Alexandre Lopes Evangelista's research while affiliated with Universidade Ibirapuera and other places

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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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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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Introduction: Due to its highly dynamic characteristic and the time efficiency generated in relation to other training methods, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has become a strategy used in different contexts. HIIT is understood as a training method that intersperses periods of effort performed at high intensity with periods of active (when...
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Introduction: The use of whole body electromyostimulation (WB-EMS) has been shown to be an efficient method for inducing significant improvements in muscle strength and performance outcomes. Hypothetically, WB-EMS had been considered an enhancer of energy expenditure in the session, but this remains unclear. Objective: In view of the lack of inform...
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--[Correction: Table 2 updated to match text description of training program]-- The study examined the effects of adding a loaded stretch in the inter- set rest period (ISS) compared to traditional resistance training (TR) on muscular adaptations in resistance-trained males. Twenty-six subjects were randomly assigned into two groups (ISS: n=12; TR:...
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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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The study examined the effects of adding a loaded stretch in the inter- set rest period (ISS) compared to traditional resistance training (TR) on muscular adaptations in resistance-trained males. Twenty-six subjects were randomly assigned into two groups (ISS: n=12; TR: n=14) and underwent an 8-week training regimen. Subjects in ISS underwent an ad...
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Background: High-intensity interval training protocols using the body weight (WBHIIT) as resistance could be an interesting and inexpensive alternative due to the absence of equipment required (low cost) and the possibility to be performed in a wide range of locations. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to analyze the effects of a sho...
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Objective: To analyze the effects of whole body electrostimulation (WB-EMS) with body weight training on functional fitness and body composition of older men. Methods: Twenty physically inactive older men were randomized into: Control group (control), performed the body weight exercise training wearing electrostimulation clothing, but without recei...
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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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Whole-body electrostimulation (WB-EMS) is a technique that is becoming more popular due to its increasingly frequent offer in gyms and fitness centers in many countries, including Brazil. Recent studies have shown positive effects of WB-EMS on strength, quality of life, performance and body composition responses, but much is still speculated about...
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O envelhecimento traz diversos declínios fisiológicos e funcionais, porém, quando essas diminuições são acentuadas, se acende um gatilho para a fragilidade, situação que pode afetar de forma drástica a qualidade de vida do idoso. O idoso frágil tem uma diminuição da força muscular, risco aumentado de quedas, internações hospitalares e institucional...
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The aim of this study was to compare the effect of two different methods of resistance training (RT) load adjustment (self-selected vs. programmed) in strength and body composition outcomes. Fourteen resistance-trained college-level students (5 females and 9 males), (age: 21.4 ± 2.23 years; height: 1.71 ± 0.08 m and body mass: 77.6 ± 11.9 kg) were...
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Objective: The aim of the present study was to analyze how the blood flow restriction (BFR) training has been used by professionals in Brazil, focusing on the user's profile, control of training variables and the rate of occurrence of adverse effects. Methods: Eighty-six health professionals with experience in BFR training were interviewed through...
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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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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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Traditional training progressions have involved changes in volume, intensity and density (amount of work per period of time). An alternative, recently popular, and action specific (sport, work, activities of daily living) functional training progression involves alterations in the complexity of movement. Increased complexity modulates the technical...
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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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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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Training volume has been suggested as one of the primary drivers for muscle adaptations, however it is unclear how much training volume is optimal for muscular hypertrophy and strength in untrained individuals. PURPOSE: To investigate the effects of different resistance training (RT) volumes on muscle thickness (MT) and one-repetition maximum (1RM)...
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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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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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Core training is an essential component of resistance training and has received much greater emphasis lately. The core contributes to a kinetic chain transferring forces, torques, and power between the lower and upper limbs. Among the goals of core training are to improve the stabilization of the spine through greater strength, endurance, and the a...
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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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This study compared the effects of 8 weeks of traditional strength training (TST) and inter-set stretching (ISS) combined with TST on muscular adaptations. Twenty-nine sedentary, healthy adults were randomly assigned to either the TST (n=17; 28.0±6.4 years) or ISS (n=12; 26.8±6.1 years) group. Both groups performed six strength exercises encompassi...
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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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OBJECTIVES To describe external training load and internal training load through sets of a single session of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) body work. METHODS Twenty male individuals (24±3 years) performed a HIIT body work protocol consisting of a single bout of exercise with 1:1 stimuli. The exercises used were 30 min in duration with “a...
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Introduction: Aging is inevitable and irreversible, but with the advancement of technology, life expectancy is increasing every year, bringing with it proposals for various interventions to improve the quality of life. One such intervention is physical exercise programs. Objective: Evaluated the functional fitness of senior female practitioners of...
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The aim of the present study was verify the chronic training effect on the repeated sprints ability (RSA) in basketball athlete and later, compare the individual’s statistics with those of the team. The sample investigated was constituted of 8 state-level adult basketball athletes (21,5 ± 2,0 years; 1,70 ± 0,42 m; 68,0 ± 8,3 kg). The research was c...
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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...
