Recommended COPD Research Articles

PERF recommends the following selection of important articles on COPD.

Genetic variants predicting aerobic capacity response to training are also associated with skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in moderate-to-severe COPD.

Adami A, Hobbs BD, McDonald M-L, Casaburi R, Rossiter HB. Genetic variants predicting aerobic capacity response to training are also associated with skeletal muscle oxidative capacity in moderate-to-severe COPD. Physiological genomics 2018.

Effect of 12 weeks of once-daily tiotropium/olodaterol on exercise endurance during constant work-rate cycling and endurance shuttle walking in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Maltais F, O’Donnell D, Gáldiz Iturri JB, Kirsten A-M, Singh D, Hamilton A, Tetzlaff K, Zhao Y, Casaburi R. Effect of 12 weeks of once-daily tiotropium/olodaterol on exercise endurance during constant work-rate cycling and endurance shuttle walking in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Therapeutic advances in respiratory disease 2018; 12: 1753465818755091.

Skeletal muscle power and fatigue at the tolerable limit of ramp-incremental exercise in COPD.

Cannon DT, Coelho AC, Cao R, Cheng A, Porszasz J, Casaburi R, Rossiter HB. Skeletal muscle power and fatigue at the tolerable limit of ramp-incremental exercise in COPD. Journal of Applied Physiology 2016; 121: 1365-1373.

Critical Power: An Important Fatigue Threshold in Exercise Physiology.

Poole DC, Burnley M, Vanhatalo A, Rossiter HB, Jones AM. Critical Power: An Important Fatigue Threshold in Exercise Physiology. Medicine and science in sports and exercise 2016; 48: 2320-2334.

A novel spirometric measure identifies mild COPD unidentified by standard criteria.

Dilektasli AG, Porszasz J, Casaburi R, Stringer WW, Bhatt SP, Pak Y, Rossiter HB, Washko G, Castaldi PJ, Estepar RSJ. A novel spirometric measure identifies mild COPD unidentified by standard criteria. Chest 2016; 150: 1080-1090.

Use of exercise testing in the evaluation of interventional efficacy: an official ERS statement.

Puente-Maestu L, Palange P, Casaburi R, Laveneziana P, Maltais F, Neder JA, O'Donnell DE, Onorati P, Porszasz J, Rabinovich R. Use of exercise testing in the evaluation of interventional efficacy: an official ERS statement. European Respiratory Journal 2016; 47: 429-460.

Patient involvement in the design of a patient-centered clinical trial to promote adherence to supplemental oxygen therapy in COPD.

Holm KE, Casaburi R, Cerreta S, Gussin HA, Husbands J, Porszasz J, Prieto-Centurion V, Sandhaus RA, Sullivan JL, Walsh LJ. Patient involvement in the design of a patient-centered clinical trial to promote adherence to supplemental oxygen therapy in COPD. The Patient-Patient-Centered Outcomes Research 2016; 9: 271-279.