Dahan da Cunha Nascimento

Dahan da Cunha Nascimento
Universidade Católica de Brasília · Pós-Graduação em Educação Física

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Introduction
Dahan da Cunha Nascimento currently is a Researcher at the Pós-Graduação em Educação Física, Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brazil, DF. Dahan does research in Physiotherapy, Geriatrics and Sports Medicine.

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The current manuscript reviews the literature on the health effects of resistance training (RT) for individuals with Down syndrome (DS), focusing on this training modality's methodology, application, and safety. The literature has mentioned that early aging in this population is associated with loss of muscle strength, lower lean and bone mass, and...
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A força de preensão manual (FPM) é considerada componente fundamental na análise da força muscular do público idoso. No entanto, dados que mostrem a sua relação com a força muscular global (FMG) ainda são inconclusivos. O objetivo do presente estudo foi investigar se a força de preensão manual relativa (FPMR) é representativa da FMG em idosas. Part...
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Background: Hemodynamic responses to physical training are not homogenous and uniform, and considerable inter-individual variations in the blood pressure of hypertensive individuals are noted in both aerobic and resistance training protocols. In this context, this study aimed to evaluate the effects of resistance and aerobic exercise on the blood...
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Background Low muscle quality index (MQI) is a potential risk of developing functional impairments in older people. However, considering that individuals with Down syndrome (DS) present with a faster decline in biological aging, an investigation on MQI in individuals with DS is necessary. The aims of this present cross-sectional study were to compa...
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Background: Low muscle quality index (MQI) is a potential risk of developing functional impairments in older people. However, considering that individuals with Down syndrome (DS) present with a faster decline in biological aging, an investigation on MQI in individuals with DS is necessary. The aims of this present cross-sectional study were to com...
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Objectives To determine if anthropometric variables, body composition, medication and gender are associated with functional performance and to compare these variables between octogenarians with high and low functional performance. Methods Observational, cross-sectional study. Weight, height, body mass index (BMI), waist circumference (WC), and wai...
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Combining blood flow restriction (BFR) with exercise is considered a relevant, helpful method in load-compromised individuals and a viable replacement for traditional heavy-load strength training. BFR exercise may be particularly useful for those unable to withstand high mechanical stresses on joints resulting in skeletal muscle dysfunction, such a...
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This study aimed to evaluate the time course and responsiveness of plasma interleukin-6 (IL-6) and creatine kinase (CK) levels following acute eccentric resistance exercise in sedentary obese older women with a different muscle quality index (MQI). Eighty-eight participants (69.4 ± 6.06 years) completed an acute eccentric resistance exercise (7 set...
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Blood flow restriction training (BFRT) is a modality with growing interest in the last decade and has been recognized as a critical tool in rehabilitation medicine, athletic and clinical populations. Besides its potential for positive benefits, BFRT has the capability to induce adverse responses. BFRT may evoke increased blood pressure, abnormal ca...
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of mat Pilates (MP) versus MP plus aerobic exercise (AE) compared with the effects of no intervention on ambulatory blood pressure (BP) in women with hypertension. Methods: This 3-arm, parallel-group randomized clinical trial assessed 60 women who had hypertension and were 30 to 5...
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Este estudo teve como objetivo comparar as respostas cardiovasculares e de óxido nítrico (NO) à contração isométrica voluntária máxima (CIVM) com diferentes grupos musculares (leg press [LEP] e preensão manual isométrica [IHG]) de adolescentes com e sem síndrome de Down (SD). Alem de comparar a força IHG absoluta e relativa entre os grupos. Onze ad...
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Background This study was designed to compare the cardiovascular and nitric oxide (NO) responses to maximal voluntary isometric contraction (MVIC) with different muscle groups (leg press [LEP] and isometric handgrip [IHG] exercise) of adolescents with Down syndrome (DS) and age-matched non-DS peers. We also aimed to compare the absolute and relativ...
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Considering the negative impact of obesity on neuromuscular and immune systems, we sought to compare the effects of a 10-week resistance training (RT) program on muscle quality index (MQI), muscle strength, functional capacity, and immunoglobulins in older women with and without obesity. Thirty-nine older women participated in the present study (ag...
