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Clinical year in review

Year in review
Aims: To evaluate the pathophysiology of exercise intolerance in children and adolescents with bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), asthma, congenital heart disease (CHD), and cystic fibrosis (CF); to provide updates on recent advances in paediatric exercise intervention research; to describe strategies to promote physical activity in paediatric respiratory disease patients; to describe diagnostic approaches to assess exercise capacity in paediatric respiratory diseases patients; and to compare the safety and efficacy of exercise regimes among children with respiratory disease.
Diverging effects of premature birth and bronchopulmonary dysplasia on exercise capacity and physical activity: a case control study
H. Hebestreit (Wuerzburg, Germany)
Physical activity and asthma development in childhood: prospective birth cohort study
M. Eijkemans (Vught, Netherlands)
Impaired pulmonary function and its association with clinical outcomes, exercise capacity and quality of life in children with congenital heart disease
P. Amedro (Montpellier, France)
Test-retest reliability, minimal detectable change and minimal clinically important differences in the modified shuttle walk test in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis
T. Del Corral Nuñez-Flores (Madrid, Spain)