orthostatism

orthostatism

 [or´tho-stat″izm]
an erect standing position of the body.

orthostatism

/or·tho·stat·ism/ (-stat´izm) an erect standing position of the body.
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Contraindications regarding most of the elderly patients include: prolonged orthostatism, prolonged sitting and prolonged physical effort with closed glottis, anaerobic effort, lifting heavy loads, exercises where the body goes below its horizontal axis, sudden changes of position, exercises with narrow support base.
In order to enter the Control group, individuals had to meet the following inclusion criteria: Ages ranging between 18 and 65 years; No pathology or recent pain in legs, arms, back and/or ribs; No musculoskeletal changes disabling orthostatism maintenance; No discrepancy of more than 1cm between each lower limb; No hypertension.
During orthostatism not the entire foot plant has support on the ground, but only a part of it, with three points for maximum support.
In this study, cardiovascular autonomic function tests revealed that patients with hyperhidrosis displayed a greater fall in systolic pressure values than controls in orthostatism though it was statistically nonsignificant.
Variables n * Breathing techniques Clearance 16 Re-expansive 17 Reduce hyper inflation 1 Kinesiotherapy Trunk rotation 8 Exercise for upper limbs 7 Manual Therapeutic Resources Scapular mobilization 8 'Pompage' / Traces 5 Functional activities Orthostatism 2 Ambulation 5 Positioning Right and Left Lateral Decubitus 10 Guidelines Positioning and functional activities 4
Variability of blood pressure response to orthostatism and reproducibility of the diagnosis of orthostatic hypotension in elderly subjects.
In patients who require drugs, lower initial doses should be considered, especially in the presence of orthostatism or co-morbid vascular diseases.
In the analysis of the brachial biceps muscle, the volunteers were in orthostatism and supported by the wall in an upright trunk position at a 45[degrees] forearm flexion (measured by electrogoniometry).
The endurance performances did not modify the marker concentrations or other endocrinological or hematological variables [3-5] in these professional and amateur athletes in orthostatism in different kinds of effort (resistive in water skiing, aerobic in the marathon, etc.
As functional aspects, there are highlighted decreased values of the pulse in clinostatism--at wake up--and afterwards, in orthostatism, while in the effort it manifests a powerfull capacity of cardiovascular recovery and optimal pulse, with value betweem 160-180 p/min.
The sitting posture with the back relaxed causes the most pronounced lumbar flexion, crossing the inferior limbs flexes the lumbar spine, while sitting with the back up straight causes less extension than orthostatism.