Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Body composition assessment in overweight women: validation of air displacement plethysmography

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A new study from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill validates the BOD POD for measuring body composition in overweight and obese women.

Thursday, 15 January 2015

6MWT performance by means of Spiropalm in patients affected by fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias

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6MWT performance by means of Spiropalm in patients affected by fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias

An interesting poster presented during the 2014 ERS Congress features the importance of the six minute walk test with Spiropalm 6MWT in patients affected by fibrotic idiopathic interstitial pneumonias.

Monday, 22 December 2014

Comparison between two metabolic monitors in the measurement of resting energy expenditure and oxygen consumption in diabetic and non-diabetic ambulatory and hospitalized patients

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Comparison between two metabolic monitors in the measurement of resting energy expenditure and oxygen consumption in diabetic and non-diabetic ambulatory and hospitalized patients

A new clinical validation for Fitmate RMR measurement versus the Deltatrac in nonventilate patients was published on "Nutrition - The International Journal of Applied and Basic Nutritional Sciences".

Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Inter- and intra-day test-retest reliability of the COSMED Fitmate PRO indirect calorimeter for resting metabolic rate

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Inter- and intra-day test-retest reliability of the COSMED Fitmate PRO indirect calorimeter for resting metabolic rate

A new study demonstrates that Fitmate used to measure resting metabolic rate is a valid and reliable device.

Tuesday, 11 November 2014

Comparison of COSMED’s FitMate and K4b2 metabolic systems reliability during graded cycling exercise

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Comparison of COSMED’s FitMate and K4b2 metabolic systems reliability during graded cycling exercise

A new validation on Fitmate reliability during exercise tests was recently published on the Scandinavian Journal of Clinical & Laboratory Investigation.

Tuesday, 07 October 2014

Test–Retest Reliability and Minimum Detectable Change Using the K4b2: Oxygen Consumption, Gait Efficiency, and Heart Rate for Healthy Adults During Submaximal Walking

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Test–Retest Reliability and Minimum Detectable Change Using the K4b2: Oxygen Consumption, Gait Efficiency, and Heart Rate for Healthy Adults During Submaximal Walking

A recent paper, published on "Research Quarterly for Exercise & Sport" furthermore validate COSMED K4b2 portable metabolic monitoring device during submaximal Gait walking.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

IAEA Human Health Series: Body Composition Assessment from Birth to Two Years of Age

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The IAEA (International Atommic Energy Agency) published a study reviewing body composition assessment techniques from birth to 2 years of age.

Wednesday, 16 April 2014

Body composition at birth in preterm infants between 30 and 36 weeks gestation

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A new scientific study appeared on the Pediatric Research Journal confirming the validity and reliability of ADP measurements with the PEA POD on healthy newly born preterm infants.

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