R Gosselink

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Affiliation: Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Physiotherapy for adult patients with critical illness: recommendations of the European Respiratory Society and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Task Force on Physiotherapy for Critically Ill Patients
    R Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Intensive Care Med 34:1188-99. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Incentive spirometry does not enhance recovery after thoracic surgery
    R Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Belgium
    Crit Care Med 28:679-83. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Breathing techniques in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    R Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, Muscle Research Unit, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Chron Respir Dis 1:163-72. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of improvement in exercise capacity using a rollator in patients with COPD
    Vanessa S Probst
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 126:1102-7. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Recovery of upper limb function after axillary dissection
    Rik Gosselink
    Department Physiotherapy, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Surg Oncol 83:204-11. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Controlled breathing and dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Rik Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, Muscle Research Unit, Laboratory of Pneumology, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:25-33. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint Distribution of muscle weakness in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    R Gosselink
    Division of Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven Belgium
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 20:353-60. 2000
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of physical activity in daily life in candidates for lung transplantation
    D Langer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 106:747-54. 2012
  9. ncbi request reprint Markers of inflammation and disuse in vastus lateralis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
    T Crul
    Respiratory Muscle Research Unit, Laboratory of Pneumology, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:897-904. 2007
  10. pmc Skeletal muscle weakness in patients with sarcoidosis and its relationship with exercise intolerance and reduced health status
    M A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Thorax 60:32-8. 2005

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Publications45

  1. doi request reprint Physiotherapy for adult patients with critical illness: recommendations of the European Respiratory Society and European Society of Intensive Care Medicine Task Force on Physiotherapy for Critically Ill Patients
    R Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Intensive Care Med 34:1188-99. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Incentive spirometry does not enhance recovery after thoracic surgery
    R Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and the Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Belgium
    Crit Care Med 28:679-83. 2000
    ..To investigate the additional effect of incentive spirometry to chest physiotherapy to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications after thoracic surgery for lung and esophageal resections...
  3. ncbi request reprint Breathing techniques in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    R Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, Muscle Research Unit, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Chron Respir Dis 1:163-72. 2004
    ..The limited evidence for the transfer of the effects of breathing techniques during resting conditions to exercise conditions raises several questions. Do breathing techniques have to be practiced during activities of daily living?..
  4. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of improvement in exercise capacity using a rollator in patients with COPD
    Vanessa S Probst
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 126:1102-7. 2004
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Recovery of upper limb function after axillary dissection
    Rik Gosselink
    Department Physiotherapy, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, and Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    J Surg Oncol 83:204-11. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the short- and long-term recovery of upper limb ADL function after surgery for breast cancer...
  6. ncbi request reprint Controlled breathing and dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
    Rik Gosselink
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, Muscle Research Unit, Laboratory of Pneumology, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Rehabil Res Dev 40:25-33. 2003
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint Distribution of muscle weakness in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    R Gosselink
    Division of Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven Belgium
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 20:353-60. 2000
    ..In addition, this information may add to the knowledge on the mechanisms of muscle weakness...
  8. doi request reprint Determinants of physical activity in daily life in candidates for lung transplantation
    D Langer
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 106:747-54. 2012
    ..The main research questions were: 1) How active are LTx-candidates in daily life? 2) What are determinants of activity behavior before LTX?..
  9. ncbi request reprint Markers of inflammation and disuse in vastus lateralis of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
    T Crul
    Respiratory Muscle Research Unit, Laboratory of Pneumology, Faculty of Medicine, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Clin Invest 37:897-904. 2007
    ....
  10. pmc Skeletal muscle weakness in patients with sarcoidosis and its relationship with exercise intolerance and reduced health status
    M A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Thorax 60:32-8. 2005
    ..Moreover, its relationship with previously observed exercise intolerance and reduced health status has never been studied in these patients...
  11. doi request reprint Rehabilitation and acute exacerbations
    C Burtin
    University Hospitals KU Leuven, Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 38:702-12. 2011
    ..Self-management strategies play a crucial role in changing disease-related health behaviour and preventing hospital admissions...
  12. doi request reprint Skeletal muscle weakness, exercise tolerance and physical activity in adults with cystic fibrosis
    T Troosters
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 33:99-106. 2009
    ..Physical inactivity is a factor significantly contributing to exercise tolerance and skeletal muscle force in adults with cystic fibrosis, but these impairments are in excess to that expected from physical inactivity only...
  13. doi request reprint Impact of inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPD: what is the evidence?
    R Gosselink
    University Hospitals KU Leuven, Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 37:416-25. 2011
    ..In patients with inspiratory muscle weakness, the addition of IMT to a general exercise training program improved P(I,max) and tended to improve exercise performance...
