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2022

Prescribing and adjusting exercise training in chronic respiratory diseases – Expert-based practical recommendations.
R. Gloeckl, R.H. Zwick, U. Fürlinger, I. Jarosch, T. Schneeberger, D. Leitl, A.R. Koczulla, K. Vonbank, C. Alexiou, I. Vogiatzis, M.A. Spruit. Pulmonology, 2022, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.pulmoe.2022.09.004

Large Improvements in Health-Related Quality of Life and Physical Fitness during Multidisciplinary Inpatient Rehabilitation for Pediatric Cancer Survivors.
Riedl D, Licht T, Nickels A, Rothmund M, Rumpold G, Holzner B, Grote V, Fischer MJ, Fischmeister G
Cancers. 2022; 14(19):4855. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers14194855

Performance Score (T2D)—A New Perspective in the Assessment of Six-Minute Walking Tests in Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
Wagner B, Zdravkovic A, Pirchl M, Puhan MA, Zwick RH, Grote V, Crevenna R, Fischer MJ
Diagnostics 2022, 12(10), 2402. https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics12102402

Effectiveness of Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with Surgically Resected Lung Cancer: A Retrospective Real-World Analysis.
Illini O, Valipour A, Gattinger D, Petrovic M, Fabikan H, Hochmair MJ, Zwick RH.
Cancers (Basel). 2022 Jul 18;14(14):3479. https://doi.org/10.3390/cancers14143479.

Impact of Different Isokinetic Movement Patterns on Shoulder Rehabilitation Outcome.
Missmann M, Gollner K, Schroll A, Pirchl M, Grote V, Fischer MJ. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 2022; 19(17):10623. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph191710623

Effect of Unilateral Shoulder Disorder on the Stance Phase of Human Gait.
Missmann M, Aron G, Stöggl T, Pirchl M, Grote V, Fischer MJ.
The Scientific World Journal 2022 Vol. 2022 Pages 8205879. https://doi.org/10.1155/2022/8205879

The Effect of Eccentric vs. Traditional Resistance Exercise on Muscle Strength, Body Composition, and Functional Performance in Older Adults: A Systematic Review With Meta-Analysis.
Čretnik K, Pleša J, Kozinc Ž, Löfler S, Nejc Šarabon N.
Front. Sports Act. Living, 13 April 2022 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fspor.2022.873718

Linear Motor Driven Leg-Press Dynamometer for Testing, Training, and Rehabilitation: A Scoping Review with a Focus on the Concept of Serial Stretch Loading.
Cvečka J, Krčmár M, Hamar D,  Kern H, Hofer C, Löfler S, Vajda M.
Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2022, 19(8), 4445; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19084445

Ambulante pneumologische Rehabilitation [Outpatient pulmonary rehabilitation]
Zwick RH.
Pneumologe (Berl). 2022;19(3):150-157. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10405-022-00442-4.

Associations between Patient-Reported and Clinician-Reported Outcome Measures in Patients after Traumatic Injuries of the Lower Limb.
Bily W, Jauker J, Nics H, Grote V, Pirchl M, Fischer MJ.
Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2022 Mar 7;19(5):3140. https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph19053140

Outpatient Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Patients with Long COVID Improves Exercise Capacity, Functional Status, Dyspnea, Fatigue, and Quality of Life.
Nopp S, Moik F, Klok FA, Gattinger D, Petrovic M, Vonbank K, Koczulla AR, Ay C, Zwick RH.
Respiration. 2022;101(6):593-601. https://doi.org/10.1159/000522118.

