Eli Carmeli

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Affiliation: Tel Aviv University
Country: Israel

Publications

  1. ncbi Increased iNOS, MMP-2, and HSP-72 in skeletal muscle following high-intensity exercise training
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 21:127-46. 2010
  2. doi Movement skills of younger versus older adults with and without Down syndrome
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 33:165-71. 2012
  3. doi The relationship of pre-sarcopenia (low muscle mass) and sarcopenia (loss of muscle strength) with functional decline in individuals with intellectual disability (ID)
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:181-5. 2012
  4. doi Inflammation and oxidative stress as biomarkers of premature aging in persons with intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 33:369-75. 2012
  5. doi Blood parameters in adults with intellectual disability at rest and after endurance exercise
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Res Sports Med 16:272-80. 2008
  6. ncbi Biochemical assessments of total antioxidant status in active and nonactive female adults with intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Res Sports Med 15:93-101. 2007
  7. ncbi Cathepsin D and MMP-9 activity increase following a high intensity exercise in hind limb muscles of young rats
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 18:79-86. 2007
  8. ncbi Expression of superoxide dismutase and matrix metalloproteinase type 2 in diaphragm muscles of young rats
    E Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Physiol Pharmacol 60:31-6. 2009
  9. ncbi Does passive leg activity influence oxygen saturation and activity in sedentary elderly adults?
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:1075-80. 2006
  10. ncbi A comparative study of organized class-based exercise programs versus individual home-based exercise programs for elderly patients following hip surgery
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Disabil Rehabil 28:997-1005. 2006

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  1. ncbi Increased iNOS, MMP-2, and HSP-72 in skeletal muscle following high-intensity exercise training
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 21:127-46. 2010
    ..High-intensity exercise training is required to promote the expression of iNOS, MMP-2, and HSP-72 in hind limb muscles regardless their muscle fiber type, whereas in the diaphragm the changes are fiber-type dependent...
  2. doi Movement skills of younger versus older adults with and without Down syndrome
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 33:165-71. 2012
    ..Our observations may have significant implications for understanding movement dysfunction in older adults with DS...
  3. doi The relationship of pre-sarcopenia (low muscle mass) and sarcopenia (loss of muscle strength) with functional decline in individuals with intellectual disability (ID)
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Arch Gerontol Geriatr 55:181-5. 2012
    ..46 for females). MQ showed a strong relationship between pre-sarcopenia and sarcopenia. Quadriceps strength is a promising measure of age-related muscle changes and it is strongly associated with physical and functional decline...
  4. doi Inflammation and oxidative stress as biomarkers of premature aging in persons with intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 33:369-75. 2012
    ..Monitoring the levels of inflammatory molecules could serve as biomarkers of "premature aging" which may allow early diagnosis and intervention, and improve the quality of care for persons with ID...
  5. doi Blood parameters in adults with intellectual disability at rest and after endurance exercise
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Res Sports Med 16:272-80. 2008
    ..In conclusion, 4 weeks of endurance training increased concentration of plasma glutamine and UA, which might be useful in the monitoring of training responses in adults with ID...
  6. ncbi Biochemical assessments of total antioxidant status in active and nonactive female adults with intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Res Sports Med 15:93-101. 2007
    ..88 +/- 2.23 mmol/l) p<0.01. These results suggest that regular physical activity is associated with preserved AODs in adults with ID. As opposed to a physically active lifestyle, an inactive results in low levels of antioxidants...
  7. ncbi Cathepsin D and MMP-9 activity increase following a high intensity exercise in hind limb muscles of young rats
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 18:79-86. 2007
    ..The results of this study suggest that high-intensity running results in an elevation in the activity of lysosomal enzymes involved in matrix protein degradation...
  8. ncbi Expression of superoxide dismutase and matrix metalloproteinase type 2 in diaphragm muscles of young rats
    E Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Physiol Pharmacol 60:31-6. 2009
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  9. ncbi Does passive leg activity influence oxygen saturation and activity in sedentary elderly adults?
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:1075-80. 2006
    ..For current clinical practice, most sedentary patients who experience clinically significant deconditioning and desaturation can benefit from passive treatment...
  10. ncbi A comparative study of organized class-based exercise programs versus individual home-based exercise programs for elderly patients following hip surgery
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Disabil Rehabil 28:997-1005. 2006
    ..To evaluate and compare the effectiveness of supervised and non-supervised exercise programs for improving health and rehabilitation outcomes for elderly persons following hip surgery...
  11. ncbi The expression of MMP-2 following immobilization and high-intensity running in plantaris muscle fiber in rats
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:542-50. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that both high-intensity running and immobilization are enough to induce overwhelming changes in plantaris...
