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Nesa Non-Invasive Neuromodulation; A New Frontier of Treatment of the Autonomous Nervous System in Physiotherapy


Abstract: In the 1920s there was no scientist suggested that life could be electrically oriented, from the discoveries of Hodgkin et al. (1964) [1] the existence of the nerves´ action potentials was demonstrated, [...] READ MORE

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Knee Extension Rate of Torque Development Deficit Is Not Captured by Standard Functional Performance Measures Post-Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction


Abstract: Background: Criteria for full recovery following anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction (ACL-R) include the ability to achieve >90% limb symmetry in maximal quadriceps strength (QI) and functional hop tests. [...] READ MORE

20 July 2021

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Complex in Psychoanalysis Revisited: Freud, Jung, and the War Complex


Abstract: Introduction: Psychoanalysis clinical principles in the treatment of psychopathology have attracted philosophers and many professional psychologists for decades since its development. Some of these scholars have expanded what the pioneers, Freud and Jung, have earlier postulated. [...] READ MORE

19 July 2021

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A Commentary on Managing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy


Abstract: Ever since the world has seen the first case of COVID-19 in December 2019, the disease has spread rampantly and continued to mutate causing millions of illnesses and deaths. The mortality rates around the globe startled and overwhelmed the political, healthcare, science, and research sectors in handling the effects of the virus. [...] READ MORE

15 July 2021

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Sensitivity and Specificity of Trans-Cutaneous Bilirubinometry versus Serum Bilirubin in Preterm Infants: A Single-Center Experience


Abstract: Aim: To assess the transcutaneous bilirubin (TcB) measurements, in preterm neonates, versus total serum bilirubin (TSB) testing. [...] READ MORE

15 July 2021

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COVID-19 War, Platelets Disorders Are Underestimated


Abstract: COVID-19 pandemic is causing more than 4 million deaths and counting (July 2021). After 2 years of pandemic situation, the general public is globally suffering from increased morbidity and mortality rate (and correlated manipulations), which still no standard cure for new mutated COVID-19 variants is existing. [...] READ MORE

14 July 2021

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Development of an Evaluation Scale On the Reasons for Drug Use: Validation for Portuguese Youth and Their Relation to Risk Behaviours


Abstract: The main objective of this study was to validate a construct, the scale of 11 items on the reasons for consuming drugs for a sample of young people in Portugal. It intends to reflect on the main reasons why young people use drugs, [...] READ MORE

14 July 2021

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Sport Practices Effects on Quality of Life, Mental Behavior and Self-Esteem in Cerebral Palsy Hemiplegia


Abstract: Despite the known health benefits of regular participation in physical activity, people with Hemiplegic Cerebral Palsy (HCP) tend to participate less than their typically developing peers. The purpose of this study is to highlight the effect of sport practice on general health quality of life, [...] READ MORE

13 July 2021

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Clinical Psychotherapists Will Acquire Macro Biophysical Neurophysiological Tools to Eliminate Chronic Mental Disorders


Abstract: Clinical psychotherapists should be professionally aware that they play an independent medical role in protecting and treating mentally ill chronic patients, who are in fact overly physical and proactively direct them through strategies, tools and techniques that block pathological factors. [...] READ MORE

12 July 2021