Trauma of Peripheral Innervation Impairs Content of Epidermal Langerhans Cells
Albertin G, Ravara B, Kern H, Zampieri S, Löfler S, Hofer C, Guidolin D, Messina F, De Caro R, Alaibac M, Ugo Carraro U.
Diagnostics. 2022;12(3): 567. https://doi.org/10.3390/diagnostics12030567

2021

Clinical Outcome Assessment in Cancer Rehabilitation and the Central Role of Patient-Reported Outcomes
Lehmann J, Rothmund M, Riedl D, Rumpold G, Grote V, Fischer MJ, Holzner B.
Cancers (Basel). 2021 Dec 24;14(1):84. doi: 10.3390/cancers14010084.

Objectively Measured Physical Activity, Sedentary Behavior and Functional Performance before and after Lower Limb Joint Arthroplasty: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis
Sašek M, Kozinc Ž, Löfler S, Hofer C, Šarabon N.
J. Clin. Med. 2021, 10(24), 5885; https://doi.org/10.3390/jcm10245885

Observational study of an inpatient program for musculoskeletal disorders: The effects of gender and physical activity.
Grote V, Böttcher E, Unger A, Hofmann P, Moser M, Fischer MJ.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2021 Oct 29;100(43):e27594. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000027594.

Validity, Reliability and Sensitivity to Change of Three Consumer-Grade Activity Trackers in Controlled and Free-Living Conditions among Older Adults.
Kastelic K, Dobnik M, Löfler S, Hofer C, Šarabon N.
Sensors (Basel). 2021 Sep 17;21(18):6245. doi: 10.3390/s21186245.

Comparison of patient- and clinician-reported outcome measures in lower back rehabilitation: introducing a new integrated performance measure (t2D).
Zdravkovic A, Grote V, Pirchl M, Stockinger M, Crevenna R, Fischer MJ.
Qual Life Res. 2021 Jun 15. doi: 10.1007/s11136-021-02905-2. 

Physical Abilities in Low Back Pain Patients: A Cross-Sectional Study with Exploratory Comparison of Patient Subgroups.
Šarabon N, Vreček N, Hofer C, Löfler S, Kozinc Ž, Kern H.
Life (Basel). 2021 Mar 10;11(3):226. doi: 10.3390/life11030226.

Non-Coding RNAs in the Transcriptional Network That Differentiates Skeletal Muscles of Sedentary from Long-Term Endurance- and Resistance-Trained Elderly.
De Sanctis P, Filardo G, Abruzzo PM, Astolfi A, Bolotta A, Indio V, Di Martino A, Hofer C, Kern H, Löfler S, Marcacci M, Marini M, Zampieri S, Zucchini C.
Int J Mol Sci. 2021 Feb 3;22(4):1539. doi: 10.3390/ijms22041539.

Machine learning approaches to predict rehabilitation success based on clinical and patient-reported outcome measures
Tschuggnall M, Grote V, Pirchl M, Holzner B, Rumpold G, Fischer MJ.
Informatics in Medicine Unlocked 24 (2021): 100598. doi: 10.1016/j.imu.2021.100598

2020

Inter-rater reliability of a newly developed gait analysis and motion score.
Dürregger C, Adamer KA, Pirchl M, Fischer MJ.
Journal of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation. 2020;0(0). doi:10.1177/2210491720967366

Resistance Exercise, Electrical Muscle Stimulation, and Whole-Body Vibration in Older Adults: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials.
Šarabon N, Kozinc Ž, Löfler S, Hofer C.
J Clin Med. 2020 Sep 8;9(9):E2902. doi: 10.3390/jcm9092902.

Diagnostic Balance Tests for Assessing Risk of Falls and Distinguishing Older Adult Fallers and Non-Fallers: A Systematic Review with Meta-Analysis.
Kozinc Ž, Löfler S, Hofer C, Carraro U, Šarabon N.
Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Sep 3;10(9):E667. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10090667.

Home-Based Functional Electrical Stimulation of Human Permanent Denervated Muscles: A Narrative Review on Diagnostics, Managements, Results and Byproducts Revisited 2020.
Kern H, Carraro U.
Diagnostics (Basel). 2020 Jul 29;10(8):E529. doi: 10.3390/diagnostics10080529.