  12. ncbi Expression of matrix metalloproteinase 2 and heat shock protein-72 in immobilized muscle in rats
    E Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramit Aviv, Israel
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 6:96-102. 2006
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  13. ncbi High intensity exercise increases expression of matrix metalloproteinases in fast skeletal muscle fibres
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Exp Physiol 90:613-9. 2005
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  14. ncbi The implications of having attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder in male adolescents with intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 19:209-14. 2007
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  15. ncbi Perceptual-motor coordination in persons with mild intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Physical Therapy Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv 69978, Israel
    Disabil Rehabil 30:323-9. 2008
    ..There is limited experimental evidence to support the view that individuals with intellectual disabilities (ID) have a deficit in motor control. This work is a first attempt to evaluate their motor coordination...
  16. ncbi Antioxidant status in the serum of persons with intellectual disability and hypothyroidism: a pilot study
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 29:431-8. 2008
    ..882), catalase (r=-0.724) and GSH-Px (r=-0.782). Our preliminary results confirm the hypothesis that there is a reduction of the antioxidative defense in persons with HPO and in particularly among males...
  17. doi HandTutorâ„¢ enhanced hand rehabilitation after stroke--a pilot study
    Eli Carmeli
    Physical Therapy Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Physiother Res Int 16:191-200. 2011
    ..The study compares an experimental group receiving traditional therapy combined with HandTutorTM treatment, against a control group receiving only traditional therapy...
  18. doi Retrospective trial of complete decongestive physical therapy for lower extremity secondary lymphedema in melanoma patients
    Eli Carmeli
    Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Support Care Cancer 19:141-7. 2011
    ..Melanoma is a malignant tumour of melanocytes, which are found predominantly in skin, and at least 10-45% of patients develop secondary lymphedema (SL)...
  19. doi Antioxidant effect of polyphenolic glabridin on LDL oxidation
    E Carmeli
    Physical Therapy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Toxicol Ind Health 25:321-4. 2009
    ..We concluded that dietary consumption of glabridin protects LDL from oxidation...
  20. ncbi Tetracycline therapy for muscle atrophy due to immobilization
    E Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Musculoskelet Neuronal Interact 9:81-8. 2009
    ..Tetracycline administration has beneficial effect on expression of enzymes involved in protein degradation. This may suggest a protective effect on protein degradation during immobilization...
  21. doi Blood parameters in adults with intellectual disability at rest and after endurance exercise
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Res Sports Med 17:95-103. 2009
    ..In conclusion, 4 weeks of endurance training increased concentration of plasma glutamine and UA, which might be useful in the monitoring of training responses in adults with ID...
  22. ncbi The effect of an endogenous antioxidant glabridin on oxidized LDL
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Basic Clin Physiol Pharmacol 19:49-63. 2008
    ..We conclude that the dietary consumption of glabridin can partially protect LDL from oxidation...
  23. doi Nitric oxide and interlukin-6 levels in intellectual disability adults with epilepsy
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley, Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 30:567-71. 2009
    ..These results indicated that NOx and IL-6 may have a pathophysiological role in convulsions. Consequently, we suggest that professionals consider chemical inhibitors that might be helpful against the function of NO and IL-6...
  24. ncbi Can physical training have an effect on well-being in adults with mild intellectual disability?
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Mech Ageing Dev 126:299-304. 2005
    ..This positive relation can support the role and importance of physical training to improve locomotor performance and perception of well-being among 'older' adults with ID...
  25. ncbi Matrix metalloproteinases and skeletal muscle: a brief review
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Muscle Nerve 29:191-7. 2004
    ..Understanding the roles of MMPs and TIMPs may lead to the development of new drug-related treatments for various muscle disorders based on suppression or upregulation of their expression...
  26. ncbi Impact of a walking program in people with down syndrome
    Eli Carmeli
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions Department of Physical Therapy, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 18:180-4. 2004
    ..In conclusion, low-intensity treadmill walking significantly improved the functional capacities of adult individuals with mild ID with vascular occlusion and reduced pain levels...
  27. ncbi Long-term effects of activity status in the elderly on cardiorespiratory capacity, blood pressure, blood lipids, and body composition: a five-year follow-up study
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, IL 69978 Ramat Aviv, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:751-67. 2003
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  28. ncbi Five clinical tests to assess balance following ball exercises and treadmill training in adult persons with intellectual disability
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:767-72. 2003
    ..This pilot study was conducted to determine the effects of therapeutic training on improving balance capabilities in adults with mild ID...
