All publications of “José Martim Marques Simas”

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Effects of physical exercise on the cartilage of ovariectomized rats submitted to immobilization

José Martim Marques Simas, Regina Inês Kunz, Rose Meire Costa Brancalhão, Lucinéia de Fátima Chasko Ribeiro, Gladson Ricardo Flor Bertolini

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082015AO3418

ABSTRACTObjectiveTo analyze the effects of physical exercise on cartilage histomorphometry in osteoporosis-induced rats subjected to immobilization.Methods We used 36 Wistar rats that were separated into six groups: G1, G2 and G3 submitted to pseudo-oophorectomy, and G4, G5 and G6 submitted to oophorectomy. After 60 days at rest, G2, G3, G5 and G6 had the right hind limbs immobilized for 15 days, followed by the same period in remobilization, being free in the box to G2 and G5, and climb ladder […]