Roberto Simão

Roberto Simão
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro | UFRJ · Departamento de Ginásticas

PhD

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August 2006 - present
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
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August 2005 - present
Federal University of Rio de Janeiro
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Publications (324)
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International Journal of Exercise Science 15(2): 760-770, 2022. The present study aimed to compare the exercise order of an acute bout of resistance exercise (RT) on acute thyroid hormonal responses. Eight (n = 8) healthy men were randomly separated into two experimental groups: A) the order from multi-to single-joint exercises (MJ-SJ) and B) the o...
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The purpose of this study was to compare a periodized versus a non-periodized protocol of kettlebell (KTB) swings over six weeks on strength, power, and muscular endurance. Twenty-eight high intensity functional training (HIFT) practitioners were assigned to non-periodized (NPG = 11), periodized (PG = 11), or control groups (CG = 6). NPG used the s...
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Abstract: The Fascia Stretch Training 7 Sets (FST-7) method has gained popularity in the recent years being disseminated by American bodybuilders. The purpose of the study was to compare the effects of the Fascia Stretch Training 7 Sets (FST-7) method with or without passive stretching between sets on metabolic variables (lactate [LAC] and creatine...
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Objectives The aim of the manuscript was to analyze the effects of two rest periods between volume-equated resistance exercise (RE) on inflammatory responses (cytokines and leukocyte) and muscle damage. Methods Ten trained men (26.40 ± 4.73 years, 80.71 ± 8.95 kg, and 176.03 ± 6.11 cm) voluntarily participated in training sessions consisting of fi...
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Purpose. To analyze and to compare the absolute and relative muscle power of the lower limbs in sedentary elderly subjects with and without heart failure. Methods. The study included 36 elderly subjects (72 ± 6.5 years, 76.8 ± 4.8 kg, 171 ± 9.4 cm) divided into two groups: sixteen patients with heart failure versus twenty patients with coronary art...
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Problem statement: Hydrogymnastics can improve older adults' functional fitness, but few studies have explored if using resistive elements during sessions would have any effect on functional fitness of middle-aged and older women. Aim: To verify strength training effects on functional fitness of middle-aged and older women while using resistive imp...
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Trabalho apresentado no 2o Simpósio Regional de Atividade Fisica e Saúde do Centro-Oeste (2021). Brasília, Distrito Federal, Brasil.
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Diferentes tipos de programas de treinamento resistido resultam em diferente estresse metabólico e demandas cardiovasculares, o que poderia influenciar adaptações na modulação autonômica cardíaca. O estímulo preciso do treinamento resistido e os mecanismos responsáveis por promover a melhora na variabilidade da frequência cardíaca (VFC) não são cla...
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An individual’s training status is a key factor used to determine the volume, the intensity, and the selection of exercises for resistance training pre- scription. Interestingly, there are no objective parameters to assess train- ing status, so there is ambiguity in determining the appropriate volume and other resistance training variables in this...
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Objective The purpose of this study was to verify the acute effects of different exercise orders and rest intervals between sets on young athletes performance. Method Sixteen young male football players (73.2 ± 4.8 kg, 177.5± 5.1 cm, BMI 23.2 ±1.1, 19.8 ± 0.9 years) completed six experimental strength training (ST) sessions with different exercise...
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Hypertension is a leading preventable cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Exercise is a widely recommended treatment strategy that has been shown to cause both acute and chronic reductions in blood pressure. This study aimed to explore the potential therapeutic effects of Brazilian jiujitsu training by assessing blood pressure responses dur...
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Simão, R, Polito, M, de Salles, BF, Marinho, DA, Garrido, ND, Santos Junior, ERT, and Willardson, JM. Acute and long-term comparison of fixed vs. self-selected rest interval between sets on upper-body strength. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2020-The effects of different rest interval durations between sets has been widely studied, but only re...
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PurposeThis study investigated the relationship between habitual nutritional intake and the responsiveness of elderly individuals to resistance training.Methods Nineteen participants (66.0 ± 4.5 years) completed body composition (dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry), functional capacity (timed-up-and-go, stair ascent, and stair descent), and neuromusc...
