A simple semipaced 3-minute chair rise test for routine exercise tolerance testing in COPD

@inproceedings{Aguilaniu2014ASS,
  title={A simple semipaced 3-minute chair rise test for routine exercise tolerance testing in COPD},
  author={Bernard Aguilaniu and Hubert Roth and J{\'e}sus Gonzalez-Bermejo and Marie Jondot and Jocelyne Maitre and François Denis and Thomas Similowski},
  booktitle={International journal of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease},
  year={2014}
}
The functional work capacity of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients is usually assessed with walk tests such as the 6-minute walk test (6MWT) or the shuttle test. Because these exercise modalities require a controlled environment which limits their use by pulmonologists and severely restricts their use among general practitioners, different modalities of a short (1 minute or less) sit-to-stand test were recently proposed. In this study, we evaluated a new modality of a… CONTINUE READING