Dihogo Gama de Matos

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BACKGROUND Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a disabling chronic disease of the nervous system in which the myelin system of the central nervous system is deteriorated. PURPOSE This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness of an aquatic exercise program on the physical condition of patients suffering from multiple sclerosis. METHODS The study included 26(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to investigate the effects of circuit strength training on the muscle strength, functional autonomy and anthropometric indicators of the elderly. METHODS Were included 65 women divided in two groups: strength training (TG, n= 34) and control group (CG, n = 31). The strength-training group was subjected to a circuit shaped(More)
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to evaluate the effect of resistance training on the functional capacity of people with multiple sclerosis. SETTING Two groups were defined intentionally and divided based on the Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS): an experimental group (EG) consisting of 11 individuals, 18.2% with an EDSS Score of 0 - 3.0, 72.8% with a(More)
BACKGROUND Aquatic exercise programs are used in rehabilitation and might help to reduce disability after stroke. OBJECTIVE This was a randomized intervention trial to assess the influence of an aquatic exercise program on people suffering from depression and anxiety after ischemic stroke. METHODS Participants were randomized to an experimental group(More)
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