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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Neurological Aged Related Changes Affect The Balance Maintainer System Of Older People [alterações Neurológicas Fisiológicas Ao Envelhecimento Afetam O Sistema Mantenedor Do Equilíbrio]
Author: Meireles A.E.
De Souza Pereira L.M.
De Oliveira T.G.
Christofoletti G.
Fonseca A.L.
Abstract: Introduction. Nowadays, the individual comes to 80 and 90 years old in very good health, although the physiological changes inherent of aging can not be avoid. Futhermore, such changes are enhanced when associated with pathological disturbs. Objective. The aim of this study was to realize a review regarding the neurological disorders of aging, specifically those related to the human's balance maintainer system. Method. This research involved SciELO, LILACS and MEDLine databases, by means of articles that present "aging", "neurological disturbs", "instability" and/or "balance" uniterms. Results and Conclusions. By means of the articles analyzed by this review, it was possible to see many factors - some of them with a multifactorial etiology - that affects the static and dynamic balance. The knowledge of these changes is essential for promoting therapeutic interventions, on its several levels of assistance.
Rights: aberto
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Date Issue: 2010
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