Sabina Barrios-Fernández

Sabina Barrios-Fernández
Universidad de Extremadura | UNEX · Department of Medical-Surgery Therapeutics

Doctor/ Occupational Therapist/Sports Science

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Introduction
Occupational Therapist. Degree in Sports Science. Doctor and Lecturer at the University of Extremadura. Areas of interest: Occupational Therapy in children, Psychomotricity, Sensory Processing, Inclusion, Autism and Rights.
Education
September 2013 - June 2017
Universidad de Extremadura
Field of study
  • Social
September 2007 - June 2009
Universidad de Extremadura
Field of study
  • Health
September 2002 - June 2007
Universidad de Extremadura
Field of study
  • Physical Activity

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Publications (64)
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Psychomotricity is a wide broad term, which encompasses different bodily action approaches to support children and adolescents to achieve their highest potential. A search on the Web of Science (WoS) Core Collection database was performed on this topic, using traditional bibliometric laws. Finally, 118 publications (112 articles and 6 reviews) docu...
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Introduction: Inclusive education is one of the main objectives of the educational system toward achieving equal opportunities among students. To this end, teacher training plays an important role in the different educational stages. Objectives: To analyze the perceived readiness of teachers for inclusive education and to see the differences in pri...
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People with Alzheimer’s disease (AD) diagnosis who get informal care remain at home longer, reducing the demand for healthcare resources but increasing the stress of caregiving. Research on the effectiveness of physical training, psychoeducational, cognitive–behavioural, and health education programs in reducing the caregiver load and enhancing hea...
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Asthma is considered the most prevalent chronic childhood disease worldwide. Physical activity (PA) represents a tool to improve patients with respiratory diseases’ health-related quality of life (HRQoL). A cross-sectional study examining data from the Spanish National Health Survey (ENSE 2017) was carried out to investigate the associations betwee...
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Perceived social support (PSS) and physical activity (PA) could help to reduce psychological distress in people with depression. This study aims to analyse the associations between (a) mental health and its dimensions through the Goldberg General Health Questionnaire (GHQ-12), (b) the PA level (PAL), and c) the PSS in the Spanish adult population w...
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Physical inactivity and sedentary lifestyles appear to be critical factors in developing mental health problems, including depression, anxiety, and other diseases in developed societies. This study analysed the associations between physical activity level (PAL) and mental health using the Goldberg General Health Questionnaire (GHQ12) in the Spanish...
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One of the main concerns of governments and organisations worldwide is the cost and burden of health services, with sedentary lifestyles being a significant impacting factor, and physical activity is one of the potential solutions. Therefore, this study aims to analyse the possible associations between the physical activity level, hospitalisation p...
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Background: This study aimed to translate and culturally adapt the questionnaires belonging to the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy-2 (CAPL-2) into Spanish and to explore the reliability for its use in children and adolescents aged from 8 to 12 years. Methods: The CAPL-2 questionnaires were translated using the translation-back-translati...
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La investigación de calidad es una de las piedras angulares sobre la que se sustenta la práctica basada en la evidencia. De esta forma, tanto leer como producir ciencia nos pone en el camino para realizar la mejor toma de decisiones posible sobre los procedimientos a aplicar junto con los usuarios. En estos últimos años se han evidenciado las limit...
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Several studies have shown that active breaks (AB) lead to improvements in physical fitness, daily steps taken and participants' health. However, there are no studies that have evaluated how they affect physical literacy (PL). Aims: Therefore, this study examined the effects of a 4-week recreational AB program based on games whose main objective...
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Body image is a complex construct related to how each person perceives their own body and how they value it. Physical fitness and physical activity are factors that can influence the perception of a better or worse body image. This study aimed to identify the potential associations between body image and physical fitness self-perception in future S...
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Strength is essential for carrying out the usual activities of daily life. As there is a loss of strength in elderly, many treatments are based on delaying the loss of strength or maintaining it. Isokinetic dynamometry is the gold standard for assessing strength. It is essential that studies are conducted to allow us to identify the reliability of...
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Physical education (PE) lessons offer an excellent opportunity to encourage participation and learning for students with and without disabilities. However, there are still barriers that prevent educative inclusion (EI) from being achieved, with negative attitudes being one of the major issues. This study aimed to explore students without disabiliti...