General and Disease-Specific Health Indicator Changes Associated with Inpatient Rehabilitation.
Grote V, Unger A, Böttcher E, Muntean M, Puff H, Marktl W, Mur E, Kullich W, Holasek S, Hofmann P, Lackner HK, Goswami N, Moser M.
J Am Med Dir Assoc . 2020 Jul 28;S1525-8610(20)30437-0. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2020.05.034.

Skeletal muscle gene expression in long-term endurance and resistance trained elderly.
Bolotta A, Filardo G, Abruzzo PM, Astolfi A, Sanctis P, Martino A, Hofer Ch, Indio V, Kern H, Löfler S, Marcacci M, Zampieri S, Marini M, Zucchini C.
Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Jun 2;21(11):3988. doi: 10.3390/ijms21113988.

Speed-power based training in the elderly and its potential for daily movement function enhancement. 
Sarabon N, Smajla D, Kozinc Z, Kern H.
Eur J Transl Myol. 2020 Apr 1;30(1):8898. doi: 10.4081/ejtm.2019.8898.

2019

Blood contamination, a problem or a lucky chance to analyze non-invasively Myokines in mouth fluids?
Ravara B, Zampieri S, Kern H, Carraro U.
Eur J Transl Myol. 2019 Dec 10;29(4):8713. doi: 10.4081/ejtm.2019.8713. eCollection 2019 Oct 29.

Two-years of home based functional electrical stimulation recovers epidermis from atrophy and flattening after years of complete Conus-Cauda Syndrome.
Albertin G, Ravara B, Kern H, Hofer C, Loefler S, Jurecka W, Guidolin D, Rambaldo A, Porzionato A, De Caro R, Zampieri S, Pond A, Alaibac M, Carraro U.
Medicine (Baltimore). 2019 Dec;98(52):e18509. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000018509.

Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) in the home: Compliance measurements.
Taylor MJ, Ruys AJ, Kern H, Pond A, Carraro U.
Biol Eng Med. 2019 Dec;4:1-3. doi: 10.15761/BEM.1000170

Cayenne Pepper Cataplasm “Munari” reduces pain and improves mobility in patients with non-specific chronic low back pain.
Zampieri S, Sarabon N, Löfler S, Hofer Ch, Sajer S, Kabas F, Cvecka J, Sedliak M, Krenn M, Hübl W, Kern H.
Phys Med Rehabil Res, 2019; 4;1-7. DOI: 10.15761/PMRR.1000202.

Functional Electrical Stimulation: A Possible Strategy to Improve Muscle Function in Central Core Disease?.
Iodice P, Boncompagni S, Pietrangelo L, Galli L, Pierantozzi E, Rossi D, Fusella A, Caulo M, Kern H, Sorrentino V, Protasi F.
Front. Neurol. 10:479. doi:10.3389/fneur.2019.00479

Influence of electrical stimulation therapy on permanent pacemaker function.
Egger F, Hofer C, Hammerle FP, Löfler S, Nürnberg M, Fiedler L, Kriz R, Kern H, Huber K.
Wien Klin Wochenschr. 2019 Apr 25. doi: 10.1007/s00508-019-1494-5. 

Relationship Between Strength Parameters and Functional Performance Tests in Patients With Severe Knee Osteoarthritis.
Bily W, Sarabon N, Löfler S, Franz C, Wakolbinger R, Kern H.
PM R. 2019 Jan 4. doi: 10.1002/pmrj.12056.

2018 und älter

Dermal papillae flattening of thigh skin in Conus Cauda Syndrome.
Ravara B, Hofer C, Kern H, Guidolin D, Porzionato A, Caro R, Albertin G.
Eur J Transl Myol. 2018 Dec 13;28(4):7914. doi: 10.4081/ejtm.2018.7914. eCollection 2018 Nov 2.

