exercise therapy

Summary

Summary: Motion of the body or its parts to relieve symptoms or to improve function, leading to PHYSICAL FITNESS, but not PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND TRAINING.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The anti-inflammatory effect of exercise
    Anne Marie W Petersen
    Dept of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Section 7641, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol 98:1154-62. 2005
  2. ncbi American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation
    Linda Nici
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
  3. pmc EULAR Recommendations 2003: an evidence based approach to the management of knee osteoarthritis: Report of a Task Force of the Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutic Trials (ESCISIT)
    K M Jordan
    Southampton General Hospital, Southampton S016 6YD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:1145-55. 2003
  4. pmc Chapter 4. European guidelines for the management of chronic nonspecific low back pain
    O Airaksinen
    Eur Spine J 15:S192-300. 2006
  5. ncbi Physical activity advice only or structured exercise training and association with HbA1c levels in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel Umpierre
    Exercise Pathophysiology Research Laboratory, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    JAMA 305:1790-9. 2011
  6. pmc Aerobic interval training versus continuous moderate exercise as a treatment for the metabolic syndrome: a pilot study
    Arnt Erik Tjønna
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Circulation 118:346-54. 2008
  7. pmc Effects of aerobic and resistance training on hemoglobin A1c levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Timothy S Church
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    JAMA 304:2253-62. 2010
  8. ncbi Superior cardiovascular effect of aerobic interval training versus moderate continuous training in heart failure patients: a randomized study
    Ulrik Wisløff
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Olav Kyrres gt 9, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Circulation 115:3086-94. 2007
  9. ncbi Exercise treatment for depression: efficacy and dose response
    Andrea L Dunn
    Cooper Institute, Behavioral Science Research Center, Golden, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:1-8. 2005
  10. ncbi Effect of two contrasting types of physical exercise on chronic neck muscle pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 59:84-91. 2008

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Publications370 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi The anti-inflammatory effect of exercise
    Anne Marie W Petersen
    Dept of Infectious Diseases, Rigshospitalet, Section 7641, Blegdamsvej 9, DK 2100, Copenhagen, Denmark
    J Appl Physiol 98:1154-62. 2005
    ....
  2. ncbi American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation
    Linda Nici
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
  3. pmc EULAR Recommendations 2003: an evidence based approach to the management of knee osteoarthritis: Report of a Task Force of the Standing Committee for International Clinical Studies Including Therapeutic Trials (ESCISIT)
    K M Jordan
    Southampton General Hospital, Southampton S016 6YD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:1145-55. 2003
    ..To update the EULAR recommendations for management of knee osteoarthritis (OA) by an evidence based medicine and expert opinion approach...
  4. pmc Chapter 4. European guidelines for the management of chronic nonspecific low back pain
    O Airaksinen
    Eur Spine J 15:S192-300. 2006
  5. ncbi Physical activity advice only or structured exercise training and association with HbA1c levels in type 2 diabetes: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Daniel Umpierre
    Exercise Pathophysiology Research Laboratory, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Porto Alegre, Brazil
    JAMA 305:1790-9. 2011
    ..Regular exercise improves glucose control in diabetes, but the association of different exercise training interventions on glucose control is unclear...
  6. pmc Aerobic interval training versus continuous moderate exercise as a treatment for the metabolic syndrome: a pilot study
    Arnt Erik Tjønna
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
    Circulation 118:346-54. 2008
    ..We compared moderate and high exercise intensity with regard to variables associated with cardiovascular function and prognosis in patients with the metabolic syndrome...
  7. pmc Effects of aerobic and resistance training on hemoglobin A1c levels in patients with type 2 diabetes: a randomized controlled trial
    Timothy S Church
    Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University System, 6400 Perkins Rd, Baton Rouge, LA 70808 4124, USA
    JAMA 304:2253-62. 2010
    ..Exercise guidelines for individuals with diabetes include both aerobic and resistance training although few studies have directly examined this exercise combination...
  8. ncbi Superior cardiovascular effect of aerobic interval training versus moderate continuous training in heart failure patients: a randomized study
    Ulrik Wisløff
    Department of Circulation and Medical Imaging, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Olav Kyrres gt 9, 7489 Trondheim, Norway
    Circulation 115:3086-94. 2007
    ..Our objective was to compare training programs with moderate versus high exercise intensity with regard to variables associated with cardiovascular function and prognosis in patients with postinfarction heart failure...
  9. ncbi Exercise treatment for depression: efficacy and dose response
    Andrea L Dunn
    Cooper Institute, Behavioral Science Research Center, Golden, Colorado, USA
    Am J Prev Med 28:1-8. 2005
    ....
  10. ncbi Effect of two contrasting types of physical exercise on chronic neck muscle pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Arthritis Rheum 59:84-91. 2008
    ..Our objective was to determine the effectiveness of specific strength training of the painful muscle versus general fitness training without direct involvement of the painful muscle (leg bicycling) on work-related neck muscle pain...
  11. ncbi Effect of constraint-induced movement therapy on upper extremity function 3 to 9 months after stroke: the EXCITE randomized clinical trial
    Steven L Wolf
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    JAMA 296:2095-104. 2006
    ....
  12. ncbi Systematic review: strategies for using exercise therapy to improve outcomes in chronic low back pain
    Jill A Hayden
    Institute for Work and Health and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 142:776-85. 2005
    b>Exercise therapy encompasses a heterogeneous group of interventions. There continues to be uncertainty about the most effective exercise approach in chronic low back pain.
  13. ncbi A review of the clinical evidence for exercise in osteoarthritis of the hip and knee
    Kim L Bennell
    Centre for Health Exercise and Sports Medicine, Department of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Australia
    J Sci Med Sport 14:4-9. 2011
    ..Maximising adherence is a key element dictating success of exercise therapy. This can be enhanced by the use of supervised exercise sessions (possibly in class format) in the initial ..
  14. pmc Comparison of adaptive pacing therapy, cognitive behaviour therapy, graded exercise therapy, and specialist medical care for chronic fatigue syndrome (PACE): a randomised trial
    P D White
    Wolfson Institute of Preventive Medicine, Barts and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    Lancet 377:823-36. 2011
    Trial findings show cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) and graded exercise therapy (GET) can be effective treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome, but patients' organisations have reported that these treatments can be harmful and favour ..
