Thursday, 01 December 2016

Importance of Assessing Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Clinical Practice: A Case for Fitness as a Clinical Vital Sign

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Clinical CPET

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A new statement by the American Heart Association has been recently published suggesting the addition of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) for risk classification in patient management and to encourage strategies designed to reduce cardiovascular risk.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Reference Standards for Cardiorespiratory Fitness Measured With Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing

Posted in Research News, COSMED Neuigkeiten, Scientific News, Clinical CPET

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The Mayo Clinic Procedures Journal hosts an article describing the project to create a registry of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) reference values. Given the importance of CRF in estimating health risk, it is essential to have accurate reference values to know what constitutes a “normal” value.