Reference Standards for Cardiorespiratory Fitness Measured With Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

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

indirect calorimetry

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.

Portable open-circuit spirometry systems: a review

Posted on 02 August 2016, Scientific

indirect calorimetry

A new review study has been published in the Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness discussing the validity, reliability and principles of operations of existing portable open-circuit spirometry system.

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

Posted on 22 December 2014, Scientific, Fitmate

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".

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

Posted on 16 December 2014, Scientific, Fitmate

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.

VO2max test for dummies: the test clearly explained by Head Squeeze TV (featuring K4b2)

Posted on 05 September 2013, English, K4b2/K5, Media

 VO2max test for dummies: the test clearly explained by Head Squeeze TV (featuring K4b2)

Greg Foot from the British "Head Squeeze" team presents a video in which the VO2max test is described in a very clear way, including its purposes and how to perform it.

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