  15. ncbi Results at 1 year of outpatient multidisciplinary pulmonary rehabilitation: a randomised controlled trial
    T L Griffiths
    Department of Medicine, University of Wales, College of Medicine, Llandough Hospital, Penarth, UK
    Lancet 355:362-8. 2000
    ..We undertook a randomised controlled trial to assess the effect of outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation on use of health care and patients' wellbeing over 1 year...
  16. pmc Randomised controlled trial of a general practice programme of home based exercise to prevent falls in elderly women
    A J Campbell
    Department of Medicine, Dunedin School of Medicine, Otago Medical School, New Zealand
    BMJ 315:1065-9. 1997
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a home exercise programme of strength and balance retraining exercises in reducing falls and injuries in elderly women...
  17. ncbi Exercise, glucose transport, and insulin sensitivity
    L J Goodyear
    Research Division, Joslin Diabetes Center, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Annu Rev Med 49:235-61. 1998
    ..However, there is now extensive epidemiological evidence demonstrating that long-term regular physical exercise can significantly reduce the risk of developing non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus...
  18. ncbi Effects of augmented exercise therapy time after stroke: a meta-analysis
    Gert Kwakkel
    Department of Physical Therapy and Research Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Stroke 35:2529-39. 2004
    To present a systematic review of studies that addresses the effects of intensity of augmented exercise therapy time (AETT) on activities of daily living (ADL), walking, and dexterity in patients with stroke.
  19. pmc Effects of aerobic exercise on mild cognitive impairment: a controlled trial
    Laura D Baker
    Departments of Psychiatry and BehavioralScience, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Arch Neurol 67:71-9. 2010
    ..To examine the effects of aerobic exercise on cognition and other biomarkers associated with Alzheimer disease pathology for older adults with mild cognitive impairment, and assess the role of sex as a predictor of response...
  20. ncbi The effects of balance training and high-intensity resistance training on persons with idiopathic Parkinson's disease
    Mark A Hirsch
    Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Johns Hopkins University Medical Center, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1109-17. 2003
    ..To assess immediate and near-term effects of 2 exercise training programs for persons with idiopathic Parkinson's disease (IPD)...
  21. pmc Implementation of neck/shoulder exercises for pain relief among industrial workers: a randomized controlled trial
    Mette K Zebis
    Institute of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5320 Odense M, Denmark
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:205. 2011
    ..This study evaluates the effect of implementing strength training at the workplace on non-specific neck and shoulder pain among industrial workers...
  22. pmc Influence of a locomotor training approach on walking speed and distance in people with chronic spinal cord injury: a randomized clinical trial
    Edelle C Field-Fote
    Department of Physical Therapy, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, USA
    Phys Ther 91:48-60. 2011
    ..Impaired walking limits function after spinal cord injury (SCI), but training-related improvements are possible even in people with chronic motor incomplete SCI...
  23. ncbi Physical activity and memory functions: an interventional study
    R Ruscheweyh
    Department of Neurology, University of Muenster, Albert Schweitzer Strasse 33, Muenster, Germany
    Neurobiol Aging 32:1304-19. 2011
    ..Our findings may carry significant implications for prevention of cognitive decline in the elderly...
  24. pmc Body-weight-supported treadmill rehabilitation after stroke
    Pamela W Duncan
    Department of Community and Family Medicine, Doctor of Physical Therapy Division, Duke University, Durham, NC 27705, USA
    N Engl J Med 364:2026-36. 2011
    ..The effectiveness and appropriate timing of this intervention have not been established...
  25. ncbi Short- and long-term efficacy of a community-based COPD management programme in less advanced COPD: a randomised controlled trial
    C R van Wetering
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Maxima Medical Centre, Veldhoven, The Netherlands
    Thorax 65:7-13. 2010
    ..The effectiveness of pulmonary rehabilitation in advanced COPD is well established, but few data are available in less advanced disease...
  26. ncbi Physical activity, exercise, depression and anxiety disorders
    Andreas Strohle
    Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Campus Charite Mitte, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    J Neural Transm 116:777-84. 2009
    ..Furthermore, there is a lack of knowledge on how to best deal with depression and anxiety related symptoms which hinder patients to participate and benefit from exercise training...
  27. ncbi Effects of diet and exercise on obesity-related vascular dysfunction in children
    Kam S Woo
    Department of Medicine and Therapeutics, Prince of Wales Hospital, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong
    Circulation 109:1981-6. 2004
    ..Obesity in children is independently associated with arterial endothelial dysfunction and wall thickening, key early events in atherogenesis that precede plaque formation...
  28. ncbi One-year randomized controlled trial with different physical-activity programs to reduce musculoskeletal symptoms in the neck and shoulders among office workers
    Anne Katrine Blangsted
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:55-65. 2008
    ..This study evaluates the effect of two different worksite physical-activity interventions on neck-shoulder symptoms, together with perceived work ability and sick leave among office workers...
  29. pmc Regular physical activity reduces hospital admission and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a population based cohort study
    J Garcia-Aymerich
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Institut Municipal d Investigacio Medica IMIM, Barcelona, Spain
    Thorax 61:772-8. 2006
    ..A study was undertaken to examine the association between regular physical activity and both hospital admissions for COPD and all-cause and specific mortality in COPD subjects...
  30. ncbi A randomized controlled intervention trial to relieve and prevent neck/shoulder pain
    Lars L Andersen
    National Research Centre for the Working Environment, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 40:983-90. 2008
    ..The objective of this study is to investigate the effect of three different workplace interventions on long-term compliance, muscle strength gains, and neck/shoulder pain in office workers...
  31. pmc Efficacy of exercise therapy for the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis: a review of the literature
    Simon C Mordecai
    Department of Trauma and Orthopaedics, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust, Salisbury District Hospital, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP2 8BJ, UK
    Eur Spine J 21:382-9. 2012
    Current evidence regarding the use of exercise therapy in the treatment of adolescent idiopathic scoliosis (AIS) was assessed with a review of published literature.
  32. ncbi A randomized controlled trial of gravity-supported, computer-enhanced arm exercise for individuals with severe hemiparesis
    Sarah J Housman
    Sensory Motor Performance Program, Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois 60660, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:505-14. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare semiautonomous training with T-WREX and conventional semiautonomous exercises that used a tabletop for gravity support...
