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Functional Status of Patients with COPD Assessed by London Chest Activity of Daily Living Scale: Gender Association and Validity of a Cutoff Point.

Belo LF, Rodrigues A, Paes T, Machado FVC, Schneider LP, Vicentin AP, Probst VS, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

Lung. 2019 Aug;197(4):509-516. doi: 10.1007/s00408-019-00235-2. Epub 2019 May 11.


A breath of fresh air: Validity and reliability of a Portuguese version of the Multidimensional Dyspnea Profile for patients with COPD.

Belo LF, Rodrigues A, Vicentin AP, Paes T, de Castro LA, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

PLoS One. 2019 Apr 30;14(4):e0215544. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0215544. eCollection 2019.


Sedentary Behaviour and Physical Inactivity in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Two Sides of the Same Coin?

Schneider LP, Furlanetto KC, Rodrigues A, Lopes JR, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

COPD. 2018 Oct;15(5):432-438. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2018.1548587.


Clinical impact of body composition phenotypes in patients with COPD: a retrospective analysis.

Machado FVC, Schneider LP, Fonseca J, Belo LF, Bonomo C, Morita AA, Furlanetto KC, Felcar JM, Rodrigues A, Franssen FME, Spruit MA, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2019 Jan 14. doi: 10.1038/s41430-019-0390-4. [Epub ahead of print]


Cluster analysis identifying patients with COPD at high risk of 2-year all-cause mortality.

Rodrigues A, Camillo CA, Furlanetto KC, Paes T, Morita AA, Spositon T, Donaria L, Ribeiro M, Probst VS, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Chron Respir Dis. 2019 Jan-Dec;16:1479972318809452. doi: 10.1177/1479972318809452.


Difference Between Slow and Forced Vital Capacity and Its Relationship with Dynamic Hyperinflation in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

Martinez L, Rodrigues D, Donária L, Furlanetto KC, Machado FVC, Schneider LP, Ribeiro M, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Lung. 2019 Feb;197(1):9-13. doi: 10.1007/s00408-018-0174-y. Epub 2018 Oct 29.


Best Protocol for the Sit-to-Stand Test in Subjects With COPD.

Morita AA, Bisca GW, Machado FVC, Hernandes NA, Pitta F, Probst VS.

Respir Care. 2018 Aug;63(8):1040-1049. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05100. Epub 2018 May 22.


Heart Rate Recovery, Physical Activity Level, and Functional Status in Subjects With COPD.

Morita AA, Silva LKO, Bisca GW, Oliveira JM, Hernandes NA, Pitta F, Furlanetto KC.

Respir Care. 2018 Aug;63(8):1002-1008. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05918. Epub 2018 May 15.


Physiopathological relationship between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and insulin resistance.

Machado FVC, Pitta F, Hernandes NA, Bertolini GL.

Endocrine. 2018 Jul;61(1):17-22. doi: 10.1007/s12020-018-1554-z. Epub 2018 Mar 6. Review.


Can the six-minute walk distance predict the occurrence of acute exacerbations of COPD in patients in Brazil?

Morakami FK, Morita AA, Bisca GW, Felcar JM, Ribeiro M, Furlanetto KC, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

J Bras Pneumol. 2017 Jul-Aug;43(4):280-284. doi: 10.1590/S1806-37562016000000197. English, Portuguese.


4-Meter Gait Speed Test in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: INTERRATER RELIABILITY USING A STOPWATCH.

Bisca GW, Fava LR, Morita AA, Machado FVC, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2018 Jul;38(4):E10-E13. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000297.


Agreement of different reference equations to classify patients with COPD as having reduced or preserved 6MWD.

Machado FVC, Bisca GW, Morita AA, Rodrigues A, Probst VS, Furlanetto KC, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

Pulmonology. 2017 Nov 27. pii: S2173-5115(17)30151-3. doi: 10.1016/j.rppnen.2017.08.007. [Epub ahead of print]


Oxygen Desaturation in Daily Life and During a Laboratory-Based Protocol of Activities of Daily Living in COPD: Is There Relationship?

Sant'Anna T, Donária L, Hernandes NA, Furlanetto KC, Barbosa DS, Gosselink R, Pitta F.

Lung. 2018 Feb;196(1):19-26. doi: 10.1007/s00408-017-0068-4. Epub 2017 Nov 13.


Physical activity patterns and clusters in 1001 patients with COPD.

