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Mariana Callil Voos

Mariana Callil Voos
University of São Paulo | USP · Departamento de Fisioterapia, Fonoaudiologia e Terapia Ocupacional (FOFITO) (FM) (São Paulo)

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April 2001 - present
University of São Paulo
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  • Physical therapist
April 2001 - present

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Publications (118)
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Estudo de caracterização da força e da função muscular nas disferlinopatias para estabelecer biomarcadores de habilidades motoras com amostra de 40 pacientes, tendo sido avaliados força muscular (Medical Research Council - MRC), percentual de MRC, tempo de execução para deambular e escores nas Escalas de Vignos, Egen Klassifikation, Avaliação Funci...
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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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Background: Assessment of muscle tone is of great importance for evaluating people with spinal injuries. Objective: To translate and adapt the Modified Tardieu Scale (MTS) to Brazilian Portuguese and validate its use for evaluating patients with spinal cord injury. Methods: The translation and adaptation of the "Escala de Tardieu Modificada" w...
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CONTEXTUALIZATION: the decrease in pulmonary function in people with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) contributes to a significant morbidity due to the progressive weakness of the respiratory muscles. The characterization of respiratory function of this population is well-described worldwide, using pulmonary function tests with specific instrument...
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Introduction: Muscular dystrophies (MD) cause muscle weakness, affecting motor and respiratory functions. Aquatic activities maintain strength and ventilatory function and may require immersion expiration control. Objectives: (1) To describe the evolution of timed immersion expiration in patients with MD in one-year follow-up. (2) to describe mo...
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RESUMO Foi realizada a tradução e a adaptação transcultural do Preschool-age Children’s Physical Activity Questionnaire para a língua portuguesa do Brasil. O questionário foi traduzido em duas versões diferentes por dois profissionais proficientes na língua inglesa. Baseada nessas duas traduções independentes, foi criada a tradução única, então ret...
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Objective: To investigate the motor and functional impairments of 10 female patients with dystrophinopathy diagnosed with clinical, pathological, genetic and immunohistochemical studies. Methods: A descriptive study of a sample of symptomatic female carriers of DMD mutations. The studied variables were muscular strength and functional performance....
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Evento realizado com a participação dos cursos de Especialização em Neurologia Clínica e Intervenção Fisioterapêutica nas Doenças Neuromusculares, apoio da Disciplina de Neurologia Clínica e do Setor de Investigação de Doenças Neuromusculares do Departamento de Neurologia e Neurocirurgia da UNIFESP. Objetivo: O V Simpósio Brasileiro de Investigação...
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Objective: To evaluate the additional effects of on balance an aquatic muscle strengthening and flexibility training program in healthy sedentary lifestyle elderly women. Method: This controlled clinical trial included 56 healthy sedentary women, aged from 65 to 70 years, divided into two groups. The aquatic group (AG) underwent aquatic training...
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Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is genetic and progressive, caused by large bi-allelic deletions in the SMN1 gene, or the association of a large deletion and a null variant. Objective: To evaluate the evidence about cognitive outcomes in spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Methods: Searches on the PUBMED/Medline, Web of Knowledge and Scielo databases...
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Objetivo. Os objetivos foram avaliar o controle de tronco e o desempenho funcional dos membros superiores (MMSS), e relacionar o nível de controle de tronco, a funcionalidade MMSS e o nível funcional de pacientes com distrofia muscular de Duchenne (DMD). Método. Estudo transversal composto por 35 pacientes diagnosticados com DMD, média de 13,26 ano...
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Objetivo O I Congresso Brasileiro de Investigação e Reabilitação Neurológica e o IV Simpósio Brasileiro de Investigação de Doenças Neuromusculares têm como objetivo apresentar trabalhos inovadores com relação Atualizações e perspectivas nas doenças neurológicas, sobre investigação, tratamento clínico e reabilitação. Prefácio As doenças neuromuscula...
