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Se describirán libros, artículos, guías e información de interés para profesionales y pacientes.

Evaluating the Neural Underpinnings of Motivation for Walking Exercise

Objective Motivation is critically important for rehabilitation, exercise, and motor performance, but its neural basis is poorly understood. Recent correlational research suggests that the dorsomedial prefrontal cortex (dmPFC) may be involved in motivation for walking activity and/or descending motor output. This study experimentally evaluated brain activity changes in periods of ...

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Multimodal Neuroimaging Using Concurrent EEG/fNIRS for Poststroke Recovery Assessment: An Exploratory Study

Background Persistent motor deficits are very common in poststroke survivors and often lead to disability. Current clinical measures for profiling motor impairment and assessing poststroke recovery are largely subjective and lack precision. Objective A multimodal neuroimaging approach was developed based on concurrent functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS) and electroencephalography (EEG) to ...

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Preventive exercises reduced injury-related costs among adult male amateur soccer players: a cluster-randomised trial

Question: Is an injury prevention program consisting of 10 exercises designed to improve stability, muscle strength, co-ordination, and flexibility of the trunk, hip and leg muscles (known as The11) cost effective in adult male amateur soccer players? Design: Cost-effectiveness analysis of a cluster-randomised controlled trial. Participants: 479 adult male amateur ...

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Effectiveness of Virtual Reality- and Gaming-Based Interventions for Upper Extremity Rehabilitation Poststroke: A Meta-analysis

Objective To investigate the efficacy of virtual reality (VR)- and gaming-based interventions for improving upper extremity function poststroke, and to examine demographic and treatment-related factors that may moderate treatment response. Data Sources A comprehensive search was conducted within the PubMed, CINAHL/EBSCO, SCOPUS, Ovid MEDLINE, and EMBASE databases for articles published ...

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Effectiveness of Telerehabilitation in Physical Therapy: A Rapid Overview

Objective: The purpose of this article was to summarize the available evidence from systematic reviews on telerehabilitation in physical therapy. Methods: We searched Medline/PubMed, EMBASE, and Cochrane Library databases. In addition, the records in PROSPERO and Epistemonikos and PEDro were consulted. Systematic reviews of different conditions, populations, and contexts—where the intervention to ...

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Ankle Stability and Movement Coordination Impairments: Lateral Ankle Ligament Sprains Revision 2021

PHYSICAL AGENTS: CRYOTHERAPY 2013 Recommendation Clinicians should use repeated intermittent applications of ice to reduce pain, decrease the need for pain medication, and improve weight bearing following an acute ankle sprain. Evidence Update Doherty and colleagues102 concluded that ice, compression, and elevation alone are not effective for  improving the primary outcomes ...

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