Thursday, 16 March 2017

Total Energy Expenditure, Energy Intake, and Body Composition in Endurance Athletes Across the Training Season: A Systematic Review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Science and Performance

indirect calorimetry

An interesting article on Sport Medicine Online reviewed 321 scientific articles to analyze the alterations of total energy expenditure (TEE), energy intake, and body composition during different seasonal training phases.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

The correlation of respiratory muscle strength and cough capacity in stroke patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

A study on the Journal of Physical Therapy Science investigates how inspiratory and expiratory training can improve cough capacity in stroke patients, which can reduce pulmonary complications.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Energy Expenditure in the Immediate Postpartum Period: Indirect Calorimetry Versus Predictive Equations

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the Nutrition Journal analyzes the accuracy of predictive equations to estimate energy expenditure in postpartum women.

Friday, 10 March 2017

CORP: Measurement of the Maximum Oxygen Uptake (VO2max): VO2peak is no longer acceptable

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

A new paper on the Journal of Applied Physiology examines the so-called secondary criteria used to validate VO2max iin particular with exercise naïve, unmotivated and/or clinical populations.

Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

This study, published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal, tries to show how abnormal basal energy metabolism can be associated with higher risk in anticancer treatments (like chemotherapy).

Friday, 17 February 2017

The physiological basis and clinical significance of lung volume measurements

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

A useful scientific review has been published in the Multidisciplinary Respiratory Medicine Journal describing how different physiological/pathological conditions can affect static lung volumes measurement.

Friday, 10 February 2017

Body Composition Trajectories From Infancy to Preschool in Children Born Premature Versus Full-Term

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

The Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition hosts a study analyzing the body composition trajectories from birth to preschool age.

Thursday, 09 February 2017

Harris-Benedict Equation and Resting Energy Expenditure Estimates in Critically Ill Ventilator Patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

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A new study on the American Journal of Critical Care demonstrates the limited reliability of the Harris Benedict Equation as a substitute to indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

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