  33. ncbi Meta-analysis: secondary prevention programs for patients with coronary artery disease
    Alexander M Clark
    University of Alberta Evidence Based Practice Center, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 143:659-72. 2005
    ..Although supervised exercise programs reduce mortality in survivors of myocardial infarction, the effects of other types of cardiac secondary prevention programs are unknown...
  34. ncbi The effect of exercise in clinically depressed adults: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Jesper Krogh
    Psychiatric Center Bispebjerg, Bispebjerg University Hospital, DK 2400, Denmark
    J Clin Psychiatry 72:529-38. 2011
    ..To assess the effectiveness of exercise in adults with clinical depression...
  35. ncbi Effect of exercise and respiratory training on clinical progression and survival in patients with severe chronic pulmonary hypertension
    Ekkehard Grunig
    Center for Pulmonary Hypertension, Thoracic Clinic, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Respiration 81:394-401. 2011
    ..Even though specific agents for the treatment of patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) are available, in PH patients, physical capacity and quality of life (QoL) are often restricted and survival is reduced...
  36. pmc Exercise training for systolic heart failure: Cochrane systematic review and meta-analysis
    Edward J Davies
    Cardiothoracic Department, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Terrance Lewis Building, 9th Floor, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust, Derriford Road, Crownhill, Plymouth, Devon PL6 8DH, UK
    Eur J Heart Fail 12:706-15. 2010
    ..To determine the effect of exercise training on clinical events and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) of patients with systolic heart failure...
  37. pmc Aerobic exercise and neurocognitive performance: a meta-analytic review of randomized controlled trials
    Patrick J Smith
    Box 3119, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Psychosom Med 72:239-52. 2010
    ....
  38. ncbi Efficacy of a cell phone-based exercise programme for COPD
    W T Liu
    Dept of Thoracic Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 199 Tun Hwa N Rd, Taipei, Taiwan
    Eur Respir J 32:651-9. 2008
    ....
  39. ncbi Exercise program for nursing home residents with Alzheimer's disease: a 1-year randomized, controlled trial
    Yves Rolland
    Internal Medicine Service and Gerontology Clinic, Hopital La Grave Casselardit, Toulouse, France
    J Am Geriatr Soc 55:158-65. 2007
    ....
  40. ncbi Pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Thierry Troosters
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:19-38. 2005
  41. ncbi The effectiveness of exercise interventions for people with Parkinson's disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Victoria A Goodwin
    Primary Care Research Group, Peninsula Medical School, Exeter, United Kingdom
    Mov Disord 23:631-40. 2008
    ..Questions remain around the optimal content of exercise interventions (dosing, component exercises) at different stages of the disease...
  42. ncbi Physical activity and executive functions in the elderly with mild cognitive impairment
    E J A Scherder
    Centre of Human Movement Sciences, Kÿksuniversiteit Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Aging Ment Health 9:272-80. 2005
    ..Firm conclusions about the effectiveness of mild physical activity on EF in the oldest old can only be drawn after studies with larger number of subjects...
  43. ncbi Resistance exercise in individuals with and without cardiovascular disease: 2007 update: a scientific statement from the American Heart Association Council on Clinical Cardiology and Council on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Metabolism
    Mark A Williams
    Creighton University
    Circulation 116:572-84. 2007
    ..The purpose of this update is to provide clinicians with recommendations to facilitate the use of this valuable modality...
  44. ncbi Robotic-assisted rehabilitation of the upper limb after acute stroke
    Stefano Masiero
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Padova, School of Medicine, Padova, Italy
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 88:142-9. 2007
    ..To investigate whether early therapy with a novel robotic device can reduce motor impairment and enhance functional recovery of poststroke patients with hemiparetic and hemiplegic upper limb...
  45. ncbi Exercise therapy for arm function in stroke patients: a systematic review of randomized controlled trials
    J H van der Lee
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Hospital Vrije Universiteit and Institute for Research in Extramural Medicine, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 15:20-31. 2001
    Assessment of the available evidence for the effectiveness of exercise therapy to improve arm function in patients who have suffered from a stroke.
  46. ncbi Primary care-relevant interventions to prevent falling in older adults: a systematic evidence review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
    Yvonne L Michael
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Drexel University School of Public Health, 1505 Race Street, 6th Floor, MS 1033, Philadelphia, PA 19102, USA
    Ann Intern Med 153:815-25. 2010
    ..Falls among older adults are both prevalent and preventable...
  47. pmc Exercise and pharmacotherapy in the treatment of major depressive disorder
    James A Blumenthal
    Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Box 3119, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
    Psychosom Med 69:587-96. 2007
    ....
  48. ncbi Resistance exercise in men receiving androgen deprivation therapy for prostate cancer
    Roanne J Segal
    Department of Medical Oncology, Ottawa Regional Cancer Centre General Site, 503 Smyth Rd, Ottawa, Ontario K1H 1C4, Canada
    J Clin Oncol 21:1653-9. 2003
    ..These physical changes can negatively affect health-related quality of life. Resistance exercise may help to counter some of these side effects by reducing fatigue, elevating mood, building muscle mass, and reducing body fat...
  49. ncbi Meta-analysis of the effect of structured exercise training on cardiorespiratory fitness in Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    N G Boulé
    School of Human Kinetics, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Diabetologia 46:1071-81. 2003
    ..Therefore the aim of this study was to systematically review and quantify the effects of exercise on cardiorespiratory fitness in Type 2 diabetic individuals...
  50. ncbi Effects of physical exercise therapy on mobility, physical functioning, physical activity and quality of life in community-dwelling older adults with impaired mobility, physical disability and/or multi-morbidity: a meta-analysis
    N M de Vries
    Scientific Institute for Quality of Healthcare IQ Healthcare, Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre, The Netherlands
    Ageing Res Rev 11:136-49. 2012
    ..The aim of this study is to assess the effect of physical exercise therapy on mobility, physical functioning, physical activity and quality of life...
  51. pmc Comparison of aerobic versus resistance exercise training effects on metabolic syndrome (from the Studies of a Targeted Risk Reduction Intervention Through Defined Exercise - STRRIDE-AT/RT)
    Lori A Bateman
    Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, USA
    Am J Cardiol 108:838-44. 2011
    ..When weighing the time commitment versus health benefit, the data suggest that AT alone was the most efficient mode of exercise for improving cardiometabolic health...
