Incremental shuttle walk test in the assessment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.

@article{Billings2013IncrementalSW,
  title={Incremental shuttle walk test in the assessment of patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome.},
  author={Catherine Grant Billings and Thida Aung and Stephen A. Renshaw and Stephen Mark Bianchi},
  journal={Journal of sleep research},
  year={2013},
  volume={22 4},
  pages={471-7}
}
Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome is associated independently with an increase in cardiovascular risk factors and is associated with self-reported lack of exercise. We aimed to investigate the utility of the incremental shuttle walk test in routine clinical practice to monitor physical capacity of patients with obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome and explore whether continuous positive airway pressure therapy alters exercise capacity. Participants with symptomatic moderate/severe… CONTINUE READING
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