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Research Progress of Music Therapy on Gait Intervention in Patients with Parkinson's Di...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368619
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Wu Z, Kong L et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Music therapy is an effective way to treat the gait disorders caused by Parkinson's disease. Rhythm music stimulation, therapeutic singing, and therapeutic instrument performance are often used in clinical practice. The mechanisms of music therapy on the gait of patients with Parkinson's disease include the compensation mechanism of cerebellum recruitment, rhythm entrainment, acceleration of mo...

Seawater Hydration Modulates IL-6 and Apelin Production during Triathlon Events: A Cros...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368587
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Acevedo OG, Aragón-Vela J et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - A triathlon is an endurance event in which athletes need an efficient hydration strategy since hydration is restricted at different stages. However, it seems that seawater intake can be a suitable hydration alternative for this type of endurance event. Therefore, the aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of seawater hydration during a triathlon on cytokine production. Fifteen trained m...

Metagenomics combined with activity-based proteomics point to gut bacterial enzymes tha...
https://doi.org/10.1080/19490976.2022.2107289
Gut Microbes; Simpson JB, Sekela JJ et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Mycophenolate mofetil (MMF) is an important immunosuppressant prodrug prescribed to prevent organ transplant rejection and to treat autoimmune diseases. MMF usage, however, is limited by severe gastrointestinal toxicity that is observed in approximately 45% of MMF recipients. The active form of the drug, mycophenolic acid (MPA), undergoes extensive enterohepatic recirculation by bacterial β-glu...

Influence of Menstrual Cycle on Leukocyte Response Following Exercise-Induced Muscle Da...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368082
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Funaki A, Gam H et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - We investigated the influence of the menstrual cycle (MC) on leukocyte response after exercise-induced muscle damage (EIMD). During the early follicular (E-FP, n = 12) or mid-luteal phase (M-LP, n = 12), 24 untrained females with eumenorrhea performed 60 eccentric exercises using nondominant arms. Blood samples were collected at pre- and 4, 48, and 96 h postexercise to analyze estradiol and pro...

A 6-Month Home-Based Functional Electrical Stimulation Program for Foot Drop in a Post-...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9367978
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... David R, Billot M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Foot drop is a common disability in post-stroke patients and represents a challenge for the clinician. To date, ankle foot orthosis (AFO) combined with conventional rehabilitation is the gold standard of rehabilitation management. AFO has a palliative mechanical action without actively restoring the associated neural function. Functional electrical stimulation (FES), consisting of stimulation o...

Fatigue and Arousal Modulations Revealed by Saccade and Pupil Dynamics.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9367726
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Chen JT, Kuo YC et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Saccadic eye movements are directed to the objects of interests and enable high-resolution visual images in the exploration of the visual world. There is a trial-to-trial variation in saccade dynamics even in a simple task, possibly attributed to arousal fluctuations. Previous studies have showed that an increase of fatigue level over time, also known as time-on-task, can be revealed by saccade...

The Role of Velocity-Based Training (VBT) in Enhancing Athletic Performance in Trained ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368129
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Zhang X, Feng S et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Velocity-based training (VBT) is a rising auto-regulation method that dynamically regulates training loads to promote resistance training. However, the role of VBT in improving various athletic performances is still unclear. Hence, the presented study aimed to examine the role of VBT in improving lower limbs' maximum strength, strength endurance, jump, and sprint performance among trained indiv...

Comparison of the Effects of Aerobic versus Resistance Exercise on the Autonomic Nervou...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368650
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Lee CK, Lee JH et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - This study was conducted to investigate the changes in the autonomic nervous system in middle-aged women induced by aerobic and resistance exercise. A randomized controlled design was adopted; 22 premenopausal middle-aged women were divided into the resistance training and aerobic exercise groups (n = 11 each). Each group followed a specific 60 min exercise program three times a week for 12 wee...

Physical Activity and Ecological Means of Transport-Functional Assessment Methodology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368509
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Bęczkowska SA, Grabarek I et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Medical developments have led to lower mortality rates but have increased the proportion of people with disabilities or mobility dysfunctions. A higher level of awareness of the general need to perform physical activity, in different spheres of life and at any age, is necessary. A device produced in response to the growing need of supporting active participation in activities of daily life is t...

The Evaluation of Functional Abilities Using the Modified Fullerton Functional Fitness ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9367744
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Migaj M, Kałużna-Oleksy M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The assessment of functional abilities reflects the ability to perform everyday life activities that require specific endurance and physical fitness. The Fullerton functional fitness test (FFFT) seems to be the most appropriate for assessing physical fitness in heart failure (HF) patients. The study group consisted of 30 consecutive patients hospitalized for the routine assessment of HF with a ...