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RESUMO Este trabalho teve como objetivo caracterizar as posturas induzidas por dois sistemas diferentes de cadeira-mesa e analisar seus efeitos na função pulmonar. Trata-se de estudo transversal, descritivo, do tipo sujeito único e intrasséries (A-B, B-A), com coleta em dias consecutivos. Participaram da pesquisa 15 voluntárias e foram utilizados d...
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Methods: this study (PROSPERO registration CRD42019114736) aimed to answer the question: “Is VR beneficial for dual-task gait training in patients with PD?” We searched for studies from 2008 to 2018 on Medline/PubMed and Web of Science/Web of knowledge databases. The keywords were Parkinson AND gait training AND virtual reality OR Parkinson AND gai...
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RESUMO Avaliou-se o efeito de demonstrações e instruções usando filme como complemento no processo de ensino-aprendizagem de habilidades técnicas de massagem miofascial (MM). Trata-se de um estudo experimental, duplo-cego com a participação de uma fisioterapeuta professora e 60 fisioterapeutas que realizaram o curso de MM (cegos ao objetivo do estu...
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Purpose: Few studies have described mobilization approaches in developmental dysplasia of the hip (DDH). The present study describes the hip mobilization of a preterm infant (born at 33 6/7 weeks of gestational age) diagnosed with DDH. Design and methods: During the 43-day hospital stay, the infant was seen twice a week (ten sessions, 20 minutes...
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Resumo Objetivo. Os objetivos foram avaliar o controle de tronco e o desempenho funcional dos membros superiores (MMSS), e relacionar o nível de controle de tronco, a funcionalidade MMSS e o nível funcional de pacientes com distrofia muscular de Duchenne (DMD). Método. Estudo transversal composto por 35 pacientes diagnosticados com DMD, média de 13...
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Objective: The clinical assessment of patients with ataxias requires reliable scales. We aimed to translate, adapt and validate the International Cooperative Ataxia Rating Scale (ICARS) into Brazilian Portuguese. Methods: The steps of this study were forward translation, translation synthesis, backward translation, expert committee meeting, prel...
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OBJECTIVE When children participate in research protocols, consent (by a parent or legal guardian) and assent (by the children) must be given. Understanding research protocols can be challenging for an adult and even more difficult for a child. The aim of this study was to describe the development of a comic book created to facilitate children's un...
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Freezing of gait (FoG) in Parkinson's disease (PD) is an incapacitating transient phenomenon, followed by continuous postural disorders. Spinal cord stimulation (SCS) is a promising intervention for FoG in patients with PD, however its effects on distinct domains of postural control is not well known. The aim of this study is to assess the effects...
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RESUMO A mielomeningocele é causada por defeito no fechamento do tubo neural. A doença representa a segunda causa de deficiência crônica no aparelho locomotor em crianças. A independência funcional depende do nível da lesão medular e sua avaliação é importante para a determinação de abordagens terapêuticas adequadas. O objetivo foi descrever a inde...
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Aim: To determine the responsiveness of functional gait assessment of children with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). Method: A total of 160 films of 32 children (mean age: 9.5 ± 2.7) with DMD were scored by the gait domain of the Functional Evaluation Scale - DMD. Children were recorded every 3 months for 1 year (0, 3, 6, 9, and 12 months). Re...
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This study aimed to evaluate the relationship between posturography, clinical balance, and executive function tests in Parkinson´s disease (PD). Seventy-one people participated in the study. Static posturography evaluated the center of pressure fluctuations in quiet standing and dynamic posturography assessed sit-to-stand, tandem walk, and step ove...
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Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a public health problem with high mortality and socioeconomic repercussions. We aimed to investigate the influence of TBI severity on the length of mechanical ventilation (MV) stay and length of hospital stay and on the prevalence of tracheostomy, pneumonia, neurosurgery and death. This retrospective, observational s...
