Thursday, 01 December 2016

Importance of Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Clinical Practice: A Case for Fitness as a Clinical Vital Sign

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new statement by the American Heart Association has been recently published suggesting the addition of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) for risk classification in patient management and to encourage strategies designed to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Thursday, 01 December 2016

Indirect calorimetry: an indispensable tool to understand and predict obesity

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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The European Journal of Clinical Nutrition hosts a new study, which summarizes recent research on the importance of indirect calorimetry in predicting weight gain and obesity.

Wednesday, 09 November 2016

New body composition reference charts for preterm infants

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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An extremely important study has been published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition providing body composition reference curves for preterm infants.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Estimating fat mass in heart failure patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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New research from the Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin presents an explorative, single-centre, observational, study assessing body composition (BC) in heart failure (HF) patients using a multi-method, two-compartment approach.

Thursday, 20 October 2016

Influence of different dialysis modalities in the measurement of resting energy expenditure in patients with acute kidney injury in ICU

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new prospective cohort study published on ESPEN's Clinical Nutrition Journal evaluated the role and the feasibility of indirect calorimetry (IC) among patients admitted in intensive care units with diagnosis of acute kidney injury (AKI).

Friday, 14 October 2016

Strength Training for Adolescents with cerebral palsy (STAR): study protocol of a randomised controlled trial to determine the feasibility, acceptability and efficacy of resistance training for adolescents with cerebral palsy

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A paper published in the British Medical Journal introduces purposes and methodology of a new clinical trial on gait inefficiencies on cerebral palsy adolescents that will be using COSMED wearable metabolic technology.

Wednesday, 05 October 2016

Preterm infant body composition cannot be accurately determined by weight and length

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

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A new study determines, using ADP as a validation method, whether any of the anthropometric indices used historically or currently accurately predict body composition in infants.

Monday, 03 October 2016

Poor Agreement between Predictive Equations of Energy Expenditure and Measured Energy Expenditure in Critically Ill Acute Kidney Injury Patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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The reliability of predictive equations versus indirect calorimetry in kidney injury patients has been assessed in this paper published in Annals of Nutrition and Metabolism Journal.

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