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

Posted on 14 October 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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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.

Maximal aerobic capacity in ageing subjects: actual measurements versus predicted values

Posted on 03 October 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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A new study in the European Respiratory Journal focuses on proper interpretation values for the measured VO2max in elderly patients.

Evolving Role of Exercise Testing in Contemporary Cardiac Rehabilitation

Posted on 15 September 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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The utility of graded exercise tests, cardiopulmonary exercise tests, submaximal walking tests, and other functional assessments (strength, frailty) for Cardiac Rehabilitation have been reviewed in this article of the Journal of Cardiac Rehabilitation and Prevention.

Oxygen Uptake Efficiency Slope, an Objective Submaximal Parameter in Evaluating Exercise Capacity in Pulmonary Thromboembolism

Posted on 06 September 2016, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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A new study was published in the American Journal of Medical Sciences highlighting the importance of a submaximal exercise parameter, the OUES, to identify exercise capacity of pulmonary thromboembolism (PE) patients.

Reference Standards for Cardiorespiratory Fitness Measured With Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Posted on 18 August 2016, English, Clinical CPET, Scientific

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The Mayo Clinic Procedures Journal hosts an article describing the project to create a registry of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) reference values. Given the importance of CRF in estimating health risk, it is essential to have accurate reference values to know what constitutes a “normal” value.

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