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Alexandro Andrade
Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina
PsychoanalysisPsychologyPhysical therapyMedicineSocial psychology
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OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to investigate athletes sleep quality before competition and its relationship with age, gender, sport modality, competitive level, competition result, and practice time. Methods: The sample was 1010 Brazilian athletes (656 men and 354 women; 511 young and 499 adults), with an age of 20±7 years old. Participants answered the question "How would you evaluate the quality of your sleep in the past few days?" Participants rated their sleep quality on a Likert-...
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Reduced physical exercise can impact children's mental health. Use of active electronic games can help promote psychological health. Physical education (PE class) uses different resources, methods, and contents to promote student health. We investigated the effect of exergames on the mood and self-esteem of children and compare it that of with traditional PE classes. From a sample of 213 children (7-11 years old), 140 from 10 classes of the fourth and fifth grades of elementary school (59 boys, ...
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The world is currently facing a serious coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19) This novel coronavirus is a new virus for which effective drugs and vaccines have not yet been developed Amateur and professional athletic events around the world have been stopped, and teams and athletes have had to adopt social withdrawal measures, interrupting their training and preparation routines for competitions Given this alarming scenario, this article aims to alert athletes to the importance of maintaining a condit...
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#1Alexandro Andrade (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 9
Last. Danilo Reis Coimbra (UFJF: Universidade Federal de Juiz de Fora)H-Index: 5
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Abstract Background and purpose Preferred exercise may be beneficial for the mental health of patients with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS).This study aimed to investigate the effects of preferred exercise on the quality of life (Qol), depression, and mood states of the patients with FMS. Materials and methods This study was a nonrandomized controlled trial. The patients with FMS were divided into an experimental group (EG; n = 22) and a control group (CG; n = 14). The patients in the EG performed t...
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Abstract Objective To investigate the effects of resistance training on the health-related quality of life (HR-QoL) of patients with rheumatic diseases through a systematic review with meta-analysis and meta-regression. Method Until 31 August 2018, systematic searches were carried out in the following databases: PubMed, Web of Science, SportDiscus, Scopus, and Cochrane Library. Clinical trials examining the effects of resistance training on the HR-QoL of patients with rheumatic diseases were col...
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#1Alexandro Andrade (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 9
#2Fábio Hech Dominski (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 3
Last. Sofia Mendes Sieczkowska (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 3
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Abstract We aimed to analyze the evidence on the effects of physical exercise in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and to assess the characteristics of published studies, especially the quality of the evidence, through an umbrella review. This umbrella review followed the PRISMA guidelines and was documented in the PROSPERO registry (CRD42017075687). We searched the PubMed, Web of Science, SportDiscus, Scopus, Cinahl, and Cochrane Library databases. The methodological quality of systematic reviews...
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#1Sofia Mendes Sieczkowska (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 3
#2Guilherme Torres Vilarino (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 3
Last. Alexandro Andrade (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 9
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Background To compare patients with active and inactive fibromyalgia to better understand the impact of physical inactivity on quality of life and symptoms in these patients.
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#1Ana Cristina Tillmann (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 1
#2Alessandra Swarowsky (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 1
Last. Adriana Coutinho de Azevedo Guimarães (UDESC: Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina)H-Index: 7
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Studies have detected changes in the expression of miRNAs after physical exercise, which brings new insight into the molecular control of adaptation to exercise. Therefore, the objective of the current systematic review of experimental and quasiexperimental studies published in the past 10 years was to assess evidence related to acute effects, chronic effects, and both acute and chronic effects of physical exercise on miRNA expression in humans, as well as its functions, evaluated in serum, plas...
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