physical deconditioning

physical deconditioning

Medtalk The deterioration of heart and skeletal muscle, related to a sedentary lifestyle, debilitating disease, or prolonged bed rest Clinical ↓ lean body mass, maximum O2 uptake, exercise-induced cardiac output, stroke volume, impaired vasodilation, exercise intolerance, especially in CHF
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COPD is also of course associated with reduced exercise capacity secondary to hypoxaemia, dyspnoea and general physical deconditioning.
Physical inactivity contributes to a progressively sedentary lifestyle and intensifies physical deconditioning and functional impairment as well as the likelihood of developing secondary chronic conditions (e.
Yet, maintaining normal activities is important to preventing physical deconditioning and loss of lower-extremity muscle strength and exercise intolerance.
As of August 31 she had suffered a massive pulmonary embolism, acute renal failure, anasarca, a surgical wound infection, and physical deconditioning.
Additionally, MS patients have reduced physical functioning and decreased levels of physical activity (3), which may lead to physical deconditioning and increased risk for secondary conditions such as coronary heart disease (4,5).
Effects of physical deconditioning after intense endurance training on left ventricular dimensions and stroke volume, J Am Coll Cardiol.
Physical deconditioning following spinal cord injury (SCI) increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease, obesity, metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, osteoporosis, and reduced functional mobility (5,16,17).
Another explanation might be that obese patients present with problems earlier due to physical deconditioning (being out of shape) and other non-cardiovascular symptoms and, therefore, have the opportunity to be diagnosed with milder disease.
Inactivity promotes further physical deconditioning with associated loss of muscle mass.
Bousema EJ, Verbunt JA, Seelen HAM, Vlaeyen JWS, Knottnerus JA (2007) Disuse and physical deconditioning in the first year after the onset of back pain.
A frequent comorbid condition of chronic pain is profound physical deconditioning that results from inactivity.
For caregivers in the ICU, it is apparent that physical deconditioning from illness, heavy sedation and prolonged bed rest can occur even after only a few days.