Marcos R. Rodrigues

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OBJECTIVE Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) is the most common form of muscular dystrophy in children, and children with DMD die prematurely because of respiratory failure. We sought to determine the efficacy and safety of yoga breathing exercises, as well as the effects of those exercises on respiratory function, in such children. METHODS This was a(More)
CONTEXT There is a little evidence about the influence of yoga as a complementary therapy for postural balance and its influence on activities of daily living in multiple sclerosis (MS) patients. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the influence of a six-month yoga program on postural balance and subjective impact of postural balance impairment on activities of daily(More)
BACKGROUND Asthma is a chronic inflammatory airway disease characterized by reversible obstruction, inflammation and hyperresponsiveness to different stimulus. Aerobic and breathing exercises have been demonstrated to benefit asthmatic patients; however, there is no evidence comparing the effectiveness of these treatments. METHODS/DESIGN This is a(More)
Danilo F Santaella, Geraldo Lorenzi-Filho, Marcos R Rodrigues, Taı́s Tinucci, Ana Paula Malinauskas, Décio Mion-Júnior, Nicola Montano, Cláudia LM Forjaz Sports Center of the University of São Paulo – Brazil Sleep Apnea Laboratory of the Pneumology Discipline of the Medical School of the University of São Paulo – Brazil Exercise Hemodynamic Laboratory,(More)
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