Julia Maria D'Andrea Greve

Julia Maria D'Andrea Greve
University of São Paulo | USP · Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology

MD, PhD ASSOCIATED PROFESSOR

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Introduction
Julia Maria D'Andrea Greve currently works at the Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, University of São Paulo. Julia does research in Rehabilitation Medicine, Sports Medicine and Geriatrics.
Additional affiliations
January 2008 - December 2011
September 2002 - present
University of São Paulo
Position
  • Associated professor . Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Doctor; PhD
Description
  • Biggest university of Brazil. Leader of researches and publications in the country

Publications

Publications (259)
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Context Aging causes a progressive worsening in postural balance, affecting functional independence and increasing the risk of falls. Objective The aim of the study was to evaluate the effect of aging on the static balance in women from 50-years to 89-years of age. Design This was a cross-sectional study, with 400 irregularly active women were ev...
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Objective Fatigue of the ankle's stabilizing muscles may influence the performance of functional activities and postural control. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the performance of healthy young adults using functional jump tests and static posturography control under pre- and post-fatigue conditions of the ankle invertor and evertor musc...
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Study design: Mixed methods inquiry using cognitive interviews and thematic content analysis. Objectives: Cross-validation of the concept of quality of life (QoL) and of the International Spinal Cord Injury Quality of Life Basic DataSet (SCI QoL-BDS) items across five sites in four countries: United States, Australia, Brazil, and the Netherlands...
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Objective: This study aimed to analyze the physical and pulmonary capacities of hospitalized patients with severe coronavirus disease and its correlation with the time of hospitalization and complications involved. Methods: A total of 54 patients, aged ≥18 years of both sexes, were evaluated 2-4 months after hospital discharge in São Paulo, Braz...
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Introduction Alcohol and illicit drugs impair cognitive and psychomotor skills and may thereby increase the risk of involvement in a road traffic crash and other types of injuries. However, the knowledge on the use of psychoactive substances among injured patients presenting to emergency departments in low and middle-income countries remains limite...
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Objective: To compare the effects of different resistance training programs on measures of muscle strength and hypertrophy. Methods: Sixty-seven untrained subjects were randomized to one of two groups: Split Workout Routine (n=35), in which muscle groups were trained twice per week in an A/B split consisting of eight sets per session, or Full-Bo...
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The main goal of this study was to identify the performance parameters and blood profile found among female soccer players. The second aim was to examine if there were any systematic differences between players assigned to different playing positions. Thirty-six players (age: 23.7 ± 3.5 y; weight: 61.9 ± 5.7 kg; height: 165.7± 6.2 cm) underwent a s...
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Background: Postural instability affects Parkinson's disease (PD) patients' postural control right from the early stages of the disease. The benefits of resistance training (RT) for balance and functional capacity have been described in the literature, but few studies have been conducted showing its effects on PD patients' postural control. Objec...
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Objectives: To evaluate the clinical characteristics, ground reaction force (GRF), and function of the plantar muscles and dorsiflexors of the ankle in runners with and without Achilles tendinopathy (AT) and in non-runners. Methods: Seventy-two participants (42 men, 30 women; mean age: 37.3±9.9 years) were enrolled in this cross-sectional study...
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Background There is currently few information regarding rehabilitation in patients with systemic autoimmune myopathies (SAMs). Transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) has shown promising results for the motor performance of healthy individuals as for patients with, e.g., post-stroke hemiparetic limbs. Objectives The present study was aimed...
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Objective: To analyze the effects of whole body electrostimulation (WB-EMS) with body weight training on functional fitness and body composition of older men. Methods: Twenty physically inactive older men were randomized into: Control group (control), performed the body weight exercise training wearing electrostimulation clothing, but without recei...
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Objective: To investigate the relationship between anthropometry and body composition with dynamic postural balance in elderly women with low bone mineral density (BMD). Methods: 45 older women (≥ 60 years), low BMD and nutritional diagnosis of low weight to overweight. For the assessment of body composition, Dual energy X-ray emission densitome...
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Dance is an enjoyable health-promoting physical activity that many people worldwide incorporate into their lifestyles today. Therefore, dance improves your heart health, overall muscle strength, balance, and coordination, and reduces depression. We aim to gain insights into the effects of samba dance on the cardiorespiratory and metabolic response...
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Objective: The objective of this study was to compare the brake response time of drivers with paraplegia (who use hand control) with drivers without paraplegia (who use their feet) in a virtual driving simulator brake test. Additionally, we aimed to predict and evaluate the association of virtual brake response time with sociodemographic, motor and...
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Objective To evaluate the influence of vitamin D supplementation with a multimodal exercise program on postural balance and muscle strength in older women with low bone mineral density (BMD) and vitamin D insufficiency. Methods 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Total of 422 subjects were screened for participati...
