Journal Club

Journal Club

The ATS Assembly on Pulmonary Rehabilitation announces the next edition of its Journal Club, on Tuesday April 20th at 12:00PM EDT, on Low-Load/High-Repetition Resistance Training in Patients With Severe COPD.

Jana De Brandt (PhD Student, Hasselt University, Belgium) will present the paper entitled ‘Effects of Low-Load/High-Repetition Resistance Training on Exercise Capacity, Health Status, and Limb Muscle Adaptation in Patients With Severe COPD’.  This paper was published in the journal Chest in January 2021. 

We will be joined by one of the authors of the paper, Dr Andre Nyberg (Associate Professor, Umeå University, Sweden). Professor Ioannis Vogiatzis (Professor of Rehabilitation Sciences, Northumbria University, UK) and Dr Alessandra Adami (Assistant Professor, University of Rhode Island, USA), experts in our field, will serve as an online discussion panellists.  The discussion will be moderated by Dr Linzy Houchen-Wolloff (Senior Research Physiotherapist, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, UK).

The web-based platform allows for a live and interactive Journal Club with real-time discussion both online and via telephone. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call. 

You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate in the Journal Club.  Registration is free. To reserve your Webinar seat today please click here.

It is a pleasure to invite you to participate with this session and look forward to a stimulating discussion.

Please contact Dr Linzy Houchen-Wolloff with any suggestions or questions.

Dr. Linzy Houchen-Wolloff
Web Committee, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Dr. Claire Nolan
Web Director, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation

Professor Anne Holland, PhD,
Chair, ATS Assembly of Pulmonary Rehabilitation 




View other Journal Club Webinars.

Physical activity is increased by a 12-week semiautomated telecoaching programme in patients with COPD: a multicentre randomised controlled trial