Tony G Babb

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Affiliation: Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Weight loss via diet and exercise improves exercise breathing mechanics in obese men
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Chest 140:454-60. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Fat distribution and end-expiratory lung volume in lean and obese men and women
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Chest 134:704-11. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Dyspnea on exertion in obese women: association with an increased oxygen cost of breathing
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, 7232 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:116-23. 2008
  4. pmc Short- and long-term modulation of the exercise ventilatory response
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, 7232 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1681-7. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory response to exercise in aged runners breathing He-O2 or inspired CO2
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 77231, USA
    J Appl Physiol 94:685-93. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation with He-O2 breathing is not decreased by superimposed external resistance
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 7232 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 77231, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 133:139-51. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Mild obesity does not limit change in end-expiratory lung volume during cycling in young women
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 77231, USA
    J Appl Physiol 92:2483-90. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Breathing He-O2 increases ventilation but does not decrease the work of breathing during exercise
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1128-34. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint The ventilatory response to exercise does not differ between obese women with and without dyspnea on exertion
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 605:514-8. 2008
  10. pmc Corrected end-tidal P(CO(2)) accurately estimates Pa(CO(2)) at rest and during exercise in morbidly obese adults
    Vipa Bernhardt
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Chest 143:471-7. 2013

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  1. doi request reprint Weight loss via diet and exercise improves exercise breathing mechanics in obese men
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Chest 140:454-60. 2011
    ..We hypothesized that weight loss, especially a decrease in abdominal fat, would improve breathing mechanics during exercise because of an increase in end-expiratory lung volume (EELV)...
  2. doi request reprint Fat distribution and end-expiratory lung volume in lean and obese men and women
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Chest 134:704-11. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Dyspnea on exertion in obese women: association with an increased oxygen cost of breathing
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, 7232 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 178:116-23. 2008
    ..Although exertional dyspnea in obesity is an important and prolific clinical concern, the underlying mechanism remains unclear...
  4. pmc Short- and long-term modulation of the exercise ventilatory response
    Tony G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, 7232 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:1681-7. 2010
    ..Short-term modulation is proposed to be an important regulatory mechanism that helps maintain blood gas homeostasis during exercise...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory response to exercise in aged runners breathing He-O2 or inspired CO2
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 77231, USA
    J Appl Physiol 94:685-93. 2003
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Hyperventilation with He-O2 breathing is not decreased by superimposed external resistance
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 7232 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, TX 77231, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 133:139-51. 2002
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that inspiratory resistive unloading is no more important than expiratory resistive unloading to the increase in VE with He-O(2) breathing during heavy and peak exercise...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mild obesity does not limit change in end-expiratory lung volume during cycling in young women
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 77231, USA
    J Appl Physiol 92:2483-90. 2002
    ..Also, these data suggest that other nonmechanical factors also regulate the level of EELV during exercise...
  8. ncbi request reprint Breathing He-O2 increases ventilation but does not decrease the work of breathing during exercise
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:1128-34. 2001
    ..We concluded that V E is increased during He-O2 breathing because of resistive unloading of the airways and the maintenance of the relationship between the work of breathing and exercise work rate...
  9. ncbi request reprint The ventilatory response to exercise does not differ between obese women with and without dyspnea on exertion
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and UT Southwestern Medical Center, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 605:514-8. 2008
  10. pmc Corrected end-tidal P(CO(2)) accurately estimates Pa(CO(2)) at rest and during exercise in morbidly obese adults
    Vipa Bernhardt
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Chest 143:471-7. 2013
    ..5 + 0.9 x P(ETCO(2)) – 2.1 x tidal volume). The purpose of this project was to determine the accuracy of Pa(CO(2)) estimations from P(ETCO(2)) and P(JCO(2)) values at rest and at submaximal and peak exercise in morbidly obese adults...
  11. pmc Dyspnea on exertion in obese men
    Vipa Bernhardt
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 7232 Greenville Ave, Ste 435, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 185:241-8. 2013
    ..The mechanism of dyspnea on exertion in obese men seems unrelated to the oxygen cost of breathing...
  12. pmc Oxygen cost of breathing and breathlessness during exercise in nonobese women and men
    Santiago Lorenzo
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Pregbyterian Hospital Dallas and The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 44:1043-8. 2012
    ..Also, the association between the oxygen cost of breathing and rating of perceived breathlessness (RPB) during exercise has not been examined between women and men...
  13. doi request reprint Short-term modulation of the exercise ventilatory response in younger and older women
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, Dallas, TX 75231, United States
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 179:235-47. 2011
    ..EVR with and without added DS did not differ between age groups. We conclude that the capacity for STM of the EVR with added DS is similar in healthy younger and older women...
