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Bioelectrical impedance analysis and physical fitness in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

09 Mar 2020

Introduction: Body composition and physical fitness (PF) are major components of nutritional status which may be evaluated in the clinical setting using bioelectrical impedance analysis (BIA) and a number of different specific tests, respectively. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a chronic disease that is usually progressive and frequently associated with poor nutritional status.

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