To Reverse Atrophy of Human Muscles in Complete SCI Lower Motor Neuron Denervation by Home-Based Functional Electrical Stimulation.
Kern H, Gargiulo P, Pond A, Albertin G, Marcante A, Carraro U.
Adv Exp Med Biol. 2018;1088:585-591. doi: 10.1007/978-981-13-1435-3_27.

Effects of Electrical Stimulation on Skeletal Muscle of Old Sedentary People.
Mosole S, Zampieri S, Furlan S, Carraro U, Löefler S, Kern H, Volpe P, Nori A.
Gerontol Geriatr Med. 2018 Apr 10;4:2333721418768998. doi: 10.1177/2333721418768998. eCollection 2018 Jan-Dec.

In complete SCI patients, long-term functional electrical stimulation of permanent denervated muscles increases epidermis thickness.
Albertin G, Hofer C, Zampieri S, Vogelauer M, Löfler S, Ravara B, Guidolin D, Fede C, Incendi D, Porzionato A, De Caro R, Baba A, Marcante A, Piccione F, Gargiulo P, Pond A, Carraro U, Kern H.
Neurol Res. 2018 Apr;40(4):277-282. doi: 10.1080/01616412.2018.1436877. Epub 2018 Feb 15.

Two years of Functional Electrical Stimulation by large surface electrodes for denervated muscles improve skin epidermis in SCI.
Albertin G, Kern H, Hofer Ch, Guidolin D, Porzionato A, Rambaldo A, De Caro R, Piccione F, Marcante A, Zampieri S.
Eur J Transl Myol 28 (1): 141-145, 2018. DOI: 10.4081/ejtm.2018.7373.

Acute effect of different concentrations of cayenne pepper cataplasm on sensory-motor functions and serum levels of inflammation-related biomarkers in healthy subjects.
Šarabon N, Löfler S, Cvecka J, Hübl W, Zampieri S.
Eur J Transl Myol 28 (1): 105-116, 2018. DOI: 10.4081/ejtm.2018.7333.

Age-Associated Loss of OPA1 in Muscle Impacts Muscle Mass, Metabolic Homeostasis, Systemic Inflammation, and Epithelial Senescence.
Tezze C, Romanello V, Desbats MA, Fadini GP, Albiero M, Favaro G, Ciciliot S, Soriano ME, Morbidoni V, Cerqua C, Loefler S, Kern H, Franceschi C, Salvioli S, Conte M, Blaauw B, Zampieri S, Salviati L, Scorrano L, Sandri M.
Cell Metab. 2017 Jun 6;25(6):1374-1389.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cmet.2017.04.021. Epub 2017 May 25.

Atrophy, ultra-structural disorders, severe atrophy and degeneration of denervated human muscle in SCI and Aging. Implications for their recovery by Functional Electrical Stimulation, updated 2017
Kern H, Hofer C, Loefler S, Zampieri S, Gargiulo P, Baba A, Marcante A, Piccione F, Pond A, Carraro U.
Neurol Res. 2017 Apr 13:1-7. [Epub ahead of print]

Physical exercise in aging human skeletal muscle increases mitochondrial calcium uniporter expression levels and affects mitochondria dynamics
Zampieri S, Mammucari C, Romanello V, Barberi L, Pietrangelo L, Fusella A, Mosole S, Gherardi G, Höfer C, Löfler S, Sarabon N, Cvecka J, Krenn M, Carraro U, Kern H, Protasi F, Musarò A, Sandri M, Rizzuto R.
Physiol Rep. 2016 Dec;4(24). pii: e13005.

Use it or Lose It: Tonic Activity of Slow Motoneurons Promotes Their Survival and Preferentially Increases Slow Fiber-Type Groupings in Muscles of Old Lifelong Recreational Sportsmen
Mosole S, Carraro U, Kern H, Loefler S, Zampieri S.
Eur J Transl Myol. 2016 Nov 25;26(4):5972.