  14. doi request reprint Exercise training after lung transplantation improves participation in daily activity: a randomized controlled trial
    D Langer
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, KULeuven, Tervuursevest, Heverlee, Belgium
    Am J Transplant 12:1584-92. 2012
    ..01). Based on these results patients should be strongly encouraged to participate in an exercise training intervention after lung transplantation...
  15. doi request reprint A clinical practice guideline for physiotherapists treating patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease based on a systematic review of available evidence
    D Langer
    Departments of Pneumology and Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Leuven and Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Clin Rehabil 23:445-62. 2009
    ..Update of a clinical practice guideline for the physiotherapy management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease supporting the clinical decision-making process...
  16. pmc Effect of treatments on the progression of COPD: report of a workshop held in Leuven, 11-12 March 2004
    M Decramer
    Respiratory Division, University Hospital, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Thorax 60:343-9. 2005
    ..Several treatments affect the exacerbation rate and therefore might affect the progression of the disease. Further studies are warranted to examine this effect...
  17. doi request reprint Exercise training and pulmonary rehabilitation: new insights and remaining challenges
    T Troosters
    Dept of Rehabilitation Sciences and Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir Rev 19:24-9. 2010
    ..Further research is needed in order to apply the now well-established principles of pulmonary rehabilitation to unusual patient populations, or patient populations that are unlikely to participate in conventional outpatient programmes...
  18. ncbi request reprint Quantifying physical activity in daily life with questionnaires and motion sensors in COPD
    F Pitta
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 27:1040-55. 2006
    ..The selection of which motion sensor to use for quantification of physical activity in daily life should depend mainly on the purpose of its use...
  19. doi request reprint Short- and long-term recovery of upper limb function after axillary lymph node dissection
    N Devoogdt
    Department of Physiotherapy University Hospitals Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Cancer Care (Engl) 20:77-86. 2011
    ..Shoulder mobility, pain and daily activities evolved positively, while the incidence of lymphoedema increased...
  20. ncbi request reprint Cardiopulmonary stress during exercise training in patients with COPD
    V S Probst
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 27:1110-8. 2006
    ..In addition, exercise testing based on guidelines using a fixed percentage of baseline peak performance and symptom scores achieves and sustains training intensities recommended according to the American College of Sports Medicine...
  21. pmc Muscle force during an acute exacerbation in hospitalised patients with COPD and its relationship with CXCL8 and IGF-I
    M A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Thorax 58:752-6. 2003
    ..The effect of an acute exacerbation on quadriceps peak torque (QPT) was therefore studied in hospitalised patients, and the aforementioned correlations were examined in hospitalised and in stable patients...
  22. pmc Assessment of progression of COPD: report of a workshop held in Leuven, 11-12 March 2004
    M Decramer
    Respiratory Division, University Hospital, Herestraat 49, 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Thorax 60:335-42. 2005
    ..Finding the appropriate mix of outcome measures to capture all aspects of disease progression is a significant challenge...
  23. ncbi request reprint Resistance versus endurance training in patients with COPD and peripheral muscle weakness
    M A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Eur Respir J 19:1072-8. 2002
    ..Resistance training and endurance training have similar effects on peripheral muscle force, exercise capacity and health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients with peripheral muscle weakness...
  24. doi request reprint Measurement validity of an electronic inspiratory loading device during a loaded breathing task in patients with COPD
    D Langer
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, UZ Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 107:633-5. 2013
    ..This enables health care providers to quantify the load on inspiratory muscles during these tests in daily clinical practice...
  25. doi request reprint Are patients with COPD more active after pulmonary rehabilitation?
    Fabio Pitta
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 134:273-80. 2008
    ..Despite a variety of benefits brought by pulmonary rehabilitation to patients with COPD, it is unclear whether these patients are more active during daily life after the program...
  26. ncbi request reprint Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and chronic heart failure: two muscle diseases?
    Thierry Troosters
    Respiratory Division and Respiratory Rehabilitation, Respiratory Muscle Research Unit, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Herestraat 49, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 24:137-45. 2004
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Constant-load cycle endurance performance: test-retest reliability and validity in patients with COPD
    Alex van 't Hul
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 23:143-50. 2003
    ..It is concluded that constant-load exercise testing on a cycle ergometer with a workload of 75% of maximal work capacity is a reliable and valid method to assess exercise endurance in patients with COPD...
