Daniel Umpierre

Daniel Umpierre
Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul | UFRGS · Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre

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Background: Resistant hypertension often exposes patients to poor blood pressure (BP) control, resulting in clinical vulnerability, possible need for device-based procedures (denervation) and increased therapy costs. Regular exercise markedly benefits patients with hypertension, including resistant patients. However, little is known about short-te...
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Background: Diabetes is associated with marked cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. However, the association between different types of exercise training and blood pressure (BP) changes is not fully clear in type 2 diabetes. Objective: The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) was to d...
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Aims/hypothesis: Supervised exercise programmes improve glycaemic control in type 2 diabetes, but training characteristics associated with reduction in HbA(1c) remain unclear. We conducted a systematic review with meta-regression analysis of randomised clinical trials (RCTs) assessing the association between intensity and volume of exercise traini...
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Regular exercise improves glucose control in diabetes, but the association of different exercise training interventions on glucose control is unclear. To conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled clinical trials (RCTs) assessing associations of structured exercise training regimens (aerobic, resistance, or both) and phy...
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Background The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus increases with age, and people with type 2 diabetes are more affected by reductions in functional performance. Although exercise interventions are recommended for people with diabetes, it is relevant to assess the effects of different training modes on the available functional outcomes. Therefor...
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Background: This article presents the recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. Methods: A steering committee composed of a chair, 6 experts in physical activity, and representatives from the Ministry of Health/Brazil, Pan American Health Organization, Brazilian Society of Physical Activity and Health desig...
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Background: This article describes the process and methods used in the development of the first ever Physical Activity Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. Methods: The steering committee established 8 working groups based on other guidelines and the Brazilian agenda for public health and physical activity (PA) promotion: (1) understanding PA;...
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Objective. To synthesize the findings on correlates of physical activity (PA) and sedentary behavior (SB) in South American children. Method. A search was carried out from June 24 to October 27, 2020, in the LILACS, PubMed, SciELO, Scopus and Web of Science databases. To broaden the search, the references of identified review articles were examined...
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Background: This article presents the recommendations from the Physical Activity Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. Methods: A steering committee composed of a chair, 6 experts in physical activity, and representatives from the Ministry of Health/Brazil, Pan American Health Organization, Brazilian Society of Physical Activity and Health de...
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Background: This article describes the process and methods used in the development of the first ever Physical Activity Guidelines for the Brazilian Population. Methods: The steering committee established 8 working groups based on other guidelines and the Brazilian agenda for public health and physical activity (PA) promotion: (1) understanding P...
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Aim: To investigate the quality of reporting in abstracts of randomized clinical trials (RCTs) in the physical activity field, according to adherence to the Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) for Abstracts (primary outcome), and to analyze the recommendations of the selected journals regarding the contents and structure of the abs...
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Background Although the prevalence of hypertension is high in older adults, clinical trial recruitment is a challenge. Our main aim was to describe the HAEL Study recruitment methods and yield rates. The secondary objectives were to explore the reasons for exclusion and to describe the characteristics of the enrolled participants. Methods This is...
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This study aimed to explore social determinants of health and health/clinical determinants on two outcomes of functional physical capacity. Therefore, a population-based sample of 327 older adults (69±7 years; 83.5% women) underwent demographical and clinical questionnaires, risk factors assessments, six-minute walk testing (walking capacity), and...
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Background Several resources have been developed (e.g., reporting guidelines) to promote high-standard practices in health research. However, there was no continuous and systematic assessment of recommended practices in published systematic reviews with meta-analysis (SRMAs), which increases the usability of the available resources. Therefore, we a...
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Objetivou-se identificar e analisar guias nacionais com recomendações de atividade física para a primeira infância nos países do continente americano. Foi realizada uma revisão de escopo nos sítios eletrônicos das agências nacionais de educação, esporte e/ou saúde dos 36 países americanos, no sítio eletrônico Google e por meio de contatos com profi...
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Background: The prevalence of type 2 diabetes mellitus increases with age and people with type 2 diabetes are more affected by reductions in functional performance. Although exercise interventions are recommended for people with diabetes, it is relevant to assess the effects of different training modes on the available functional outcomes. Objectiv...
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Este artigo descreve o processo de construção das recomendações de atividade física para crianças de até cinco anos incluídas no Guia de Atividade Física para a População Brasileira. O desenvolvimento destas recomendações tomou por base as diretrizes propostas pela Organização Mundial da Saúde em 2019. Complementarmente, buscou-se suporte teórico n...
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A atividade física é importante para o pleno desenvolvimento humano e deve ser praticada em todas as fases da vida e em diversos momentos, como ao se deslocar de um lugar para outro, durante o trabalho ou estudo, ao realizar tarefas domésticas ou durante o tempo livre. Quanto mais cedo a atividade física é incentivada e se torna um hábito na sua...