  29. ncbi Elderly persons with intellectual disability: a study of clinical characteristics, functional status, and sensory capacity
    Eli Carmeli
    1Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POBox 39040, IL 69978 Ramat Aviv, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:298-307. 2003
    ..It is therefore important that persons with ID participate in physical activity and exercises in order to promote health and prevent disease...
  30. pmc Activities of antioxidant scavenger enzymes (superoxide dismutase and glutathione peroxidase) in erythrocytes in adult women with and without type II diabetes
    Eli Carmeli
    Physical Therapy Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Exp Diabesity Res 5:171-5. 2004
    ..This study may indicate possible therapeutic treatment or preventive measures to limit oxidative damage and reduce complications of diabetes...
  31. ncbi Creative problem solving and social cooperation of effective physical therapy practice: a pioneer study and overview
    Eli Carmeli
    Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, POBox 39040, IL 69978 Ramat Aviv, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 3:291-7. 2003
    ..AR can lead to improved therapist-patient interaction and help solve specific practical problems arising during therapy sessions...
  32. ncbi The assimilation of assistive technology in residential care centers for people with intellectual disabilities
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, IL 69978 Ramat Aviv, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:178-85. 2004
    ..PT's awareness of the importance was indicated as the major reason to use assistive technology...
  33. ncbi The aging hand
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 58:146-52. 2003
    ..Assessment of hand function and prehension patterns is needed in order to determine specific treatment approaches...
  34. doi Changes in pain-free walking based on time in accommodating pain-free exercise therapy for peripheral arterial disease
    Coleen Archer Martinez
    Physical Therapy Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    J Vasc Nurs 27:2-7. 2009
    ..002), 22% (P = .002), and 5% (P = .541) respectively. We reached the conclusion that a walking program of 10-14 weeks is optimal for achieving the best improvements in walking distance, duration, and speed...
  35. ncbi Isokinetic leg strength of institutionalized older adults with mental retardation with and without Down's syndrome
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    J Strength Cond Res 16:316-20. 2002
    ..When comparing their results to aged individuals without MR, a significant decline in muscle strength can be observed among people with MR...
  36. ncbi A comparison between older persons with down syndrome and a control group: clinical characteristics, functional status and sensorimotor function
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Downs Syndr Res Pract 9:17-24. 2004
    ..It is postulated that their slower responses may be explained by a less physically active lifestyle, that may accelerate the onset of disease, resulting in symptoms associated with aging that are detrimental to health...
  37. ncbi The biochemistry of aging muscle
    Eli Carmeli
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Exp Gerontol 37:477-89. 2002
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  38. ncbi A review of physical activity and well-being
    Meir Lotan
    Department of Physical Therapy, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:23-31. 2005
    ....
  39. doi Contribution of stepping while standing to function and secondary conditions among children with cerebral palsy
    Sharon Eisenberg
    Physical Therapy Department, The Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Pediatr Phys Ther 21:79-85. 2009
    ..To explore the feasibility and efficacy of stepping while standing and its effect on function and prevalence of secondary conditions among children with severe cerebral palsy...
  40. ncbi Sensorimotor impairments and strategies in adults with intellectual disabilities
    Eli Carmeli
    Physical Therapy Department, The Stanley School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Motor Control 12:348-61. 2008
    ..Our observations on balance and coordination capabilities might have significance for understanding the mechanisms underlying movement dysfunction in adults with ID and offer some new approaches for their possible prevention...
  41. ncbi Effects of a treadmill walking program on muscle strength and balance in elderly people with Down syndrome
    Eli Carmeli
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    J Gerontol A Biol Sci Med Sci 57:M106-10. 2002
    ....
  42. doi The effect of restricted arm swing on energy expenditure in healthy men
    Ziva Yizhar
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Department of Physical Therapy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Int J Rehabil Res 32:115-23. 2009
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  43. ncbi [Combined tests to measure functional capability in elderly people]
    Eli Carmeli
    Physical Therapy Department, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Harefuah 142:257-62, 319. 2003
    ..The evaluation procedures are geared to determine function and health issues distinct from that of the quality of life. The use of broad assessment complex protocols may be unrealistic, false or impractical...
  44. doi Long-term outcome poststroke: predictors of activity limitation and participation restriction
    Vered Gadidi
    Physical Therapy Department, School of Health Professions, Sackler Faculty of Medicine Tel Aviv University, Israel
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 92:1802-8. 2011
    ..In addition, the study investigated those factors present at the time of stroke onset, which could predict the level of activity limitation and participation restriction at 4 years poststroke...
  45. doi The effect of a group education programme on pain and function through knowledge acquisition and home-based exercise among patients with knee osteoarthritis: a parallel randomised single-blind clinical trial
    Tomer Bezalel
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanely Steyer School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Department, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Physiotherapy 96:137-43. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of a group education programme on pain and function through knowledge acquisition and a home-based exercise programme...