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Background: Repeated measures analysis of covariance and three-way analysis of variance with repeated measures are common statistical methods. For a valid interpretation of blood pressure (BP) response to exercise, a variety of additional statistical methods must be implemented. Four additional statistical methods are presented: technical error of...
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Muscle quality (the ratio of strength to lean muscle mass) might be a better indicator of muscle function than strength alone. Differences in muscle quality index (MQI) between octogenarians and young older adults remain unclear. The aims of the present cross-sectional study were to compare (1) MQI between octogenarians and young older adults, (2)...
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Muscle quality (the ratio of strength to lean muscle mass) might be a better indicator of muscle function than strength alone. Differences in muscle quality index (MQI) between octogenarians and young older adults remain unclear. The aims of the present cross-sectional study were to compare (1) MQI between octogenarians and young older adults, (2)...
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Objectives The aim of this study was to compare muscle quality (MQ) between octogenarians classified as non-fallers, fallers and recurrent fallers and identify confounding intrinsic and extrensic factors that impact likelihood for falls.DesignThis observational, descriptive, cross-sectional study included older adults (N=220) aged 80 years or older...
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Introduction Contrary to the production of oxidant and inflammation biomarkers, antioxidant enzymes decrease with age and the adaptive response to oxidative stress is reduced. The effects of the different resistance exercise protocols to attenuate these conditions are largely unexplored. Objective We compared the acute effects of traditional resis...
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The objective of this study was to compare the effects of very high supervision (VHS-RT) versus high supervision (HS-RT) ratio resistance training (RT) on irisin, brain-derived neurotrophic factor (BNDF), muscle strength, functional capacity, and body composition in elderly women. Participants performed daily undulating periodized RT over 16 weeks...
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Background: Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease that induces peri-articular tissue degradation. OA induces an imbalance between synthesis and degradation of the extracellular matrix components in favor of catabolic events, promoting pathological remodeling and involving degradative enzymes, such as matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs). Obje...
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The objective of this study was to compare the effects of very high supervision (VHS-RT) versus high supervision (HS-RT) ratio resistance training (RT) on Irisin, brain derived neurotrophic factor (BNDF), muscle strength, functional capacity, and body composition in elderly women. Participants performed daily undulating periodized RT over 16 weeks...
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Blood flow restriction (BFR) exercise (a.k.a. occlusion training) has emerged as a viable surrogate to traditional heavy-load strength rehabilitation training for a broad range of clinical populations including elderly subjects and rehabilitating athletes. A particular benefit of BFR exercise is the lower stress upon the joints as compared to tradi...
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Blood flow restriction (BFR) exercise is an effective approach for increasing muscle mass and muscle strength. However, it remains unclear if the magnitude of those positive adaptations will lead to similar responses for hemodynamic variables in hypertensive subjects. The present systematic review aimed to assess the effects of exercise with and wi...
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Purpose: Relative handgrip strength (RHGS), Aged Based on Exercise Stress Testing (A-BEST), and chronological age were evaluated as predictors of impaired mobility in older women. Methods: Participants included 88 older women (mean age 68.13±6.02 years) referred for exercise stress testing. Estimated physiological age was computed based on exerc...
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The main goal was to present statistical procedures for a better data interpretation of responsiveness, explain how to deal with RTM effect, and describe how to determine clinically important changes in BP from significant real difference (SRD). Twenty-seven hypertensive elderly women were included, and RT consisted of a periodized linear model. Th...
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The purpose of this study was to assess if self-regulation of training intensity based on rating of perceived exertion (RPE) is a reliable method to control the intensity during metabolic conditioning sessions of functional fitness. In addition, the relationship between RPE and changes in heart rate, number of repetitions and lactate responses was...
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The main goal was to present statistical procedures for a better data interpretation of responsiveness, explain how to deal with RTM effect, and describe how to determine clinically important changes in BP from significant real difference (SRD). Twenty-seven hypertensive elderly women were included, and RT consisted of a periodized linear model. Th...
