Publication: Can we assess exercise capacity using the simple 1-minute sit-to-stand test?

A paper co-authored by EBPI researchers Sarah Crook, Anja Frei, Milo Puhan
and Thomas Radtke was recently published in the European Respiratory Journal examining the use of a simple exercise test in the assessment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients. The authors found that the 1-minute sit-to-stand test was a valid measure of exercise capacity, reliable, responsive to disease improvement and comparable to existing exercise tests, which are not feasible
in many practice settings.
The full article is available here.

Manfred Müller