Tuesday, 22 November 2011

The impact of emphysema on cardiopulmonary response to exercise in COPD patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

The impact of emphysema on cardiopulmonary response to exercise in COPD patients

A new study shows for the first time the ventilatory response to exercise in COPD patients with emphysema.

Friday, 04 November 2011

Exercise intensity effects on diabetic patients tested with Fitmate PRO

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Exercise intensity effects on diabetic patients tested with Fitmate PRO

A recent study of the Italian Diabetes Exercise Study (IDES) showed how supervised exercise can produce significant improvements of cardiovascular risk among Type-2 diabetes patients.

Friday, 14 October 2011

Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Quark RMR

Influence of Ventilatory Settings on Indirect Calorimetry in Mechanically Ventilated Patients

The COSMED Quark RMR with the ICU option has been recently assessed to be a suitable indirect calorimeter to be coupled with a mechanical ventilator in an intensive care unit setting.

Monday, 12 September 2011

Validation of the COSMED Fitmate for prediction of maximal oxygen consumption

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Fitmate

Validation of the COSMED Fitmate for prediction of maximal oxygen consumption

A validation of Fitmate PRO by the University of Tennessee was published recently in the prestigious Journal of Strength and Conditioning.

Thursday, 12 May 2011

New validation of Quark RMR for indirect calorimetry measurements with canopy hood

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New validation of Quark RMR for indirect calorimetry measurements with canopy hood

A validation study of Quark RMR by CRNHR was published on the 6th issue of the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism.

Tuesday, 28 September 2010

Calorimetry in obese women: comparison of two different operating indirect calorimeters together with the predictive equation of Harris and Benedict

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Quark RMR

Calorimetry in obese women: comparison of two different operating indirect calorimeters together with the predictive equation of Harris and Benedict

In this study the measurements of two different indirect calorimeters from COSMED (Fitmate and Quark RMR) were correlated and analysed for better adequacy.

Friday, 06 March 2009

Validation of Quark CPET versus "First Principles" Metabolic Calibrator

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Quark CPET

cardio pulmonary exercise test

COSMED's Quark CPET has been validated against a “first principles” metabolic calibrator capable of delivering cyclic air flows of known tidal volume, frequency and gas makeup.

Friday, 06 March 2009

Validation of Fitmate versus "First Principles" Metabolic Calibrator

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, Fitmate

cardio pulmonary exercise test

COSMED's Fitmate has been validated against a “first principles” metabolic calibrator capable of delivering cyclic air flows of known tidal volume, frequency and gas makeup.

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