  52. ncbi Electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training for improving generic activities of daily living, arm function, and arm muscle strength after stroke
    Jan Mehrholz
    Sektion Therapiewissenschaften, SRH Fachhochschule für Gesundheit Gera gGmbH, 07548 Gera, Germany
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 6:CD006876. 2012
    ..Electromechanical and robot-assisted arm training devices are used in rehabilitation, and might help to improve arm function after stroke...
  53. ncbi A randomized controlled trial to investigate the effects of water-based exercise to improve falls risk and physical function in older adults with lower-extremity osteoarthritis
    Leigh A Hale
    School of Physiotherapy and Centre for Physiotherapy Research, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:27-34. 2012
    ..To investigate the efficacy of a water-based exercise program specifically targeting balance to reduce falls risk and improve measures of balance and physical function in older adults with osteoarthritis (OA)...
  54. ncbi The effect of exercise therapy on fatigue in multiple sclerosis
    A K Andreasen
    Department of Neurology, Rigshospitalet, Denmark
    Mult Scler 17:1041-54. 2011
    Fatigue occurs in the majority of patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) and therapeutic possibilities are few. Exercise therapy is a therapeutic option but no studies have systematically reviewed the existing literature evaluating the ..
  55. ncbi The effects of preoperative exercise therapy on postoperative outcome: a systematic review
    Karin Valkenet
    Department of Rehabilitation, Nursing Science and Sport, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neurosciences, University Medical Centre Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 25:99-111. 2011
    To summarize the current evidence on the effects of preoperative exercise therapy in patients awaiting invasive surgery on postoperative complication rate and length of hospital stay.
  56. pmc Aerobic walking or strengthening exercise for osteoarthritis of the knee? A systematic review
    E Roddy
    Academic Rheumatology, Nottingham City Hospital, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 64:544-8. 2005
    ..To compare the efficacy of aerobic walking and home based quadriceps strengthening exercises in patients with knee osteoarthritis...
  57. ncbi Otago home-based strength and balance retraining improves executive functioning in older fallers: a randomized controlled trial
    Teresa Liu-Ambrose
    Centre for Hip Health, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:1821-30. 2008
    ....
  58. ncbi Preoperative pelvic floor muscle exercise for early continence after radical prostatectomy: a randomised controlled study
    Antonia Centemero
    Department of Urology, Vita Salute University, San Raffaele Turro Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Eur Urol 57:1039-43. 2010
    ..Despite improvements in surgical techniques, urinary incontinence (UI) is not uncommon after radical prostatectomy (RP), and it may dramatically worsen quality of life (QoL)...
  59. pmc Exercise on prescription for women aged 40-74 recruited through primary care: two year randomised controlled trial
    Beverley A Lawton
    Women s Health Research Centre, Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, PO Box 7343, University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand
    BMJ 337:a2509. 2008
    ..To assess the effectiveness of a primary care based programme of exercise on prescription among relatively inactive women over a two year period...
  60. ncbi Endurance training and detraining in mitochondrial myopathies due to single large-scale mtDNA deletions
    Tanja Taivassalo
    Department of Kinesiology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 129:3391-401. 2006
    ..The effects of detraining clearly implicate physical inactivity as an important mechanism in reducing exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with mitochondrial myopathy...
  61. ncbi Physical exercise in cancer patients during and after medical treatment: a systematic review of randomized and controlled clinical trials
    Ruud Knols
    Department of Rheumatology and Institute of Physical Medicine, University Hospital Zurich, Gloriastrasse 25, 8091 Zurich, Switzerland
    J Clin Oncol 23:3830-42. 2005
    ....
  62. ncbi Treadmill training of paraplegic patients using a robotic orthosis
    G Colombo
    Paraplegic Center ParaCare, University Hospital Balgrist, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Rehabil Res Dev 37:693-700. 2000
    ..With the DGO the legs of patients with different degrees of paresis and spasticity could be trained for more than half an hour, and physiological gait patterns were obtained...
  63. ncbi Development of an interactive game-based rehabilitation tool for dynamic balance training
    Belinda Lange
    Medical Virtual Reality Group, Institute for Creative Technologies, University of Southern California, Playa Vista, California, USA
    Top Stroke Rehabil 17:345-52. 2010
    ..Overall, feedback was positive, and areas for improvement were identified. This preliminary research provides support for the development of a game that caters specifically to the key requirements of balance rehabilitation...
  64. pmc Technology-assisted training of arm-hand skills in stroke: concepts on reacquisition of motor control and therapist guidelines for rehabilitation technology design
    Annick A A Timmermans
    Faculty of Biomedical Technology, Technical University Eindhoven, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
    J Neuroeng Rehabil 6:1. 2009
    ..It is the purpose of this article to identify and review criteria that rehabilitation technology should meet in order to offer arm-hand training to stroke patients, based on recent principles of motor learning...
  65. ncbi Treatment of neck pain: noninvasive interventions: results of the Bone and Joint Decade 2000-2010 Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders
    Eric L Hurwitz
    Department of Public Health Sciences, John A Burns School of Medicine, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 33:S123-52. 2008
    ..Best evidence synthesis...
  66. ncbi Safety and efficacy of weight training in recent breast cancer survivors to alter body composition, insulin, and insulin-like growth factor axis proteins
    Kathryn H Schmitz
    Division of Clinical Epidemiology University of Pennsylvania 423 Guardian Drive, 9th Floor Blockley Drive, Philadelphia, PA 19072 215 898 0901
    Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 14:1672-80. 2005
    ..This randomized controlled trial assessed the safety and effects of twice-weekly weight training among recent breast cancer survivors. Outcomes included body size and biomarkers hypothesized to link exercise and breast cancer risk...
  67. ncbi A meta-analysis of impact exercise on postmenopausal bone loss: the case for mixed loading exercise programmes
    M Martyn-St James
    Leeds Metropolitan University, UK
    Br J Sports Med 43:898-908. 2009
    ..To assess the effects of differing impact exercise protocols on postmenopausal bone loss at the hip and spine...
  68. ncbi Effects of a workplace physical exercise intervention on the intensity of headache and neck and shoulder symptoms and upper extremity muscular strength of office workers: a cluster randomized controlled cross-over trial
    Tuulikki Sjögren
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, P O Box 35, FIN 40014 Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Pain 116:119-28. 2005
    ..1) (P=0.001) or 4% (95% CI 1-6). The intervention had no effect on the intensity of shoulder symptoms or the flexion strength of the upper extremities. Specific exercise may be clinically important to alleviate headache and neck symptoms...
