Effects of Different Methods of Resistance Training on Indicators of Daily Physical Fitness in Physically Active Elderly Women
Ilmar Danilo Santos Lima, Antonio Gomes de Resende-Neto, Jose Carlos Aragao-Santos, Albernon Costa Nogueira, Alan Bruno Silva Vasconcelos, Bruna Caroline Oliveira Andrade, Iohanna Gilnara Santos Fernandes and Marzo Edir Da Silva-Grigoletto
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 29, 2019
Aging is an intrinsic process of the human being linked to functional deteriorations in several systems, affecting the quality of life due to the inability to perform the simple tasks of the day to day in an autonomous, efficient and safe way. In addition, the female sex is also considered an independent risk factor for functional capacity decline. When compared to men, women are more affected by senescence due to hormonal changes associated with menopause that intensify muscle weakness and incr...
Complex Hip Spine Syndrome in Young Athlete: A Diagnosis Dilemma
Mohamad Azwan Aziz and Redzal Abu Hanifah
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 20, 2019
This is a case of Mr. D, a 32 Chinese gentleman. He is an active in recreational body building exercise for 10 years with an athletic physique. He was diagnosed with prolapse intervertebral disc in the past 7 years however his condition worsening for the past 3 years with multiple episode of severe back pain requiring admission and he develops reduces sensation over left lower limb at L3 and L4 dermatomes associated with reduced motor power in dorsiflexion of ankle and extension of big toe over ...
Immune Response in a Pediatric Cancer Patient after a One-Week Skiing Intervention
Nicolas Kurpiers, Nico de Lazzari, Nils von Neuhoff and Stefan Flohr
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 05, 2019
Moderate physical activity possesses positive effects on the immune system function. Numerous studies investigated such effects also in cancer patients. As most studies were conducted on adults, much less is known in children and adolescents. Moreover, most studies were conducted under laboratory conditions in order to control the duration and intensity of the activity. However, daily life also includes outdoor activities....