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Inclusive education (IE) refers to the education of all learners, with or without disabilities, irrespective of their status or origin, who share the same learning spaces. IE is a multidimensional approach based on rights and quality of life paradigms. As teachers are agents of change, they must have the knowledge and competencies to meet this chal...
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One-third of the Spanish population over 15 years of age did not achieve a reasonable amount of physical activity (PA) before the COVID-19 pandemic. We aim to analyse the associations between the PA level (PAL) and self-perceived health (SPH) in the Spanish population aged 15–69 years during the pre-pandemic period. A cross-sectional study was cond...
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Providing informal care for older people, or people with chronic conditions, is associated with poorer physical and mental health and reduced quality of life. This task, in many cases, often relies on the women in the immediate family. Physical activity (PA) is a tool to enhance caregivers’ physical and mental health and their quality of life. Thus...
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This study aims to assess whether participation as a supportive volunteer in equestrian therapy (ET) sessions influences participants’ physiological health-related parameters, including physical activity and sleep. Physical activity, measured in steps, and hours of sleep were measured in 10 subjects who participated regularly as volunteers in ET se...
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Inclusive education is a right for every student, being one of the current challenges with which the education system is struggling. The teacher’s role in this process is essential in building an inclusive and transformative school. This study aims to measure Spanish secondary school teachers’ perceptions of their preparation to address inclusive e...
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Background: Age-related changes negatively affect physical fitness, body composition, and executive function and produce a decrease in regucalcin level expression in blood. The square-stepping exercise (SSE) is a balance and lower-limb strength training programme used to prevent falls and stimulate cognitive function in older adults. This project...
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Individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnoses present not only cognitive, emotional, communicative, and social challenges but also movement issues that affect their everyday activities, learning, and leisure. The use of the square-stepping exercise (SSE), a motor program initially created to strengthen the lower limbs of older adults, i...
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Approximately one-third of elderly people aged over 65 who live in the community experience falls every year, with the proportion increasing with age. Moreover, of those who fall, about half will fall again in the following year. The falls’ consequences include disability, morbidity, and mortality. Although many external and internal factors lead t...
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Inclusive education is a right and must be offered to all students, including those with disabilities, providing them with individualized educational attention and support. Teachers play a leading role in the inclusive education process, their preparation and attitudes being essential for this process. This study aimed to present the factor structu...
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Blood Pressure (BP) is one of the most used measured clinical parameters in health promotion and intervention. BP measures can vary due to different parameters, so we aim to study the intrasession test–retest reliability for an oscillometric method using a digital tensiometer in the Peruvian population aged over 15 with and without a diagnosis of h...
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The prevailing rights and quality of life approaches call for the inclusion of people with diversity and/or disabilities in society, including their participation in the educational system. Therefore, different institutions are urging countries to take action to ensure that students with disabilities receive the accommodations and supports they nee...
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Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus (T1D) is a chronic autoimmune disease characterized by the selective destruction of the beta cells of the pancreas causing an absolute deficiency of insulin for life. This pathology carries associated risks so that it is essential to measure Health-Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) in this population. The aim was to analyse a...
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People with disabilities due to genetic origin often present high levels of stress: non-pharmacological interventions such as Equine-Assisted Interventions (EAI) may be a useful strategy. The objective of this pilot study was to evaluate stress levels in two participants with 22q11.2 deletion syndrome diagnosis, immediately after carrying out the E...
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Executive function (EF) is a group of processes that allow individuals to be goal-oriented and to have adaptive functioning, so that adequate performance is essential for success in activities of daily living, at school and in other activities. The present study aims to create a short version of the Executive Functioning Questionnaire (EFECO) since...
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The study of health-related quality of life (HRQoL) in children and adolescents has important implications in terms of policy, education, and health. Data on the time spent in physical activity (PA) and in sedentary activities in this population are worrying. We aim to analyze possible differences in HRQoL and PA levels between sexes and age groups...