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Introduction There are few studies on the effectiveness of training models with high volume sets per session in particular muscle groups. Objective The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of different resistance training (RT) repetitions with equalized volumes on muscle adaptations. Methods This study used an experimental design in wh...
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Background: In the last decades, numerous studies have confirmed the importance of lactate - by-product to the nutrient signal of the intracellular redox state - to regulatory functions in energy metabolism. Aim: To evaluate changes in blood lactate in patients with severe obesity and its correlation with body composition and metabolic profile. Met...
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Objetivo: Investigar a relação da antropometria e composição corporal com equilíbrio postural dinâmico em idosas com baixa Densidade Mineral Óssea (DMO). Métodos: 45 idosas (≥ 60 anos), baixa DMO e diagnóstico nutricional de baixo peso à sobrepeso. Para a avaliação da composição corporal foi utilizado a Densitometria por emissão de raios-x de dupla...
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Introdução: Idosos tem maior risco de instabilidade postural e quedas, que piora quando se associa a carência de vitamina D e hipotrofia muscular. Objetivo: Avaliar a influência da suplementação de vitamina D com um programa de exercícios multimodais no equilíbrio postural e força muscular em mulheres idosas com baixa densidade mineral óssea (DMO)...
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Introdução: Uma das alterações inerentes ao processo de envelhecimento, é a piora do equilíbrio postural. Objetivo: Analisar o equilíbrio estático em mulheres durante processo de envelhecimento, e compará-lo entre as diferentes faixas etárias a partir dos 50 anos. Método: Trata-se de um estudo transversal, observacional, participaram do estudo 394...
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Objective: To analyze the impact of the Peripheral Diabetic Neuropathy (PDN) on the postural and functional balance and quality of life of Brazilian older adults. Methods: A cross-sectional study. Sixty older men and women (60-79 years) were divided into three groups: control, DM without and with PDN. The following parameters were evaluated: anthr...
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Parkinson's disease is the second most common neurodegenerative disorder in old age. Aging process for elders with Parkinson's disease can induce gait disturbances with more functional disabilities than for elders without the disease. Treadmill training as a therapy has resulted in notable effects on the gait of patients with Parkinson's disease an...
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Introduction: The limit of stability is characterized by the maximum angle of inclination that an individual can reach and greater variability in extreme conditions; it is a bold and/or dangerous motor control strategy. Objective: Assess whether anthropometric measurements and body composition interfere with limits of stability and weight-bearing...
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Introduction: Human gait is a complex movement dependent on multilevel neural control, which allows a consistent, regular and complex periodic pattern, properties that characterize it as a nonlinear system. Sensory and motor deficits, with diminished proprioceptive responses, may reduce the adaptive capacity of the system, as demonstrated in Parkin...
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A mask is a simple device yet it provides high levels of protection. As the virus affects mainly the respiratory tract – the nose, mouth, and lungs - it is highly contagious when people sneeze or cough, or exchange respiratory droplets with other people. This exchange is also promoted when a person is performing physical exercise. Although a mask p...
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The new coronavirus, which causes the infectious disease named COVID-19 by the World Health Organization (WHO), was notified in 2020 in China. The main clinical manifestations in infected patients are fever, cough and dyspnoea. These patients are prone to developing cardiac changes, diffuse myopathy, decreased pulmonary function, decreased inspirat...
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OBJECTIVES: Menopause marks the end of women’s reproductive period and can lead to sarcopenia and osteoporosis (OP), increasing the risk of falls and fractures. The aim of this study is to evaluate the influence of normal and low bone mineral density (BMD) on muscular activity, observed through inflammatory edema when mapping using magnetic resonan...
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Objective: To evaluate postural balance during the task to walk over the force platform (turn and return) and its relationship with clinic balance test (BESTest) in older adults. Methods: 60 older people of both sexes, aged 60 to 79 years, were tested in the force platform (NeuroCom Balance) and BESTest to evaluate postural balance. Results: nega...
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Objective: This study aimed to evaluate if posturography can be considered a recurrent fall predictor in elderly individuals. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study. A total of 124 subjects aged 60 to 88 years were evaluated and divided into two groups-the recurrent fallers (89) and single fallers (35) groups. Patients' sociodemographic chara...
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We looked to compare the aerobic performance between professional soccer referees and players. Fifty male soccer referees and 61 male soccer players were tested on a treadmill. The referees and players possessed 15 ± 7 years and 7 ± 3 years of experience in soccer, respectively. Significant differences were observed between the referees and players...
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The objective of the study was to analyze the effect of the use of customized insole on the dynamic postural balance of diabetic elderly in functional activities. This is an experimental study with 24 elderly individuals of both genders between 60 and 79 years old, who had Diabetes Mellitus type 2 for more than five years, who had functional indepe...
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Study design: Psychometric study. Objectives: To examine the reproducibility of the international spinal cord injury quality of life basic data set (QoL-BDS) in an international sample of community-dwelling adults with spinal cord injury or disease (SCI/SCD) and in subgroups with respect to age (< 50 vs. ≥ 50 years) and etiology. Setting: Outp...
