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  1. CONCLUSION: Kidney donors submitted to nephrectomy exhibited a reduction in pulmonary function, respiratory muscular strength and quality of life, most of which were improving toward pre-surgical levels. PMID: 26331745 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  2. Authors: Caçola PM, Gabbard C, Montebelo MI, Santos DC Abstract The home environment has been established as a crucial factor for motor development, especially in infants. Exploring the home environment can have significant implications for intervention, as it is common practice in physical therapy to have professionals advise patients on home activities. Since 2010, our group has been working on the development of the Affordances in the Home Environment for Motor Development - Infant Scale (AHEMD-IS), a parental self-reporting instrument designed to assess the quality and quantity of factors (affordances) in the home environment. In Brazil, the instrument has been translated as "Affordances no Ambiente Domiciliar para o Desenvolvimento Motor - Escala Bebê", and it has been exten...
  3. CONCLUSION: These results suggest that the amount of subcutaneous adipose tissue (as reflected by skinfold thickness) affected NMES current intensity and NMES-evoked torque, but had no effect on discomfort perception. Our findings may help physical therapists to better understand the impact of SFT on NMES and to design more rational stimulation strategies. PMID: 26331743 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  4. CONCLUSION: Aerobic training is an important intervention to improve cardiac function and remodeling and physical capacity in CHF rats. Interval training is a potential strategy to maximize the results, but exercise type and intensity are still topics to be explored. PMID: 26331742 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  5. Authors: Hespanhol Junior LC, Barboza SD, van Mechelen W, Verhagen E Abstract Sports participation is a major ally for the promotion of physical activity. However, sports injuries are important adverse effects of sports participation and should be monitored in sports populations. The purpose of this paper is to review the basic concepts of injury monitoring and discuss the implementation of these concepts in practice. The aspects discussed are: (1) sports injury definition; (2) classification of sports injuries; (3) population at risk, prevalence, and incidence; (4) severity measures; (5) economic costs; (6) systems developed to monitor sports injuries; and (7) online technology. Only with reliable monitoring systems applied in a continuous and long-term manner will it be possible...
  6. CONCLUSION: The authors concluded that OSA did not change the parameters of the fluctuation of isometric submaximal torque of knee extensors in patients with early-grade OA. PMID: 26331740 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  7. CONCLUSION: These results suggest that LLLT could be an effective therapeutic approach for stimulating recovery during an endurance exercise protocol. PMID: 26331739 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  8. CONCLUSION: The absence of moderation on the tested relationship suggests that, when investigated under the negative perspective of environmental barriers, the contextual factors do not modify the relationship between mobility and school participation. Factors specific to the school environment might add to the present study's results regarding the effect of school participation in this population. PMID: 26331738 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  9. CONCLUSIONS: Burst TENS inhibited collagen I and III production and impaired its alignment during healing of partial rupture of the Achilles tendon in rats. PMID: 26331737 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  10. Authors: Cools AM, Johansson FR, Borms D, Maenhout A Abstract The shoulder is at high risk for injury during overhead sports, in particular in throwing or hitting activities, such as baseball, tennis, handball, and volleyball. In order to create a scientific basis for the prevention of recurrent injuries in overhead athletes, four steps need to be undertaken: (1) risk factors for injury and re-injury need to be defined; (2) established risk factors may be used as return-to-play criteria, with cut-off values based on normative databases; (3) these variables need to be measured using reliable, valid assessment tools and procedures; and (4) preventative training programs need to be designed and implemented into the training program of the athlete in order to prevent re-injury. In gene...
  11. CONCLUSIONS: PEDro is not widely and equally used throughout Brazil. Strategies to promote PEDro and to make PEDro more accessible to physical therapists speaking Portuguese are needed. PMID: 26331735 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  12. CONCLUSIONS: A limited body of evidence exists to support the use of core stability training in injury prevention or performance enhancement programs for athletes. Clearly more research is needed to inform decision making when it comes to inclusion or emphasis of core training when designing injury prevention and rehabilitation programs for athletes. PMID: 26331734 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  13. CONCLUSIONS: Ultrasonographic measurement of the diameters of the CMM using Sonosynch has proved to be reliable especially for APD in healthy subjects as well as subjects with neck pain. PMID: 26331733 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  14. CONCLUSION: Physical therapists from São Paulo state believe that they have knowledge and skills to use EBP. Although they have favorable opinions regarding its implementation, they still encounter difficulties in implementing EBP successfully. PMID: 26331732 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)
  15. CONCLUSION: Both protractor methods were shown to have good reliability, and acceptable validity, with the T8 method demonstrating superior clinical utility. The authors recommend the clinical use of the T8 method for measurement of excessive resting scapular elevation or depression. PMID: 26337260 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher] (Source: Physical Therapy)

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