RPF/JPR (physiotherapy): New Issue Published – v9n4

The latest issue of the Journal of Physiotherapy Research – JPR (Revista Pesquisa em Fisioterapia – RPF) has just been published and is available for download free of any charge.

Call for Papers – If you have unpublished papers which you would like to have peer reviewed and considered for publication in our journal, you may submit them at our website free of any charge. The JPR accepts manuscripts resulting from original scientific research on physiotherapy and related fields.

Be a reviewer – We would like to highlight that the JPR is a scientific journal published through Open Journal Systems (OJS) as part of the Public Knowledge Project, an initiative to make the scientific knowledge available to the scientific community worldwide. If you are interested in joining our team of reviewers, please send us an email with your academic curriculum.

We are looking forward to your collaboration.

Thank you!

RPF/JPR v. 9, n. 4 (2019) – Table of Contents



Brazilian science: impact far beyond the Impact Factor
Sigmar de Mello Rode, Germana Barata

Original Articles

Laringeal mask vs orotraqueal tube in pre-hospital care – hospital outcomes
Renata Bernardy Prestes, Paula Caitano Fontela, William Maia Coutinho, Luiz Alberto Forgiarini Junior
Smartphone application as a teaching strategy for bronchy hygiene manuals for physiotherapy
Renato Caldas dos Santos, Patrick Abdala Fonseca Gomes
Safety in application of neuromuscular electrical stimulation in critically ill patients: pilot study
Daniela de Souza Pinto, Helder Brito Duarte, Camila de Almeida Costta, Jorge Luis Motta dos Anjos, Ludmilla Campos Gaspar, Reinaldo Luz Melo, Camilla de Souza Menezes
Development of home guidance mobile app for individuals with Chronic Non-progressive Childhood Encelopathy
Amanda Caroline Lobato Dias, Cássia Oliveira Cabral da Paz, Isabelle Farias Gomes, Carina Alves Costa, Janine Brasil de Araújo Moraes, Izidio Sousa de Carvalho, Larissa Salgado de Oliveira Rocha
Projeto de extensão de Pilates na percepção corporal de universitários: estudo qualitativo
Samara Martins de Oliveira Souza, Brena Costa de Oliveira, Cibelle Sousa e Silva, Letícia Graziela Lopes França Sousa, Valéria Monteiro Beserra da Silva, Stephanie Sarah Cordeiro de Paiva, Michelle Vicente Torres
Distance travelled in hypertensive subjects: cross-sectional study
Jaqueline dos Santos Oliveira, Ana Lúcia Barbosa Góes
Effectiveness of vaginal cones in strengthening pelvic floor in post-menopause female urinary incontinence: case report
Juliana Tornquist Holzschuh, Ana Cristina Sudbrack
Occupational ergonomic and biomechanical risks in patient transporting in the operating room: Qualitive and Quantitative research of cross-sectional study
Vanessa Silva de Quevedo, Arlete Ana Motter, Rubia Bayerl, Flávia Cristina Miranda, Paula Chomem, Angela Luiza Cunha Legey
Evaluation of the balance of elderly practicers of different sports modalities
Karen Rodrigues Euzébio, Jefferson Carlos Araujo Silva, Tamara Augusta Ferreira de Paiva, Fernando Barcellar Biângulo, Liana Mayara Queiroz Caland, Lídia Mara de Aguiar Bezerra

Methods & Protocols

Study protocol to report the effectiveness of virtual reality therapy in combination with physical therapy protocol for improving balance in traumatic lower limb amputees: A parallel, open-label, randomized controlled trial
Saravana Moorthy, Sushma Sagar, Vivek Trikha, Rajesh Sagar, Chhavvi Sawhne, Kalaivani Kalaivani, Avinash Dargave

Literature Reviews

Sexual changes during climacterium under a kinesiological-functional approach – review
Sabrina Narcizo Camilo, Carolina Lazzarim De Conto, Erica Feio Carneiro Nunes, Gustavo Fernando Sutter Latorre
Home-based exercise programs for disabilities of walking activity caused by neurological disorders: Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis
Ana Mary Lima Libório, Genildes de Oliveira Santana, Maira Carvalho Macêdo, Mansueto Gomes Neto, Abrahão Fontes Baptista, Katia Nunes Sá
Effects of therapeutic massage on premature newborn in the neonatal intensive therapy unit: a systematic review
André Luiz Lisboa Cordeiro, Cindy Luara Morais de Andrade, Filipe Souza França, Matheus Carvalho e Carvalho, Larissa Maria Menezes Pinto
Effects of resistance training on the functional capacity of hospitalized COPD patients: systematic review
Laiane Costa Couto, Thiago Araujo Melo
The effects of transcutaneous electrostimulation in patients in the intensive care unit
Alessandro Vieira de Moraes, Jessica dos Santos Costa, Juliana Martins Rocha do Nascimento


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