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El objetivo de esta revisión sistemática fue examinar las intervenciones digitales y/o acelerometría para aumentar la actividad física y prevenir conductas sedentarias, dieta no saludable y/o problemas de sueño en niños y adolescentes dentro del ámbito educativo. Método: se han identificado los estudios en dos bases de datos (PubMed y Scopus). El p...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue estudiar el efecto de un entrenamiento de Vibracio?n Meca?nica de Cuerpo Completo (VMCC) de 12 semanas en el dolor de espalda de personas sedentarias con Fibromialgia (FM). 41 mujeres diagnosticadas con FM de una media de 47 an?os (±10.5) fueron aleatorizadas en un grupo control (n= 20) y grupo de VMCC (n=21). La int...
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El objetivo de este estudio fue comprobar el efecto de 12 semanas de entrenamiento vibratorio de cuerpo completo en plataforma oscilatoria sobre el miedo a caerse en personas con fibromialgia (FM). Cuarenta y una mujeres diagnosticadas con FM (edad: 47±10.5 años) fueron aleatorizadas en dos grupos: vibración mecánica de cuerpo completo (n=21) y con...
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En este trabajo se plantea conocer tanto las barreras para la realización de actividad física (AF) como el nivel de condición física (CF) en adolescentes extremeños y la relación entre ambos, examinando posibles diferencias de género. Se realizó un estudio transversal con 67 adolescentes entre 12 y 15 años. Se administraron un cuestionario sobre ba...
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(1) Introduction: There is a growing interest in health-related quality of life (HRQOL) in adolescent population. The EQ-5D-Y is a generic HRQOL instrument that allows adolescents to understand the health status of different levels of physical, mental, and social health. This study was carried out with an adolescent population in Peru. The main obj...
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Early childhood education aims to achieve the motor, cognitive, emotional, and social development of preschoolers by providing them with a variety of learning opportunities. The square-stepping exercise (SSE) is a balance and lower limb strength training programme used to prevent falls and stimulate cognitive function in older adults. This project...
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Apostar por la inclusión educativa supone promover una educación de calidad para todo el alumnado. Las creencias y actitudes del profesorado hacia la inclusión constituyen un factor que puede influir sobre la calidad de la respuesta educativa que reciben los alumnos. En el caso de las Altas Capacidades, esta relación se ha visto ampliamente probada...
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Attention to educational diversity in educational centers has become an important topic, so it is necessary to address challenges to offer an individualized educational response. Thus, specialist teachers must adopt a leading role in order that education systems move towards inclusion. The objective of this study is to measure Spanish primary schoo...
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Este es un artículo publicado en acceso abierto (Open Access) bajo la licencia Creative Commons Attribution, que permite su uso, distribución y reproducción en cualquier medio, sin restricciones siempre que el trabajo original sea debidamente citado. Cadernos Brasileiros de Terapia Ocupacional, 29, e2117, 2021 | https://doi. Resumen Introducción: L...
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Background: Basic activities of daily living (BADLs) are those related to self-care. Their performance depends on the development of sensorimotor and cognitive skills, as well as social and environmental aspects. A good performance in BADLs is required for independence and social participation, so they play an important role in early education and...
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Functional independence in adults is conditioned by lower limb muscle strength. Thus, it seems important to assess lower limb strength using reliable and easy to reproduce measurements. The purpose of this study was to conduct a systematic review and meta-analysis to collect studies that examined the test-retest reliability of the Five Times Sit to...
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Background: Childhood obesity is a major health challenge in modern societies; therefore, prevention and management policies are needed. This study aims to establish the level of Physical Literacy (PL) in overweight and non-overweight children in Extremadura (Spain), analysing the potential differences between them and exploring their relationship...
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Background: Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) is a major public health problem that affects one-third of women aged 15 around the world. Interventions for IPV victims are essential for women's self-esteem and self-concept recovery. This project aims to assess the effects of an eight-session multicomponent intervention program based on group psycholo...
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Play is essential in childhood, allowing for a positive trend in development and learning. Health professionals need useful tools to assess it, especially in the case of children with neurodevelopmental disorders. The aim of this study was to validate and cross-culturally adapt the My Child's Play questionnaire and to find out if this instrument al...
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The objective of this study was to determine the impact of a postoperative educational intervention program on the health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with hip fracture using a controlled clinical trial in a randomized, multicenter study. In total, 102 patients (45.5%) from trauma units at the two University Hospitals of the province...
