Cristine Lima Alberton

Cristine Lima Alberton
Universidade Federal de Pelotas | UFPEL · Department of Sports

PhD in Human Movement Sciences

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January 2010 - December 2012
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul

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Background: To determine the effect of resistance training volume on physical and perceptual outcomes of breast cancer survivors submitted to a combined training program. Design: Randomized single-blinded study. Methods: Nineteen breast cancer survivor women were randomized to a single-set (SS) or a multiple-set (MS) group. Both groups complet...
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O objetivo foi avaliar e comparar capacidade aeróbia, equilíbrio, flexibilidade e qualidade de vida entre bailarinos de dança de salão e grupo controle. Fizeram parte da amostra 24 sujeitos, divididos entre bailarinos e grupo controle. Foram realizados os testes: Sentar e Alcançar, Avião, Timed Up & Go e Banco do Queen’s College. Foi aplicado o que...
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Considering that water immersion may acutely reduce blood pressure (BP) and that exercise may elicit positive post-exercise hypotension (PEH) responses, we aimed to analyze the presence of PEH in normotensive individuals and compare its magnitude between two resistance training sessions performed in aquatic or land environments. Ten physically acti...
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Background: Police officers are exposed to specific occupational tasks, which require lifting, trunk flexion and rotation, carrying weight, and frequent standing periods, which may be associated with an increased risk of experiencing low back pain (LBP). Objective: To describe the prevalence and intensity of chronic LBP (CLBP) in Brazilian Feder...
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Background Physical properties of water cause physiological changes in the immersed human body compared with the land environment. Understanding the magnitude of cardiorespiratory alterations might ensure adequate intensity control during aquatic exercise programs. Objective We aimed to compare the oxygen uptake (VO2), heart rate (HR), and rating...
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Background: it is well known in literature that sedentary lifestyle contributes to worsening people's health. This issue highlights the need for effective interventions to promote an active lifestyle. Research suggested multilevel intervention strategies to promote adherence to recommended physical activity levels, including the use of social netw...
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The time-efficient nature of HIIT using bodyweight exercises can facilitate the application of exercise programs at home by encouraging more people to perform regular physical exercise. However, there are no studies investigating the influence of the distribution/order of exercises during HIIT training sessions using this method. The aim of the pre...
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The present study aimed to investigate whether training status would influence the capacity of a verification phase (VER) to confirm maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) of a previous graded exercise test (GXT) in individuals with hypertension. Twelve older adults with hypertension (8 women) were recruited. Using a within-subject design, participants per...
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Background Quality of life (QoL) is an important health index for older adults. Aim The aim of this study was to compare the effects of 16 weeks of aerobic training to 8 weeks of aerobic followed by 8 weeks of combined (i.e., resistance and aerobic exercises) training, as well as to a control group on the QoL of older women exercising in the aquat...
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Purpose: The aim of this study was to analyze the acute effect of a treadmill high-intensity interval protocol on subsequent upper body and lower body strength exercise performance. Method: Sixteen young men had their maximal aerobic capacity and one-repetition maximum (1RM) determined and underwent four randomized conditions: a half-squat control...
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Purpose: To compare the effects of 16 weeks of aerobic training (AT) to 8 weeks of AT followed by 8 weeks of combined training (CT), as well as to a control group (CG), on the functional, cognitive and hemodynamic responses of older women exercising in the aquatic environment. Materials and Methods: The study is a three-armed parallel randomized co...
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Abstract Aim: To compare muscular and cardiorespiratory parameters between Brazilian professional futsal athletes from different competitive levels (national versus regional). A secondary aim was to explore the correlation of physical fitness variables between both competitive levels. Methods: Twenty-two futsal players (24.7 ± 3.7 years), 11 from a...
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The aim of the present study was to compare the neuromuscular, morphological, and functional responses to a high-velocity resistance training (HVRT) program between three cohorts: middle-aged adults (40-55 years, n = 18), healthy older adults (> 60 years, n = 18), and mobility-limited older adults (n = 8). Participants were tested before and after...