Mesquita R, Spina G, Pitta F, Donaire-Gonzalez D, Deering BM, Patel MS, Mitchell KE, Alison J, van Gestel AJ, Zogg S, Gagnon P, Abascal-Bolado B, Vagaggini B, Garcia-Aymerich J, Jenkins SC, Romme EA, Kon SS, Albert PS, Waschki B, Shrikrishna D, Singh SJ, Hopkinson NS, Miedinger D, Benzo RP, Maltais F, Paggiaro P, McKeough ZJ, Polkey MI, Hill K, Man WD, Clarenbach CF, Hernandes NA, Savi D, Wootton S, Furlanetto KC, Cindy Ng LW, Vaes AW, Jenkins C, Eastwood PR, Jarreta D, Kirsten A, Brooks D, Hillman DR, Sant'Anna T, Meijer K, Dürr S, Rutten EP, Kohler M, Probst VS, Tal-Singer R, Gil EG, den Brinker AC, Leuppi JD, Calverley PM, Smeenk FW, Costello RW, Gramm M, Goldstein R, Groenen MT, Magnussen H, Wouters EF, ZuWallack RL, Amft O, Watz H, Spruit MA.

Chron Respir Dis. 2017 Aug;14(3):256-269. doi: 10.1177/1479972316687207. Epub 2017 Feb 24.


Fat-free mass depletion in patients with COPD in Brazil: development of a new cutoff point and its relation with mortality and extrapulmonary manifestations.

Travassos A, Rodrigues A, Furlanetto KC, Donária L, Bisca GW, Nellessen AG, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

Eur J Clin Nutr. 2017 Nov;71(11):1285-1290. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2017.105. Epub 2017 Jul 19.


Multitask protocols to evaluate activities of daily living performance in people with COPD: a systematic review.

Paes T, Machado FVC, Cavalheri V, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

Expert Rev Respir Med. 2017 Jul;11(7):581-590. doi: 10.1080/17476348.2017.1335198. Epub 2017 Jun 8.


Physical Activity of Patients with COPD from Regions with Different Climatic Variations.

Furlanetto KC, Demeyer H, Sant'anna T, Hernandes NA, Camillo CA, Pons IS, Gosselink R, Troosters T, Pitta F.

COPD. 2017 Jun;14(3):276-283. doi: 10.1080/15412555.2017.1303039. Epub 2017 Apr 7.


Sedentary Behavior Is an Independent Predictor of Mortality in Subjects With COPD.

Furlanetto KC, Donária L, Schneider LP, Lopes JR, Ribeiro M, Fernandes KB, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Respir Care. 2017 May;62(5):579-587. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05306. Epub 2017 Mar 7.


Development, Validity and Reliability of the Londrina Activities of Daily Living Protocol for Subjects With COPD.

Sant'Anna T, Donária L, Furlanetto KC, Morakami F, Rodrigues A, Grosskreutz T, Hernandes NA, Gosselink R, Pitta F.

Respir Care. 2017 Mar;62(3):288-297. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05058. Epub 2017 Jan 31.


Londrina Activities of Daily Living Protocol: Reproducibility, Validity, and Reference Values in Physically Independent Adults Age 50 Years and Older.

Paes T, Belo LF, da Silva DR, Morita AA, Donária L, Furlanetto KC, Sant'Anna T, Pitta F, Hernandes NA.

Respir Care. 2017 Mar;62(3):298-306. doi: 10.4187/respcare.05059. Epub 2017 Jan 31.


Analysis of nocturnal actigraphic sleep measures in patients with COPD and their association with daytime physical activity.

Spina G, Spruit MA, Alison J, Benzo RP, Calverley PMA, Clarenbach CF, Costello RW, Donaire-Gonzalez D, Dürr S, Garcia-Aymerich J, van Gestel AJR, Gramm M, Hernandes NA, Hill K, Hopkinson NS, Jarreta D, Kohler M, Kirsten AM, Leuppi JD, Magnussen H, Maltais F, Man WD, McKeough ZJ, Mesquita R, Miedinger D, Pitta F, Singh SJ, Smeenk FWJM, Tal-Singer R, Vagaggini B, Waschki B, Watz H, Wouters EFM, Zogg S, den Brinker AC.

Thorax. 2017 Aug;72(8):694-701. doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2016-208900. Epub 2017 Jan 12.


Profile of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease classified as physically active and inactive according to different thresholds of physical activity in daily life.

