Thursday, 13 April 2017

Measuring lung function in asthmatic children: A spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) comparison

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Pulmonary Function Tests

indirect calorimetry

The role of spirometry and forced oscillation technique (FOT) in asthmatic young patients has been investigated in a study published on the European Respiratory Journal.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study investigates the applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure
(REE) in obese individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the effects of OSA severity
on REE.

Thursday, 13 April 2017

Exertional dyspnoea in interstitial lung diseases: the clinical utility of cardiopulmonary exercise testing

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

A new review study published on the ERS European Respiratory Review describes the importance of Cardio Pulmonary Exercise Test to evaluate dyspnoea symptoms in Interstitial lung diseases (ILDs) patients.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Diabetes in pregnancy and infant adiposity: systematic review and meta-analysis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Body Composition

indirect calorimetry

A new systematic review on the relationship between maternal diabetes in pregnancy and offspring adiposity was published in the ADC Fetal % Neonatal Journal.

Friday, 24 March 2017

Cardiopulmonary exercise testing for detecting pulmonary arterial hypertension in systemic sclerosis

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

indirect calorimetry

This study published on the Heart Journal analyses the diagnostic role of cardiopulmonary exercise test for detecting and ruling of systemic sclerosis pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSC-associated PAH).

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.

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