  14. doi request reprint Short-term modulation of the exercise ventilatory response in older men
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, 7232 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231, United States
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 173:37-46. 2010
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Mild-to-moderate obesity: implications for respiratory mechanics at rest and during exercise in young men
    D S DeLorey
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1039-47. 2005
    ....
  16. pmc The importance of the muscle and ventilatory blood pumps during exercise in patients without a subpulmonary ventricle (Fontan operation)
    Keri M Shafer
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA
    J Am Coll Cardiol 60:2115-21. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the relative contribution of the muscle and ventilatory pumps to stroke volume in patients without a subpulmonic ventricle...
  17. doi request reprint Accuracy of estimating resting oxygen uptake and implications for hemodynamic assessment
    Nikhil Narang
    Department of Internal Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, USA
    Am J Cardiol 109:594-8. 2012
    ..Estimation of VO(2) at rest is inaccurate, especially in men and with increasing adiposity. In conclusion, when clinical hemodynamic assessment is performed, VO(2) should be measured, not estimated...
  18. ncbi request reprint Short-term modulation of the exercise ventilatory response in young men
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    J Appl Physiol 104:244-52. 2008
    ..We conclude that STM of the exercise ventilatory response is induced in young men when resting ventilatory drive is increased with external DS, confirming the existence of STM in humans...
  19. doi request reprint Breathing mechanics during exercise with added dead space reflect mechanisms of ventilatory control
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, 7232 Greenville Ave, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 168:210-7. 2009
    ..Hence, we conclude that fundamental differences exist in the neural control of ventilatory responses during exercise, increased V(D) and STM...
  20. ncbi request reprint Ventilatory responses to exercise and hypercapnia following 18 days of head-down rest
    Helen E Wood
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas, Dallas, TX 75231, USA
    Aviat Space Environ Med 80:395-9. 2009
    ..Based on limited previous studies, we hypothesized that the ventilatory response to exercise would be increased, while the HCVR would be decreased after HDR...
  21. pmc Exertional dyspnea in mitochondrial myopathy: clinical features and physiological mechanisms
    Katja Heinicke
    Neuromuscular Center, Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, 7232 Greenville Ave, 435, Dallas, TX 75231 5129, USA
    Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol 301:R873-84. 2011
    ....
  22. pmc Quantification of cardiorespiratory fitness in healthy nonobese and obese men and women
    Santiago Lorenzo
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas, TX 75231
    Chest 141:1031-9. 2012
    ..We retrospectively compared peak oxygen uptake (VO(2)peak) (ie, CRF) in absolute terms, and relative terms (% predicted) using three currently suggested prediction equations (Equations R, W, and G)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Obesity: associations with acute mountain sickness
    Ge Ri-Li
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, Texas 75231, USA
    Ann Intern Med 139:253-7. 2003
    ..Although few retrospective studies of high altitude have reported that obesity might be associated with the development of acute mountain sickness (AMS), this association has not been studied prospectively...
  24. ncbi request reprint Mechanical ventilatory constraints in aging, lung disease, and obesity: perspectives and brief review
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, TX 75231
    Med Sci Sports Exerc 31:S12-22. 1999
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Ventilation and respiratory mechanics during exercise in younger subjects breathing CO2 or HeO2
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, TX, USA
    Respir Physiol 109:15-28. 1997
    ..This suggests that in younger subjects with normal lung function there are minimal mechanical ventilatory constraints on VE during maximal exercise...
  26. ncbi request reprint Mechanism of reduced maximal expiratory flow with aging
    T G Babb
    Institute for Exercise and Environmental Medicine, Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas, and University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 77231, USA
    J Appl Physiol 89:505-11. 2000
    ..These data indicate that the loss of lung recoil explains the decrease in MEF with aging subjects, but not in the mild CAL patients that we studied...
  27. ncbi request reprint Layers of exercise hyperpnea: modulation and plasticity
    Gordon S Mitchell
    Department of Comparative Biosciences, University of Wisconsin, 2015 Linden Drive, Madison, WI 53706, USA
    Respir Physiol Neurobiol 151:251-66. 2006
    ..g. development, aging, onset of disease) or exogenous (e.g. altitude, wearing a breathing apparatus during physical exertion) physiological conditions...
  28. pmc The confounding effects of thoracic gas compression on measurement of acute bronchodilator response
    Amir Sharafkhaneh
    Baylor College of Medicine, MED VAMC, Bldg 100 111i, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:330-5. 2007
    ..Improvement in FEV(1) is a main endpoint in clinical trials assessing the efficacy of bronchodilators. However, the effect of bronchodilators on maximal expiratory flow may be confounded by thoracic gas compression (TGC)...