DISEASE AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
ROLE OF KINETOPROPHILAXY
DURING THE ACTIVE BALNEARY SESSIONS
,,Carol Davila”Bucharest, Clinic II - National Institute of
Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Balneology, Bucharest, Romania
modern industrialized society, technology, pollution and daily stress
are continuous challenges for the 21st century man and for the modern
medicine in its quest of finding new prophylactic methods to increase
the human resistance against these aggressive factors and prevention of
Desk-related work, physical activity
restrain and unhealthy diet are causes for obesity and for the
so-called ,,deconditioning syndrome” or ,,hypokinetic
syndrome”, with long-term dysfunctions on the affected
young-active adults: static and dynamic changes of spine and locomotor
system (kyphosis, scoliosis, plantar arches collapses, weight-bearing
joints mechanical changes), muscular hypotonia/hypotrophia, decreasing
of effort capacity, metabolic changes, neuro-vegetative dysfunction and
thermoregulation problems, etc.
Material and methods.
This paper presents the advantages, the objectives and the methods of
kinetoprofilaxy during the active balneary treatment with
particularities depending upon the age and the functional level for
each person, with a high individualization.
proved the importance of sustained physical activity in maintenance of
physiological parameters at normal values. That’s the reason
of including kinetoprophylaxy during the active balneary session, no
matter of the methods – as medical exercises in the gym, in
the pool, sport-loisir, walking in resort or in the surroundings,
beneficiary of the whole natural therapeutic factors.
These active balneary sessions, including individualized
kinetoprophylaxy depending upon the age and sportive level, are highly
recommended once a year for people under thirties and twice a year for
the rest, as a maintenance therapy.
Kinetoprophylaxy as physical activity well-done, supervised, sustained
and correctly monitored, is an important therapeutic agent for
deconditioning syndrome, health-being promoting, increasing of active
period of life and modern life-related diseases prevention.
kinetoprophylaxy, deconditioning syndrome, active balneary
session/treatment, effort capacity.