Early rehabilitative exercise training in the recovery from pediatric burn.

@article{Hardee2014EarlyRE,
  title={Early rehabilitative exercise training in the recovery from pediatric burn.},
  author={Justin P Hardee and Craig Porter and Labros S. Sidossis and Elisabet B\orsheim and James A Carson and David N . Herndon and Oscar E. Suman},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2014},
  volume={46 9},
  pages={1710-6}
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of early outpatient exercise on muscle mass, function, and fractional synthetic rate in severely burned children. METHODS Forty-seven children with ≥40% total body surface area burn performed a 12-wk standard of care rehabilitation (SOC, n = 23) or rehabilitative exercise training (RET, n = 24) immediately after hospital discharge. Dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry was used to assess lean body mass (LBM) at discharge, posttreatment… CONTINUE READING
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