Thursday, 29 December 2016

Within and between-day reliability of energetic cost measures during treadmill walking

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, K4b2/K5

Within and between-day reliability of energetic cost measures during treadmill walking

This study published in Cogent Engineering Journal analyses the capacity of COSMED K4b2 portable metabolic system in detecting small physiologic changes within a day on healthy adults.

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

A systematic review and meta-analysis comparing cardiopulmonary exercise test values obtained from the arm cycle and the leg cycle respectively in healthy adults

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Science and Performance

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This new paper reviews results of previous studies in comparing cardio pulmonary exercise test results achieved by arm cycle ergometer (AC) and to leg cycle ergometer (LC)

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Prognostic value of cardiopulmonary exercise testing in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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The prognostic value of CPET in Idiopathic Dilated Cardiomyopathy (iDCM) patients has been studies in a recent paper published in the International Journal of Cardiology.

Wednesday, 21 December 2016

Energy metabolism and nutritional status in hospitalized patients with lung cancer

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study on the Journal of Clinical Biochemistry and Nutrition examines the importance of monitoring energy metabolism in lung cancer patients.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Airflow obstruction: is it asthma or is it COPD?

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

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An interesting study in the International Journal Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease traces the difficulties to differentiate asthma from COPD.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Assessment of human energy exchange: historical overview

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A recent paper on the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition provides a conceptual historical framework for examining the evolution of energy exchange concepts and measurement methods.

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

indirect calorimetry

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.

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