Measuring energy expenditure in community-dwelling older adults: are portable methods valid and acceptable?

@article{Fares2008MeasuringEE,
  title={Measuring energy expenditure in community-dwelling older adults: are portable methods valid and acceptable?},
  author={Samira Fares and Michelle D. Miller and Stacey C Masters and Maria Crotty},
  journal={Journal of the American Dietetic Association},
  year={2008},
  volume={108 3},
  pages={544-8}
}
The objective of this study was to assess the validity and acceptability of a handheld indirect calorimeter for measurement of resting energy expenditure in a sample of community-dwelling older adults. It was a measurement study involving 48 healthy community-dwelling older adults. Assessment of resting energy expenditure was performed in 48 healthy older adults under fasting conditions using the Europa Gas Exchange Monitor (GEM; ventilated hood indirect calorimeter, NutrEn Technology Ltd… CONTINUE READING