Document Detail

The contribution of exercise testing in the prescription and outcome evaluation of exercise training in pulmonary rehabilitation.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23118826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Pulmonary rehabilitation is a comprehensive therapeutic intervention with proven efficacy in relieving symptoms and increasing exercise tolerance in patients with chronic respiratory diseases.One of the main components of a pulmonary rehabilitation program is lower limbs exercise training. There are several ways of establishing the optimal intensity of the exercise training, using the target heart rate, symptom scores, walking tests and laboratory exercise tests with or without ventilation or gas exchange measurements. Each of these methods has advantages and disadvantages.The gold standard in exercise capacity evaluation is cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET) which brings a high level of objectivity in exercise tolerance evaluation and provides information on mechanisms responsible for its decline; this allows a better training prescription and a correct evaluation of rehabilitation outcomes.
Carmen Stroescu; Diana Ionita; Alina Croitoru; Claudia Toma; Bianca Paraschiv
Related Documents :
14674806 - Correlation between quantitative fit factors and workplace protection factors measured ...
21539446 - Low-intensity swimming training after weaning improves glucose and lipid homeostasis in...
18094706 - Be smart, exercise your heart: exercise effects on brain and cognition.
12489346 - Electromyographic validation of the trapezius and serratus anterior muscles in rowing e...
7620846 - The theory of planned behaviour: the effects of perceived behavioural control and self-...
1354276 - Effects of ribose on exercise-induced ischaemia in stable coronary artery disease.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mædica     Volume:  7     ISSN:  2069-6116     ISO Abbreviation:  Maedica (Buchar)     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-02     Completed Date:  2012-11-05     Revised Date:  2013-05-30    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526930     Medline TA:  Maedica (Buchar)     Country:  Romania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  80-6     Citation Subset:  -    
Respiratory Function Testing Department, "M. Nasta" Institute of Pneumology, Bucharest, Romania.
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  The Role of EGFR and HER2- Activating Mutations in Maxillary Sinus Cancer.
Next Document:  Jack-and-master trait responses to elevated CO2 and N: a comparison of native and introduced Phragmi...