Health related quality of life of stroke survivors in Africa: a critical review of literature

Stroke care is aimed at improving physical, functional, psychological and social function and to eventually improve the overall health related quality of life (HRQOL). This paper critically reviewed published papers that reported on stroke survivors’ HRQOL and the factors associated

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Effects of neck stabilization and dynamic exercises on pain, disability and fear avoidance beliefs in patients with non-specific neck pain; a randomized clinical trial

Background: Non-specific neck pain (NsNP) constitutes a great burden to individuals in the populace and major challenge to physiotherapists. This study aims at evaluating the effects of stabilization and dynamic exercises on pain intensity, disability and fear avoidance beliefs in

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Physical activity of pregnant women

Physical activity of pregnant women was analysed based on literature data and personal clinical experience. Many anatomical, physiological and metabolic changes develop during pregnancy, which are to create optimal conditions for foetal development. Gestational adaptive changes are similar to those

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Pharmaceuticals in the aquatic environment: sources, effects, treatment methods

Residues of daily usage products, including pharmaceuticals and personal care products (PPCPs) as well as pure organic compounds, particularly endocrine-disrupting chemicals (EDCs), can migrate to surface water ecosystems from point sources, e.g. wastewater treatment plants. Although the majority of these

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Rehabilitation outcomes post cemented and cementless total hip replacements in patients with primary coxarthrosis: Comparative study

Background: Degenerative and deformative changes of the hip joints rank among the most severe and most common musculoskeletal conditions affecting the elderly and reasonable number of these patients receive Total hip replacement (THR) with or without cement. The aim of

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The morphology of the feet of young basketball players against non-training population

The aim of the study was to evaluate the changes in the morphology of the feet of basketball players aged 11-18 against the non-training population. 267 people practicing basketball in sports clubs of the Podkarpackie Province were examined. The control

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