Role of Exercises in Musculoskeletal Disorders
A special issue of Journal of Functional Morphology and Kinesiology (ISSN 2411-5142).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 April 2018) | Viewed by 78730
Interests: histology; embriology; musculoskeletal disorders; physical activity; aging; nutrition
Interests: anatomy; histology; kinesiology; musculoskeletal disorders; sports medicine; cartilage; osteoarthritis; physical activity; aging; nutrition
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Physical activity covers, not just sports, but also simple everyday movements, such as housework, walking, and playing. Regular exercise has a great importance in maintaining good health, “Mens sana in corpore sano”, indeed, inactivity is a risk factor for different chronic diseases. Physical exercise can play a crucial role in the treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, optimizing both physical and mental health, decreasing fatigue, and improving sleep. An exercise program for patients with musculoskeletal disorders aims to preserve or restore a range of motion of the affected joints, enhancing bone turnover, increase functional joint stability, increase muscle strength and endurance, improve balance, reduce pain, and decrease health risks associated with a sedentary lifestyle. Moreover, physical activity is a good way to socialize, improve mood, and it is an excellent anti-stress agent. The benefits of the exercise on physical limitations and fatigue in musculoskeletal disorders seem to have a short and long-term effectiveness. This Special Issue will focus on the “Role of Exercises in Musculoskeletal Disorders”. Original papers and review articles are all welcome.
Prof. Dr. Giuseppe Musumeci
Prof. Dr. Paola Castrogiovanni
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- musculoskeletal disorders
- physical activity
- sport medicine
- fatigue, pain and balance
- muscle strength and endurance
- joint stability
- rheumatic diseases