  46. ncbi Physical activity in adolescence. A review with clinical suggestions
    Meir Lotan
    Department of Physical Therapy, Haifa University, Haifa, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 17:13-21. 2005
    ..The authors strongly recommend enhanced initiation of community based easily accessed physical exercise programs, for children and adolescents...
  47. doi Feasibility, safety and efficacy of an early aerobic rehabilitation program for patients after minor ischemic stroke: A pilot randomized controlled trial
    Adi Toledano-Zarhi
    Physical Therapy Department, School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    NeuroRehabilitation 28:85-90. 2011
    ..To examine the feasibility, safety and effectiveness of an early aerobic rehabilitation program for patients after minor ischemic stroke. Design: Randomized control trial...
  48. ncbi The influence of early aerobic training on the functional capacity in patients with cerebrovascular accident at the subacute stage
    Michal Katz-Leurer
    Rehabilitation Department, Hadassah University Hospital, Jerusalem, Israel
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1609-14. 2003
    ..To investigate the effect of early aerobic training on the aerobic and functional abilities of patients in the subacute stage of cerebrovascular accident (CVA)...
  49. ncbi Handgrip strength as a diagnostic tool in work-related upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders in women
    Deborah Alperovitch-Najenson
    Department of Physiotherapy, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:111-7. 2004
    ..Our findings encourage us to recommend hand dynamometer testing as a useful diagnostic tool to determine loss of handgrip strength...
  50. ncbi A quantitative somatosensory testing of pain threshold in individuals with mental retardation
    Ruth Defrin
    Department of Physical Therapy, Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Israel
    Pain 108:58-66. 2004
    ..It is suggested that computerized quantitative testing of pain threshold is feasible in individuals with MR preferably by using RT-free methods (e.g. the MLE) due to the low RT and CV values exhibited by them...
  51. doi Reliability and validity of the modified functional reach test at the sub-acute stage post-stroke
    Michal Katz-Leurer
    Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Stanely Steyer School of Health Professions, Physical Therapy Department, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv
    Disabil Rehabil 31:243-8. 2009
    ..The third aim was to compare sitting balance results by the modified functional reach test (MFRT) to the Balance Master (BM), motor and function assessments...
  52. ncbi The effect of early aerobic training on independence six months post stroke
    Michal Katz-Leurer
    Rehabilitation Department, Hadassah University Hospital, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Israel
    Clin Rehabil 17:735-41. 2003
    ..To investigate whether early aerobic training has a beneficial effect on stroke patients' independence in daily and social activities six months after the event...
  53. ncbi Biofeedback versus physiotherapy in patients with partial weight-bearing
    Erel Hershko
    Department of Physical Therapy, Bet Hadar Medical and Rehabilitation Center, Ashdod, Israel
    Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ) 37:E92-6. 2008
    ..05) was found between the groups. Study subjects were able to follow weight-bearing instructions better. We suggest that gait rehabilitation is more efficient when biofeedback is used to instruct patients regarding partial weight-bearing...
  54. doi Prevalence, risk factors and preventive strategies in work-related musculoskeletal disorders among Israeli physical therapists
    Vitaly Rozenfeld
    Physical Therapy Department, Maccabi Healthcare Services, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Physiother Res Int 15:176-84. 2010
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  55. doi Preferred sleep position and gross motor achievement in early infancy
    Eli Carmeli
    Physical Therapy Department, Stanley Steyer School of Health Professions, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Eur J Pediatr 168:711-5. 2009
    ..A balanced positioning policy while awake, regardless of the infant's preference while recumbent, is not associated with gross motor delay...
  56. ncbi The effect of hindlimb immobilization on acid phosphatase, metalloproteinases and nuclear factor-kappaB in muscles of young and old rats
    Marina Bar-Shai
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9649, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Mech Ageing Dev 126:289-97. 2005
    ..In conclusion, it seems that the kinetics of activation of extracellular hydrolytic and proteolytic systems differ in muscles of old animals compared to young animals...
  57. ncbi The role of NF-kappaB in protein breakdown in immobilization, aging, and exercise: from basic processes to promotion of health
    Marina Bar-Shai
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9649, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1057:431-47. 2005
    ..This may cause muscle damage and protein breakdown. Therefore, using NF-kappaB pathway inhibitors may prove beneficial in attenuating NF-kappaB-associated muscle damage in both disuse atrophy and strenuous exercise...