  69. pmc Effect of therapeutic exercise for hip osteoarthritis pain: results of a meta-analysis
    Gabriela Hernández-Molina
    Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Arthritis Rheum 59:1221-8. 2008
    ..To provide more targeted recommendations for the hip, we gathered evidence for the efficacy of exercise for hip OA from randomized controlled trials...
  70. ncbi A treadmill and overground walking program improves walking in persons residing in the community after stroke: a placebo-controlled, randomized trial
    Louise Ada
    School of Physiotherapy, University of Sydney, NSW, Australia
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 84:1486-91. 2003
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of a treadmill and overground walking program in reducing the disability and handicap associated with poor walking performance after stroke...
  71. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of therapeutic exercise in subacute stroke
    Pamela Duncan
    University of Florida Brooks Center for Rehabilitation Studies and the Department of Veteran Affairs Rehabilitation Outcomes Center, Gainesville 32610, USA
    Stroke 34:2173-80. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine whether a structured, progressive, physiologically based exercise program for subacute stroke produces gains greater than those attributable to spontaneous recovery and usual care...
  72. ncbi Exercise intolerance in cancer and the role of exercise therapy to reverse dysfunction
    Lee W Jones
    Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA
    Lancet Oncol 10:598-605. 2009
    ..We outline possible causes of exercise intolerance in patients with cancer and the role of exercise therapy to mitigate or prevent dysfunction...
  73. ncbi Exercise training modulates cytokines activity in coronary heart disease patients
    Ehud Goldhammer
    Department of Cardiology, Bnai Zion Medical Center and Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa 31048, Israel
    Int J Cardiol 100:93-9. 2005
    ....
  74. ncbi Effects of aerobic training, resistance training, or both on glycemic control in type 2 diabetes: a randomized trial
    Ronald J Sigal
    University of Ottawa, Clinical Epidemiology Program, Ottawa Health Research Institute, and Prevention and Rehabilitation Centre, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 147:357-69. 2007
    ..However, none could assess incremental effects of combined aerobic and resistance training compared with either type of exercise alone...
  75. ncbi Exercise and heart failure: A statement from the American Heart Association Committee on exercise, rehabilitation, and prevention
    Ileana L Pina
    Circulation 107:1210-25. 2003
  76. ncbi Effects of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
    Osamu Nishiyama
    Department of Respiratory Medicine and Allergy, Tosei General Hospital, Seto Aichi, Japan
    Respirology 13:394-9. 2008
    ..Although pulmonary rehabilitation is effective for patients with COPD, its efficacy in patients with IPF is unknown. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation in IPF...
  77. ncbi Influence of task-oriented training content on skilled arm-hand performance in stroke: a systematic review
    Annick A A Timmermans
    Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:858-70. 2010
    ..This review evaluates the underlying training components currently used in task-oriented training and assesses the effects of these components on skilled arm-hand performance in patients after a stroke...
  78. pmc Effectiveness of dynamic muscle training, relaxation training, or ordinary activity for chronic neck pain: randomised controlled trial
    Matti Viljanen
    Tampere Regional Institute of Occupational Health, PO Box 486, FIN 33101 Tampere, Finland
    BMJ 327:475. 2003
    ..To determine the effectiveness of dynamic muscle training and relaxation training for chronic neck pain...
  79. ncbi Exercise and respiratory training improve exercise capacity and quality of life in patients with severe chronic pulmonary hypertension
    Derliz Mereles
    Department of Cardiology and Pneumology, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
    Circulation 114:1482-9. 2006
    ..The present study is the first prospective randomized study to evaluate the effects of exercise and respiratory training in patients with severe symptomatic PH...
  80. ncbi Older people's recruitment, sustained participation, and adherence to falls prevention interventions in institutional settings: a supplement to the Cochrane systematic review
    Samuel R Nyman
    School of Health and Social Care, University of Reading, Berkshire, UK
    Age Ageing 40:430-6. 2011
    ..randomised controlled trials (RCTs) of falls prevention conducted in institutional settings have recently been systematically reviewed...
  81. ncbi Multicenter randomized clinical trial evaluating the effectiveness of the Lokomat in subacute stroke
    Joseph Hidler
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Catholic University, Center for Applied Biomechanics and Rehabilitation Research, National Rehabilitation Hospital, Washington, DC 20010, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:5-13. 2009
    ..To compare the efficacy of robotic-assisted gait training with the Lokomat to conventional gait training in individuals with subacute stroke...
  82. ncbi Use of virtual reality technique for the training of motor control in the elderly. Some theoretical considerations
    E D de Bruin
    Inst f Bewegungswissenschaften u Sport, Wolfgang Pauli Str 27, 8093 Zurich, Schweiz
    Z Gerontol Geriatr 43:229-34. 2010
    ..This manuscript describes the potential of dance pad training protocols in the elderly and reports on the theoretical rationale of combining physical game-like exercises with sensory and cognitive challenges in a virtual environment...
  83. pmc Cueing training in the home improves gait-related mobility in Parkinson's disease: the RESCUE trial
    A Nieuwboer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 78:134-40. 2007
    ..The Rehabilitation in Parkinson's Disease: Strategies for Cueing (RESCUE) trial investigated the effects of a home physiotherapy programme based on rhythmical cueing on gait and gait-related activity...
  84. pmc The effectiveness of exercise as an intervention in the management of depression: systematic review and meta-regression analysis of randomised controlled trials
    D A Lawlor
    Department of Social Medicine, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 2PR, UK
    BMJ 322:763-7. 2001
    ..To determine the effectiveness of exercise as an intervention in the management of depression...
  85. ncbi Randomized clinical trial of lumbar instrumented fusion and cognitive intervention and exercises in patients with chronic low back pain and disc degeneration
    Jens Ivar Brox
    Department of Orthopedic Surgery, National Hospital, Oslo, Norway
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 28:1913-21. 2003
    ..Single blind randomized study...
  86. ncbi Hip strengthening reduces symptoms but not knee load in people with medial knee osteoarthritis and varus malalignment: a randomised controlled trial
    K L Bennell
    Centre for Health, Exercise and Sports Medicine, School of Physiotherapy, University of Melbourne, Australia
    Osteoarthritis Cartilage 18:621-8. 2010
    ..To determine whether hip abductor and adductor muscle strengthening reduces medial compartment knee load and improves symptoms in people with medial tibiofemoral OA and varus malalignment...
