Tania Santos Giani

Tania Santos Giani
Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO) · Laboratório de Biociências da Motricidade Humano - LABIMH

PhD

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Introduction
Tania Santos Giani, TS Giani, Tania S. Giani, currently works at the Laboratório de Biociências da Motricidade Humana - LABIMH, Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO). Tania does research in Aging, Cell Biology, Neuroscience and Biochemistry.
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January 2009 - present
January 2008 - December 2010
Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (UNIRIO)
Position
  • Universidade Federal do Estado do Rio de Janeiro
Education
August 1997 - July 2000
Universidade Estácio de Sá
Field of study
  • Saúde Humana

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Publications (38)
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Objective : The aim of this study was to determine the effects of a physical activity program on static balance in elderly women. Method : The sample was randomly subdivided into an experimental group (EG; n=28; 65.64±2.36 years; BMI= 27.52±3.13) and a control group (CG; n=21; 66.84±2.31 years; BMI= 27.67±2.78). The EG participated in twice-weekly...
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The present study aimed to determine the effects of a physical activity program on the functional autonomy of elderly women. The sample was divided into an experimental group (EG; n = 20; 68.51 ± 5.02 years; BMI = 27.01 ± 4.35) submitted to a physical activity program, and a control group (CG; n = 20; 67.01 ± 3.51 years; BMI = 26.71 ± 5.74). Functi...
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The objective of this study was to identify dermatoglyphic characteristics and the quality of the physical strength in high-performance para-athletes in the supine power lifting category. This study included ten male athletes aged between 18 and 40 years who had qualified for the Brazilian Regional Championships. The athletes were randomly distribu...
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Objetivo: Analisar o impacto nas atividades de vida diária de gestantes com queixa de dor lombar, cadastradas na Estratégia de Saúde da Família. Métodos: Para a coleta dos dados foi utilizado um questionário epidemiológico, adaptado do Quebec Back Pain Disability Scale (QBPDS), dando-se ênfase às perguntas sobre dor lombar e Atividades de Vida Diár...
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Objective: This study analyzed the impact of psychosocial factors on pregnant women with lower back pain and an associated lack of physical activity prior to pregnancy. Methods: The sample included 66 pregnant women who were randomly selected from a total of 84 patients in the waiting rooms of the Family Health Units in Cuitegí, Paraíba, from Sept...
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O estudo teve como objetivo avaliar os níveis de IGF-1 e força muscular em mulheres idosas com disfunções musculoesqueléticas submetidas à cinesioterapia. Consiste em uma pesquisa do tipo quase experimental. A amostra constituiu-se de 70 idosas sedentárias, com idade média de 68,52 ± 4,62 anos e IMC = 27,96 ± 4,01, subdivididas aleatoriamente em do...
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The present study had as a goal to analyze the impact of a physical activity program (recreation and walking) over the aerobic resistance, the functional autonomy and the quality of life of elderly women. To this experimental study the elderly women (65±6.40 years old) were randomly separated in experimental group (EG, n=31) and a control group (CG...
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Estudos anteriores demonstram relação entre a lesão do aparelho locomotor e o aumento na excreção urinária da hidroxiprolina (HP). O objetivo foi avaliar os efeitos do alongamento sobre os níveis de HP em militares do sexo masculino. No estudo foram avaliados 64 indivíduos (idade: 18,7 ± 5 anos; massa corporal: 63,8 ± 7,3 kg) distribuídos em grupo...
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Os níveis de fator de crescimento insulina símile tipo 1 (IGF-1), força muscular e autonomia funcional, tendem a declinar com a idade. O presente estudo teve como objetivo avaliar os efeitos da cinesioterapia sobre os níveis de IGF-1, força muscular e autonomia funcional em mulheres idosas com disfunções musculoesqueléticas. A amostra de 52 idosas...
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The shift in age structure is having a profound impact, suggesting that the aged should be consulted as reporters on the quality of their own lives. The aim of this research was to establish the possible impact of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) techniques on the quality of life (QOL) of the elderly. Two non-selected, volunteer groups of Rio de...
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The levels of insulin-like growth factor-1 (IGF-1), muscle strength and functional autonomy tend to decrease with age. The objective of this study was to evaluate the effects of kinesiotherapy on IGF-1 levels, muscle strength and functional autonomy in older women with musculoskeletal dysfunction. A sample of 52 women was randomly divided into two...
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p class="titulo1" align="center"> ABSTRACT Sedentary aging can evolve to depression which interferes both qualitatively and quantitatively on elderly’s quality of life. The present study compared quality of life and depression levels between sedentary and active elderly women. For this, a correlational ex post facto study was employed, the sample...
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La flexibilidad está en los debates sobre la actividad física y su prescripción. Es necesario identificar la forma de entrenamiento que aumente el catabolismo del colágeno locomotor generando la adaptación en los tejidos, llegando a la fase plástica del estiramiento.
