International Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation


EFFECTS OF GROUP EXERCISE PROGRAM ON MORPHOLOGICAL STATUS OF FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS

Research Article of Internal Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation EFFECTS OF GROUP EXERCISE PROGRAM ON MORPHOLOGICAL STATUS OF FEMALE UNIVERSITY STUDENTS Čokorilo, N.1, Vasić, G.1, Prebeg, G.2, Tomašević, D.2, and Pantelić, S.3 1Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, University of Novi Sad, Novi Sad, Serbia. 2Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia. 3Faculty of Sports and Physical Education, University of Niš, Niš, Serbia. The objective of the research was to determine the effects of the “Body Workout” aerobic exercises on morphological characteristics of female university students after a period of 2 months with training sessions in the duration of three hours per week. The sample of research participants was made up of female university students from the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Novi Sad (AGE = 22.13±0.98 years) that were actively included in the workout program. The total sample participating in the research comprised of 52 participants, 25 of which comprised the experimental group (AGE=22.11±0.89; TV=166.11±5.01) while the remaining 27 of them comprised the control group (AGE=22.45±0.78 years, TV=169.51±5.04). The experimental group followed the “Body Workout” aerobic exercises model and the control group followed the regular curriculum for the university course of Fitness (Rekreacija in Serbian) at the Faculty of Sports and Physical Education in Novi Sad. At the initial measuring, there were no statistically significant differences among the participants (P=0.41). Physical changes that occurred in the participants’ bodies during the research period of two months were followed by means of monitoring of twelve morphological characteristics. According to the research results, significant effects were determined in transformation of morphological characteristics among the members of the experimental group on the level of the entire system (P=0.00) and the individual differences could be perceived in the final measuring in variables Circumference of the lower leg ...

PHYSIOTHERAPY APPROACH IN MICROCEPHALY PATIENTS

Review Article of Internal Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation PHYSIOTHERAPY APPROACH IN MICROCEPHALY PATIENTS Maria Anita Coelho Epaminondas ¹*, Jennifer Hellen Melo Sobral¹, Juliana Marina Campelo¹, Ana Clara de Andrade Pereira¹. 1Discente do Centro Universitário Maurício de Nassau, Uninassau, Recife-PE, Brasil INDRODUCTION: Microcephaly is a neurological condition with a craniofacial anomaly where it has a reduced cephalic perimeter, resulting in malformation of the central nervous system. In 2015, Brazil registered an outbreak of the disease, mainly in the states of northeastern Brazil, causing a state of alert in the entire population and a problem for public health that after investigative studies, concluded that the responsible for the outbreak would be the Zika virus. In general, the disease may present a delay in the neuropsychomotor development, the application of an early intervention program should be done in a systematic and individual way, respecting the various changes in each case. With the physiotherapist applicability occurs the contribution with the physical and psychic benefits, creating more possibilities for psychosocial rehabilitation. OBJECTIVE: To show the approach of physiotherapy to minimize the impairment caused by microcephaly, through appropriate treatments mediating the disability of each individual. METHODOLOGY: For this summary, a study was made on the need for physiotherapy in patients with microcephaly. It was conducted by electronic research in the databases Scielo, Pubmed and Bireme RESULTS: Microcephaly is a pathology that causes severe functional and cognitive alterations, being important the rehabilitation with purpose the stimulation of the child according to the neuropsychomotor age. The conduct of any technique in the first years of life helps in the process of maturation of the central nervous system, being considered important for the development of motor, cognitive and sensory skills. The study demonstrated that in addition to early interventions, the care with an interdisciplinary health team and ...

