Departamento de Fisioterapia, Fonoaudiologia e Terapia Ocupacional - FM/MFT

O Departamento de Fisioterapia, Fonoaudiologia e Terapia Ocupacional (FOFITO) da Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) foi criado em 1999, mas os cursos oferecidos pelo Departamento estão presentes no currículo da Universidade desde 1950. Oferece cursos de graduação em Fonoaudiologia, Fisioterapia, e Terapia Ocupacional com disciplinas teóricas e práticas ministradas ao longo de quatro anos, em período integral. O Departamento conta com os laboratórios de Audiologia, Linguagem, Função e Disfunção em Fisioterapia e Intervenção Social em Terapia Ocupacional.

Site oficial: http://www2.fm.usp.br/fofito/

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Recent Submissions

  1. Effects of Foot-Core Training on Foot-Ankle Kinematics and Running Kinetics in Runners: Secondary Outcomes From a Randomized Controlled Trial

    FRONTIERS IN BIOENGINEERING AND BIOTECHNOLOGY, v.10, article ID 890428, 16p, 2022

    This study investigated the effectiveness of an 8-week foot-core exercise training program on foot-ankle kinematics during running and also on running kinetics (impact loads), with particular interest in biomechanical outcomes considered risk factors for running-related injuries in recreational r...

  2. Foot-ankle therapeutic exercise program can improve gait speed in people with diabetic neuropathy: a randomized controlled trial

    SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, v.12, n.1, article ID 7561, 12p, 2022

    This study sought to determine whether a foot-ankle therapeutic exercise program can improve daily physical activity (i.e. number of steps) and fast and self-selected gait speed in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN). In this single-blind randomized controlled trial and intention-to-...

  3. Development of a customized booklet of foot-ankle exercises for people with diabetes mellitus as a management and prevention tool for musculoskeletal complications A customized booklet of foot-ankle exercises for people with diabetes

    BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, v.26, n.3, article ID 100402, 14p, 2022

    Background: Diabetes mellitus (DM) and diabetic peripheral neuropathy (DPN) compromises the structures of the musculoskeletal system, especially in the foot-ankle complex. Foot-related exercises can be a promising tool to be incorporated in health care programs to manage and prevent musculoskelet...

  4. Amigos de Fibro (Fibro Friends): Validation of an Educational Program to Promote Health in Fibromyalgia

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, v.19, n.9, article ID 5297, 18p, 2022

    Health education is one of the main items to enable the promotion of health for individuals with fibromyalgia (FM) in Primary Health Care (PHC) in Brazil. The purpose of this study was to validate a multidisciplinary educational health promotion program called Amigos de Fibro (Fibro Friends) for ...

  5. Risk Factors for the Development of Persistent Stuttering: What Every Pediatrician Should Know

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH, v.19, n.9, article ID 5225, 7p, 2022

    Early identification and adequate treatment of children who stutter is important, since it has an impact on speech development. Considering the importance of aiding pediatricians to recognize children at risk for developing persistent stuttering, the aim of the present study was to correlate spee...

  6. Oral and Laryngeal Articulation Control of Voicing in Children with and without Speech Sound Disorders

    CHILDREN-BASEL, v.9, n.5, article ID 649, 15p, 2022

    Voicing contrast is hard to master during speech motor development, and the phonological process of consonant devoicing is very frequent in children with Speech Sound Disorders (SSD). Therefore, the aim of this study was to characterise the oral and laryngeal articulation control strategies used ...

  7. Molecular and genetic characterization of a large Brazilian cohort presenting hearing loss

    HUMAN GENETICS, v.141, n.3/Abr, Special Issue, p.519-538, 2022

    Hearing loss is one of the most common sensory defects, affecting 5.5% of the worldwide population and significantly impacting health and social life. It is mainly attributed to genetic causes, but their relative contribution reflects the geographical region's socio-economic development. Extreme ...

  8. Postural control during single leg stance in individuals with clinical indication for combined reconstruction of the anterior cruciate and the anterolateral ligaments of the knee: a cross-sectional study

    BMC MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS, v.23, n.1, article ID 383, 10p, 2022

    Background Several studies have shown persistent postural control deficits and rotatory instability in patients after isolated Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) reconstruction. There is evidence to support that the Anterolateral Ligament (ALL) plays an important role in the remaining anterolateral...

  9. Occupational therapy perspectives for patients with circulatory system diseases in medium complexity hospital care

    CADERNOS BRASILEIROS DE TERAPIA OCUPACIONAL-BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY, v.29, article ID e2033, 16p, 2021

    Introduction: Circulatory System Diseases have become the leading causes of adult and elderly population mortality and hospitalization worldwide over the years. Such reality was observed in the prevalence of hospitalized patients due to these diagnoses in a University Hospital. Objective: This st...

  10. Effects of hearing protector devices on speech intelligibility: the importance of individualized assessment

    INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND ERGONOMICS, v.28, n.2, p.1227-1234, 2022

    Objectives. This study aimed to compare speech intelligibility in noise with and without hearing protection devices (HPDs). Methods. Fifty-one workers were distributed into three groups: noise-induced hearing loss group (NIHLG), normally hearing noise-exposed group (NG) and normally hearing non-e...