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Juscélio P. Silva ; Fernanda M. Coelho ; Daniele S. Pereira ; Adriana N. Parentoni ; Leani S. M. Pereira ;Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia 2011, 15 4

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Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ISSN: 1413-3555 rbfisio@ufscar.br Associação Brasileira de Pesquisa e PósGraduação em Fisioterapia Brasil Lustosa, Lygia P.; Silva, Juscélio P.; Coelho, Fernanda M.; Pereira, Daniele S.; Parentoni, Adriana N.; Pereira, Leani S.
M. Impact of resistance exercise program on functional capacity and muscular strength of knee extensor in pre-frail community-dwelling older women: a randomized crossover trial Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia, vol.
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2011 © Revista Brasileira de Fisioterapia ORIGINAL ARTICLE Impact of resistance exercise program on functional capacity and muscular strength of knee extensor in pre-frail community-dwelling older women: a randomized crossover trial Efeito de um programa de resistência muscular na capacidade funcional e na força muscular dos extensores do joelho em idosas pré-frágeis da comunidade: ensaio clínico aleatorizado do tipo crossover Lygia P.
Lustosa1, Juscélio P.
Silva2, Fernanda M.
Coelho3, Daniele S.
Pereira2, Adriana N.
Parentoni4, Leani S.
M.
Pereira2 Abstract Background: Frailty syndrome in elderly people is characterized by a reduction of energy reserves and also by a decreased of resistance to stressors, resulting in an increase of vulnerability.
Objective: The aim of this study was to verify the effect of a muscle-strengthening program with load in pre-frail elder women with regards to the functional capacity, knee...





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