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MULTIPROFESSIONAL APPROACH IN SOTOS SYNDROME

Research Article of Internal Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation THE IMPORTANCE OF THE MULTIPROFESSIONAL APPROACH IN SOTOS SYNDROME Andressa Gouveia de Araújo1*, Mateus Saulo Dantas Correia e Sá2, Nilian Cerqueira Azevêdo3. Introduction: Sotos syndrome or cerebral gigantism is a rare genetic disorder characterized by excessive physical growth in early childhood, being associated with the NSD1 gene, located on chromosome 5. The Individuals show as physical changes macrocephaly, neuropsychomotor retardation, stomatoglossognathic system alteration, delay in language acquisition and development, and cognitive deficit. Objectives: To report the importance of the approach of Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy, Physiotherapy and Psychology professional regarding intervention in a patient with Sotos syndrome. Local: Unit of Neuropsychomotor rehabilitation of the Specialized Center for Rehabilitation of a region of the Alagoas backwood. Methodology: Patient attended the aforementioned institution with medical diagnosis of Sotos Syndrome and with complaints of motor deficit, delay in acquisition, development and use of oral language, difficulty in oral control, and cognitive and behavioral changes. Initially, the basic script for multiprofessional institutional evaluation was applied, as a way to gather more information about the general complaint of the patient, made the anamneses and specific evaluations of occupational therapy, phonoaudiology physiotherapy and psychology, looking to promote the rescue of specific complaints. Was also performed the application of the UTP- Unique Therapeutic Project, seeking to list the CIF of the patient and the objectives to be drawn in the short, medium and long term. The multiprofessional rehabilitation regarding of this patient was performed from preselected play resources, where she also had guidelines regarding early stimulation. Results: After 1 year in the unit of neuropsychomotor rehabilitation, it was observed that there was significant improvement in all aspects evaluated. With regard physiotherapeutic rehabilitation and occupational therapy, the patient shows improvement in gait resulting from lower limb strengthening and ...

THE USE OF ELASTIC BANDAGE IN TREATMENT OF SPEECH THERAPY IN PATIENTS POST ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY

Research Article of Internal Journal of Sports Medicine and Rehabilitation THE USE OF ELASTIC BANDAGE IN TREATMENT OF SPEECH THERAPY IN PATIENTS POST ORTHOGNATHIC SURGERY Andressa Gouveia de Araújo1*, Nilian Cerqueira Azevêdo2, Mateus Saulo Dantas Correia e Sá3. Introduction: The orthognathic surgery is realized for the correction of maxillo-mandibular disproportions, providing improvement in aesthetics and setting a harmony between anatomical structures. As it is a readjustment of these structures, these patients may present a demand for speech therapists interventions, either in pre or post-operative with the objective of set a new functional pattern suitable to the new form. Objectives: To describe the experience regarding the effectiveness of patients post orthognathic surgery with the use of elastic bandage associated with speech therapy. Local: Specialized Center in Rehabilitation of the municipality of Maceió. Methods: A descriptive study of the experience in patients submitted to the orthognathic surgery. Interventions and lectures were realized in order to solve the doubts regarding speech therapy. The purpose of the action is to realize anamnesis, evaluation and speech-language intervention, focused on the area of orofacial motricity, in patients who entered the rehabilitation center and looked for phonoaudiological demand after orthognathic surgery. Results: Five patients who had realize orthognathic surgery to correct maxillo-mandibular disproportion were observed. Initially, a anamnesis speech-language pathology was realized, with the objective of knowing the clinical history and demand of each patient. Then, evaluations were carried out based on validated protocols, in order to analyze how was the structures and functions related to orofacial motricity, in order to draw up the therapeutic plan of these patients. Of the five patients initially mentioned, four presented a demand to apply for elastic bandage associated with the performance of speech therapy. The sessions were performed once a week, where orofacial myofunctional exercises were performed during therapy and ...

Dr. John Caruso
Full Professor (Tenured), The University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Dr. Th. Nandalal Singh
Chairperson, Department of Physical Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh (UT)-160014, INDIA

Dr. Shyamal Koley
Professor & Head, Department of Physiotherapy, Guru Nanak Dev University

Dr Ferruh TASPINAR
Associate Professor, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, School of Health Science, Dumlupinar University, Campus of Evliya Celebi, 43100, Kutahya, Turkey

Dr. Sardar Mohammadi
Associate Professor, Department of Sport Management. Faculty of P. E. & sport sciences, University of Kurdistan

Dr Ravindra Baliram Khandare
Director of physical Education, Mula Education Socity Art, Comm, Sci Collage Sonai.

Dr.Mohammed Nader
Department of Biological Sciences and Sports Health ,Faculty of Physical Education, Suez Canal University

Dr. Gul Baltaci
PT.Ph.D. Professor, FACSM, CKTI,Private Ankara Guven Hospital, Ankara Turkey 

Dr. Bogdan Constantin Ungurean
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of IASI, ROMANIA

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