- Hyperleptinemia independent of body adiposity in women with fibromyalgia
Department of Physical Education, Federal University of Parana, Rua Coração de Maria, 92 BR 116, Km 92, Jardim Botanico, Curitiba, Parana, CEP 80215 370, Brazil
Rheumatol Int 34:1593-8. 2014
..healthy women), only the leptin levels were influenced. High leptin levels independent of adiposity in women with fibromyalgia may be associated with the clinical condition of this syndrome...
- Acylated ghrelin: a potential marker for fibromyalgia?
Department of Physical Education, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, Brazil
Eur J Pain 17:1216-24. 2013
..Overweight and obesity, which lead to metabolic changes, are additional comorbidities that are rarely explored, although they are highly prevalent in patients with fibromyalgia...
- Stress perception and depressive symptoms: functionality and impact on the quality of life of women with fibromyalgia
Curso de Educação Física, Centro de Comportamento Motor, Departamento de Educacao Fisica, UFPR
Rev Bras Reumatol 52:319-30. 2012
..Depression is one of the most frequent psychiatric comorbidities in patients with fibromyalgia (FM), and chronic stress might be one of the triggering events of the characteristic FM symptoms...
- Functional capacity, muscle strength and falls in women with fibromyalgia
Suelen M Góes
Sector of Biological Sciences, Physical Education Department Center for Motor Behaviour Studies, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 27:578-83. 2012
..The objective of this study was to evaluate the functional performance and lower limb muscle strength in women with fibromyalgia and determine the relationship between muscle strength and falls...
- Ankle dorsiflexion may play an important role in falls in women with fibromyalgia
Suelen M Góes
Physical Education Department Center for Motor Behaviour Studies, Federal University of Parana, Curitiba, Parana, Brazil Electronic address
Clin Biomech (Bristol, Avon) 30:593-8. 2015
..Further, we determined the relationship between joint range of motion and falls in this population...
- [Gait characteristics of women with fibromyalgia: a premature aging pattern]
Suelen M Góes
Setor de Ciencias Biologicas, Centro de Estudos do Comportamento Motor, Universidade Federal do Parana, Curitiba, PR, Brasil Electronic address
Rev Bras Reumatol 54:335-41. 2014
..Middle-aged individuals with fibromyalgia seem to exhibit changes in gait pattern, which may prematurely expose them to a gait pattern which resembles that found in the elderly population...
- Impaired functional capacity and exacerbation of pain and exertion during the 6-minute walk test in women with fibromyalgia
Center for Research in Quality of Life NQV, Department of Physical Education, Universidade Federal do Parana UFPR, Curitiba, PR, Brazil
Rev Bras Fisioter 15:474-80. 2011
..Fibromyalgia has been association with physical performance limitations. Additionally, activities of daily living have been reported to be directly associated with the exacerbation of pain and perceived exertion in this patient population...