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Testing the activitystat hypothesis: a randomised controlled trial

  • Published on Aug 30, 2016

Abstract: It has been hypothesised that an ‘activitystat’ may biologically regulate energy expenditure or physical activity levels, thereby limiting the effectiveness of physical activity interventions. Using a randomised controlled trial design, the aim of this study was to investigate the effect of a six-week exercise stimulus on energy expenditure and ...

Physical Activity Levels Early After Lung Transplantation

  • Published on Dec 11, 2014

Background: Little is known of the early changes in physical activity after lung transplantation. Objectives: The purposes of this study were: (1) to describe physical activity levels in patients up to 6 months following lung transplantation and (2) to explore predictors of the change in physical activity in that population. Design. This was ...