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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But statins are associated with a variety of musculoskeletal disorders--including myopathy, myalgias, muscle weakness, back conditions, injuries, and arthropathies --which may be particularly harmful in older people and contribute to their physical deconditioning and frailty.
The association of physical deconditioning and chronic low back pain: a hypothesis-oriented systematic review.
Additional risks of activity restriction include an increase in maternal anxiety and depression, significant financial impact on the family, physical deconditioning, bone loss, and a potential increase in blood clots.
In recent years, physical deconditioning has been regarded as one of the perpetuating factors for chronicity in theoretical research models on pain.
This leads to the vicious circle of dyspnea, exercise avoidance, physical deconditioning, increased breathlessness, increasing disability and depression.
COPD is also of course associated with reduced exercise capacity secondary to hypoxaemia, dyspnoea and general physical deconditioning.
The statement, published in Stroke, May 20, suggests that stroke survivors should be prescribed exercise because they experience physical deconditioning after stroke.
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.
Physical deconditioning and high energy expenditure are also likely culprits (Anton et al.
She suggests that time spent relatively immobile while hospitalized with pneumonia could lead to physical deconditioning and impairment, while low oxygen levels due to pneumonia could lead to cognitive decline.
As of August 31 she had suffered a massive pulmonary embolism, acute renal failure, anasarca, a surgical wound infection, and physical deconditioning.