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Balance evaluation after Russian current on the femoral rectus of healthy individuals

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dc.contributor.author Czarnobaj, Carina Casiraghi
dc.contributor.author Folarosso, Hellen Cristina
dc.contributor.author Picagevicz, Maria Gabriela
dc.contributor.author Lima de, Natália
dc.contributor.author Kiyosen Nakayama, Gustavo
dc.contributor.author Flor Bertolini, Gladson Ricardo
dc.date.accessioned 2019-07-15T12:35:16Z
dc.date.available 2019-07-15T12:35:16Z
dc.date.issued 2019
dc.identifier.citation European Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine T. 17, z. 2 (2019), s. 118–122 pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.identifier.issn 2544-2406
dc.identifier.uri http://repozytorium.ur.edu.pl/handle/item/4753
dc.description.abstract Introduction. A technique used in physiotherapy, but still underinvestigated, is the use of the Russian current as an aid in the improvement of balance. Aim. To verify the influence of the Russian current applied to the rectus femoris on balance in healthy and sedentary individuals. Material and methods. A cross-sectional clinical trial was performed at the Universidade Estadual do Oeste do Paraná – Unioeste, in the city of Cascavel – PR. The sample consisted of 20 healthy female subjects aged between 18 and 25 years, equally divided into two groups where group 1 was placebo and group 2 treatment. Initially, the proprioceptive evaluation was performed by means of a functional test (the Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT)) and stabilometry using a baropodometer. Russian current was then applied to the femoral rectum of both limbs simultaneously for 2 weeks, 5 days a week. Results. No significant differences were found analyzing the variables, but the elevated effect size points to clinical relevance of Russian Current in functional assessment. Conclusion. The use of the Russian current in the rectus femoris did not present significant alteration on balance. pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.language.iso eng pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.publisher Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Rzeszowskiego pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 Międzynarodowe *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/ *
dc.subject knee pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.subject physical therapy pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.subject proprioception pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.subject range of motion pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.title Balance evaluation after Russian current on the femoral rectus of healthy individuals pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.type article pl_PL.UTF-8
dc.identifier.doi 10.15584/ejcem.2019.2.2
dc.identifier.eissn 2544-1361


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