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Objective: To evaluate bone mineral density (BMD) and body composition over a six-year period in elderly long-distance runners. Methods: We analyzed the medical records of elderly athletes who were long-distance runners, were participants of the IOT-HCFMUSP Orthogeriatric Group, and had their BMD evaluated between 2001 and 2007; of these athletes,...
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Background: The purpose of this study was to assess the role of physical activity (PA) in muscular and functional capacity in subjects under treatment for knee osteoarthritis submitted to an interdisciplinary educational program emphasizing the regular practice of PA and exercises. Methods: Subjects under treatment for primary knee osteoarthriti...
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Study design: Secondary psychometric analysis of cross-sectional previously collected data. Objectives: Explore the floor and ceiling effects, convergent, and divergent validity of the International Spinal Cord Injury Basic Quality of Life Data Set (SCI QoL-BDS) in a sample of people with spinal cord damage (SCD) from different countries, with d...
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Training volume has been suggested as one of the primary drivers for muscle adaptations, however it is unclear how much training volume is optimal for muscular hypertrophy and strength in untrained individuals. PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of different resistance training (RT) volumes on muscle thickness (MT) and one-repetition maximum (1RM)...
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RESUMO Objetivo: traduzir e adaptar para a língua portuguesa o data set do trato urinário inferior para indivíduos com lesão medular proposto pela International Spinal Cord Society e American Spinal Injury Association. Método: constitui-se de um estudo metodológico de tradução de instrumento, com a participação de um grupo de cinco especialistas qu...
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This study compared the effects of 8 weeks of traditional strength training (TST) and inter-set stretching (ISS) combined with TST on muscular adaptations. Twenty-nine sedentary, healthy adults were randomly assigned to either the TST (n=17; 28.0±6.4 years) or ISS (n=12; 26.8±6.1 years) group. Both groups performed six strength exercises encompassi...
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Aims: The aim of this study was to verify body composition, cardiorespiratory fitness, and biochemical markers of prepubertal overweight and obese boys to a 16-week futsal training program. Methods: Sixteen boys (age: 7-10 y, body mass index>thanat 95th percentileaccording to Center for Disease Control and Prevention; 35.5±7.4 percent fat) partici...
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OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the factors associated with traffic motorcycles accidents. METHODS: The sample consisted of 285 motorcycle accident victims in São Paulo. Data were collected from 24-hour emergency service shifts regarding: conditions of the victims, security equipment, road and vehicle conditions. RESULTS: Victims were mostly young men (92...
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Introduction: Access to timely care after traumatic spinal cord injury (TSCI) and throughout rest of life is critical to optimize outcomes. Recommendations (e.g. International Perspectives on SCI) have been published but SCI models and processes to ensure timely access are not well documented. The objective was to delineate processes across partici...
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Objective: the spinal cord injury is a condition that brings important impact, not only affecting the individual but also the whole family. There is now a great need to standardize the data collection instruments of individuals with Spinal Cord Injury in order to enhance international multicenter studies, allowing for cooperation and comparison of...
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General objective To translate and validate into Brazilian Portuguese the data sets for individuals with traumatic spinal cord injury proposed by ISCOS and ASIA.
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OBJECTIVES This study sought to analyze the extent of motor adaptation in ankle plantar flexors and dorsiflexors among older drivers during clinical isokinetic testing. METHODS One hundred older adults (70.4±5.7 years) participated in two bilateral ankle plantar flexor and dorsiflexor isokinetic assessments at 30°/sec. Peak torque (PTQ), PTQ adjus...
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Introduction/Background Measures of Health Related Quality of Life (HRQOL) are increasingly used in multi-site clinical trials to determine the impact of medical interventions on health. Because patients’ perceptions of QOL, of their physical and psychological health can vary cross-culturally, there is a need for measures that can be used reliably...
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O teste isocinético do tornozelo tem uma grande relevância, já que é possível estabelecer protocolos com velocidades e modos de contração semelhantes aos das atividades funcionais e esportivas. Desta forma, são necessários estudos que mostram a confiabilidade desta ferramenta para auxiliarem na prevenção de lesões do tornozelo. Objetivo: Elaborar u...
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Background: Body mass index (BMI) has some limitations for nutritional diagnosis since it does not represent an accurate measure of body fat and it is unable to identify predominant fat distribution. Aim: To develop a BMI based on the ratio of trunk mass and height. Methods: Fifty-seven patients in preoperative evaluation to bariatric surgery wer...
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The objective of the study was to examine the association between handgrip strength (HGS), knee flexion and extension strength, and static and dynamic balance in older women. One hundred and ten women with a mean age of 67.4±5.9 years were assessed for dynamic postural balance using the Time Up & Go Test (TUG) with and without cognitive tasks. Semi...
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Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of treadmill training with body weight support on gait kinematics parameters in patients with PD using DBS. Design: Twelve patients completed the protocols (age: 60.9±10.6 years; disease duration: 20±7 years; and time since DBS surgery: 20±4 months). The same set of patients underwe...
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Background There is an increased interest in understanding how variation in body composition (BC) and energy expenditure is related to successful weight loss after surgery. It has been suggested that low resting metabolic rate (RMR) could be associated with poor weight loss. Objectives To determine the relation among changes in BC, RMR, and weight...