Thursday, 13 April 2017

Applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure in obese patients with obstructive sleep apnea

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study investigates the applicability of predictive equations for resting energy expenditure
(REE) in obese individuals with obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) and the effects of OSA severity
on REE.

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Total Energy Expenditure, Energy Intake, and Body Composition in Endurance Athletes Across the Training Season: A Systematic Review

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Science and Performance

indirect calorimetry

An interesting article on Sport Medicine Online reviewed 321 scientific articles to analyze the alterations of total energy expenditure (TEE), energy intake, and body composition during different seasonal training phases.

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Energy Expenditure in the Immediate Postpartum Period: Indirect Calorimetry Versus Predictive Equations

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the Nutrition Journal analyzes the accuracy of predictive equations to estimate energy expenditure in postpartum women.

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Nutrition & Growth Conference 2017 Amsterdam (The Netherlands): meet COSMED @ booth #06

Posted in Event News

Nutrition & Growth Conference 2017 Amsterdam (The Netherlands): meet COSMED @ booth #06

Visit COSMED booth #06 during the 4th International Conference on Nutrition & Growth in Amsterdam (The Netherlands).

Friday, 17 February 2017

Resting energy expenditure in the risk assessment of anticancer treatments

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

This study, published in the Clinical Nutrition Journal, tries to show how abnormal basal energy metabolism can be associated with higher risk in anticancer treatments (like chemotherapy).

Thursday, 09 February 2017

Harris-Benedict Equation and Resting Energy Expenditure Estimates in Critically Ill Ventilator Patients

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the American Journal of Critical Care demonstrates the limited reliability of the Harris Benedict Equation as a substitute to indirect calorimetry in critically ill patients undergoing mechanical ventilation.

Friday, 20 January 2017

Caloric Requirements of Patients With Brain Impairment and Cerebral Palsy Who Are Dependent on Chronic Ventilation

Posted in Scientific News, Research News, Indirect Calorimetry

indirect calorimetry

A new study on the Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition has been published showing the importance of indirect calorimetry measurements to accurately indicate the true caloric requirements of patients suffering from severe brain damage and requiring mechanical ventilation.

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.

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