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Detecting the physiological and biomechanical alterations in shallow water walking (SWW) due to water depth and speed is important for health professionals to perform accurate exercise prescription. This systematic review with meta-analysis aimed to investigate the acute physiological and biomechanical responses of SWW at different immersion depths...
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Background Dual task influences postural control. A cognitive task seems to reduce muscle excitation during a postural balance, especially in older adults (OA). Aim The aim of this study is to evaluate the effect of three cognitive tasks on muscle excitation and static postural control in OA and young adults (YA) in an upright posture maintenance...
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The aquatic environment represents an adequate and safe alternative for children with overweight to exercise. However, the magnitude of the vertical ground reaction force (Fz) during these exercises is unknown in this population. Therefore, our study aimed to compare the Fz during the stationary running exercise between the aquatic and land environ...
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The aging process results in several physiological impairments that, in turn, may predispose older individuals to a series of restrictions on their functional capacity. These impairments are important to understand so that suitable conditions for healthier aging can be pursued. In this review, we first summarize the effects of aging on the neuromus...
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Background: The aim of the present study was to investigate the muscular and cardiorespiratory adaptations of two water-based training programs in older women. Methods: Volunteers were divided between a water-based aerobic training (WBA; N.=13), water-based combined training (WBC; N.=11) or an active control group (CG; N.=9) and those assigned t...
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Objective: The aim of this study was to compare the effects of training using loads from a repetition maximum value (%1RM) and rating of perceived exertion (RPE) in elderly women. Methods: Twenty-five elderly women (60–75 years old) were randomly assigned to a group that trained using loads determined by 1RM test (G%; n = 12) or to a group that tra...
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Background: This study compared the effect of treadmill running on subsequent upper limb exercise performance in young men. Methods: Seventeen young men (24.8±5.2 years) completed a: 1) bench press resistance exercise control session; 2) treadmill interval running protocol followed by the bench press session; and 3) treadmill continuous running...
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The aim of this study was to compare the acute responses to three time-matched exercise regimens. Ten trained adults (age, maximum oxygen consumption (VO2max), and body mass index (BMI) = 25.9 ± 5.6 yr, 50.9 ± 5.4 mL·kg−1·min−1, and 22.1 ± 1.8 kg·m−2) completed sprint interval training (SIT) requiring 14 × 5 s efforts with 35 s of recovery, high-in...
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Objetivo. Evaluar las respuestas en la tensión arterial (TA) aguda en mujeres hipertensas durante la práctica de sesiones de gimnasia aeróbica acuática continuas (CON) y a intervalos (INT) y 20 minutos después de realizarlas. Método. Nueve mujeres hipertensas tratadas (61.22 ± 2.91 años, con índice de masa corporal 28.70 ± 4.45 kg.m-2) realizaron...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate how accurate is a smartphone app to measure a physical activity parameter (steps). Physical Education undergraduate students (n = 46), both male and female, were recruited. A tally counter, a validated device (Xiaomi Mi Band 2®) and My Active Life app were used to perform the steps count. Each participant took...
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Individuals with obesity are recommended to practice physical activity with reduced weight bearing, such as water-based exercises. However, the magnitude of the vertical ground reaction force (Fz) during these exercises is unknown in this population. This study aimed to verify the magnitude of peak Fz (Fzpeak) in women with obesity during different...
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Purpose: The present cross-sectional study aimed to investigate whether a maximal oxygen uptake (VO2max) verification phase (VER) could improve the accuracy of a previous graded exercise test (GXT) to assess individual VO2max in hypertensive individuals. Methods: Thirty-three older adults with hypertension (24 women) taking part in the Hypertensio...
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This study compared the effects of using continuous and interval aerobic exercise during concurrent training on cardiorespiratory adaptations in women. Thirty-two participants were randomly assigned into one of the following groups: continuous running and resistance training (C-RUN, n = 10), interval running and resistance training (I-RUN, n = 11),...
