Olavo Raimundo Barreto Rocha-Júnior's scientific contributions

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With advancing age, the decrease of functional capabilities, increasing the occurrence of diseases, among them, osteoporosis that is characterized by loss of bone mineral density, making bones fragile and susceptible to fractures. Aim of the study was the effect of adapted karate training (AKT) in functional autonomy, muscle strength and quality of...


... Why introduce older adults and the elderly to judo? Because these individuals may potentially benefit from this modality and improve bone [21], and cardiorespiratory health [6,7], and decrease the number of falls and injuries, in addition to being an environment where they can socialize and integrate [14][15][16][22][23][24]. ...