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  • Audrey Borghi-Silva, Renata Gonçalves Mendes, +6 authors Dirceu Costa
  • Medicine
  • European journal of physical and rehabilitation…
  • 1 April 2015
  • BACKGROUND Exercise is an important part of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) treatment. However, it is not know about the minimum effective time of physical training that couldContinue Reading
    OBJECTIVE The current study evaluated the costs and benefits of a simple aerobic walking program for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). METHOD This was a blinded randomizedContinue Reading
    BACKGROUND Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a multisystem disease that affects the cardiorespiratory system and the cardiac autonomic control may be altered at rest and after a submaximal exercise. Continue Reading
  • Guilherme A F Fregonezi, Vanessa Regiane Resqueti, Laura Vigil, Núria Calaf, Pere Casán
  • Medicine
  • Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and…
  • 2012
  • BACKGROUND Maximal oxygen uptake ((V)O(2max)) obtained from incremental exercise testing is a useful indicator of limited exercise capacity. Several prediction equations have been developed toContinue Reading
    INTRODUCTION The aim of this review is to evaluate the effectiveness of educational interventions on improving the control of blood pressure in patients with hypertension. METHODS RandomisedContinue Reading