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Childhood disorders can be divided into three major categories: hypertonic disorders, hyperkinetic disorders, and negative signs. This chapter discusses hypertonic disorders, giving emphasis to spasticity and hyperkinetic disorders, mainly dystonia. Both scenarios are common in children with cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a group of developmenta...
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Background: The Jebsen-Taylor Test evaluates upper limb function by measuring timed performance on everyday activities. The test is used to assess and monitor the progression of patients with Parkinson disease, cerebral palsy, stroke and brain injury. Objectives: To analyze the reliability, internal consistency and validity of the Jebsen-Taylor...
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Objective: To investigate if middle-aged and older adults with a higher education would differ from those with an average education in cognitive-motor tasks involving lower limb function. Methods: A walking version of the Trail Making Test (Walking Executive Function Task, [WEFT]) was used. Eighty volunteers (40: 50-65 years; 40: 66-80 years) we...
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RESUMO Diadococinesia é a capacidade de executar movimentos rápidos, repetidos e alternados. Testes de diadococinesia podem avaliar tanto a fala quanto os membros superiores. O objetivo primário foi apresentar um protocolo interdisciplinar de avaliação da diadococinesia. Os objetivos secundários foram comparar o desempenho com os diferentes fonemas...
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We compared the timed performance and compensatory movements of 32 boys (mean age = 10.0 years) with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) and 38 healthy boys (mean age = 9.2 years) on 10 -m walking and four-step stair work (climbing and descending). Dependent measures were digital scores on the Functional Evaluation Scale for DMD obtained by watching...
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Objective To determine how often sitting/rising from a chair should be assessed in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients to avoid redundant/missing data. Methods Sitting/rising from a chair was evaluated in 26 DMD children (5-12 yrs), in three-month intervals, over twelve months, with the Functional Evaluation Scale (domain sitting/rising fro...
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Introduction Executive function deficits are observed in people with Parkinson's disease (PD) from early stages and have great impact on daily living activities. Verbal fluency and oral diadochokinesia involve phonarticulatory coordination, response inhibition, and phonological processing and may also be affected in people with PD. This study aimed...
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Objective To investigate the impact of epidemiological and clinical factors on the benefit of riluzole in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Methods The survival rate of 578 patients with ALS (1999-2011) was analyzed by descriptive statistics and Kaplan-Meier curves. Considering the median of the sample survival time (19 months), p...
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Motor function, cognition, functional independence and quality of life have been described in myelomeningocele patients, but no study has investigated their relationships. We aimed to investigate the relationships between motor function, cognition, functional independence, quality of life, age, and lesion level in myelomeningocele patients, and inv...
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This study aimed to investigate possible asymmetries and relationships between performance of dominant and non-dominant upper limbs (UL) in patients with Duchenne and Becker muscular dystrophies (DMD/BMD), to compare UL performance of patients and healthy subjects and to investigate the relationship between timed performance of UL and age, motor fu...
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Background: Estimative of left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) is a major indication for echocardiography. Speckle tracking echocardiography (STE) allows analysis of LV contraction mechanics which includes global longitudinal strain (GLS) and twist/torsion, both the most widely used. Direct comparison of correlations between these novel parame...
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ABSTRACT We aimed to investigate whether infants with myelomeningocele would improve their motor ability and functional independence after ten sessions of physical therapy and compare the outcomes of conventional physical therapy (CPT) to a physical therapy program based on reflex stimulation (RPT). Twelve children were allocated to CPT (n = 6, age...
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RESUMO Traduziu-se e adaptou-se para o português do Brasil o teste Segmental Assessment of Trunk Control (SATCo). Dois profissionais proficientes na língua inglesa traduziram, independentemente, a escala original para o português do Brasil (T1 e T2). Em seguida, gerou-se a versão traduzida de consenso (TU). Dois tradutores realizaram duas versões e...
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This study aimed to investigate the performance on pair-matching tasks in children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy type I (SMA-I) and the relationship between this performance and motor function, functional independence and quality of life. SMA-I (n = 12; 6.0 ± 2.3 yrs; 9 boys, 3 girls) and control sex-, age-matched children (n = 12; 6.2 ± 2.6 yrs) pe...
