Recent Laboratory Publications

 Butcher S, Pikaluk B, Chura R, Walkner M, Farthing J, Marciniuk D. Associations between Isokinetic Muscle Strength, High-Level Functional Performance, and Physiological Parameters in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. 2012: 7:537-542.

 Chura RL, Marciniuk DD, Clemens R, Butcher SJ.  Test-Retest Reliability and Physiological Responses Associated with the Steep Ramp Anaerobic Test in Patients with COPD. Pulmonary Medicine 2012, Online Article ID 653831, doi:10.1155/2012/653831.

 Marciniuk DD, Goodridge D, Hernandez P, Rocker G, Balter M, Bailey P, Ford G, Bourbeau J, O’Donnell DE, Maltais F, Mularski RA, Cave AJ, Mayers I, Kennedy V, Oliver TK, Brown C.  Managing Dyspnea in Patients with Advanced Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease:  A Canadian Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline.  Canadian Respiratory Journal 2011; 18:69-78.

 Wong CJ, Goodridge D, Marciniuk DD, Rennie D.  Fatigue in Patients with COPD Participating in a Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program.  International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease 2010; 5:319-326.

 Marciniuk DD, Brooks D, Butcher SJ et al. The Canadian Thoracic Society COPD Committee Expert Working Group/ Optimizing Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease – Practical Issues: A Canadian Thoracic Society Clinical Practice Guideline. Canadian Respiratory Journal 2010;17(4):159-168

 Butcher SJ, Lagerquist O, Petersen SR, Marciniuk DD, Collins DF, Jones RL. Relationship between ventilatory constraint and muscle fatigue during exercise in COPD. Eur Respir J. 2009:33;763-770.

 West JB, Wagner PD, Neder JA, Scano GL, Jones NL, Zakynthinos SG, Vogiatzis I, Nici L, Calverley PM, Gosker HR, Schols AM, Palange P, Marciniuk DD, Butcher SJ.  The major limitation to exercise performance in COPD is inadequate energy supply to the respiratory and locomotor muscles vs. lower limb muscle dysfunction vs. dynamic hyperinflation.  Journal of Applied Physiology 2008; 105(2):758-62.

 Chura RL, Butcher SJ, Marciniuk DD. Exercise recommendations for patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Curr Issues Cardiac Rehabil Prevent. 2008:16;1-5.

 Marciniuk DD, Butcher SJ, Reid JK, McDonald GF, Eves ND, Clemens R, Jones RL. The effects of helium-hyperoxia on 6MWT distance in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease – a randomized controlled trial. Chest. 2007:131(6);1659-1665