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Background: Sensory integration (SI) issues are widely described in people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), impacting in their daily life and occupations. To improve their quality of life and occupational performance, we need to improve clinical and educational evaluation and intervention processes. We aim to develop a tool for measuring SI is...
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Introduction Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a disorder characterized by problems of inattention and impulsive hyperactivity. Equine‐assisted activities and therapies (EAAT) have become an emerging non‐pharmacological intervention option in patients with ADHD. Aim To perform a systematic review of updated literature about EAAT i...
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Background: Activities of daily living (ADL), which are divided into basic (BADL) and instrumental (IADL), allows us to survive and to live in the society. Cognitive skills are a key aspect in BADL outcomes. After reviewing existing BADL tools for Spanish schoolchildren, issues such as not covering the full age range or not having a BADL-centred v...
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Background: Reliability refers to the precision of an assessment, so it is a critical topic to take the right decisions related to health management. People usually perform several tasks at the same time in their daily life. The aim of this study was to examine the reliability of the 30-s chair stand test in people with type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T...
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Abstract: Background: Reliability refers to the precision of an assessment, so it is a critical topic to take the right decisions related to health management. People usually perform several tasks at the same time in their daily life. The aim of this study was to examine the reliability of the 30-s chair stand test in people with type 2 Diabetes Me...
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Background: Women with fibromyalgia (FM) have 2.5 falls per year compared to the 0.5 falls in people without FM. This fact poses a significant health expense. Square Stepping Exercise (SSE) is a balance training system that has been shown to be effective in preventing falls in the elderly. However, there are neither studies in people with FM nor s...
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Objetivo: conocer el estado actual del conocimiento sobre de problemas en el procesamiento sensorial en niños huérfanos, institucionalizados y adoptados. Metodología:revisión en la base de datos SCOPUS y en el buscador PubMed. Resultados: 12 trabajos que cumplen con los criterios de inclusión-exclusión. De ellos, 7 ilustran los problemas de salud y...
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Recensión de la revisión de Novak y Hanon: Este trabajo realiza una revisión sistemática sobre intervenciones practicadas desde Terapia Ocupacional para mejorar la participación de niños con Discapacidad. Desde nuestra disciplina disponemos de distintas aproximaciones metodológicas, por lo que se realiza una revisión para determinar las que dispone...
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Recesión sobre el artículo reseñado: Este trabajo realiza una revisión sistemática de intervenciones sensoriales distintas de la Integración Sensorial de Ayres, realizando un análisis de investigaciones que utilizan técnicas sensoriales específicas y modificaciones ambientales, publicadas entre 2007 y 2015. De los trabajos analizados, 8 cumplen con...
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Introducción: la terapia ocupacional es una disciplina sanitaria que apoya el desempeño funcional y, por tanto, la salud y el bienestar de los pacientes. Numerosos estudios apoyan sus beneficios en poblaciones de distinta edad y con distintas patologías y discapacidades. Sin embargo, hay un vacío en los datos de los terapeutas ocupacionales que est...
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La funcionalidad en las Actividades de la Vida diaria Básicas (AVDs Básicas) es imprescindible para una vida autodeterminada. Un diagnóstico dentro de los Trastornos del Neurodesarrollo (TND) según el DSM5, puede influir en la autonomía y en la calidad de vida. Las AVDs Básicas son universales, suponen un fin en sí mismas, están ligadas a la superv...
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IMPORTANCIA DE LAS FUNCIONES EJECUTIVAS EN EL APRENDIZAJE Y LA ADAPTACIÓN Las Funciones Ejecutivas son un conjunto de habilidades cognitivas y metacognitivas que nos permiten dirigir nuestra conducta hacia un fin e incluyen la capacidad para planificar, llevar a cabo y corregir nuestra conducta. Los estudios de Antonio y de Hanna Damasio sobre el c...
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Mesa de Terapia Ocupacional en PERSONAS con Trastorno del Espectro del Autismo de la Asociación Española de Profesionales del Autismo (AETAPI). Moreno Eusse AE., Tudela Torras M., López Pinilla I., García Benito E., Jiménez Andrés P., Caaveiro Carballo T., Eiroa Santos S., Antón Arroyo, J.

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