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Background Aggressive behaviors must be addressed in elementary schools. Massage and storytelling can be strategies to deal with aggression because both involve experience exchange and social interaction. Both can decrease stress and anxiety and increase self-esteem. Objective To evaluate the effect of two interventions (massage and storytelling)...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between Performance of Upper Limb (PUL) and Jebsen–Taylor Test (JTT) to assess and monitor upper limb function progression in patients with muscular dystrophy. Thirty patients diagnosed with Duchenne muscular dystrophy, limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, Becker muscular dystrophy, myotonic dyst...
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Gait disorders and postural instability are the leading causes of falls and disability in Parkinson's disease (PD). Cognition plays an important role in postural control and may interfere with gait and posture assessment and treatment. It is important to recognize gait, posture and balance dysfunctions by choosing proper assessment tools for PD. Pa...
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Objective To investigate the relationship between DMD and pain. Methods We conducted a systematic review in Medline/PubMed and BVS (virtual library in health) databases. We searched for articles that showed the terms “Muscular Dystrophy, Duchenne” and “Pain” in all fields. All studies included boys diagnosed with DMD and the occurrence/amount of p...
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Background Chagas disease (CD) is highly endemic in Latin America, and has been emerging in developed countries. Early diagnosis of left ventricular (LV) systolic dysfunction, routinely done by echocardiography, is crucial for therapy. Speckle tracking echocardiography allows determination of LV segmental rotations, twist/torsion, and this analysis...
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Objective: To investigate the relationship between muscle strength and motor function and between these variables and age. Method: Muscle strength was measured by Medical Research Council (MRC) scale and motor function, by Motor Function Measure (MFM), in 40 non-ambulatory patients. Spearman tests investigated the relationships between muscle st...
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Objective:: To determine the responsiveness of the domain climbing up and going down stairs of the Functional Evaluation Scale for Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (FES-DMD-D3) in a one-year follow-up study. Method:: The study included 26 patients with DMD. Effect Size (ES) and Standardized Response Mean (SRM) described the scale's responsiveness. R...
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Background Chagas disease (CD) is a frequent cause of dilated cardiomyopathy (CMP) in developing countries, leading to clinical heart failure and worse prognosis. Therefore, the development and evolution of this CMP has always been a major topic in numbers of previous studies. A comprehensive echocardiographic study of left ventricular (LV) mechani...
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The evolution of man promoted the adoption of the sitting position for prolonged periods, inducing biomechanical and physiological changes in the body. In an educational setting, adopting this posture can induce musculoskeletal disorders and physical discomfort associated or not with learning. Objective: To quantify and characterize prolonged sitti...
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A evolução do homem promoveu adoção da postura sentada por períodos prolongados, induzindo alterações biomecânicas e fisiológicas no corpo. No ensino, a adoção desta postura pode induzir distúrbios musculoesqueléticos e desconforto físico, associado ou não com aprendizagem. Objetivo:Quantificar e caracterizar o tempo de permanência na postura senta...
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Objective Hand sensory tests do not consider distinct physiological receptors, nor detect normal range variations concerning developmental or pathological changes. We developed an instrument with a set of tests with timing and scoring for assessing haptic perception, which is the interaction between sensory and motor systems, in surfaces exploratio...
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Objectives: To estimate the impact of a sensory-motor- cognitive task on postural balance, in Parkinson disease patients (Hoehn and Yahr 2-3) and to investigate possible relationships between posturography and functional balance clinical scales. Method: Parkinson disease patients (n = 40) and healthy controls (n = 27) were evaluated with fluency te...
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Objective: The relationship between functional dependence and quality of life (QOL) in Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD) patients and burden and QOL in caregivers is not clear. This study investigated possible relationships between functional dependence/QOL of DMD patients and QOL/burden of caregivers. Method: This study included 35 boys (6-17 y...