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Procedimentos de comparações múltiplas ou post hoc são fundamentais em pesquisas no âmbito na saúde, esporte, educação e lazer. No entanto, a escolha do teste mais adequado por praticantes de estatística na área das ciências da saúde ainda gera dúvidas. O teste utilizado deve promover proteção contra o erro do tipo I, considerar o número de compara...
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Background: Blood flw restriction (BFR) exercise has shown to induce a positive inflence on bone metabolism and attenuate muscle strength loss and atrophy in subjects suffering from musculoskeletal weakness. Despite the known benefis of BFR exercise, it remains unclear whether or not the pressurization of blood vessels damages the endothelial cells...
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We evaluated the negative effect of sarcopenic obesity (SO) on muscle strength, physical function and quality of life in obese elderly women using the appendicular lean mass (aLM) adjusted for BMI, and aLM adjusted for height and fat mass residuals approach. Participated fifty-eight obese elderly women aged 60 to 70 years separated by two groups (S...
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Objective: The objective of this study was to apply the newly standardized definition for sarcopenia from the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health (FNIH) and the current definition for obesity to 1) determine the prevalence of sarcopenic obesity (SO) in obese elderly women; 2) compare the muscle strength, lean body mass, and markers of...
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Purpose The purpose of the present study was to identify the variability of blood pressure response to a 10-week resistance training (RT) program in hypertensive and normotensive elderly women. Participants and methods Twenty-seven untrained hypertensive and 12 normotensive elderly women participated in the present study. A whole-body RT program w...
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Objectives The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of resistance training (RT) on body composition, muscle strength, and functional capacity in elderly women with and without sarcopenic obesity (SO). Methods A total of 49 women (aged ≥60 years) were divided in two groups: without SO (non-SO, n=41) and with SO (n=8). Both groups perfor...
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The aim of the present study was to compare differences in heart rate response following a treadmill exercise test in elderly obese women categorized into groups based on relative handgrip strength. Eighty-eight obese elderly women who were between the ages of 60 and 87 participated in the study and were categorized and enrolled to one of two group...
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The aim of the present study was to compare differences in heart rate (HR) response during and following exercise in obese older women with different percent body fat levels. Ninety older, obese women aged 60-87 years participated in the study, were categorized, and enrolled to one of two groups based on a lower percent body fat (LPBF ≤ 41.10 %) or...
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In order to understand the effect of endurance running on inflammation, it is necessary to quantify the extent to which acute and chronic running affects inflammatory mediators. The aim of this study was to summarise the literature on the effects of endurance running on inflammation mediators. Electronic searches were conducted on PubMED and Scienc...
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A hipertensão é uma doença complexa e multifatorial no qual fatores de risco como obesidade estão envolvidos. Cerca de 48% da população brasileira feminina já apresenta sobrepeso, sendo que a prevalência de excesso de peso acomete 58% da população com idade maior ou igual a 65 anos de idade. Deve-se considerar que a obesidade é um fator de risco pa...
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Objective: Patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) have an increased risk of metabolic disorders and alterations on Irisin levels. Therefore, the purpose of the current investigation was to quantify the circulating Irisin concentration in HIV-infected subjects under highly active antiretroviral therapy and to determine possibl...
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The purpose of the present study was to compare the longitudinal effects of six weeks of rest-pause versus traditional multiple-set RT on muscle strength, hypertrophy, localized muscular endurance, and body composition in trained subjects. Eighteen trained subjects (mean ± SD; age = 30.2 ± 6.6 years; weight = 74.8 ± 17.2 kg; height = 171.4 ± 10.3 c...
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Objective The present study aimed to determine whether Irisin levels are correlated with body composition changes following 16 weeks of resistance training (RT) in older women with and without obesity. Design, Setting, Participants, Intervention We recruited 49 inactive women (n = 23, non-obese: < 41.0% and n = 26, obese: ≥ 41.0% of body fat) aged...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of different resistance training (RT) volume on MMP activity in skeletal muscle, visceral adipose tissue and in the circulation. Twenty-one Wistar rats were randomly divided into three groups (n=7 per group): sedentary control (SC); RT with four ladder climbs (RT-4; 50%, 75%, 90% and 100% of thei...
