Beta-alanine supplementation in patients with COPD receiving non-linear periodised exercise training or neuromuscular electrical stimulation: protocol of two randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trials

Roy Meys*, Anouk A. F. Stoffels, Jana de Brandt, Hieronymus W. H. van Hees, Frits M. E. Franssen, Maurice J. H. Sillen, Emiel F. M. Wouters, Chris Burtin, Peter Klijn, Eline Bij de Vaate, Bram van den Borst, Jacqueline M. Otker, Jos Donkers, Florence N. Schleich, Maurice Hayot, Pascal Pomies, Inge Everaert, Wim Derave, Martijn A. Spruit

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Original languageEnglish
Article number038836
Number of pages12
JournalBMJ Open
Volume10
Issue number9
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2020

Keywords

  • chronic airways disease
  • rehabilitation medicine
  • nutrition & dietetics
  • respiratory medicine (see thoracic medicine)
  • OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY-DISEASE
  • MUSCLE CARNOSINE CONTENT
  • SKELETAL-MUSCLE
  • OXIDATIVE STRESS
  • HOSPITAL ANXIETY
  • STANDARDIZATION
  • PERFORMANCE
  • RESISTANCE
  • AGE
  • REHABILITATION

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