  28. ncbi request reprint High-dose lidocaine reduces airway mucus transport velocity in intubated anesthetized dogs
    Rik Gosselink
    Respiratory Muscle Research Unit, Laboratory of Pneumology and Respiratory Division, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 100:258-63. 2006
    ..However, the effects of lidocaine administration on mucus transport in airways are inconclusive. Therefore, detailed information is needed to establish the effects of high- and low-dose lidocaine administration...
  29. ncbi request reprint Exercise training during rehabilitation of patients with COPD: a current perspective
    Martijn A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, and Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Faculty of Physical Education and Physiotherapy, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Patient Educ Couns 52:243-8. 2004
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint The acute effects of noninvasive ventilatory support during exercise on exercise endurance and dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review
    Alex van 't Hul
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Centre, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    J Cardiopulm Rehabil 22:290-7. 2002
    ..In addition, a quantitative analysis was performed on the effects of NIVS on exertional dyspnea and exercise endurance...
  31. ncbi request reprint Characteristics of physical activities in daily life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fabio Pitta
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 171:972-7. 2005
    ..28 < r < 0.64, p < 0.05). Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease are markedly inactive in daily life. Functional exercise capacity is the strongest correlate of physical activities in daily life...
  32. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism in male outpatients with sarcoidosis
    Martijn A Spruit
    Department of Research, Development and Education, Centre for Integrated Rehabilitation of Organ Failure CIRO, Hornerheide 1, 6085 NM, Horn, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 101:2502-10. 2007
    ..Indeed, poor inspiratory and quadriceps muscle function, exercise intolerance, diminished vitality and depressed mood were not related to hypogonadism in these patients...
  33. ncbi request reprint Potential consequences for stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients who do not get the recommended minimum daily amount of physical activity
    Fabio Pitta
    Departamento de Fisioterapia, Universidade Estadual de LondrinaParaná, Brasil
    J Bras Pneumol 32:301-8. 2006
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation
    Linda Nici
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
  35. ncbi request reprint Psychosocial conditions do not affect short-term outcome of multidisciplinary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Jacob C Trappenburg
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1788-92. 2005
    ..To characterize patients referred for pulmonary rehabilitation on a large number of psychologic and sociodemographic variables and to determine the contribution of these variables on the response to rehabilitation...
  36. ncbi request reprint Respiratory muscle training in persons with spinal cord injury: a systematic review
    Siska Van Houtte
    Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Tervuursevest 101, 3001 Leuven, Belgium
    Respir Med 100:1886-95. 2006
    ..Insufficient data was available to make conclusions concerning the effects on inspiratory muscle strength, respiratory muscle endurance, quality of life, exercise performance and respiratory complications...
  37. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and hospitalization for exacerbation of COPD
    Fabio Pitta
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 129:536-44. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Activity monitoring for assessment of physical activities in daily life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Fabio Pitta
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospitals, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:1979-85. 2005
    ....
  39. ncbi request reprint Pulmonary rehabilitation in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Thierry Troosters
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, UZ Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000 Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:19-38. 2005
  40. ncbi request reprint Six-minute walk test: a valuable test, when properly standardized
    Thierry Troosters
    Phys Ther 82:826-7; author reply 827-8. 2002
  41. ncbi request reprint Low-grade systemic inflammation and the response to exercise training in patients with advanced COPD
    Martijn A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg Leuven, Belgium
    Chest 128:3183-90. 2005
    ..Therefore, the aim of the present study was to study the relationship between baseline circulating levels of inflammatory markers and the response to exercise training in clinically stable patients with COPD...
  42. ncbi request reprint Quadriceps muscle endurance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Alex Van't Hul
    Department of Physiotherapy, VU University Medical Center, P O Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Muscle Nerve 29:267-74. 2004
    ..For rehabilitation purposes, the findings may lead to more specific exercise programs, further enhancing rehabilitation outcomes in terms of functional abilities and social participation...
  43. doi request reprint Patients with acute spinal cord injury benefit from normocapnic hyperpnoea training
    Siska Van Houtte
    Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences, Leuven, Belgium
    J Rehabil Med 40:119-25. 2008
    ..In addition, respiratory complications are responsible for 50-67% of the morbidity in this population...
  44. ncbi request reprint Peripheral muscle strength training in patients with COPD
    Martijn A Spruit
    Chest 125:1589-90; author reply 1590. 2004
  45. pmc Acute inflammatory and anabolic systemic responses to peak and constant-work-rate exercise bout in hospitalized patients with COPD
    Martijn A Spruit
    Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Leuven, Belgium
    Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2:575-83. 2007
    ..To explore the acute systemic inflammatory and anabolic effects of cycling in hospital admitted patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and in patients with clinically stable disease...