The longitudinal relationship between lipid profile and physical capacity in persons with a recent spinal cord injury.

S. de Groot, A.J. Dallmeijer, M.W. Post, E.L. Angenot, L.H.V. van der Woude

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Abstract

Study design: A multicenter prospective cohort study. Objective: To determine the longitudinal relationship between physical capacity and lipid profile in persons with spinal cord injury (SCI) during and 1 year after rehabilitation. Setting: Eight Dutch rehabilitation centers with a specialized SCI unit. Methods: A total of 206 subjects with SCI (78 with tetraplegia) participated. The longitudinal relationship between lipid profiles (total cholesterol (TC), high- (HDL) and low-density lipoprotein (LDL) and triglycerides (TG) and physical capacity (peak power output (POpeak), peak oxygen uptake (VO
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)344-351
JournalSpinal Cord
Volume46
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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