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Young soccer players undertake anthropometric measurements for directing the effectiveness of training programs. However, the use of the eight-electrode electrical bioimpedance method is increasingly being used for the body composition evaluation. The purpose of this study was to compare and correlate body composition, using anthropometric predicti...
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Background: The importance of strength in Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) has inspired several recommendations of resistance training (RT) in BJJ athletes, yet little is known about their responses to different RT approaches. Thus, we aimed to investigate volume, efficiency, and fatigue responses in two popular RT protocols. Methods: In a randomized cro...
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Young soccer players undertake anthropometric measurements for directing the effectiveness of training programs. However, the use of the eight-electrode electrical bioimpedance method is increasingly being used for the body composition evaluation. The purpose of this study was to compare and correlate body composition, using anthropometric predicti...
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Background: Taper is considered as a strategy to avoid overtraining and increase peak performance in athletes. Because aerobic exercise increases the level and duration of independence during the lifespan, the participation of recreational athletes has increased in running events around the world. However, the effects of using load reduction in th...
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Mannarino, P, Matta, T, Lima, J, Simão, R, and Freitas de Salles, B. Single-Joint Exercise Results in Higher Hypertrophy of Elbow Flexors Than Multijoint Exercise. J Strength Cond Res XX(X): 000-000, 2019-Recent data suggest that single-joint exercises are unnecessary to maximize the resistance training (RT) results in novice to advanced individual...
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Resumen Objetivo: Evaluar los efectos del programa de ejercicios físicos, propuesto en los gimnasios de la tercera edad, sobre la composición corporal y capacidad funcional de ancianos. Método: En el presente estudio participaron 54 hombres ancianos (67.7 ± 5.7 años, 1.7 ± 0.1 m, 75.1 ± 12.2 kg, 27.2 ± 4.3 kg.m-2) sin ninguna disfunción cognitiva,...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi analisar o efeito de diferentes ordens de exercícios sobre a pressão arterial (PA) após sessões de treinamento de força (TF). Quinze idosas hipertensas inexperientes em TF foram divididas em dois grupos. Grupo de membros superiores (G1) e grupo membros inferiores (G2). O G1 realizou três séries de 15 repetições submáxima...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi analisar o efeito de diferentes ordens de exercícios sobre a pressão arterial (PA) após sessões de treinamento de força (TF). Quinze idosas hipertensas inexperientes em TF foram divididas em dois grupos. Grupo de membros superiores (G1) e grupo membros inferiores (G2). O G1 realizou três séries de 15 repetições submáxima...
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Objectives: To compare the effects of combinations of resistance training (RT) and static stretching (SS) on heart rate (HR), systolic pressure (SBP), diastolic pressure (DBP), rate pressure product (RPP), oxygen saturation (SpO2), rating of perceived effort (RPE), and heart rate variability (HRV) in men. Methods: Twelve normotensive healthy men...
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Introduction Not all clubs provide good methodological and physical structures. In Brazil, there are more than 660 professional clubs. However only 128 of them have an annual calendar to participate in the four divisions national championships of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) (1). That is, 534 (80%) compete for quick and low visibility...
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International Journal of Exercise Science 12(4): 657-665, 2019. The purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of different orders of exercises in circuit training on strength and functional fitness in older women over a 12-week period. After 10 repetition maximum (10-RM) and functional fitness baseline testing, thirty older women were randoml...
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The purpose of this study was to examine the acute effects of multi-to single-joint or the reverse exercise order on repetition performance and perceived exertion for the pectoralis major. Fourteen trained men (24.05 ± 4.17 yrs, 78.85 ± 3.51 kg, 175.42 ± 4.01 cm) underwent two different training sequences (SEQ1 and SEQ2). In SEQ1, all subjects perf...
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Introdução: A literatura tem apontado a existência de possíveis variações entre as características somatotipológicas de acordo com a posição e categoria dos jovens jogadores, como a nacionalidade. Assim, torna-se importante avaliar as diferenças dos somatotipos, em diferentes regiões, pois são usadas como um possível método de estimativa do perfil...
