Monara Kedma Gomes Nunes

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BACKGROUND Aging is characterized by gradual physiological changes in body systems. Changes in the vestibular system can occur and cause dizziness, vertigo and imbalance, symptoms that are common in the elderly. Vestibular rehabilitation is a therapeutic resource that has been widely used to improve this condition. AIMS To complete a systematic review of(More)
IJEMHHR • Vol. 18, No. 2 • 2016 742 Humans are good at estimating durations of time. The person's time perception is affected by emotion (Eiser, 2009). To allow for these predictions, an internal signal that provides the organism with a sense of time has to exist. An information-processing model of Scalar Expectancy Theory (SET) and its evolution into the(More)
The concept of Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation is widely used in the treatment of disorders of the musculoskeletal system. Among the basic principles, Motor Irradiation (MI) allows to activate weak muscles, by activating strong muscles. Despite being widely used, the neurophysiological basis that justify the Motor Irradiation and its measurement(More)
[Purpose] This study analyzed the acute effects of infrared and neural mobilization on the median nerve on the range of elbow extension of the dominant limb. [Subjects and Methods] Forty participants from university, neurologically asymptomatic, 12 males and 28 females (22.8 ± 1.9 years), were randomly divided into four groups: Group 1 (control) rested for(More)
Zika virus infection has attracted attention of the world population, being reported in many countries / territories. The Zika vírus (ZIKV; genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae) is a pathogen globally transmitted by emerging mosquitoes (arboviruses) of the genus Aedes spp. Recently in Brazil, the Ministry of Health confirmed the association between ZIKV(More)
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