Martijn A Spruit

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Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. ncbi request reprint Exercise capacity before and after an 8-week multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation program in lung cancer patients: a pilot study
    Martijn A Spruit
    Department of Program Development and Education, PD and E, Centre of Integrated Rehabilitation and Organ failure, CIRO, P O Box 4080, 6080AB Haelen, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 52:257-60. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism, quadriceps weakness, and exercise intolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Monique Van Vliet
    Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1105-11. 2005

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Publications15

  1. 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...
  2. 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
    ....
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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
    ....
  8. 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
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Exercise capacity before and after an 8-week multidisciplinary inpatient rehabilitation program in lung cancer patients: a pilot study
    Martijn A Spruit
    Department of Program Development and Education, PD and E, Centre of Integrated Rehabilitation and Organ failure, CIRO, P O Box 4080, 6080AB Haelen, The Netherlands
    Lung Cancer 52:257-60. 2006
    ..In fact, based on the results of the present pilot study it appears that these patients are good candidates for pulmonary rehabilitation programs...
  10. ncbi request reprint Hypogonadism, quadriceps weakness, and exercise intolerance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Monique Van Vliet
    Respiratory Rehabilitation, University Hospital Gasthuisberg, Herestraat 49, B 3000, Leuven, Belgium
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 172:1105-11. 2005
    ..Moreover, the relationship of hypogonadism with quadriceps muscle weakness and exercise intolerance has been studied scarcely in men with COPD...
  11. ncbi request reprint New modalities of pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Martijn A Spruit
    Department of Research Development and Education, Centre for Integrated Rehabilitation of Organ Failure, Horn, The Netherlands
    Sports Med 37:501-18. 2007
    ..Moreover, future trials should study the effects of pulmonary rehabilitation in elderly patients with restrictive pulmonary diseases...
  12. ncbi request reprint Extra-pulmonary features in COPD patients entering rehabilitation after stratification for MRC dyspnea grade
    Martijn A Spruit
    Department of Research, Development and Education, Centre for Integrated Rehabilitation of Organ Failure CIRO, Horn, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 101:2454-63. 2007
    ..Therefore, MRC dyspnea scale alone does not appear to be a suitable measure to identify most patients with COPD who have to be referred for rehabilitation...
  13. doi request reprint Integration of pulmonary rehabilitation in COPD
    Martijn A Spruit
    Centre for Integrated Rehabilitation of Organ Failure CIRO, 6085 NM Horn, Netherlands
    Lancet 371:12-3. 2008
  14. ncbi request reprint Peripheral muscle strength training in patients with COPD
    Martijn A Spruit
    Chest 125:1589-90; author reply 1590. 2004
  15. doi request reprint The metabolic response during resistance training and neuromuscular electrical stimulation (NMES) in patients with COPD, a pilot study
    Maurice J H Sillen
    Department of Physiotherapy, Center for Integrated Rehabilitation of Organ Failure CIRO, Horn, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 102:786-9. 2008
    ..Nevertheless, both modalities seem to result in an acceptable metabolic response accompanied by a clinically acceptable sensation of dyspnoea and leg fatigue...