Luiz Carlos de Abreu9
Adriana G de Oliveira3
9Luiz Carlos de Abreu
3Adriana G de Oliveira
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BACKGROUND We evaluated growth and nutritional status of preschool children between 2 and 6 years old from low income families from 14 daycare centers. METHODS Cross-sectional study with 1544 children from daycare centers of Santo Andre, Brazil. Body weight (W), height (H) and body mass index (BMI) were classified according to the 2000 National Center for(More)
BACKGROUND We aimed to evaluate the effects of chest and motor physiotherapy treatment on hemodynamic variables in preterm newborns with respiratory distress syndrome. METHODS We evaluated heart rate (HR), respiratory rate (RR), systolic (SAP), mean (MAP) and diastolic arterial pressure (DAP), temperature and oxygen saturation (SO2%) in 44 newborns with(More)
BACKGROUND Although postural changes were already reported in blind adults, no previous study has investigated postural stability in blind children. Moreover, there are few studies which used a stabilometric instrument to measure postural balance. In this study we evaluated stabilometric paramaters in blind children. METHODS We evaluated children between(More)
BACKGROUND The literature has already demonstrated that cigarette influences the cardiovascular system. In this study, we performed a literature review in order to investigate the relationship between sidestream cigarette smoke (SSCS) and cardiac autonomic regulation. METHODS Searches were performed on Medline, SciELO, Lilacs and Cochrane databases using(More)
BACKGROUND The time synchronization is a very important ability for the acquisition and performance of motor skills that generate the need to adapt the actions of body segments to external events of the environment that are changing their position in space. Down Syndrome (DS) individuals may present some deficits to perform tasks with synchronization(More)
  • Silvia Regina, Pinheiro Malheiros, Denise Cardoso Ribeiro, Mayra Priscila Bolcolo Alvarez, Bruna Leal De Freitas, Camila Miliani Capelini +5 others
  • 2015
Objective: To present and discuss the outcomes in the literature regarding the process of motor learning and/or motor ability in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Method: A timeless search was performed in the electronic databases PubMed and BVS (Virtual Health Library), with the keywords " Du-chenne muscular dystrophy " (Duchenne Muscular(More)
BACKGROUND Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is characterized by decreased attention span, impulsiveness, and hyperactivity. Autonomic nervous system imbalance was previously described in this population. We aim to compare the autonomic function of children with ADHD and controls by analyzing heart rate variability (HRV). METHODS Children(More)
  • Edgar S Valesin Filho, Luiz Carlos de Abreu, Guilherme HV Lima, Daniel IG de Cubero, Fabrício H Ueno, Gustavo SL Figueiredo +6 others
  • 2013
BACKGROUND Radiotherapy is an important tool in the control of pain in patients with spinal metastatic disease. We aimed to evaluate pain and of quality of life of patients with spinal metastatic disease undergoing radiotherapy with supportive treatment. METHODS The study enrolled 30 patients. From January 2008 to January 2010, patients selection included(More)
BACKGROUND Autism is a disorder characterized by pervasive social and communicative impairments, repetitive and stereotyped behaviors and restricted interests. Its causes and effects have been researched from various neurocognitive theoretical perspectives and with the aid of neuroimaging technology. We aimed to describe biopsychosocial processes(More)