Two of a Kind? Similarities and Differences between Runners and Walkers in Sociodemogra...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368676
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Helsen K, Janssen M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - As the two prime examples of sport light, running and walking have become very popular sports activities in the past decades. There are references in the literature of similarities between both sports, however these parallels have never been studied. In addition, the current digitalisation of society can have important influences on the further diversification of profiles. Data of a large-scale...

Muscle Weakness and Walking Slowness for the Identification of Sarcopenia in the Older ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368163
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Lima AB, Henrinques-Neto D et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - This study aimed to analyze the prevalence of sarcopenia in elderly people from Northern Brazil according to muscle weakness or walking slowness. The sample consisted of 312 elderly people (72.6 ± 7.8 years). For walking slowness, a gait speed ≤ 0.8 m/s was used as a cut-off value, and for muscle weakness the following handgrip strength criteria were used for men and women, respectively: CI: &l...

Does the Contractile Capability of Pelvic Floor Muscles Improve with Knowledge Acquisit...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368630
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Díaz-Álvarez L, Lorenzo-Gallego L et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Seventy percent of women with pelvic floor dysfunctions (PFDs) are estimated to present deficient consciousness of their pelvic floor muscles (PFMs) and poor ability to contract them. Improving the proprioception of PFMs, defined as the capacity to know the status and position of each body part, and adequately contracting them could be a protective factor to prevent the appearance of PFDs in th...

Effect of a Six Week In-Season Training Program on Wrestling-Specific Competitive Perfo...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368167
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Francino L, Villarroel B et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The effect of multi-component training on specific performance is under-researched in wrestlers. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of six weeks of multi-component training on The Special Wrestling Fitness Test (SWFT) performances of wrestlers who were preparing for an international championship, and to, additionally, determine their inter-individual adaptive variability. The wre...

The Effects of Pedestrian Environment on Ambulation with a Walking Frame in Elderly Ind...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368263
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Yang J, He C et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Understanding the effects of sloped roads in the pedestrian environment on the body during ambulation with a walking frame can help design friendlier living environments for elderly individuals. A survey of the characteristics of walking frames used in different pedestrian environments was investigated in five communities, and a controlled study of the effects of a sloped road on a subject with...

Ventilatory Muscle Training for Early Cardiac Rehabilitation Improved Functional Capaci...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368523
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Eibel B, Marques JR et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Cardiac rehabilitation with aerobic exercises is the first strategy for nonpharmacological treatment in the postoperative period of individuals undergoing coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) to improve functional capacity and vascular health. However, other exercise modalities remain uncertain regarding the same benefits. Evaluation of the effect of different modalities of exercise, such as ...

Does the Physiological Response of a Triathlete Change in the Use or Absence of Drafting?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9367959
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Mancha-Triguero D, Pérez-Murillo P et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Currently, tactics play an important and decisive role in sprint distance triathlons. One of the most decisive tactical elements is drafting in the cycling sector, depending on whether or not it is allowed by the test regulations. The objective was to analyze the physiological responses in running, in relation to drafting in the cycling sector, according to level and sex. To do this, a total of...

Monitoring Psychometric States of Recovery to Improve Performance in Soccer Players: A ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9367927
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Selmi O, Ouergui I et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - In order to maximize adaptations and to avoid nonfunctional overreaching syndrome or noncontact injury, coaches in high-performance sports must regularly monitor recovery before and after competitions/important training sessions and maintain well-being status. Therefore, quantifying and evaluating psychometric states of recovery during the season in sports teams such as soccer is important. Ove...

Emotional Intelligence in Ultra-Marathon Runners: Implications for Recovery Strategy an...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9368712
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Nicolas M, Gaudino M et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - The aim of this research was to investigate the role of trait emotional intelligence (EI) in recovery stress states in a mountain ultra-marathon (MUM) race. Recovery stress states of 13 finishers were assessed before, during, and immediately after the end of an extreme MUM, whereas emotional intelligence was assessed 2 days before the MUM race. Temporal evolutions of recovery stress states were...

Effects of Various Numbers of Runs on the Success of Hamstring Injury Prevention Progra...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9367840
International Journal of Environmental Research and Publi... Sugiura Y, Sakuma K et. al.

Aug 13th, 2022 - Studies have not adequately addressed the influence of fatigue, which is considered a major risk factor for hamstring injuries. Therefore, this study aimed to clarify how a muscle fatigue condition affects the success of hamstring injury prevention programs in sprinters. The study subjects were 613 collegiate male sprinters. They employed submaximal/maximal running for a large number of runs an...