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Introduction: The anaerobic threshold (AT) determination is important for individualizing the aerobic training prescription. Objective: To compare and verify the agreement between oxygen uptake (VO2), heart rate (HR), and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) at the AT determined by the ventilatory threshold (VT) and heart rate deflection point (HRDP) m...
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O objetivo do presente estudo foi verificar os efeitos de um programa de exercício físico supervisionado remotamente sobre a percepção de fadiga de sobreviventes do câncer de mama durante a pandemia da COVID-19. Participaram do estudo dez mulheres (56,30 ± 14,00 anos) fisicamente ativas, participantes de um programa de extensão universitário e que...
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Different parameters can be used to control the intensity of aerobic exercises, a choice that should consider the population and exercise environment targeted. Therefore, our study aimed to verify the relationship between oxygen uptake (VO2), heart rate (HR), rating of perceived exertion (RPE), and cadence during an aquatic incremental test in olde...
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Limited evidence exists about non-specific low back pain (NSLBP) interventions among tactical personnel (police officers, firefighters, or army forces). The aim was to identify and systematically review the findings of randomized control trials (RCTs) investigating conservative interventions for the treatment NSLBP in tactical personnel. A search o...
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Purpose: Even though multiple training methods appear to be effective to improve cardiorespiratory fitness, they also need to be perceived as tolerable or enjoyable by exercisers to maximize long-term behavioral maintenance. Therefore, the purpose of the current study was to compare perceived enjoyment between whole-body interval training (SIT-WB),...
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The aim of this paper is to investigate the mechanical and metabolic reasons of the spontaneous gait/speed choice of ascending short flight of stairs, where walking on every step or running on every other step are frequently interchangeable options. Twenty-four subjects' kinematics, oxygen uptake ( V̇ O 2 ), ventilation and heart rate were sampled...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the test-retest reliability of an integrated inertial sensor (IIS) for cervical range of motion assessment. An integrated inertial sensor was placed on the forehead center of thirty older adults (OA) and thirty younger adults (YA). Participants had to perform three continuous rotations, lateral bandings and fle...
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Background: The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of 2 water-based aerobic training programs on functional capacity and quality of life (QoL) of older women. Design: Randomized clinical trial. Methods: A total of 41 women (64.3 [3.1] y) were randomized into a continuous (CTG) and an interval (ITG) water-based aerobic trainin...
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Abstract: The aging process is related to impairments in several biological systems, such as the neuromuscular system. Of concern, considerable reductions in strength and power output are observed after the sixth decade of life, which are strongly related to declines in functional capacity. High-velocity resistance training (HVRT) is an alternative...
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Background Down Syndrome (DS) is a genetic condition presenting delay in acquisition of main motor milestones, such as walking. Although studies have been investigating the biomechanical parameters during land walking performed by individual with DS, the literature is scarce regarding kinetic parameters analysis in this population, specially during...
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The purpose of the present study was to analyze vertical ground reaction force (Fz) and oxygen uptake (VO2) responses in six different water-based exercises performed at different cadences by postmenopausal women. Twelve postmenopausal women (57.3 ± 2.6 years, 158.1 ± 6.9 cm, 69.1 ± 10.9 kg) voluntarily took part in the study. Participants complete...
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The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of two water-based aerobic programs on cardiorespiratory and neuromuscular outcomes in older women. Forty-one women (60 to 75 years old) volunteered to participate in the study. Participants were randomized into a water-based continuous (CTG; n = 21; 63.9 ± 2.5 years) or an interval (ITG; n =...
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Objectives: To evaluate the acute effects of a session of water-based aerobic exercise on the blood lipid levels of women with dyslipidemia and to compare these results according to their training status. Method: Fourteen premenopausal women with dyslipidemia, aged 40-50 years, participated in two water-based aerobic exercise sessions, the first...
