Roberta Luksevicius Rica

Roberta Luksevicius Rica
Universidade São Judas Tadeu | USJT · Laboratório de Percepção Corporal e Movimento

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February 2014 - present
Universidade Estácio de Sá
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  • Professor
February 2012 - March 2014
Universidade Gama Filho
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  • Professor
February 2012 - present

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Abstract Aims: This study aimed to investigate the effects of different cadences of movement in ATI equipment on the psychophysiological parameters of older adults during the training session. Methods: Fifteen physically independent older men voluntarily participated in this study. Three 30-min exercise sessions were randomly distributed (5 min war...
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The use of music in exercise sessions is considered an interesting strategy as it facilitates, through motivation, an improvement in physical performance, as well as a reduction in the subjective perception of effort and an improvement in mood. Such factors are important for the maintenance of physical exercise programs, however, considering high i...
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Sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) has been used as an ergogenic substance during high-intensity exercises. Therefore, the aim of the present study was to investigate the effects of NaHCO3 supplementation on external and internal load parameters during isokinetic exercise in trained subjects. Ten subjects were tested on two occasions: after ingesting 0.3...
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Abstract Aim: To determine the somatotype profile and level of physical activity in older adults. Methods: Seventy-two older adults were divided into two groups: frail (F = 33) and non-frail (NF = 39). Frailty status was determined using the Tilburg Frailty Indicator (TFI), somatotype using the Heath and Carter method, and physical activity by the...
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Resumo Introdução: O efeito agudo de sessões de treinamento intervalado de alta intensidade utilizando peso corporal (HIIT-C) no estado de humor e em respostas afetivas ainda são inconsistentes na literatura científica. Objetivo: avaliar os efeitos de uma sessão de HIIT-C na resposta afetiva e percepção de humor de indivíduos fisicamente independen...
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Background: Sitting time, screen time and low physical activity (PA) levels have been associated with several diseases and all-cause mortality. PA is related to better sleep quality and absence of daytime sleepiness, along with lower risks of obstructive syndrome apnea (OSA). However, studies on the relationship between sitting time, screen time a...
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Introdução: O estilo de vida é determinado por diversas condutas que se relacionam com as atitudes e valores na vida das pessoas, às quais podem impactar a saúde populacional Objetivo: Analisar o estilo de vida dos músicos capixabas durante a fase final das restrições sociais associadas à COVID-19 no ano de 2021. Métodos: Participaram voluntariamen...
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Introdução: A corrida de rua tem sido incentivada em função dos diferentes benefícios encontrados com a sua prática. Entretanto, ainda não está claro na literatura informações sobre programas de treinamento e lesões em praticantes entre homens e mulheres. Objetivo: Analisar e comparar os parâmetros dos programas de treinamento e a incidência de les...
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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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Objetivo: O objetivo deste estudo foi avaliar a correlação entre os testes de aptidão funcional desenvolvido pelo Grupo de Desenvolvimento Latino-Americano para a Maturidade (GDLAM) e a escala de aptidão funcional de Katz em idosos fisicamente independentes. Métodos: Cem idosos com idade ≥ 60 anos participaram do estudo. Os seguintes parâmetros for...
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Aim: To evaluate the level of agreement via correlational analysis between an objective (GDLAM) and a subjective (Katz scale) measure of functional capacity in physically independent older adult males and females. Methods: One hundred physically independent subjects ≥ 60 years participated in the study. The following parameters were investigated: b...
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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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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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Introdução: a avaliação da percepção de esforço (PSE) e estados de humor (EH) em diferentes intensidades de esforço, pode auxiliar o planejamento do programa de treinamento minimizando o risco de overtraining e lesões osteomioarticulares.Objetivo: comparar as respostas de PSE e estados de humor em individuos submetidos a duas intensidades distintas...
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Introduction: Studies of sedentary behavior in the workplace, where conditions represent a health risk, mainly involving levels of physical activity and health of police officers, have increased in several countries around the world. Objective The objective of this study was to compare the physical activity levels, sedentary behavior and health ris...
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RESUMO Introdução: Estudos sobre o comportamento sedentário no ambiente laboral, cujas condições são de risco à saúde, principalmente, envolvendo níveis de atividade física e saúde de policiais, aumentaram em diversos países do mundo. Objetivo: O objetivo do presente estudo foi comparar os níveis de atividade física, o comportamento sedentário e os...
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Exergames have already been used as therapeutic tools to enhance both physical and cognitive functions in older adults. Aim: To evaluate the effects of a Kinect-based physical activity program on the quality of life, depression, functional fitness and body composition in institutionalized older adults. Methods: A total of 50 older adults aged >...
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Background and method: This study evaluated the effects of a linear block strength training programme on the parameters of cardiac remodelling in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Thirty-nine rats were equally distributed in four groups: normotensive sedentary (N), normotensive trained, hypertensive sedentary (H) and hypertensive trained. The streng...