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Aim. The aim of study was to assess the effects of a physical activity program on static balance and functional autonomy in elderly women. Materials and Methods. The sample was randomly divided into an experimental group (EG), submitted physical activity program, and a control (CG). Mean postural amplitude oscillations were measured in displacement...
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Objective: The main purpose of this study was to analyze the effect of obesity on Quality of Life (QOL) in the elderly of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Matherial and methods: Setting: participants of the Health Leisure and Social Integration Project (AHLSIP) at the Miécimo da Silva Sport Center in Campo Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Design: This resear...
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Hydroxyproline Levels in Young Adults Undergoing Muscular Stretching and Neural Mobilization This study aimed to assess the acute effect of stretching and neural mobilization on urinary hydroxyproline (HP) levels in young adults. The sample, composed of physical therapy students from Teresina (PI), was divided into three groups: a neural mobilizati...
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O objetivo desta pesquisa foi comparar a força funcional dos membros inferiores e superiores entre idosas fisicamente ativas e sedentárias. A amostra foi constituída de 540 voluntárias, divididas em: Grupo Fisicamente Ativo (GFA) e Grupo Sedentário (GS), que se subdividiram em: GFA1 (n=107 com 61,6±1,5 anos e IMC=27,1±3,9), GFA2 (n=94, com 66,7±1,3...
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Samples of blood incubated with OZE, stannous chloride, and 99 mTc were isolated and fractions were separated. Radioactivity of the blood constituents decreased significantly (p<0.05) due to the OZE. Morphological alterations were also found. Although rats were utilized in these experiments, precaution is recommended in the interpretation of nuclea...
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O objetivo desta pesquisa foi comparar a força funcional dos membros inferiores e superiores entre idosas fisicamente ativas e sedentárias. A amostra foi constituída de 540 voluntárias, divididas em: Grupo Fisicamente Ativo (GFA) e Grupo Sedentário (GS), que se subdividiram em: GFA1 (n=107 com 61,6±1,5 anos e IMC=27,1±3,9), GFA2 (n=94, com 66,7±1,3...
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O objetivo deste estudo foi comparar os níveis de qualidade de vida entre idosas sedentárias e ativas, praticantes de dança, musculação e meditação, avaliando ainda os efeitos destes sobre aqueles. Para tal, neste estudo ex post facto, a amostra foi dividida em quatro grupos: grupo de dança (GD, n=20, idade=67±4 anos), grupo de musculação (GF, n=15...
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With the purpose of optimizing the satisfaction of the elderly subjects, either existential or not, presenting their unique preference, this research aimed to evaluate the effects of aging on QOL of the aged persons, served by the FHP. The basic intention was to establish parameters of QOL-impact on aging. Our sample was a non-selected population o...
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Envejecer de manera sedentaria puede evolucionar hacia una depresión afectándose la calidad de vida de las personas mayores. El presente estudio comparó la calidad de vida y los niveles de depresión entre ancianas sedentarias y activas. Para esto, un estudio ex post facto fue aplicado, la muestra fue dividida en cuatro grupos: grupo de danza o aero...
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Blood constituents labeled with technetium-99m (99mTc) have been used in nuclear medicine procedures and drugs are capable to interfere on this labeling. Lantana camara (lantana) has medicinal properties and it has been used in folk medicine. The aim is to verify the effect of a lantana extract on the labeling of blood constituents with 99mTc. Bloo...
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Mentha crispa extract or 0.9% NaCl were (15 days) administered daily by gavage to Wistar rats. Animals then received Na99mTcO4 via ocular plexus and were sacrificed. Organs were isolated, radioactivity was determined, percentages of radioactivity in each organ was calculated, and statistical analyses performed. Significant (p=0.0061) increases of r...
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Buzhong Yi Qi Wan (BYQW) is a combination of some medicinal herbs widely used in traditional Chinese medicine to treat blood, spleen and stomach disorders. Morphometric analysis and osmotic fragility assay have been used to evaluate changes on membrane integrity of red blood cells. The aim of this work was to evaluate the effect of an aqueous BYQW...
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Clove (Caryophyllus aromaticus L.) has been used for clinical procedures. Blood constituents labeled with technetium-99m (99mTc) are used in nuclear medicine. The aim of this work was to evaluate the effects of clove extract on the labeling blood constituents with 99mTc and on the morphology of red blood cells. Blood samples were incubated with clo...
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Chrysobalanus icaco (abajeru; C. icaco) is recommended in the treatment of diabetes and other clinical disorders. Blood constituents labeled with technetium-99m (99mTc) are used in nuclear medicine. The aim of this study was to verify the effects of an abajeru extract on the labeling of blood constituents with 99mTc and on the shape of red blood ce...
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Buzhong Yi Qi Wan (Buzhong) is a medicinal herb widely used in Traditional Chinese Medicine to treat the digestive and circulatory systems. Red blood cell and plasma proteins labeled with technetium-99m (99mTc) are used in nuclear medicine. The aim of this work was to investigate the effects of an aqueous Buzhong extract on the labeling of blood co...

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investigate the biological effects of natural products on erythrocyte membrane