Thursday, 29 December 2016

Within and between-day reliability of energetic cost measures during treadmill walking

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, K4b2/K5

Within and between-day reliability of energetic cost measures during treadmill walking

This study published in Cogent Engineering Journal analyses the capacity of COSMED K4b2 portable metabolic system in detecting small physiologic changes within a day on healthy adults.

Friday, 08 April 2016

Predicted versus measured thoracic gas volumes of collegiate athletes made by the BOD POD air displacement plethysmography system

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, BOD POD

indirect calorimetry

The differences between measured (with the BOD POD) and predicted Thoracic Gas Volume (TGV) has been investigated in a scientific article on the Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism Journal.

Friday, 01 April 2016

Comparison of multiple methods to measure maternal fat mass in late gestation

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, BOD POD

indirect calorimetry

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition published a study demonstrating the validity of ADP measurements of fat mass in pregnant women at term.

Friday, 26 February 2016

Assessment of parameters of lung ventilation during 6-minute walk test in patients with COPD

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Assessment of parameters of lung ventilation during 6-minute walk test in patients with COPD

The importance of measuring ventilation during the Six Minute Walk test in COPD patients has been confirmed in a study presented during the European Respiratory Society Congress in 2015 and published in the European Respiratory Journal.

Thursday, 04 February 2016

Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

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Ventilatory analysis during 6MWT gives relevant information about exercise limitation in COPD

A new poster was presented during the 2015 ERS Conference and then published in the European Respiratory Journal, highlighting the importance of ventilatory analysis during the Six Minute Walk Test (6MWT) in COPD patients.

Thursday, 21 January 2016

Consistency of a mobile body composition trailer: a novel portable laboratory assessment?

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, BOD POD

indirect calorimetry

The accuracy of BOD POD measurements inside mobile trailers has been scientifically tested in an article published on the Clinical Physiology and Functional Imaging Journal.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

AquaTrainer® Snorkel does not Increase Hydrodynamic Drag but Influences Turning Time

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AquaTrainer® Snorkel does not Increase Hydrodynamic Drag but Influences Turning Time

A new study on the aquatrainer was published on the International Journal of Sport Medicine on the new Aquatrainer snorkel option.

Wednesday, 30 December 2015

Reliability of BOD POD Measurements Remain High Following a Short Duration Low-Carbohydrate Diet

Posted in Scientific News, Validation News, BOD POD

indirect calorimetry

The reliability of the BOD POD has been again confirmed in a new study from the Sacred Heart University of Connecticut (USA) published in the IJSNEM.

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