Objective moderate-to-vigorous physical activity in 1064 patients with COPD after stratification for gender, FEV1 and BMI
MetadataShow full item record
Background: Physical inactivity in COPD is associated with poor outcomes. Therefore, it is important to understand the determinants of moderate-to-vigorous physical activity (MVPA) in COPD. We aimed to assess the mean level of MVPA after stratification for gender, forced expiratory volume in the first second (FEV1) and body-mass index (BMI). Methods: In 1064 COPD subjects (716 men; age: 67±8 years; BMI: 27±6 kg• m-2; FEV1: 50±21 % predicted) from 14 centers, MVPA time was assessed using the SenseWear Armband activity monitor for ≥4 days. Gender, FEV1 and BMI were used for stratification. Results: In total, 6300 days with MVPA data were obtained, with a median (IQR) MVPA time of 27 (11-59) min• day-1. 47% of the subjects had a MVPA time ≥30 min• day-1. Men had a higher MVPA time than women (29 (12-63) versus 24 (9-52) min• day-1, respectively; p=0.002). Figure 1 presents the mean time in MVPA after stratification for GOLD classes and BMI in men (A) and women (B). Conclusions: This multicenter study showed that MVPA time generally is BMI-dependent (higher BMI results in lower MVPA) and GOLD-dependent (higher GOLD results in lower MVPA) in men and women with COPD.
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Turner, Sian Elizabeth (2009)Background and research questions. The characterization of chronic persistent asthma in an older adult population is not well defined. This is due to the difficulties in separating the diagnosis of asthma from that of ...
Alcohol consumption, smoking and lifestyle characteristics for Japanese patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseHirayama, Fumi (2008)This thesis investigated lifestyle characteristics including cigarette smoking, alcohol consumption, dietary supplements intake, physical activity, and urinary incontinence status for Japanese patients with chronic ...
Is self-reported time spent sedentary and in physical activity differentially biased by age, gender, body mass index, and low-back pain?Gupta, N.; Heiden, M.; Mathiassen, Svend; Holtermann, A. (2018)© 2018, Nordic Association of Occupational Safety and Health. All rights reserved. Objectives This study aimed to determine the extent to which age, gender, body mass index (BMI) and low-back pain (LBP) influence bias in ...