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Background: To compare the acute effects of water-based aerobic-resistance and resistance-aerobic concurrent training (CT) sessions on energy expenditure (EE) during and postexercise in young women. Methods: Nine active women (24 [3] y; 60 [5] kg) completed 4 sessions: (1) familiarization, (2) aquatic maximal test to determine the heart rate cor...
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O processo de envelhecimento afeta diversos aspectos da condição física e, assim, tem potencial para impactar diretamente na qualidade de vida dos indivíduos idosos. Por isso, o objetivo do presente trabalho foi comparar a percepção de qualidade de vida de adultos de meia idade, idosos saudáveis e com limitação de mobilidade. Para isto, quarenta e...
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A força máxima é a capacidade máxima de um músculo ou grupamento muscular gerar tensão, a qual é normalmente mensurada através do teste de uma repetição máxima (1RM). A avaliação adequada do teste de 1RM é importante, visto que seu resultado é utilizado para prescrição e monitorização da carga de treino. Com base nisso, o objetivo do presente traba...
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O processo de envelhecimento pode resultar em diversos prejuízos fisiológicos que, por sua vez, predispõem os indivíduos idosos a uma série de restrições na sua capacidade funcional. Por essa razão, o objetivo do presente trabalho foi de comparar a capacidade funcional entre adultos de meia-idade, idosos saudáveis e com limitação na mobilidade. For...
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A manutenção da força e da potência muscular parece importante para a preservação da capacidade funcional com o avanço da idade, porém o grau dessa associação ainda carece de investigação Assim, o objetivo desse trabalho foi correlacionar a força e a potência de extensão de joelhos com a velocidade da marcha em idosos. Foram incluídos vinte seis id...
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O envelhecimento resulta em uma série de declínios fisiológicos, como reduções na massa muscular, na força e na potência, os quais têm potencial para afetar a qualidade de vida desses indivíduos. Nesse sentido, o objetivo do presente trabalho foi testar a associação da força dinâmica máxima (1RM) e da potência muscular de membros inferiores com a p...
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Preliminary results of the ACTIVE study, a RCT that aims to compare the neuromuscular adaptations to water-based areobic and combined training programs.
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Test-retest reliability of our maximal dynamic strength measures (1RM) in each of our groups (i.e. middle-aged adults, older adults and mobility limited older adults) and also on the entire sample.
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This systematic review aimed to analyze the effects of a physical exercise (PE) program on low back pain (LBP) symptoms of office workers and the modification of flexibility and range of motion (ROM), muscular strength, and quality of life (QoL). A literature research was performed on PubMed, Scopus, MEDLINE, and SPORTDiscus from April to May 2018....
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The aim of this systematic review was to analyze the effect of Nordic Walking (NW) on anthropometric parameters, body composition, cardiovascular parameters, aerobic capacity, blood sample, and glucose tolerance in overweight and obese subjects. The main keywords “Nordic Walking” or “Pole Walking”, associated with either “obese”, “obesity”, “overwe...
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Purpose: The present study aimed to compare the vertical ground reaction force responses during the performance of the stationary running water-based exercise with and without equipment at different cadences by elderly women. Method: Nineteen elderly women (age: 68.6 ± 5.0 years; body mass: 69.0 ± 9.5 kg; height: 154.9 ± 5.6 cm) completed one sessi...
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Background Hypertension is a clinical condition highly prevalent in the elderly, imposing great risks to cardiovascular diseases and loss of quality of life. Current guidelines emphasize the importance of nonpharmacological strategies as a first-line approach to lower blood pressure. Exercise is an efficient lifestyle tool that can benefit a myriad...
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Background: The morphological alterations during pregnancy may affect the biomechanical loads during exercise practice. Aquatic exercises may suit pregnant women, who are recommended to exercise with low vertical ground reaction force loads. Therefore, the study aimed to determine the apparent weight reduction during immersion and the vertical grou...
