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Chronic Disease and Exercise
Submission Deadline: Feb. 15, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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Lead Guest Editor
Débora Tavares Resende e Silva
Academic Coordination, Federal University of Fronteira Sul, Chapecó, Brazil
Guest Editors
  • Margarete Dulce Bagatini
    Academic Coordination, Federal University of Fronteira Sul, Chapecó, Brazil
  • Zuleide Maria Ignácio
    Academic Coordination, Federal University of Fronteira Sul, Chapecó, Brazil
  • Patricia Chakur Brum
    School of Physical Education and Sport, University of Sao Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Octávio Barbosa Neto
    Department of Sports Sciences, Federal University of Triângulo Mineiro, Uberaba, Minas Gerais, Brazil
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Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.
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Chronic diseases are multifactorial diseases and considered a serious public health problem, accounting for about 60% of deaths worldwide, according to WHO. The exercise has a central role in many processes involving chronic diseases. Researchers involving exercise, cancer, diabetes, heart diseases, and others has not only enabled the understanding of the mechanisms that underlie these diseases, but also suggested new therapies that may impact positively on patients minimizing morbidity and mortality. This special issue aims to present and discuss the advancement of research and innovative therapies involving exercise and chronic diseases, which have a high impact on society, such as diabetes, hypertension, heart diseases, cancer, and chronic kidney disease, and the possibility of involving communicable diseases and chronic emerging. The exercise could be a good option of treatment. We solicit high quality, original research articles as well as review articles focused on the lasted pointed-out researches about the new findings on immune system and chronic diseases, as well as the innovative mechanisms related to the development of an inflammatory process in chronic diseases.
Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:
  1. Exercise and Heart and kidney diseases, inflammatory process, and new biomarkers
  2. Exercise on hypertension and diabetes
  3. Immune system and exercise
  4. Exercise and cancer
  5. Exercise Physiology

Aims and Scope:

  1. Aerobic exercise
  2. Resistance exercise
  3. Immune system
  4. Non-communicable disease
  5. Degenerative disease
  6. Inflammation
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