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AIM the aim of this study was to analyze the weekly sets volume (WSV) performed by trained men and women for each muscle group in muscle hypertrophy programs. METHODS One hundred and five resistance training practitioners of both sex (42 women, 29.8±5.7 years; 63 men, 28.5±5.7 years) consented to the analysis of their current training programs. Th...
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Methods: We randomly assigned 20 women (65 ± 7 years) into two groups: Training (T, n=12) and Untrained (Un, n=8). Only the T group was submitted to 24 weeks of a HIIAE program, where each session lasted for 30 minutes. The following parameters were assessed before and 6 months following the intervention: bone and physical fitness; lumbar spine (L...
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Different equipment has been built as alternative strategies to maximize training effect, such as THE DISQ® device. However, there is a lack of physiological information about this equipment effectiveness on cardiometabolic responses. The purpose of this study was to compare the influence of DISQ® device on cardiometabolic effect in adults. Fifteen...
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Introduction: Aging is inevitable and irreversible, but with the advancement of technology, life expectancy is increasing every year, bringing proposals for various interventions to improve the quality of life. One such intervention is physical exercise programs. Objectives: To investigate the impact of multicomponent training in circuits on funct...
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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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Evangelista AL, Evangelista RAGT, Machado AF, Miranda JMQ, Teixeira CVLS, Lopes CR, Bocalini DS. Effects of High-Intensity Calisthenic Training on Mood and Affective Responses. JEPonline 2017;20(6):15-23. The purpose of this study was to analyze affective and humor responses to high-intensity (HIIT) body work (calisthenic) training. Twenty-six heal...
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Background: muscle activation measured by electromyography provides additional insight into functional differences between movements and muscle involvement. Objective: to evaluate the electromyography of triceps surae during heel-raise exercise in healthy subjects performed at leg press machine with different feet positions. Methods: ten trained he...
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Background: Resistance training (RT) for upper body muscle hypertrophy (UBMH) typically entails high volumes of sets per muscle group per training session. The majority of RT regimens does not discriminate between upper and lower body muscle groups, while these groups may respond differently to RT set volumes in terms of maximum skeletal muscle ma...
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Germano MD, Sindorf MAG, Crisp AH, Braz TV, Brigatto FA, Zaroni RS, Cartarozzi DF, Cunha LG, Evangelista, AL, Lopes CR. Different Passive Recovery Times between Repeated Maximal Sprints Influence in Performance and Lactate Removal. JEPonline 2017;20(5):80-89. This study investigated the influence of different passive recoveries on lactate removal a...
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Objective: To compare acute and sub-acute responses in hormonal profile and metabolic parameters in elderly people who participated in two methods of strength training (ST) with equalized loads. Methods and materials: A total of 12 elder individuals (65 ± 3 years) were randomly assigned to two training methods: constant intensity (CI, 3 sets of 10...
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In the twenty-first century, functional training (FT) has become a strong worldwide fitness trend (Thompson, 2016), resulting in a growing interest to investigate its effects on many variables (e.g., morphological, physiological, and psychological) with different populations (children, adults, and elderly). Confirming this view, the current positio...
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Background: systemic arterial hypertension is the most prevalent cardiovascular disease; physical activity for hypertensive patients is related to several beneficial cardiovascular adaptations. This paper evaluated the effect of water- and land-ergometry exercise sessions on post-exercise hypotension (PEH) of healthy normotensive subjects versus t...
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Introduction: Muscular fatigue during voluntary muscle contractions is a complex and multifactorial phenomenon associated with central changes and adaptations of the neuromuscular system. Objective: The aim of this study was to analyze the changes in both peak torque and hematological parameters in active and inactive healthy subjects following a m...
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RESUMO Objetivo: O objetivo deste trabalho foi identificar através de análise qualitativa o conhecimento sobre a pausa de treino durante uma sessão de treinamento de força em profissionais de educação física atuantes em academias de Hortolândia e região. Método: Esta pesquisa possui caráter qualitativo sobre o conhecimento dos avaliados por meio de...
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Background: A few years ago, it was believed that the endothelium was just a membrane separating blood from the outermost layers of blood vessels. However, it has now become recognized as a mediator of vasoconstricting and vasodilatory substances, regulating vessel tone through the information received. The main vasodilatory substance released by t...
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The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of the speed of execution in resistance training on the cardiovascular responses. The sample was composed of 8 subjects (26.0 ± 6.1 yrs; 69.1 ± 8.2 kg; 170.0 ± 5.3 cm). All subjects were submitted to two different resistance training sessions. Their cardiovascular responses were measured during tw...
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Background: In the constant search for performance improvement in resistance training, different techniques and training methods are created and constantly reinvented by practitioners and strength coaches. One of the methods that still lacks research is the ipsilateral agonist-contralateral antagonist. This method consists in performing an exercise...
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English title [Psychobiological acute responses of resistance training with different levels of social interaction]. Objective: To compare the acute psychobiological and perceptual responses in normotensive and hypertensive men after resistance training sessions with different levels of social interaction: manual resistance training and free weight...