Resveratrol Treatment Protects Tendons from Obesity and Insulin Resistance Effects

SUMMARY Background. Obesity and Insulin resistance (IR) are conditions that cause metabolic disorders and secondary effects, including musculoskeletal complications making tendon prone to lesions. Antidiabetic drugs presents several side effects, making fundamental the pursue of alternative treatments, to improve patient’s quality of life. Resveratrol (RSV) can re-establish insulin sensitivity and regulate glycemic levels. It also … Continued

Whole-Body Vibration Promotes Beneficial Changes on the Anterior Tibial Muscle Histomorphometry of Hypothalamic Obese Rats

SUMMARY Background. Due to the deleterious effects of obesity on muscle tissue and the search for tools to reverse these losses, it is important to understand the effect of physical exercises on the muscle structure of obese individuals. This study aimed to analyze the effect of whole-body vibration (WBV) on the histomorphological parameters of the … Continued