publication . Master thesis . 2018

Avaliação da capacidade funcional de obesos mórbidos com o teste de degrau de dois minutos: estudo de validação

Ricci, Paula Angélica;
Open Access Portuguese
  • Published: 28 Feb 2018
  • Publisher: Universidade Federal de São Carlos
Abstract
Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES) Fundação de Amparo à Pesquisa do Estado de São Paulo (FAPESP) 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 for the general population. In order to make this evaluation more accessible, minimizing costs, and to better reflect the performance of daily life activities, alternative tests were proposed. Morbidly obese patients present limitations that limit physical performance ass...
Subjects
free text keywords: Teste de exercício cardiopulmonar, Consumo de oxigênio, Obesidade, Aptidão cardiorrespiratória, Cardiopulmonary exercise test, Oxygen uptake, Obesity, Cardiorespiratory fitness, CIENCIAS DA SAUDE
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