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Abstract An accurate method for quantifying associated metabolic cost has yet to be developed for a strength training session (ST). The aim of this study was to quantify the energy expenditure (EE) in an ST session composed of eight exercises at moderate intensity using indirect calorimetry and, from the values obtained, develop a prediction equati...
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Aim: Several programs using total body weight exercise methods have been applied in several populations especially using HIIT. The present study assessed the oxygen consumption, heart rate, and energy expenditure of a HIIT body work ® session. Methods: Twelve male participants performed 20 minutes of a HIIT body work, consisting of 20 sets of 30 se...
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Pitta RM, Cucato G, Domiciano R, Nunes H, Montenegro CGSP, Rica RL, Brandao-Ragel MAR, Vieira RP, Alonso AC, Bocalini DS, Junior AJF. Does Low Handgrip Strength Associate with Poor Cardiometabolic Parameters in Elderly People? JEPonline 2019;22(7):42-51. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between low handgrip strength and bloo...
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Introdução: O interesse de pesquisadores e treinadores de corrida sobre estratégias que visam maximizar o desempenho vem crescendo nos últimos anos. Objetivos: Avaliar o efeito de diferentes modalidades de aquecimento sobre o desempenho de corredores de rua recreacionais. Métodos: Foram avaliados 18 corredores (28 ± 6 anos; 177,9 ± 6,1 cm; 75,8 ± 1...
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Introdução: A ocorrência de um assalto a banco é uma das atividades de maior risco para um policial militar. É desconhecido o nível de estresse policial após atender a esse tipo de ocorrência. Objetivo: Comparar o nível de estresse e a variabilidade da frequência cardíaca (VFC) entre o início (07:00) e o final de um turno de trabalho (19:00). Métod...
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OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of 8 weeks of strength training (ST) combined with whole-body electrical stimulation (EMS) on morphofunctional adaptations in active individuals. METHODS: Fifty-eight volunteers were randomly distributed into the following groups: an untrained control (UN) group (n=16), an ST group (n=2...
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Background: Self-rated health status is a subjective indicator that is based on the body's perception of health status, covering personal components such as, physical aspects, aspects of general well-being and satisfaction with life. Objective: To analyze the self-rated health status and factors associated with the lifestyle of higher education edu...
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It was our objective to evaluate the frequency of depressive symptoms, the relationship between sociodemographic variables and lifestyle in the population attending the Third Age Cohabitation Centers. The sample consisted of 75 elderly women (> 60 years old), enrolled and active members (minimum three days a week) of the Third Age Living Center in...
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It was our objective to verify the time course of muscle thickness and cytokine concentration after a resistance training session. In one of the experimental conditions, the training session was performed with low load (20% 1RM) and restriction of blood flow. In the other experimental condition, the same training was performed with high load (80% 1...
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Introdução: A pratica de Yóga é reconhecida por seus diversos benefícios, contudo considerando pratica como estratégia de gerenciamento do estresse gerados pelas cargas de treino em atletas não esta claro na literatura. Objetivo: avaliar os efeitos de uma sessão de pratica de Hatha Yóga (HY) nos sintomas de stress e no estado de humor de corredores...
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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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Diversas diretrizes defendem que para uma vida saudável é importante a prática de exercícios físico de forma regular, de forma a estimular promoção de saúde, prevenção e tratamento de doenças crônicas, o que reflete em melhor qualidade de vida. Sendo assim, o treinamento físico torna-se uma ferramenta de interesse da saúde pública. Entretanto, a fa...
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Aim: To determine how EMG, anthropometric, and psychological factors, and physical activity levels affect isokinetic peak torque performance (IPT) of multiple set exercise sessions. Methods: 20 participants (27±7 years old), classified as active (A=10) and inactive (I=10), performed 10x10:40secs of maximal unilateral knee flexions and extensions a...
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Purpose: The aim of the current study was to evaluate the effects of a multidisciplinary intervention program on cardiovascular risk factors in obese women. Participated 33 obese women, classified by the body mass index-BMI ≥ 30kg/m². Material: The intervention program had a duration of the 12 weeks, and consisted of nutritional and psychological s...
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International Journal of Exercise Science 12(4): 666-690, 2019. Resistance training (RT) is recognized as an efficient method to improve muscle strength, power, hypertrophy; all are fundamental components of functional health and quality of life. Variables of RT such as volume, intensity, density, rest interval, duration, exercise order and selecti...
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Aims: The aim of this study was to examine the effects of previous carbohydrate supplementation on high-volume resistance exercise performance. Methods: Twenty males physically independent adults aged ≥18 years participated in a double-blind randomized placebo-controlled crossover study. Sixty minutes before the experimental protocol, each particip...
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It was our objective to verify the time course of muscle thickness and cytokine concentration after a resistance training session. In one of the experimental conditions, the training session was performed with low load (20% 1RM) and restriction of blood flow. In the other experimental condition, the same training was performed with high load (80% 1...
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Introduction: A number of body modifications accompanies aging, for instance, reduction in muscle performance, balance and flexibility. Physical exercise, as well as anti-inflammatory nutrients, can proportionate benefits in the preservation of physical abilities. In this study, we hypothesize that supplementation with ômega-3 fatty acid could have...