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Alberton, CL, Andrade, LS, Pinheiro, RB, and Pinto, SS. Anaerobic threshold in a water-based exercise: agreement between heart rate deflection point and lactate threshold methods. J Strength Cond Res 35(9): 2472-2478, 2021-The purpose of this study was to compare and assess the agreement of the heart rate (HR) and rating of perceived exertion (RPE)...
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The neuromuscular adaptations between ergometer-based high-intensity interval training (HIIT-T; n = 15), whole-body high-intensity interval training (HIIT-WB; n = 12) and moderate-intensity continuous training (MICT; n = 14) were compared in forty-one healthy men randomized to 16 weeks of training (3x per week). Two-way repeated measures analysis o...
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Purpose: To analyze the agreement between the velocity, heart rate, and oxygen uptake values corresponding to second ventilatory threshold and glycemic threshold in patients with type 2 diabetes. Methods: Twenty-four untrained patients (55.1 ± 8.9 years) were evaluated. Three different parameters of training intensity corresponding to anaerobic thr...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the acute effects of water-based aerobic exercises on the performance of water-based resistance exercises by assessing kinematic parameters during protocols and neuromuscular responses after them. Method: Ten women performed 2 water-based protocols (i.e., resistance and concurrent water-based...
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To compare the acute effects of different intra-session exercise sequences and aerobic exercise modalities during concurrent training sessions on oxygen consumption (VO2) and energy expenditure (EE) in young women. Eleven young women volunteered to participate in this study and underwent tests of their dynamic strength and a maximal incremental tes...
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Schaun, GZ, Pinto, SS, Silva, MR, Dolinski, DB, and Alberton, CL. Sixteen weeks of whole-body high-intensity interval training induce similar cardiorespiratory responses compared with traditional high-intensity interval training and moderate-intensity continuous training in healthy men. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2018-Low-volume high-inten...
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Purpose: This study aimed to investigate the effects of water-based aerobic training on the lipid profile and lipoprotein lipase (LPL) levels in premenopausal women with dyslipidemia. Method: Forty women were randomly assigned to: aquatic training (WA; n = 20) or a control group (CG; n = 20). The WA group underwent 12 weeks of water-based interv...
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The present study compared the energy expenditure (EE) during and after two water aerobics protocols, high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and moderate continuous training (CONT). A crossover randomized design was employed comprising 11 healthy young women. HIIT consisted of eight 20s bouts at 130% of the cadence associated with the maximal oxyg...
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This study aimed to investigate the effects of two water-based training programs (aerobic and combined) and a non-periodized physical activity program on functional capacity and quality of life (QoL) of elderly women. Forty-one elderly female volunteers (65 ± 4 years) were divided into three groups: aerobic training group (WBA, n = 13), combined tr...
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PurposeThis study aimed to compare the cardiometabolic responses (VO2 and HR) and rate of perceived exertion (RPE) of walking, at the same percentage of heart rate reserve (HRres) plus resting heart rate (HRrest), on a nonmotorized aquatic treadmill and on a land-based motorized treadmill, in healthy older adults. Methods Eighteen healthy older adu...
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Background: This study aimed to compare exercise intensity through measuring oxygen consumption (VO2), heart rate (HR), and rating of perceived effort (RPE) during an underwater walking at a standardized gait velocity (step × min⁻¹) when wearing swimsuit (SS) or aquatic pants (AP) that increased the drag force Methods: 20 young healthy participants...
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Objectives: To compare the effects of two aerobic training models in water and on dry-land on quality of life, depressive symptoms and sleep quality in patients with type 2 diabetes. Design: Randomized clinical trial. Methods: Thirty-five patients with type 2 diabetes were randomly assigned to aquatic aerobic training group (n=17) or dry-land...
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The purpose of the study was to compare the acute effects of water-based resistance-aerobic (RA) and aerobic-resistance (AR) sequences on systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure (DBP), and mean blood pressure (MBP) in young women. Thirteen active women participated in four sessions: (1) exercises familiarization, (2) aquatic maximal test...