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An official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement: update on limb muscle dysfunction in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
BACKGROUND Limb muscle dysfunction is prevalent in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and it has important clinical implications, such as reduced exercise tolerance, quality of life, andExpand
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Resistance exercise-induced increase in muscle mass correlates with p70S6 kinase phosphorylation in human subjects
The purpose of the present study was to investigate the possible relationship between a change in Thr389 phosphorylation of p70S6 kinase (p70S6k) after a single resistance training session and anExpand
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An official European Respiratory Society statement on physical activity in COPD
This European Respiratory Society (ERS) statement provides a comprehensive overview on physical activity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). A multidisciplinary Task ForceExpand
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An Official American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Policy Statement: Enhancing Implementation, Use, and Delivery of Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
RATIONALE Pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) has demonstrated physiological, symptom-reducing, psychosocial, and health economic benefits for patients with chronic respiratory diseases, yet it isExpand
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Validity of Six Activity Monitors in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Comparison with Indirect Calorimetry
Reduced physical activity is an important feature of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD). Various activity monitors are available but their validity is poorly established. The aim was toExpand
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Validity of physical activity monitors during daily life in patients with COPD
Symptoms during physical activity and physical inactivity are hallmarks of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Our aim was to evaluate the validity and usability of six activity monitors inExpand
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Interval training as an alternative modality to continuous exercise in patients with COPD
Understanding of what constitutes a training load adequate to induce training effects in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is still evolving. The present study investigatedExpand
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Effect of pulmonary rehabilitation on muscle remodelling in cachectic patients with COPD
It is known that non-cachectic patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) respond well to pulmonary rehabilitation, but whether cachectic COPD patients are capable of adaptiveExpand
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Patterns of dynamic hyperinflation during exercise and recovery in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Background: Not all patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) progressively hyperinflate during symptom limited exercise. The pattern of change in chest wall volumes (Vcw) wasExpand
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Effects of rehabilitative exercise on peripheral muscle TNF&agr;, IL-6, IGF-I and MyoD expression in patients with COPD
Background: Skeletal muscle wasting commonly occurs in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and has been associated with the presence of systemic inflammation. This studyExpand
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