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Analysis of selected body posture parameters in female volleyball players

Habitual posture of professional athletes is closely connected with the demands of sport training, and its characteristics depend on the type of sport involved. The purpose of this study was to assess the posture and foot loads of female volleyball players from the KSZO Ostrowiec team playing in the Orlen Liga (the Polish Women’s Volleyball League) in comparison to women

The assessment of primary rehabilitation effects for patients with brain stroke and the evading effect

The purpose of this study was to assess the prevalence of hemispatial neglect in stroke patients and to determine whether this condition can affect the results of early rehabilitation and hospitalization duration.

Physiotherapy in patients with an implanted cardiac pacemaker

In Poland, the number of patients with an implanted cardiac pacemaker equals over 100,000 and many of them undergo physical therapy and rehabilitation due to co-morbidities. Material and methods. Sample electrocardiograms of various pacemaker pacing modes are presented. Cardiac pacemakers are sensitive to high-strength magnetic fields and electromagnetic fields generated by devices used in physical therapy.

The impact of myofascial manipulation on gout remission duration

The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the impact of myofascial manipulation on the frequency of gout attacks in patients undergoing conservative treatment for joint lesions.

sEMG assessment of the activity of the rectus abdominis and multifidus muscles in different sitting postures

To assess the activity of the rectus abdominis (RA) and multifidus (MF) muscles during slump and active sitting.

Improvement in the quality of life of persons with chronic lower extremity ischaemia after high-tone power therapy

The CLEI results in decreased walking ability, which is limiting physical activity due to pain. This is the main factor adversely influencing the quality of life observed in these patients. For these reasons, the most important target of physiotherapists is to reduce physical fitness loss caused by a very low level of physical activity over many years.

Wybrane właściwości mechaniczne plastrów stosowanych w metodzie plastrowania dynamicznego – badanie w oparciu o pojedynczo ślepą próbę

Kinesiology Taping is a popular method used not only by physiotherapists and physicians, but also by trainers, due to the lack of patient involvement and the economic factor. Numerous scientific publications on kinesiotaping are based on a randomized, usually double-blind tests.

Evaluation of total antioxidant status in patients subject to spa treatments

Beneficial therapeutic results can be achieved by the use of exercise therapy, kinesiotherapy and low doses of ionizing radiation. Such treatment decreases pain, increases physical capacity and fitness, and stimulates the immune system. An increase in the antioxidant capacity of the body is also one of the positive changes.

Significance of rehabilitation in the assessment of the level of oxygen efficiency and effectiveness of the social assistance centers

The purpose of this study was to assess the impact of physical therapy on the fitness and aerobic capacity of female nursing home patients.

Angle of trunk rotation in 10-year-old primary school children in Poznań

Changes in spinal geometry should be assessed in three planes, and accounting for the movement of spinous processes. An assessment of the angle of trunk rotation allows for early and non-invasive detection of scoliosis and its prevention.

Precursory activity of Teodor Bakode, PhD on the field of Swedish remedial gymnastics in Lvov within (1856-1861)

On the base of source materials included in XIX century professional medical journals and daily press as well as few elaborations, the author presented the activity of Teodor Bakode, PhD on the field of physiotherapy in Lvov within 1856-1861.

High-tone power therapy as an alternative to walking training in people with intermittent claudication

The main symptom of the CLEI impairing walking ability and functioning of the patient is intermittent claudication. The predominant form of the physical therapy during this ischaemic period is physical training, which, due to the frequent occurrence of co-morbidities, can only be taken by 25-50% of patients.