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Comparing post-exertional symptoms following serial exercise tests

Research poster abstract: Comparing post-exertional symptoms following serial exercise tests, by Lariel J Mateo, Lily Chu, S Stevens, J Stevens, CR Snell, Todd E Davenport, and J Mark Van Ness – Workwell Foundation Presentation, April 2018 Post-exertional malaise (PEM) is an … Continue reading

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Low oxygen uptake by muscle cells causes exercise intolerance

Abstract Background The insufficient metabolic adaptation to exercise in Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is still being debated and poorly understood. Methods We analysed the cardiopulmonary exercise tests of CFS patients, idiopathic chronic fatigue (CFI) patients and healthy visitors. Continuous non-invasive … Continue reading

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Delayed recovery in CFS can affect exercise testing results

Research abstract Objectives  –  Reduced functional capacity and post-exertional fatigue following physical activity are hallmark symptoms of chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and may even qualify for biomarker status. That these symptoms are often delayed may explain the equivocal results for clinical … Continue reading

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