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To evaluate muscle strength responsiveness and to determine whether interleukin-4 (IL-4), leptin and resistin would be affected by the individual pattern of response to a resistance training (RT) periodization program. Twenty-six elderly post-menopausal women participated in the present study (mean age = 62.57 ± 6.69 years and body mass index = 28....
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Background and Aim Rapid weight loss (RWL) is extensively practiced by combat sports athletes, including Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), but its effects on performance are not well established with different magnitudes of RWL, including those higher than 5% of total body weight. The aim of the present study was to follow MMA athletes during RWL with subs...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of two consecutive Crossfit® training sessions (24 hours apart) designed to enhance work-capacity that involved both cardiovascular and muscular exercises on cytokines, muscle power, blood lactate and glucose. Nine male members of the CrossFit® community (age 26.7 ± 6.6 years; body mass 78.8 ± 13...
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Background and aim: The aim of the present study was to examine nitrite concentration responses following eccentric resistance exercise (ERE) in elderly obese women. We also investigated the existence of high (HR) and low responders (LR) for nitrite and the possible differences with respect to creatine kinase (CK) response, metabolic and body comp...
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Resumo: Objetivos: O objetivo do presente estudo foi analisar e relacionar a força muscular do back squat e front squat com o desempenho nos movimentos de levantamento olímpico snatch e clean em praticantes de CrossFit®. Método: Participaram deste estudo 22 adultos, que foram divididos de acordo com o desempenho nos movimentos de snatch e clean: fo...
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A queda e considerada um evento de grande impacto para a pessoa idosa por ser este causador de incapacidade, hospitalizacoes e obitos nessa populacao. Portanto, os estudos realizados para compreensao do perfil dos idosos que caem sao de grande relevância. O objetivo principal desta pesquisa foi de analisar a relacao das medidas relativas ao risco d...
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Deregulation of glycemic and glycated hemoglobin (HbA 1 ) levels accelerate the progression of cardiovascular complications in type 1 diabetes mellitus (T1DM). The aim of this study was to investigate the association between HbA 1 and changes in blood pressure of children and adolescents with T1DM. A total of 60 children and adolescents were recrui...
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Objectives: The aim of the present study was to analyze and correlate muscle strength of the back and front squat with performance in the movements of weightlifting (WLFT) snatch and the clean in CrossFit® practitioners. Method: Twenty-two adults participated in this study and were divided according to their performance in the snatch and clean mov...
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A síndrome metabólica (SM) é definida pela presença de, ao menos três, dentre cinco fatores de risco cardiovascular: hiperglicemia, resistência à insulina, obesidade, dislipidemia e pressão arterial elevada. Embora portadores de SM apresentem baixa aptidão física e pior qualidade de vida (QV), quando comparado aos indivíduos sem SM, ainda não foram...
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Low intensity resistance exercise (RE) with blood flow restriction (BFR) has gained attention in the literature due to the beneficial effects on functional and morphological variables, similar to those observed during traditional RE without BFR, while the effects of BFR on post-exercise hypotension remain unclear. The aim of the present study was t...
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Aprender a aplicar as análises estatísticas em resultados de estudos experimentais leva tempo, maturidade e erros com o processo. Todavia, o entendimento da estatística para seus praticantes pode ser um processo duradouro e até mesmo amedrontador. Grande parte do temor associado envolve o entendimento de que a estatística está perdida em meio às fó...
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RESUMO: Objetivo: analisar o período predominante de ingresso e a faixa etária de novos alunos em programas de condicionamento físico de Londrina-PR. Metodologia: foram analisados os cadastros de matrículas na academia no período de um ano, de janeiro a dezembro de 2013, totalizando1.015 novos alunos. Posteriormente o período analisado foi dividido...
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Both endothelial nitric oxide synthase (eNOS) gene polymorphism and nitric oxide (NO) are involved in important cardiovascular, muscular and inflammatory physiological mechanisms during ageing and response to exercise. The aim of this study was to investigate the NO kinetic response following an acute eccentric resistance exercise (ERE) session and...