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Omnical as a highly accurate tool to measure VO2max

Test-retest variability of VO2max executed with the Omnical shows a linear relationship of VO2 and Power in a cardiopulmonary exercise test....

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Impact of a bed potato lifestyle on mental and physical health

Bed potato: the new lifestyle trend? Most people are familiar with the term “coach potato”.  “Bed potato” may be the new lifestyle...

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Sports performance testing

About Topsport Limburg Opened since February 6, 2015, the Topsport Limburg is a High-Performance Centre with elite training facilities for...

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Centre for Scientific Research on Human Metabolism

Research at NUTRIM The School of Nutrition and Translational Research in Metabolism (NUTRIM) at Maastricht University is a centre of...

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Indirect calorimetry gas sampling methods – An overview

Different indirect calorimetry systems are commercially available, differentiated by the way subjects are connected (e.g. hood, facemask),...

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Considerations for the use of Indirect Calorimeters in Exercise Bioenergetics

The ability of an indirect calorimeter to accurately measure immediate and dramatic changes in gas flow and respiration gases during...

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Considerations for the use of Indirect Calorimeters in Nutrition Management

Knowledge of actual energy expenditure is important for optimal nutrition managementProviding optimal nutrition for the critically ill...

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Determining the Accuracy and Reliability of Indirect Calorimeters

Expired gas analysis indirect calorimetry is considered the “Gold Standard” for measuring resting energy expenditure, but do all...

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Understanding Indirect Calorimetry

What is it? Indirect calorimetry is the science associated with analysing metabolic processes. While direct calorimetry is achieved through...

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