  87. ncbi Treadmill exercise rehabilitation improves ambulatory function and cardiovascular fitness in patients with chronic stroke: a randomized, controlled trial
    Richard F Macko
    Veterans Affairs Medical Center Geriatrics Research, Education, and Clinical Center, Department of Neurology, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Stroke 36:2206-11. 2005
    ..We investigated whether treadmill aerobic training (T-AEX) is more effective than conventional rehabilitation to improve ambulatory function and cardiovascular fitness in patients with chronic stroke...
  88. ncbi The Utrecht approach to exercise in chronic childhood conditions: the decade in review
    Marco van Brussel
    Child Development and Exercise Center, Wilhelmina Children s Hospital, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Pediatr Phys Ther 23:2-14. 2011
    ....
  89. ncbi Body composition, physical fitness, functional performance, quality of life, and fatigue benefits of exercise for prostate cancer patients: a systematic review
    Justin W L Keogh
    Bond University, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
    J Pain Symptom Manage 43:96-110. 2012
    ..Because ADT acts by means of reducing testosterone production, exercise may offset many of the ADT side effects and those of the cancer itself...
  90. ncbi Effectiveness of a home-based exercise therapy and walking program on osteoarthritis of the knee
    Deniz Evcik
    Kocatepe University, School of Medicine, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, 03200 Afyon, Turkey
    Rheumatol Int 22:103-6. 2002
    ..001). As a result, we conclude that a simple home-based exercise therapy and a regular walking program are effective in treating the symptoms of OA.
  91. pmc Falls and mobility in Parkinson's disease: protocol for a randomised controlled clinical trial
    Meg E Morris
    Melbourne School of Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, 3010, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Neurol 11:93. 2011
    ....
  92. pmc Supported exercise improves controlled eating and weight through its effects on psychosocial factors: extending a systematic research program toward treatment development
    James J Annesi
    YMCA of Metropolitan Atlanta, GA, USA
    Perm J 16:7-18. 2012
    ..Many inadequately address both behavioral theory and extant research--especially in regard to the lack of viability of simply educating individuals on improved eating and exercise behaviors...
  93. pmc Management of secondary lymphedema related to breast cancer
    Oren Cheifetz
    Hamilton Health Sciences, 711 Concession St, Hamilton, ON L8V 1C3
    Can Fam Physician 56:1277-84. 2010
    ..CONCLUSION Advances in cancer treatment, cancer and exercise research, and lymphedema management require that physicians have a basic understanding of the current evidence to provide appropriate patient education and referral...
  94. ncbi Effects of a high-intensity task-oriented training on gait performance early after stroke: a pilot study
    Jacqueline C Outermans
    Department of Physiotherapy, Institute for Human Movement Studies, University of Applied Sciences Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Clin Rehabil 24:979-87. 2010
    ....
  95. ncbi Relationship between exercise tolerance and muscle strength following cardiac rehabilitation: comparison of patients after cardiac surgery and patients with myocardial infarction
    Takahiro Sumide
    Juntendo Sports Clinic, Juntendo University Hospital, 3 1 3 Hongo, Bunkyo ku, Tokyo 113 8431, Japan
    J Cardiol 54:273-81. 2009
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the relationship between exercise tolerance and muscle strength following CR in patients after cardiac surgery and patients with MI...
  96. ncbi Effects of exercise training on oxygen uptake in coronary heart disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    H Valkeinen
    Department of Health Sciences, University of Jyvaskyla, Jyvaskyla, Finland
    Scand J Med Sci Sports 20:545-55. 2010
    ..In future studies, the training programs should be designed carefully as even larger improvements in VO(2max) may be possible...
  97. ncbi Manual therapy, exercise, and traction for patients with cervical radiculopathy: a randomized clinical trial
    Ian A Young
    Spine and Sport, Savannah, Georgia, USA
    Phys Ther 89:632-42. 2009
    ..However, limited evidence exists to support the use of mechanical cervical traction in patients with cervical radiculopathy...
  98. ncbi Training-induced changes in the pattern of triceps to biceps activation during reaching tasks after chronic and severe stroke
    Ruth Nancy Barker
    Discipline of Physiotherapy, James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
    Exp Brain Res 196:483-96. 2009
    ..The changes in EMG activity were small relative to the changes in arm function indicating that factors, such as the contribution of other muscles of reaching, may also be implicated...
  99. ncbi Exercise based rehabilitation for heart failure
    Ed J Davies
    Department of Cardiology, Royal Devon and Exeter Healthcare Foundation Trust, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, UK, EX2 5DW
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 4:CD003331. 2010
    ..Exercise training may offer important improvements in patients' health-related quality of life...
  100. ncbi An exercise intervention to improve diabetic patients' gait in a real-life environment
    L Allet
    Care Services Directorate, Unit of Physiotherapy Research and Quality Assurance, Geneva University Hospital and University of Geneva, 1211 Geneva, Switzerland
    Gait Posture 32:185-90. 2010
    ..Gait characteristics and balance are altered in diabetic individuals. Little is known about possible treatment strategies. This study evaluated the effect of a specific training program on diabetic patients' gait...
  101. pmc A diet and exercise program to improve clinical outcomes in patients with obstructive sleep apnea--a feasibility study
    Maree Barnes
    Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Hospital, Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    J Clin Sleep Med 5:409-15. 2009
    ..To assess the feasibility and efficacy of a novel 16-week exercise and diet program for important clinical outcomes in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)...

Research Grants62

  1. Interactions between Urological and Locomotor Systems during Treadmill Training i
    Patricia J Ward; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Thus, this study will be the first to investigate the influence of exercise therapy on the spinally mediated reflexive relationship between viscera and somatic structures involving detrusor, ..
  2. Mechanisms of Neuroinflammation after Fracture
    Wade S Kingery; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..in intact mice, 2) early remobilization in fractured and intramedullary pinned mice, and 3) daily treadmill exercise therapy in fracture and casted mice, looking at the effects of these interventions on the development of pain ..
  3. Comprehensive Magnetic Resonance in PAD
    Christopher M Kramer; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..detect improved calf muscle perfusion and energetics in PAD patients in a randomized controlled trial of home exercise therapy. Eighty patients will be randomized to a 12 week home exercise program or no program (control)...
  4. Enhancing the Effectiveness of Physical Therapy in People with Knee OA
    G Kelley Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2013
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Exercise therapy (ET) is effective as the first line of treatment for reducing pain and disability in patients with knee osteoarthritis (OA), but studies show its effects diminish considerably over ..
