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Back and hip extensor fatigability in chronic low back pain patients and controls.
OBJECTIVE To compare the lumbar paraspinal and gluteus maximus muscle fatigability between chronic low back pain patients and healthy controls by using electromyographic (EMG) spectral analysisExpand
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Exercise training modulates heat shock protein response in diabetic rats.
Strenuous exercise induces oxidative stress and modification of intracellular proteins. Exercise training, however, upregulates endogenous antioxidant defenses and heat shock protein (HSP)Expand
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Indoor aerosols: from personal exposure to risk assessment.
Motivated by growing considerations of the scale, severity, and risks associated with human exposure to indoor particulate matter, this work reviewed existing literature to: (i) identifyExpand
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Age, sex, and body mass index as determinants of back and hip extensor fatigue in the isometric Sørensen back endurance test.
OBJECTIVE To study the ability of a widely used isometric back endurance test to measure lumbar back erector muscle fatigue and to assess the influence of age, sex, and body mass index (BMI) on backExpand
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Skeletal muscle and liver glutathione homeostasis in response to training, exercise, and immobilization.
Female beagle dogs were treadmill trained 40 km/day at 5.5-6.8 km/h, 15% upgrade, 5 days/wk for 55 wk. With training, hepatic and red gastrocnemius (RG) total glutathione increased, glutathioneExpand
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European guidelines for the management of low back pain
Low back pain is a tremendous health care and socioeconomic problem (van Tulder et al. 1995). Utilization of limited resources available at an early point in time may prevent the development ofExpand
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Exercise-induced oxidative stress: glutathione supplementation and deficiency.
Glutathione (GSH) plays a central role in coordinating the synergism between different lipid- and aqueous-phase antioxidants. We documented 1) how exogenous GSH and N-acetylcysteine (NAC) may affectExpand
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The efficacy of active rehabilitation in chronic low back pain. Effect on pain intensity, self-experienced disability, and lumbar fatigability.
STUDY DESIGN A randomized study comparing the results of active rehabilitation and passive control treatment in patients with chronic low back pain with follow-up at 6 months and 1 year. OBJECTIVESExpand
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Antioxidant responses to simulated acid rain and heavy metal deposition in birch seedlings.
This study measured the responses of different anti-oxidants in 2-year-old birch (Betula pendula Roth) seedlings subjected to simulated acid rain (pH 4.0) and heavy metals (Cu/Ni), applied alone orExpand
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Back and hip extensor activities during trunk flexion/extension: effects of low back pain and rehabilitation.
OBJECTIVE To compare lumbar paraspinal, gluteus maximus, and biceps femoris muscle function during sagittal trunk flexion and extension in patients with chronic low back pain and healthy controlExpand
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