Furlanetto KC, Pinto IF, Sant'Anna T, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Braz J Phys Ther. 2016 Nov-Dec;20(6):517-524. doi: 10.1590/bjpt-rbf.2014.0185. Epub 2016 Sep 12.


Is the six-minute walk test a useful tool to prescribe high-intensity exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Rodrigues A, Di Martino M, Nellessen AG, Hernandes NA, Neder JA, Pitta F.

Heart Lung. 2016 Nov - Dec;45(6):550-556. doi: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2016.08.005. Epub 2016 Sep 14.


Analysis of three different equations for predicting quadriceps femoris muscle strength in patients with COPD.

Nellessen AG, Donária L, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

J Bras Pneumol. 2015 Jul-Aug;41(4):305-12. doi: 10.1590/S1806-37132015000004515. English, Portuguese.


Simple Lower Limb Functional Tests in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review.

Bisca GW, Morita AA, Hernandes NA, Probst VS, Pitta F.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2015 Dec;96(12):2221-30. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.07.017. Epub 2015 Aug 5. Review.


Identifying Physical Activity Profiles in COPD Patients Using Topic Models.

Spina G, Casale P, Albert PS, Alison J, Garcia-Aymerich J, Costello RW, Hernandes NA, van Gestel AJ, Leuppi JD, Mesquita R, Singh SJ, Smeenk FW, Tal-Singer R, Wouters EF, Spruit MA, den Brinker AC.

IEEE J Biomed Health Inform. 2015 Sep;19(5):1567-76. doi: 10.1109/JBHI.2015.2432033. Epub 2015 May 12.


GOLD B-C-D groups or GOLD II-III-IV grades: Which one better reflects the functionality of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?

Moreira GL, Donária L, Furlanetto KC, Paes T, Sant'Anna T, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Chron Respir Dis. 2015 May;12(2):102-10. doi: 10.1177/1479972315573528. Epub 2015 Feb 24.


An official systematic review of the European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society: measurement properties of field walking tests in chronic respiratory disease.

Singh SJ, Puhan MA, Andrianopoulos V, Hernandes NA, Mitchell KE, Hill CJ, Lee AL, Camillo CA, Troosters T, Spruit MA, Carlin BW, Wanger J, Pepin V, Saey D, Pitta F, Kaminsky DA, McCormack MC, MacIntyre N, Culver BH, Sciurba FC, Revill SM, Delafosse V, Holland AE.

Eur Respir J. 2014 Dec;44(6):1447-78. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00150414. Epub 2014 Oct 30. Review.


An official European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society technical standard: field walking tests in chronic respiratory disease.

Holland AE, Spruit MA, Troosters T, Puhan MA, Pepin V, Saey D, McCormack MC, Carlin BW, Sciurba FC, Pitta F, Wanger J, MacIntyre N, Kaminsky DA, Culver BH, Revill SM, Hernandes NA, Andrianopoulos V, Camillo CA, Mitchell KE, Lee AL, Hill CJ, Singh SJ.

Eur Respir J. 2014 Dec;44(6):1428-46. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00150314. Epub 2014 Oct 30. Review.


Relationship between sniff nasal inspiratory pressure and BODE index in patients with COPD.

Donária L, Mesquita R, Martinez L, Sípoli L, Felcar JM, Probst VS, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Lung. 2014 Dec;192(6):897-903. doi: 10.1007/s00408-014-9649-7. Epub 2014 Oct 1.


Minimal detectable change of the London chest activity of daily living scale in patients with COPD.

Bisca GW, Proença M, Salomão A, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2014 May-Jun;34(3):213-6. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000047.


Reference equations for the six-minute walk distance based on a Brazilian multicenter study.

Britto RR, Probst VS, de Andrade AF, Samora GA, Hernandes NA, Marinho PE, Karsten M, Pitta F, Parreira VF.

Braz J Phys Ther. 2013 Nov-Dec;17(6):556-63. doi: 10.1590/S1413-35552012005000122. Epub 2013 Nov 14.


Pulmonary rehabilitation and COPD: is nonlinear exercise better?

Sant'anna T, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Expert Rev Respir Med. 2013 Aug;7(4):323-5. doi: 10.1586/17476348.2013.814395. No abstract available.


Patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and their perceptions: how to cope with them?

Donária L, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Chron Respir Dis. 2013 Aug;10(3):115-6. doi: 10.1177/1479972313498880. No abstract available.