  5. Exercise training in Parkinson's disease: Neural and functional benefits
    Narayanan Krishnamurthi; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The specific aims of this project are: (1) to establish and deliver a readily-administered exercise therapy protocol to a group of individuals with PD, (2) to assess potential benefits using a battery of functional ..
  6. Increasing Physician Use of Exercise for Treating Osteoarthritis of the Knee
    Herbert H Severson; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..RELEVANCE: The proposed TREC web site will provide physicians with a resource that will increase their use of exercise therapy to improve outcomes for patients with OA of the knee...
  7. Mitochondrial dysfunction, oxidative damage and inflammation in claudication
    IRAKIS ILIAS PIPINOS; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Operative revascularization and/or exercise therapy are the principal conventional therapeutic modalities, providing only modest rehabilitative benefit...
  8. The role of traumatic brain injury stress response on exercise therapy
    Grace Sophia Griesbach; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..This proposal will provide mechanistically based information that will aid in developing an optimal exercise regimen after TBI. ..
  9. HYBRID-FES EXERCISE TO PREVENT CARDIOVASCULAR DECLINES IN ACUTE SPINAL CORD INJUR
    J Andrew Taylor; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..preventing acute declines that lead to cardiovascular compromise and increased risk in SCI are lacking - exercise therapy for those with SCI is challenging and when employed, is typically limited to the upper body...
  10. Muscle Plasticity, Fitness, and Health after Spinal Cord Injury
    Kevin K McCully; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The general aim of this proposal is to extend our research to test whether exercise therapy can improve insulin action in complete SCI individuals who are either diabetic (DIA) or have impaired glucose ..
  11. Assessment of Perfusion Reserve and Effects of Exercise in Microvascular Angina
    Jamieson Macdonald Bourque; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..innovative research involving the noninvasive assessment of microvascular dysfunction and the application of exercise therapy to this disease process due to the strong research and clinical expertise of faculty in both CMR and exercise ..
  12. Exercise and Body Composition in Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis.
    SANGEETA DILEEP SULE; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..This study will advance our knowledge of the effects of exercise therapy for JIA and will be of particular importance since the proposed home-based program is feasible and has the ..
  13. Profiling the Heterogeneous Response of Exercise therapy in HF patients
    RUTH MARIE MASTERSON CREBER; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..application is to provide research training for a nurse to become an independent investigator focusing on how exercise therapy, defined as routine exercise lasting at least 8 weeks, in the heart failure (HF) patient population impacts ..
  14. Claudication: Exercise Vs. Endoluminal Revascularization
    Timothy P Murphy; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Despite claudication's prevalence, there remains controversy regarding the roles of revasculanzation and exercise therapy to improve physical functioning...
  15. Claudication Exercise vs Endoluminal Revascularization
    Donald Cutlip; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..claudication's prevalence, there remains controversy regarding the roles of revascularization and exercise therapy to improve physical functioning...
  16. PROgenitor Cell Release Plus Exercise To Improve Functional Performance In PAD
    Mary Mcgrae McDermott; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..design) of 240 participants with PAD who will be randomized to one of four arms: a) GM-CSF + supervised exercise therapy;b) GM-CSF therapy + an attention control group;c) placebo + supervised exercise therapy;and d) placebo + ..
  17. Exercise as a prevention and intervention therapy for adolescent nicotine use
    Victoria Sanchez; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..the proposed studies will contribute to the understanding of nicotine use vulnerability and mechanisms of exercise therapy as well as aiding in the development of targeted prevention/ intervention strategies for nicotine use in ..
  18. AAA Disease: Mechanism, Stratification and Treatment
    Ronald L Dalman; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..and validate novel biomarkers and imaging strategies for AAA disease stratification, 2) Test the ability of exercise therapy to suppress small AAAs, and 3) Investigate key molecular and cellular events present during experimental AAA ..
  19. Yoga vs. Physical Therapy for Chronic Low Back Pain in Minority Populations
    ROBERT BRUCE SAPER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Evidence from multiple studies supports a moderate benefit in CLBP for exercise therapy individually-delivered by a physical therapist...
  20. Tai Chi and Fibromyalgia
    Chenchen Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..However, no clinical trials have demonstrated its clinical effectiveness compared to standard aerobic exercise therapy, or determined its optimum dose (frequency or duration) as a treatment for FM...
  21. Movement Ability Changes with Balance-Based Torso-Weighting in Multiple Sclerosis
    GAIL L contact WIDENER; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Rehabilitation to improve gait and balance in this population have shown results in 6-8 weeks of exercise therapy. A novel intervention, balance-based torso-weighting (BBTW), a weighting technique tailored to individual ..
  22. Motoneuron pool plasticity following spinal cord injury
    Thomas M Hamm; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The functional impact of changes produced by incomplete spinal cord injury and by exercise therapy following injury will be assessed by simulation, using a dynamic model of an antagonist pair of motoneuron ..
  23. Exercise as an adjunct therapy to reduce blood pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease
    Ulf G Bronas; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..blood-pressure reducing effect of exercise in the two major CKD populations that may benefit the most from exercise therapy. The objective of the proposed pilot study is therefore to test the hypothesis that regular aerobic exercise ..
  24. A community-based exercise program following endovascular therapy for patients wi
    Ryan J Mays; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Thus, it is important to establish the effectiveness of a community-based exercise therapy model incorporating detailed components (e.g...
  25. Diabetic Kidney Disease: Influence of Exercise on Physical and Vascular Function
    Ulf G Bronas; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The objective of the proposed research is to test the hypothesis that a supervised exercise therapy program (n=40) will improve vascular (endothelial) function, arterial structure (stiffness/compliance), and ..
  26. Field Measures of Functional Tasks for CIT Intervention
    Paolo Bonato; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Assessing the carryover of clinical exercise therapy outcomes to the home and community is currently limited, however, to patient interview measures such as the ..
  27. Efficacy of Acupuncture with PT for Knee Osteo-Arthritis
    John Farrar; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..As such, a major question remains about whether acupuncture, used in addition to exercise therapy, will provide a clinically meaningful improvement in pain and function...
  28. Promoting maintenance of physical activity in older knee osteoarthritis patients
    BRIAN FOCHT; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..for the excessive attrition from structured physical activity interventions is that traditional approaches to exercise therapy fail to provide adequate instruction or practice in the self-regulatory skills necessary to maintain ..