  58. ncbi Effects of caloric restriction and exercise training on skeletal muscle histochemistry in aging Fischer 344 rats
    David T Lowenthal
    Geriatric Research, Education and Clinical Center, Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 1601 SW Archer Road, Gainesville, FL, USA
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:1339-49. 2006
    ..The soleus fiber distribution for Type I fibers was unaffected by increasing age in all groups of animals. The implications of these results suggest the implementation of exercise as a lifestyle modification as early as possible...
  59. ncbi Mechanisms in muscle atrophy in immobilization and aging
    Marina Bar-Shai
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1019:475-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report was to study the effects of four weeks of hindlimb immobilization on acid phosphatase activity of old rats in comparison with the profile obtained after similar treatment in young rats...
  60. doi Exercise and immobilization in aging animals: the involvement of oxidative stress and NF-kappaB activation
    Marina Bar-Shai
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9649, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Free Radic Biol Med 44:202-14. 2008
    ..Thus, the modulation of NF-kappaB activity in muscles of old animals by specific inhibitors may provide a means to retard muscle damage and protein degradation under conditions of immobilization...
  61. ncbi Expression of matrix metalloproteinases, inhibitor, and acid phosphatase in muscles of immobilized hindlimbs of rats
    Abraham Z Reznick
    Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion Israel Institute of Technology, P O Box 9649, Haifa 31096, Israel
    Muscle Nerve 27:51-9. 2003
    ..Our study demonstrated that metalloproteinases are expressed relatively late after limb immobilization and appear to be responsible to a large degree for degradation of the extracellular matrix in experimental disuse atrophy...
  62. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors of constipation in adults with intellectual disability in residential care centers in Israel
    Mohammed Morad
    Faculty of Health Sciences, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
    Res Dev Disabil 28:580-6. 2007
    ..Neurological disease, cerebral palsy, immobility and physical inactivity were risk factors associated with constipation. Mobility and physical activity is recommended in order to lower the prevalence of constipation in this population...
  63. ncbi The efficacy of treatment of different intervention programs for patellofemoral pain syndrome--a single blinded randomized clinical trial. Pilot study
    Feazadeh Avraham
    Raziel Physical Therapy Department, Clalit Health Services, Netanya, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 7:1256-62. 2007
    ..0001); these improvements did not vary significantly between the 3 groups. The conclusions were that the explored different rehabilitation programs showed a similar beneficial effect...
  64. ncbi Snoezelen or controlled multisensory stimulation. Treatment aspects from Israel
    Joav Merrick
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Office of the Medical Director, Division for Mental Retardation, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 4:307-14. 2004
    ..Snoezelen has proved to be an important instrument and a powerful therapeutic tool among the various treatment modules employed in Israel for persons with ID. This paper presents the concept illustrated with two case stories...
  65. ncbi [Physiological responses during exercise in mild to moderate post stroke male patients]
    Shirley Bookai-Pinchuk
    Ben Yair Institute for Rehabilitation, Jaffa
    Harefuah 147:111-6, 184, 183. 2008
    ..76 millimol/L vs 8 +/- 0.92 millimol/L, respectively). We concluded that there is probably an impairment in the cardiac reflexes of the autonomic nervous system that effects the aerobic capacity of mild to moderate stroke patients...
  66. ncbi [Vestibular function, falls and hip fracture in elderly--a relationship study]
    Oz Zur
    Israeli Center for for Treating Vertigo and Balance Disorders, Raanana and Tel Aviv, Israel
    Harefuah 143:197-202, 246. 2004
    ..Falling is the main reason for which people over 70 arrive at emergency rooms. Over 90% of hip fractures occur as a direct result of falling...
  67. ncbi Rehabilitation exercise for treatment of vestibular disorder: a case study
    Avraham Feazadeh
    Degani Institute, Hadera, Israel
    ScientificWorldJournal 6:291-4. 2006
    ..Four weeks from the start of physical therapy, the patient was free of symptoms, even when her neck was in the extended position...
  68. ncbi Blindness in adolescents in Israel
    Joav Merrick
    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Office of the Medical Director, Division for Mental Retardation, Ministry of Social Affairs, Jerusalem, Israel
    Int J Adolesc Med Health 16:79-81. 2004
    ..5 per 10,000 and 5.3 per 10,000 for the 6-18 year olds. The causes of blindness for children and adolescents in Israel are also presented, with optic atrophy the most common cause...
  69. ncbi Optokinetic nystagmus as related to neonatal position
    Rachel Marmur
    Hannah Khoushy Child Development Center, Bnai Zion Medical Center, Haifa, Israel
    J Child Neurol 22:1108-10. 2007
    ..It is possible that the vestibular system, among other factors, plays a role in the more protective supine position in infancy...