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Introduction: Balance of strength and flexibility between the dominant (DL) and non-dominant limbs (NDL) in young soccer players is essential, since it can minimize the possible injury-triggering mechanisms and their negative influence on performance. The aim of this study was to evaluate and compare the unilateral and bilateral strength and flexib...
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The purpose of this investigation was to examine the effects of a periodized strength training program and the use of infrared thermography (IRT) in injuries mapping in under 20-year-old (U-20) soccer players. In this study, 26 professional soccer players participated in strength training (ST) twice a week and were tested with IRT consistently acro...
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OBJECTIVE: Verify the influence of different exercise orders on the performance of the number of maximal repetitions in older women. METHODS: Twelve older women (65.7 ± 5.6 years, 66.9 ± 9.5 kg, 1.56 ± 0.67 m, 27.4 ± 3.6 kg/m²) underwent four nonconsecutive visits and two different orders of Resistance Training. At the first visit, the volunteers...
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A rotatividade pode ser vista como uma manobra para melhorar o desempenho das equipes e promover uma formação integral a todos os atletas. O objetivo desse estudo é analisar o acompanhamento realizado em dois anos (duas temporadas, 2016 e 2017) de uma equipe Sub-20 em relação a rotatividade de atletas, desempenho alcançado e número de lesões. Foram...
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Possible diff erences in the physical values related to characteristics of the age group and the play positions in soccer. The aims to analyze the isokinetic muscle strength profi les, anthropometric, neuromuscular and car-diovascular characteristics, comparing age, categories and play positions. 105 players divided into U-17, U-20, Professional an...
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Purpose. to compare isokinetic knee flexors and extensors concentric muscle strength in young soccer players of different ages and playing positions. Methods. Methods. Seventy-seven young male soccer players were divided into 3 age categories: U-15, U-17, and U-20, with the consideration of 4 game positions: goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, and...
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Muscular strength is considered one of the principal physical aptitude and healthy components [1] and its evaluation through manual grip, besides being relatively simple, does not involve considerable financial expenditures and possesses good predictive capacity. Therefore, it can have great value for triage in programs and researches considering p...
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Introduction The routine of soccer players is characterized by the cycle of training, competition and weekly recovery, so the athletes alternance is part of the training model[1]. Under 20 teams suffer from the large amount of annual games, which will reflect in an increase in the number of injuries[2,3]. Thus, the athletes alternance as a methodol...
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The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of mixed session periodization (MSP) versus traditional periodization (TP) on strength, power, functional performance, and body composition in aging adults. Forty-five healthy aging adults were randomly divided into three groups: MSP, TP, and Control. Subjects were tested before the intervention...
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This study compared training load and ratings of perceived exertion (RPE) during resistance training (RT) and aerobic training (AT) sessions at self-selected intensity. Participants were 54 recreationally trained subjects assigned to either RT or AT groups. During RT, participants performed three sets of 10 repetitions of each exercise at a self-se...
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Introdução: No envelhecimento ocorrem declínios estruturais e funcionais que podem afetar a independência física. O treinamento de força (TF) é capaz de promover melhoras neste quesito, entretanto, poucos experimentos investigaram a influencia da frequência semanal. Objetivo: verificar a influência da frequência semanal do TF sobre o desempenho fun...
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The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of different periodization models on strength and local muscle endurance. Twenty trained men (25.45 ± 2.984 years, 75.34 ± 6.05 kg, 177.25 ± 4.92 cm, 23.96 ± 1.64 kg . m-2) were randomly assigned in two groups: undulling periodization (UPG) and traditional periodization group (TPG), respectively....
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Purpose. to compare isokinetic knee flexors and extensors concentric muscle strength in young soccer players of different ages and playing positions. Methods. Seventy-seven young male soccer players were divided into 3 age categories: U-15, U-17, and U-20, with the consideration of 4 game positions: goalkeepers, defenders, midfielders, and forwards...