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Objective To develop and validate the content of workflows for trial participants care in a clinical research center during the Covid-19 pandemic. Method development study by consensus of experts carried out from March to July 2020 in southern Brazil. The flowcharts were developed following literature and validated by specialists considering compre...
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Background We aimed to test which life course model best described the association between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and multimorbidity at age 55. We analyzed data from birth to age 55 using the database from the 1958 National Child Development Survey. Methods Multimorbidity was considered as the presence of more than one chronic condi...
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The aim of this review was to summarize the evidence from longitudinal studies assessing the effects induced by resistance training (RT) performed to failure (RTF) vs. not to failure (RTNF) on muscle strength, hypertrophy, and power output in adults. Three electronic databases were searched using terms related to RTF and RTNF. Studies were eligible...
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Background: The effects of interventions with muscle power training on balance and functionality in individuals with T2DM are still poorly investigated. We evaluated the efficacy of a twelve-week power training program in the functional capacity, balance and lower limb muscle power and strength of elderly with T2DM. Methods: Twenty-one subjects...
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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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Background: Suboptimal practices have been observed in methodological conduct, transparency, and report quality of systematic reviews with meta-analysis (SRMAs) from different areas of the health sciences. To our knowledge, there is no such data on SRMAs from exercise sciences.Objective: To assess the methodological and reporting standards in SRMAs...
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This Study Within a Trial (SWAT) is hosted by the multicenter, randomized study “Hypertension Approaches in the Elderly: a Lifestyle study” by using public and patient involvement. We aim to explore two different face-to-face formats (individual or group contexts) for delivering individual results to older participants (age ≥ 60 years old), assessi...
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This study aimed to test the agreement in the gait speed (GS) between the 6-minute walk test and the 4-meter gait speed (6MWT - 4MWT) in type 2 diabetic women (T2DM). The tests were performed before and after a 12-week physical exercise intervention. The 4MWT was performed in a space of four meters, with results based on the time spent (seconds) to...
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Background: Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) is a growing health problem, with increasing proportions in the world population, with a higher prevalence in older people. This age group is also quite affected by reductions in functional performance, which seems to be more pronounced in patients with T2DM. Therefore, we aimed to summarize the potential...
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Background: We aimed to test which life course model best described the association between leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) and multimorbidity at age 55. We analyzed data from birth to age 55 using the database from the 1958 National Child Development Survey. Methods: Multimorbidity was considered as the presence of more than one chronic cond...
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The following narrative review addresses the relationship between physical activity and exercise with cardiovascular health, focusing primarily on the following risk factors for atherosclerosis: hypertension, dyslipidemia, and vascular function. Cardiovascular diseases are intimately associated with mortality and morbidity, and current societal org...
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This is the protocol for development of a COS related to clinical trials with physical activity interventions for overweight or obese children and adolescents, as well as categorize them into specific domains.
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Background: Some measures, such as registry platforms and methodological protocols, increase the transparency, reproducibility and accountability to multiple stakeholders. However, the uptake of such recommendations and good practices is challenging. The Strengthening the Evidence in Exercise Science (SEES Initiative) proposes that lively surveilla...
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The Community of Open Scholarship Grassroots Networks (COSGN), includes 120 grassroots networks, representing virtually every region of the world and every research discipline. These networks communicate and coordinate on topics of common interest. We propose, using an NSF 19-501 Full-Scale implementation grant, to formalize governance and coordina...
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The early era of evidence-based medicine (EBM) saw the emergence of a cohort of leaders who applied the concepts of clinical expertise, best available evidence, and patient preferences to healthcare. Yet, with time, these core components of EBM have become distorted, misinterpreted, and hijacked. The EBM Manifesto provided a roadmap for tackling th...
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Lifestyle behaviors need to be more explored within the context of chronic noncommunicable disease (NCD) multimorbidity. This study aimed to investigate the association of multimorbidity with physical activity and sedentary behavior in a representative Brazilian population (n = 52,929). A cross-sectional survey (VIGITEL in the Portuguese acronym) w...
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Objectives The questionable quality of evidence has been increasingly documented in medical research, denoting that scientific findings may ultimately be, at least, of limited usability. Some of the countermeasures to reduce the waste of research include (i) resources for transparency such as public repositories and registry platforms; and (ii) ini...
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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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Purpose: To evaluate the effects of 12-weeks of strength training on endothelial function and inflammatory markers in elderly individuals with T2DM. Methods: Forty-four elderly patients with T2DM were screened for participation. After completion of the baseline assessment, participants were randomly assigned to either the resistance training gro...