Physiotherapy and rehabilitative interventions in patients with chronic respiratory diseases: exercise and non-exercise treatment.

Nellessen A, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Panminerva Med. 2013 Jun;55(2):197-209. Review.


Physical activity in daily life in physically independent elderly participating in community-based exercise program.

Hernandes NA, Probst VS, Da Silva RA Jr, Januário RS, Pitta F, Teixeira DC.

Braz J Phys Ther. 2013 Jan-Feb;17(1):57-63. Epub 2012 Nov 2.


Use of expiratory positive airway pressure delivered by a spring load resistor during exercise: a new tool to optimize exercise training in patients with COPD?

Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Respir Care. 2012 Sep;57(9):1530-1. doi: 10.4187/respcare.02067. No abstract available.


Evaluation of a new motion sensor in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Sant'Anna T, Escobar VC, Fontana AD, Camillo CA, Hernandes NA, Pitta F.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2012 Dec;93(12):2319-25. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2012.05.027. Epub 2012 Jun 15.


Obesity and physical activity in the daily life of patients with COPD.

Monteiro F, Camillo CA, Vitorasso R, Sant'Anna T, Hernandes NA, Probst VS, Pitta F.

Lung. 2012 Aug;190(4):403-10. doi: 10.1007/s00408-012-9381-0. Epub 2012 Mar 2.


Effects of 2 exercise training programs on physical activity in daily life in patients with COPD.

Probst VS, Kovelis D, Hernandes NA, Camillo CA, Cavalheri V, Pitta F.

Respir Care. 2011 Nov;56(11):1799-807. doi: 10.4187/respcare.01110.


Reference values for the incremental shuttle walking test.

Probst VS, Hernandes NA, Teixeira DC, Felcar JM, Mesquita RB, Gonçalves CG, Hayashi D, Singh S, Pitta F.

Respir Med. 2012 Feb;106(2):243-8. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2011.07.023. Epub 2011 Aug 23.


Does the BODE index reflect the level of physical activity in daily life in patients with COPD?

Mantoani LC, Hernandes NA, Guimarães MM, Vitorasso RL, Probst VS, Pitta F.

Rev Bras Fisioter. 2011 Mar-Apr;15(2):131-7. English, Portuguese.


Improvement of heart rate variability after exercise training and its predictors in COPD.

Camillo CA, Laburu Vde M, Gonçalves NS, Cavalheri V, Tomasi FP, Hernandes NA, Ramos D, Marquez Vanderlei LC, Cipulo Ramos EM, Probst VS, Pitta F.

Respir Med. 2011 Jul;105(7):1054-62. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2011.01.014. Epub 2011 Feb 20.


Reproducibility of 6-minute walking test in patients with COPD.

Hernandes NA, Wouters EF, Meijer K, Annegarn J, Pitta F, Spruit MA.

Eur Respir J. 2011 Aug;38(2):261-7. doi: 10.1183/09031936.00142010. Epub 2010 Dec 22. Erratum in: Eur Respir J. 2012 Dec;40(6):1583.


Estimation of maximal work rate based on the 6-minute walk test and fat-free mass in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Cavalheri V, Hernandes NA, Camillo CA, Probst VS, Ramos D, Pitta F.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Oct;91(10):1626-8. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2010.07.002.


Step counting and energy expenditure estimation in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and healthy elderly: accuracy of 2 motion sensors.

Furlanetto KC, Bisca GW, Oldemberg N, Sant'anna TJ, Morakami FK, Camillo CA, Cavalheri V, Hernandes NA, Probst VS, Ramos EM, Brunetto AF, Pitta F.

Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Feb;91(2):261-7. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2009.10.024.


Profile of the level of physical activity in the daily lives of patients with COPD in Brazil.

Hernandes NA, Teixeira Dde C, Probst VS, Brunetto AF, Ramos EM, Pitta F.

J Bras Pneumol. 2009 Oct;35(10):949-56. English, Portuguese.


Comparison of daily physical activity between COPD patients from Central Europe and South America.

Pitta F, Breyer MK, Hernandes NA, Teixeira D, Sant'Anna TJ, Fontana AD, Probst VS, Brunetto AF, Spruit MA, Wouters EF, Burghuber OC, Hartl S.

Respir Med. 2009 Mar;103(3):421-6. doi: 10.1016/j.rmed.2008.09.019. Epub 2008 Nov 9.

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