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Background: Few studies have analyzed the application of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) using exercises with body weight among the morphofunctional parameters. Aim: To analyze and compare the effects of six weeks of high-intensity intermittent calisthenic training (HIICT) and moderate intensity, continuous exercise (MICT) on body compos...
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Introduction: Although sodium bicarbonate (NaHCO3) supplementation has been shown to decrease fatigue and improve high-intensity exercise performance, the effects on maintenance of isometric contractions are not clear. Objective: To investigate the effect of NaHCO3 on the performance of individuals subjected to a fatigue protocol in an isometric e...
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Purpose: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of energy drink ingestion on the performance of running performance in amateur runners with different levels of physical fitness. Material: Sixty healthy subjects were selected and randomized according to the level of physical fitness (Low: <29.9 ml.kg-1 .min-1 ; Moderate: 30-37.9 ml.kg...
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Purpose: The present study aimed to investigate the effects of a calisthenics strength training program implemented in a school physical education curriculum on the fitness performance of school children. Methods: Twenty four male and female adolescents (aged 15.70 ± 0.84 years) were distributed into Training (TG) and Control groups (CG). TG and CG...
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Background: The chronic low back pain (LBP) had been considered an important occupational disorder with several strategy available to treatment, however, few studies had been evaluated the treatment combination. Objectives: The aim of present study was compared the effects of combination of crocheting associated to Kinesiotherapy treatment and Kine...
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Aims: The present study aimed to assess the effect of a 24-week intervention on the physical activity level among adults at risk of developing type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2). Methods: It was included 129 individuals of both sexes who underwent the Preventive Health Check-up at the Albert Einstein Israelita Hospital between January and August 2010...
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The physical demands of soccer combined with the rigor of the competitive season may have a substantial impact on autonomic modulation in field soccer athletes. The number of sudden death cases associated with soccer may be related to the physical training required to maintain performance and fitness, minimal time for recovery, and recurrent game p...
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Introdução: A menarca é um marco decisivo sobretudo por provocar inúmeras alterações biológicas. Objetivo: verificar a influencia da menarca na percepção da dimensão e da imagem corporal. Métodos: trinta e oito meninas analisadas antes e a após a menarca. Foram utilizados como parâmetros de avaliação parâmetros antropométricos e as percepções da di...
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Introduction: Regular aerobic and resistance exercises are recommended to improve functional capacity and quality of life in the elderly. Objective: To describe the familiarity of physical education professionals with the recommendation of aerobic and resistance exercise for the elderly, and to identify associated factors. Methods: We assessed 61...
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It was our objective to analyze the effects of a single session of whole body HIIT on body-image and-scheme parameters of healthy adult men. Twenty-one active, healthy adults performed high-intensity intermittent training based on full body exercise. The training session involved 20 sets of 30 second all-out exercise and 30 seconds of passive recov...
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Background: Self-rated health status is a subjective indicator that is based on the body’s perception of health status, covering personal components such as, physical aspects, aspects of general well-being and satisfaction with life. Objective: To analyze the self-rated health status and factors associated with the lifestyle of higher education edu...
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Introduction: Although Brazil has complete legislation that establishes guidelines and recommendations for companies regarding Occupational Health and Safety, according to data from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, indices of absenteeism and absences from work functions increase with each year. Objective: To identify the association of th...
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Resistance training (RT) is recognized as an efficient method to improve muscle strength, power, hypertrophy; all are fundamental components of functional health and quality of life. Variables of RT such as volume, intensity, density, rest interval, duration, exercise order and selection, training frequency, and periodization models [i.e. linear pe...
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This current study aims to analyze the contribution of futsal practice in global praxis and body image in children in a specialized motor stage, evaluating the motor performance before and after an intervention in the following factors: hands and feet global praxis and body image. It was adopted the application method of 18 one-hour twice a week se...
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Introdução: a prática de atividade física é considerada um importante fator para prevenção e tratamento de doenças cardiometabólicas. Objetivo: realizar uma revisão sistemática acerca dos efeitos da atividade física em parâmetros cardiometabólicos de policiais. Métodos: a busca sistemática deste estudo foi conduzida por meio das bases de dados LILA...
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Introduction: Although Brazil has complete legislation that establishes guidelines and recommendations for companies regarding Occupational Health and Safety, according to data from the Ministry of Labor and Social Security, indices of absenteeism and absences from work functions increase with each year. Objective: To identify the association of th...
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OBJECTIVE This study aims to evaluate whether body image satisfaction improves with practice in resistance training in elderly women. METHODS Forty women were selected and randomly divided into an untrained group (UN) group and a group trained in resistance exercises (RT). To evaluate body image satisfaction, the silhouette matching task was used....
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Introduction: Physical activity raises body temperature, increases the sweat rate and accelerates fluid loss during exercise, thereby impairing exercise performance. However, studies using the high intensity interval training (HIIT) approach and its effects on rates of perspiration and hydration are still inconclusive. Objectives: The objective of...