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The aim of this study was to evaluate the acute effect of aerobic (AER) and eccentric (ECC) exercise on glucose variability, correlating it with circulating markers of inflammation and oxidative stress in healthy subjects. Sixteen healthy subjects (32 ± 12 years old) wore a continuous glucose monitoring system for three days. Participants randomly...
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Objectives: To synthesize narratively meta-analyses (SRMAs) of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) on cardiorespiratory fitness and to analyze the methodological and reporting quality of the included SRMAs. Methods: We searched six databases, including grey literature, without restrictions for publication date, quality, language, health status...
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L-Arginine supplementation is a potential therapy for treating cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. However, the use of distinct L-arginine sources, intervened populations, and treatment regimens may have yielded confusion about their efficacy. This research constitutes a systematic review and meta-analysis summarizing the effects of L-arginine s...
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Background: Aerobic exercise reduces blood pressure (BP), but it is unknown whether a high intensity training approach can elicit a greater BP reduction in populations with elevated BP. This systematic review compared the efficacy of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) versus moderate-intensity continuous training (MICT) for reducing BP in adul...
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A slight increase (1%) in endothelial function is associated with reduction of cardiovascular risks by 13% in individuals with cardiovascular disease risk, including those with hypertension. Thus, we conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the efficacy of exercise training on endothelial function in individuals with hypertension.W...
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Background: Although compression garments are used to improve sports performance, methodological approaches and the direction of evidence regarding garments for use in high-intensity exercise settings are diverse. Objectives: Our primary aim was to summarize the association between lower-limb compression garments (LLCGs) and changes in sports pe...
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Hypertension and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are global public health problems, both associated with higher risk of cardiovascular (CV) and renal events. This trial randomized non-diabetic adult patients with hypertension and CKD stages 2–4 to 16 weeks of aerobic and resistance training or usual care. The primary outcome was the change in estimate...
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This study compared the functional and physiological adaptations induced by concurrent training (CT) performed with repetitions to concentric failure and not to failure in elderly men. Fifty-two individuals (66.2 ± 5.2 years) completed the pre- and post-measurements and were divided into three groups: repetitions to failure (RFG, n = 17); repetitio...
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Introduction: The efficacy of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) for cardiorespiratory fitness (VO 2 max) has been increasingly investigated in different populations, resulting in efforts to summarize intervention effects through generation of systematic reviews and meta-analysis (SRMAs). Despite of many available SRMAs, the quality of methods...
Presentation
This data refers to the completeness of reporting and methodological quality of systematic reviews and meta-analysis in high-intensity interval training and cardiorespiratory fitness, to be presented next week (22th March 2018) at the Epidemiology and Lifestyle Conference of the American Heart Association (EPI Lifestyle/AHA) in New Orleans/USA by t...
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Heart failure is a clinical condition which is the end-stage of several cardiovascular dysfunctions. The biological function of the endothelium is crucial for cardiovascular health, therefore unbalancing of vascular endothelium might have multiple implications on heart failure progression, as it has been evidenced by large number of studies concern...
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Here you can find the final protocol of the ongoing systematic review of systematic reviews and a nested methodological and reporting analysis of this umbrella project. Here you can find all relevant information regarding our methods and internal definitions. This project is under the open data regimen and adhere to transparency and reproducibility...
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This conference paper is about partial data regarding some quality of reporting and methods core items adherence on the already evaluated meta-analysis.
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Objectives Physical activity trials have been increasingly prominent. However, recommended practices for reporting randomized clinical trials (RCTs) are apparently underused. We aimed to describe the completeness of reporting in RCTs consisting of physical activity interventions. Design We conduct MEDLINE searches to identify RCTs published in 5 le...
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Background: Children and adolescents with congenital heart disease often have alterations in their exercise capacity that can be evaluated by various functional testing. Objective: To evaluate the functional capacity of children and adolescents with congenital heart disease (CHD) with systematic review and meta-analyses. Methods: The review in...
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Purpose: To compare the effects of different types of exercise on PEH in elderly men with hypertension. Methods: Twenty elderly men with essential hypertension participated in three crossover interventions, in random order, and on separate days: a non-exercise control session at seated rest, aerobic exercise performed for 45min, and 45min of con...
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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...
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Objectives: This study aimed to verify the effects of physical exercise (PE) on myelin sheath regeneration (MSR). News: The databases searched were MedLine/PubMed, Lilacs, and Scielo. Articles not related to the effects of PE on MSR, concentration of proteins and other factors linked to myelin regeneration, and studies that used medicine concomitan...
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Background and aim: This study aimed to evaluate the impact of physical activity (PA) on the course of hepatic steatosis (HS) in adults. Methods: HS status (ultrasonography) and PA levels were evaluated in 5860 subjects at baseline and after approximately 2.5 years (range: 19-50 months). At follow-up possible exposures to different PA levels wer...