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The Vasco da Gama is recognized in world football as one of the best and most invested clubs in the training of football players. This fact becomes very evident when we look at their extensive sporting history and we see the range of consecrated athletes who started their careers in the club of San Januário and crossed a path of glory in world foot...
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The aim of the present study was to compare muscular performance and body composition changes following low volume resistance training programs consisting of multi-joint (MJ) exercises (cable chest press and seated row)versus a combination of multi- and single-joint (MJ+SJ) exercises (cable chest press, seated row, biceps curl, and triceps extensio...
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International Journal of Exercise Science 11(2): 55-67, 2018. This study compared the effect of a strength training session performed at different exercise orders and rest intervals on blood pressure and heart rate variability (HRV). Fifteen trained men performed different upper body exercise sequences [large to small muscle mass (SEQA) and small t...
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Background: The purpose of this study was to compare traditional strength training (TST) versus and contrast training (CCT) on sprint, change of direction speed (COD) and squat jump (SJ) in young male soccer players. Methods: Twenty-two soccer players (age: 18.4 ± 0.4 years, body mass: 70.2 ± 9.1 kg, height: 179.9 ± 7.5 cm), were randomly assign...
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The main objective of the study was to compare the effect of different weekly frequencies of resistance training (RT) on strength and body composition in untrained individuals who participated in a corporate wellness program after a three-month period. 48 men and 36 women within the ages of 30 to 45 years old were selected and they were divided int...
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Aim the aim was to investigate the influence of a maximal isometric muscle action of the elbow extensors on the contralateral dynamic task of the elbow flexors. Methods Seventeen recreationally trained men (23.3 ± 4.9 yrs, BMI: 24.8 ± 2.2 Kg/m²) underwent two randomized different testing sessions separated by one week. In the control session (CON)...
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Introdução: A população idosa eleva-se gradativamente intensificando a necessidade de políticas públicas. Objetivo: Avaliar a aptidão física do idoso ingressante nas Academias da Terceira idade (ATIs). Métodos: Cento e cinco homens idosos (68,91 ± 5,26 anos; 1,67 ± 0,05 m; 73,73 ± 9,39 kg; 26,96 ± 3,29 kg/m2) foram organizados em grupos de acordo c...
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INTRODUÇÃO: As avaliações somatotipológicas são usadas como um possível método de estimativa do perfil físico dos atletas. Entretanto, diversos fatores podem influenciar a composição corporal destes jogadores, em virtude disso, torna-se importante levar em consideração os aspectos fisiológicos, genéticos, antropométricos, adaptações ao treinamento,...
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Drummond DMD, Szmuchrowski LA, Simão R, Maior AS, Couto BP. Effect of Local Vibration during Resistance Exercise on Muscle Hypertrophy. JEPonline 2017;20(5):69-79. The addition of mechanical vibration to resistance training (RT) has been shown to have a positive influence on strength gains and muscle power. The purpose of this study was to determin...
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Effects on strength in adolescent soccer players of daily nonlinear periodized weight training The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a non-linear strength daily training program for soccer players U - 20. Six adolescent males (65.9 ± 5.9 kg; 172 ± 0.1) without strength training experience performed 10 RM test. They did 24 training...
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Purpose: Quadriceps strength and patellar tendon (PT) are directly linked and intimately related to daily activities and lower limb function. However, the correlation between knee extension torque (KT) and PT Young's modulus (E) measured directly is still unknown. Method: We used supersonic shearwave imaging (SSI) to evaluate the elastic propert...
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Backgroud: Football clubs select young people to begin their training as athletes. At this stage of life (childhood and adolescence) occurs the biological maturational process that can cause influences on the soccer performance of young athletes. In addition to this fact, a specificity of each position within the field is related as anthropometric...
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Objetivo: Obter informações sobre desequilíbrio muscular em atletas de elite do futebol brasileiro das categorias Sub-17, Sub-20 e Profissional, explorando relações com posições de jogo. Materiais e Métodos: A amostra foi composta por 105 atletas, divididos em três categorias: Sub-17, Sub-20 e Profissional. As posições de jogo estabelecidas foram:...