  29. Robot-Based Evaluation Toolbox for Stroke Patients
    Stephanie Ford; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Software: (1) Instructional software ("video games") for different exercise therapy routines tailored to different patient needs; (2) Evaluation package to monitor the amount and quality of ..
  30. Nonlinear Optical Imaging to Evaluate Obesity Associated Health Risks
    Thuc Le; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..We observed significant differences in the composition of atheromas in pigs with and without exercise therapy. During this research training period, we will further identify the components of atheromas and characterize ..
  31. Vocalization deficits in parkinson rats: Does L-DOPA harm or help therapy?
    MICHELLE CIUCCI; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Plain-Language Research Questions: Does exercise (voice therapy) slow the progression of early Parkinson Disease and improve overall functional outcomes? Do anti-Parkinson medications help or interfere with this process? ..
  32. Impact of Exercise on Parkinson's Disease Therapy
    Yuen Sum Lau; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Exercise therapy, or in conjunction with drug therapy at early onset of disease state, have been highly advocated by recent ..
  33. Voluntary Exercise Therapy after Traumatic Brain Injury
    GRACE GRIESBACH; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..In order to address these specific aims, I will utilize the lateral fluid-percussion injury model in rats and voluntary running wheel exposure. Protein, gene, histological and behavioral studies will be conducted. ..
  34. EXERCISE OF PATIENTS WITH HEMIPARETIC STROKE
    Richard Macko; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..A longitudinal follow-up to 1 year will establish whether exercise therapy fosters sustained improvements in cardiovascular health, reversal of sedentary habitus, and improved patient ..
  35. Exercise as an Anti-Inflammatory Therapy for Asthma
    John Mastronarde; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..b>Exercise therapy has been proposed as one such therapy...
  36. Changes in Functional Status Across Therapy for Primary Glioma
    Lee Jones; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  37. Functional Arm Orthosis
    MARK CONRY; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..3. Test the body-powered and motor-powered prototypes for feasibility with two subjects with neuromuscular disabilities ..
  38. Efficacy of Therapeutic Exercise for Recurrent Back Pain
    DEBORAH GIVENS; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..In the proposed investigation, 51 persons with acute, recurrent LBP who meet indications for stabilization exercise therapy will undergo 10-weeks of SSE training...
  39. Implementing a Cognitive/Exercise Therapy for Back Pain in The Community Setting
    MANNEY REID; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..e.,an integrated, cognitive- behavioral and exercise therapy (CBET) protocol - for the treatment of CBP among older adults, and now seek to partner with future ..
  40. Comparison of Aerobic and Resistance Exercise in Older Breast Cancer Survivors
    Kerri Winters Stone; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. "baby boom"population ages. Even so, studies of older women comprise only a small proportion of research, especially exercise research, on improving the lives of cancer survivors. ..
  41. EXERCISE TRAINING AND DEPRESSION IN OLDER ADULTS
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The study also will provide information regarding the relationship between vascular depression and various indices of vascular and neurocognitive function, and the extent to which these indices may be modifiable by treatment. ..
  42. Exercise, Depression, and Cardiac Risk
    James A Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The data generated from this study will have important clinical significance by determining the extent to which exercise may reduce depression and improve intermediate markers of CHD risk in vulnerable cardiac patients. ..
  43. STRESS AND MYOCARDIAL ISCHEMIA--MECHANISMS AND TREATMENT
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  44. Behavioral Treatment of High Blood Pressure
    James Blumenthal; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  45. EXERCISE AND BLOOD PRESSURE IN CHILDREN: A META-ANALYSIS
    George Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The investigators state that the results of this project will provide clarification regarding the role of exercise in reducing resting systolic and diastolic blood pressure in children and adolescents. ..
  46. Technology to Improve Assessment of Physical Activity
    John Jakicic; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The KAL-X Sensor is an innovative technology that may revolutionize the assessment of energy expenditure and may have implications for improving outcomes in clinical programs. ..
  47. Home-based vs. Supervised Exercise for Claudicants
    Andrew W Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  48. EXERCISE FOR ELDERLY PERIPHERAL REVASCULARIZED PATIENTS
    Andrew Gardner; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  49. DOSE-RESPONSE OF EXERCISE ON LONG-TERM WEIGHT LOSS
    John Jakicic; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The investigators believe that the proposed study will lead to improvements in the long-term treatment of obesity. ..
  50. A MENTOR-BASED APPROACH TO LONG-TERM WEIGHT LOSS
    John Jakicic; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..It is believed that a mentor- based intervention will lead to improvements in the long-term treatment of obesity. ..
  51. Effect of Exercise on Prevention of Weight Gain
    John Jakicic; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The results of this study will have a significant impact on exercise recommendations for preventing weight gain in adults. ..
  52. EXERCISE EFFECTS ON QUALITY OF LIFE IN CANCER PATIENTS
    Kerry Courneya; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..Fitness will be re-assessed immediately after the intervention period. ..
  53. Treatment with Exercise Augmentation for Depression
    Madhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  54. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
  55. Aerobic Exercise, Diet and Cholesterol: A Meta-Analysis
    George A Kelley; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This is important since one of the major goals of the Department of Health and Human Services is to increase the quality and years of healthy life. ..
  56. Intensive Dietary Restriction with Exercise in Arthritis
    Stephen P Messier; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..This study could make intensive weight loss the standard-of- care for overweight and obese adults with knee OA, as it enhances our understanding of the OA disease process and weight-loss recommendations for older people generally. ..
  57. REVAMP Follow-Up
    Madhukar Trivedi; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ....
  58. fMRI Predictor Model for Stroke Locomotor Rehabilitation
    Bruce Dobkin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..The study is a step toward using fMRI as a tool to develop theory- and evidencebased practices that lessen disabilities after stroke. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. KNEE STABILITY TRAINING IN INDIVDUALS WITH KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS
    G Fitzgerald; Fiscal Year: 2007
    Traditional exercise therapy programs for knee osteoarthritis (OA) primarily focus on addressing lower extremity strength and joint motion deficits and have yielded fair to moderate improvements in functional status...
  60. Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The K05 would allow me to increase my research time including being mentored and mentoring students from 25 to 75% time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  61. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  62. Safety and efficacy of exercise for individuals with CHF
    Ann Swank; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is hypothesized that strength gains in this investigation will be similar. ..