Validation of the two-minute step test in obese with comorbibities and morbidly obese patients

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Ricci, P.A.; Cabiddu, R.; Jürgensen, S.P.; André, L.D.; Oliveira, C.R.; Di Thommazo-Luporini, L.; Ortega, F.P.; Borghi-Silva, A.;
(2019)
  • Publisher: Associação Brasileira de Divulgação Científica
  • Journal: Brazilian Journal of Medical and Biological Research,volume 52,issue 9 (issn: 1414-431X, eissn: 1414-431X)
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  • Related identifiers: pmc: PMC6720022, doi: 10.1590/1414-431x20198402
  • Subject: Cardiorespiratory fitness | Research Article | R5-920 | Medicine (General) | Oxygen uptake | Cardiopulmonary exercise test | Obesity | Biology (General) | QH301-705.5

Cardiopulmonary fitness assessment is a valuable resource to obtain quantitative indicators of an individual's physical performance. The cardiopulmonary exercise test (CPX), considered the gold standard test for this evaluation, is costly and difficult to be accessed by... View more