay.ac.uk 2School of Social and Health Sciences, Robert Gordon University, Garthdee Road, Aberdeen, Scotland, AB10 7QG, + 44 (0) 1224 263361, - - 2014
The purpose of this study was to compare muscle activity and kinetics during the back squat and overhead squat performed at three relative intensities (60, 75 and 90% 3RM). Fourteen subjects (age: 26 ± 7 yrs, height: 182.5 ± 13.5 cm, body mass: 90.5 ± 17.5 kg) performed each exercise ...
Henriksen Marius M The Parker Institute, Department of Rheumatology, Copenhagen University Hospitals, Bispebjerg and Frederiksberg, DK-2000 Copenhagen F, Denmark. Electronic address: - - 2014
To compare structural knee joint changes in obese patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA) that after an intensive weight loss therapy were randomized to continuous dietetic support, a specialized knee exercise program, or 'no attention' for one year. 192 obese individuals with knee OA underwent an intensive 16-week weight loss program ...
Osterås Nina - - 2014
Hand osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most prevalent musculoskeletal diseases in an adult population and may have a large influence on an individual's functioning, health-related quality of life and participation in society. Several studies have demonstrated that exercises may reduce pain and improve functioning in people with knee OA, ...
Ozawa J J Department of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Rehabilitation, Hiroshima International University, Hiroshima, - - 2014
The aim of this study was to determine the effect on the knee joint of the interaction between ankle muscle weakness and moderate exercise. Gastrocnemius muscle weakness was induced by intramuscular injection of botulinum toxin type A (BTX) in rats. Low-speed treadmill running (12 m/min for 60 min) was applied for 6 ...
Juhl C C University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark, and Copenhagen University Hospital, Gentofte, - - 2014
To identify the optimal exercise program, characterized by type and intensity of exercise, length of program, duration of individual supervised sessions, and number of sessions per week, for reducing pain and patient-reported disability in knee osteoarthritis (OA). A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials were performed. Standardized mean ...
Berry Lisa - - 2014
ACCORDING TO updated National Health and Care Excellence (NICE) guidance, exercise remains the core treatment to manage osteoarthritis irrespective of age, comorbidity, pain severity or disability.
Blitz Jill R JR Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, - - 2014
Health care professionals recommend appropriate athletic shoe wear to patients with juvenile idiopathic arthritis, particularly during exercise and activities to prevent pain or foot injury. Adolescents, however, tend to choose their shoe wear based on fashion rather than practical factors. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the ...
Meeus Mira M Departments of Human Physiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brussels, Belgium; Department of Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium; Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; "Pain in Motion" Research - - 2014
Temporal summation (TS) of pain, conditioned pain modulation (CPM), and exercise-induced analgesia (EIA) are often investigated in chronic pain populations as an indicator for enhanced pain facilitation and impaired endogenous pain inhibition, respectively, but interactions are not yet clear both in healthy controls and in chronic pain patients. Therefore, the ...
Huang Yen-Po YP Department of Engineering Science, National Cheng-Kung University, Tainan, - - 2014
Context : Bench-press exercises are among the most common form of training exercise for the upper extremity because they yield a notable improvement in both muscle strength and muscle endurance. The literature contains various investigations into the effects of different bench-press positions on the degree of muscle activation. However, the ...
Kheshie Abdullah Raddah AR Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Umm Al-Qura University, Mecca, Saudi - - 2014
The aim of this randomized controlled study was to compare the effects of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) and high-intensity laser therapy (HILT) on pain relief and functional improvement in patients with knee osteoarthritis (KOA). A total of 53 male patients participated in this study, with a mean (SD) age of ...
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