Impaired Ability to Perform the Sit-to-Stand Task in Osteoporotic Women

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  title={Impaired Ability to Perform the Sit-to-Stand Task in Osteoporotic Women},
  author={Deborah Colucci Trevisan and F. J. A. Paula and J{\'u}lia Guimar{\~a}es Reis and Gustavo de Carvalho da Costa and Daniela Cristina Carvalho Abreu},
  year={2012}
}
The process of aging causes several physiological alterations and body modification in elderly people. These changes include decrease in bone mass and muscular strength, rigidity in joints, and range of movement reduction in addition to changes in the central nervous system such as slow nerve conduction velocity (Deschenes, 2011), cocontraction of antagonist muscles, and alterations in the sensorial systems (visual, somatosensitive, vestibular functions), all contributing for the impairment of… CONTINUE READING

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Impaired Ability to Perform the Sit-to-Stand Task in Osteoporotic Women, Osteoporosis

Deborah Colucci Trevisan, Ju ́lia Guimara ̃es Reis, Gustavo de Carvalho da Costa
  • PhD. Yannis Dionyssiotis (Ed.),
  • 2012