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    Adaptive Behavior and Quality of Life of adults with intellectual disabilities: Psychomotor Therapy as support CrossMark

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5487.000060

    Published On: November 28, 2018 | Pages: 031 - 038

    Author(s): Mariana Freitas and Sofia Santos*
    Background: The increased scientific recognition of Quality of Life (QOL) and adaptive behavior constructs implies changes in practice aligned with the supports person-centred provision. The alignment between these constructs is been recently proven at theoretical level but it still lacks of practical evidences-based. ...
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    Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction in a cohort of women with Rheumatoid Arthritis CrossMark

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5487.000059

    Published On: October 15, 2018 | Pages: 027 - 030

    Author(s): Catarina Ambrósio*, Renata Aguiar, Catarina Ambrósio, Inês Cunha and Anabela Barcelos
    Temporomandibular joint dysfunction (TMD) is characterized by the presence of signs and symptoms that lead to functional changes in this joint. Most of the times with a multifactorial etiology, it can be associated to systemic diseases, such as rheumatoid arthritis (RA).  Objectives: to evaluate the prevalence of TMD in a cohort of women with RA, as well as possible ...
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    Does the use of an orthotic increase comfort, decrease injury and improve running performance? CrossMark

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5487.000058

    Published On: June 30, 2018 | Pages: 023 - 026

    Author(s): Robert Baxter, Kirk Chalmers, Amber Hurry, Kantida Koysombat, Fionnuala Geoghegan, Peter Malkin and George Ampat*
    Background: Running is a widely accessible sport with millions of participants in the UK alone. Whilst running has been recognised to have significant health benefits, it does come with a risk of injury. Running-related injuries (RRIs) are seen more commonly in novice runners compared to athletes. Currently, there is ongoing debate as to what is the major cause of RRI ...
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    Does A Group Supervised Shoulder Impingement Class Improve Shoulder Pain, Disability and Generic Health Outcomes? A Summative Service Evaluation CrossMark

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5487.000057

    Published On: June 15, 2018 | Pages: 007 - 022

    Author(s): Darren Abramson*
    Background: Patients with shoulder impingement syndrome (SIS) suffer pain and disability and present enormous health and fi nancial challenges to the NHS. There is limited evidence for many of the commonly used physiotherapy treatment interventions. Research suggests deprivation, age, gender and attendance are possible predictors of poor treatment outcome in common ...
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    Exercise-induced time-dependent changes in plasma BDNF levels in people with schizophrenia CrossMark

    DOI Logo 10.17352/2455-5487.000056

    Published On: January 18, 2018 | Pages: 001 - 006

    Author(s): Laira Fuhr, Caroline Lavratti, Ivy Reichert Vital da Silva, Gustavo Pereira Reinaldo, Nathan Ono de Carvalho, Jordana Lectzow de Oliveira, Luciane Carniel Wagner, Jerri Ribeiro and Viviane Rostirola Elsner*
    Objective: To investigate the short and long-term outcomes of a concurrent exercise protocol (CEP) on plasma Brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BDNF) levels and the effect of this intervention in the self-esteem and mental health in people with schizophrenia (SZ). ...
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