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Arterial Stiffness and Walk Time in Patients with End-Stage Renal Disease
BACKGROUND: End-stage renal disease patients experience increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease. Heart-artery interaction may be shifted, impacting blood pressure lability, and exercise tolerance. The coupling ratio ...
Evidence for the different physiological significance of the 6- and 2-minute walk tests in multiple sclerosis
(BioMed Central, 2012-03)
Background: Researchers have recently advocated for the 2-minute walk (2MW) as an alternative for the 6-minute walk (6MW) to assess long distance ambulation in persons with multiple sclerosis (MS). This recommendation ...
Prediction of Energy Expenditure during Walking in Adults with Down Syndrome
Background When developing walking programs for improving health in adults with Down syndrome (DS), physical activity professionals are in need of an equation for predicting energy expenditure. We therefore developed and ...
Pulse pressure tracking from adolescence to young adulthood: contributions to vascular health
(Taylor & Francis, 2017-07)
Purpose: We examined whether exposure to high PP in adolescence predicts carotid artery intima-media thickness (IMT) and stiffness indices at young adulthood. Methods: Seventy-nine participants had their brachial systolic ...