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Analysis of postural balance in type 2 diabetic after sensory-motor training: a randomized controlled blind clinical trial

Grant number: 14/19083-6
Support Opportunities:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): July 01, 2015
Effective date (End): August 31, 2016
Field of knowledge:Health Sciences - Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy
Acordo de Cooperação: Coordination of Improvement of Higher Education Personnel (CAPES)
Principal Investigator:Rinaldo Roberto de Jesus Guirro
Grantee:Nathalia Cristina de Souza Borges
Host Institution: Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (FMRP). Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Ribeirão Preto , SP, Brazil


Background: The ability of the individual to sustain itself in the upright position, effectively adjusting the body's movements and reacting to external stimuli, represent strategies for postural control essential activities of daily life. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM-2) is considered a major public health problem with complications as the deficit in the functional performance of the lower extremities and falls, which can interfere with the maintenance of equilibrium, besides being a strong predictor of functional limitations self referred. Purpose: To assess postural balance in patients with type 2 diabetes, after training sensorimotor supervised and unsupervised comparing the effectiveness of both, considering the standing position, gait and functional tests. Method: 75 volunteers will be recruited from ages 45 and 64 years suffering from DM-2, of both sexes, divided in three groups: 1) house training (n = 25), 2) supervised training (n = 25) and 3) untreated control group (n = 25). Data postural balance in Balance Master platform Neurocom Sistem® and clinical evaluation bestest will be collected. The intervention will be twice a week for 45 minutes and for 12 weeks, divided into three phases: heating, sensorimotor training and cool-down, with monitoring of arterial pressure and glycemia. Statistical analysis will be used normality test to verify the data distribution and consistent statistical test for the appropriate intra and inter-group comparisons, and adopted a significance level of 5%. Expected Results: Considering previous studies that demonstrate improvement in postural balance after intervention with exercise, expected improvements in biomechanical and functional parameters associated with the balance of carriers volunteers from DM-2 after sensorimotor training, with greater gains for the supervised group . (AU)

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BORGES, Nathalia Cristina de Souza. Analysis of postural balance in type-2 diabetic individuals after sensory-motor training: a double-blind randomised clinical trial. 2016. Master's Dissertation - Universidade de São Paulo (USP). Faculdade de Medicina de Ribeirão Preto (PCARP/BC) Ribeirão Preto.

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