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What is more damaging to vascular endothelial function: Diabetes, age, high BMI, or all of the above?
Background It is well established that there is a reduction in the skin blood flow (SBF) in response to heat with age and diabetes. While it is known that high BMI creates a stress on theExpand
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17β-Estradiol Induced Effects on Anterior Cruciate Ligament Laxness and Neuromuscular Activation Patterns in Female Runners.
BACKGROUND We investigate the effects of 17β-Estradiol across phases of menstrual cycle on the laxness of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) and the neuromuscular control patterns around the kneeExpand
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Six Weeks Habituation of Simulated Barefoot Running Induces Neuromuscular Adaptations and Changes in Foot Strike Patterns in Female Runners
Background The aim of this study was to examine the effects of a 6-week training program of simulated barefoot running (SBR) on running kinetics in habitually shod (wearing shoes) female recreationalExpand
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Moist Heat or Dry Heat for Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness
Background Heat is commonly used in physical therapy following exercise induced delayed onset muscle soreness (DOMS). Most heat modalities used in a clinical setting for DOMS are only applied for 5Expand
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Postural Sway and Motor Control in Trans-Tibial Amputees as Assessed by Electroencephalography during Eight Balance Training Tasks
Background The purpose of this study was to investigate the changes in the Power Spectral Density (PSD) of the electroencephalogram (EEG) during 8 common sensorimotor balance training tasks ofExpand
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The effect of acute administration of Vitamin D on micro vascular endothelial function in Caucasians and South Asian Indians
Background Vitamin D is a modulator of the immune system. There is some limited evidence that it also increases local blood flow in response to stress. Material/Methods In the present study, weExpand
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Anterior cruciate ligament elasticity and force for flexion during the menstrual cycle
Background A high occurrence of knee injuries have been observed in women during the menstrual cycle (MC). As a result, numerous studies have been conducted regarding knee ligament elasticity duringExpand
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The Efficacy of Sustained Heat Treatment on Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness
Objective: To assess the impact of heat applied for 8 hours immediately after or 24 hours after exercise on delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) in large skeletal muscle groups measured by subjectiveExpand
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Electroencephalography to assess motor control during balance tasks in people with diabetes.
BACKGROUND Balance is sensed through peripheral and central receptors and mediated by central control through the brain and spinal cord. Although some evidence exists as to the areas of the brainExpand
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Use of low level of continuous heat and Ibuprofen as an adjunct to physical therapy improves pain relief, range of motion and the compliance for home exercise in patients with nonspecific neck pain:
BACKGROUND It has been well documented at heat reduces pain and increases healing by increasing blood flow in tissue. OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to see if the use of low levelExpand
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