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Prognostic value of the 6 min walk test and self-perceived symptom severity in older patients with chronic heart failure (2007)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Rigby, A. S., Carroll, S., Butterly, R., King, R. F., Cooke, C. B., …Clark, A. L. (2007). Prognostic value of the 6 min walk test and self-perceived symptom severity in older patients with chronic heart failure. European Heart Journal, 28(5), 560-568. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehl527

Background: The 6 min walk test (6-MWT) is a simple and popular test for evaluating functional status in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). However, the prognostic value of the 6-MWT in a large, representative sample of CHF patients, and in p... Read More

Efficacy of lifestyle intervention on peak exercise cardiac power output and reserve in premenopausal obese females: A randomised pilot study (2007)
Journal Article
Carroll, S., Marshall, P., Borkoles, E., Ingle, L., Barker, D., & Tan, L. B. (2007). Efficacy of lifestyle intervention on peak exercise cardiac power output and reserve in premenopausal obese females: A randomised pilot study. International journal of cardiology, 119(2), 147-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.07.099

Background: Clinically obese women have a two-fold increased risk for the development of heart failure. Among younger premenopausal females, obesity has been associated with cardiac remodelling and impaired resting systolic and diastolic function. Ho... Read More

Prognostic value of the VE/VCO2 slope calculated from different time intervals in patients with suspected heart failure (2006)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Goode, K., Carroll, S., Sloan, R., Boyes, C., Cleland, J. G., & Clark, A. L. (2007). Prognostic value of the VE/VCO2 slope calculated from different time intervals in patients with suspected heart failure. International journal of cardiology, 118(3), 350-355. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijcard.2006.07.105

Background: Maximal exercises testing, whether involving cycling- or walking-based protocols, are often not well tolerated in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The peak oxygen consumption and the slope of the relation between ventilation (V... Read More

The effect of a complex training and detraining programme on selected strength and power variables in early pubertal boys (2006)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Sleap, M., & Tolfrey, K. (2006). The effect of a complex training and detraining programme on selected strength and power variables in early pubertal boys. Journal of sports sciences, 24(9), 987-997. https://doi.org/10.1080/02640410500457117

Complex training, a combination of resistance training and plyometrics is growing in popularity, despite limited support for its efficacy. In pre- and early pubertal children, the study of complex training has been limited, and to our knowledge an ex... Read More

Participants' perceptions of a lifestyle approach to promoting physical activity: targeting deprived communities in Kingston-Upon-Hull (2006)
Journal Article
Wormald, H., Waters, H., Sleap, M., & Ingle, L. (2006). Participants' perceptions of a lifestyle approach to promoting physical activity: targeting deprived communities in Kingston-Upon-Hull. BMC public health, 6, https://doi.org/10.1186/1471-2458-6-202

Background: The health benefits of an active lifestyle have been extensively documented and generally accepted. In the UK, declining physical activity levels are a major contributing factor to a number of public health concerns such as obesity and co... Read More

Clinical determinants of poor six-minute walk test performance in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and no major structural heart disease (2006)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Rigby, A. S., Nabb, S., Jones, P. K., Clark, A. L., & Cleland, J. G. (2006). Clinical determinants of poor six-minute walk test performance in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction and no major structural heart disease. European journal of heart failure, 8(3), 321-325. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2005.08.006

Background: The clinical determinants of six-minute walk test (6-MWT) performance in patients with left ventricular systolic dysfunction (LVSD) have rarely been investigated, and it is not clear whether they differ from patients referred for the asse... Read More

Poor relationship between exercise capacity and spirometric measurements in patients with more symptomatic heart failure (2005)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Shelton, R. J., Cleland, J. G., & Clark, A. L. (2005). Poor relationship between exercise capacity and spirometric measurements in patients with more symptomatic heart failure. Journal of cardiac failure, 11(8), 619-623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cardfail.2005.06.430

Background: The origin of exercise limitation in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF) is multifactorial, and the relative contributions of different abnormalities may vary with severity of heart failure symptoms. The aim of the current study was... Read More

Clinical trials update from the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure meeting and the American College of Cardiology: Darbepoetin alfa study, ECHOS, and ASCOT-BPLA (2005)
Journal Article
Cleland, J. G., Coletta, A. P., Clark, A. L., Velavan, P., & Ingle, L. (2005). Clinical trials update from the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure meeting and the American College of Cardiology: Darbepoetin alfa study, ECHOS, and ASCOT-BPLA. European journal of heart failure, 7(5), 937-939. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2005.07.001

This article provides information and a commentary on landmark trials presented at the European Society of Cardiology Heart Failure meeting held in June 2005, relevant to the pathophysiology, prevention and treatment of heart failure. All reports sho... Read More

The reproducibility and sensitivity of the 6-min walk test in elderly patients with chronic heart failure (2005)
Journal Article
Ingle, L., Shelton, R. J., Rigby, A. S., Nabb, S., Clark, A. L., & Cleland, J. G. (2005). The reproducibility and sensitivity of the 6-min walk test in elderly patients with chronic heart failure. European Heart Journal, 26(17), 1742-1751. https://doi.org/10.1093/eurheartj/ehi259

Aims: The 6-min walk test (6-MWT) is used to estimate functional capacity. However, in elderly patients with chronic heart failure (CHF): (i) 1 year reproducibility of the 6-MWT; (ii) sensitivity of the 6-MWT to self-perceived changes in symptoms of... Read More

Longitudinal myocardial dysfunction in healthy older subjects as a manifestation of cardiac ageing (2005)
Journal Article
Nikitin, N. P., Witte, K. K., Ingle, L., Clark, A. L., Farnsworth, T. A., & Cleland, J. G. (2005). Longitudinal myocardial dysfunction in healthy older subjects as a manifestation of cardiac ageing. Age and ageing, 34(4), 343-349. https://doi.org/10.1093/ageing/afi043

Background: Abnormalities of longitudinal left ventricular (LV) contraction and relaxation may be early markers of cardiac disease. This study was designed to assess the relationship between long-axis LV function and age in healthy subjects. Methods:... Read More

Clinical trials update from the Heart Failure Society of America: EMOTE, HERB-CHF, BEST genetic sub-study and RHYTHM-ICD (2004)
Journal Article
Lalukota, K., Cleland, J. G., Ingle, L., Clark, A. L., & Coletta, A. P. (2004). Clinical trials update from the Heart Failure Society of America: EMOTE, HERB-CHF, BEST genetic sub-study and RHYTHM-ICD. European journal of heart failure, 6(7), 953-955. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejheart.2004.10.003

This article summarises key presentations relevant to the pathophysiology, prevention or treatment of heart failure, from the Heart Failure Society of America annual meeting held in Toronto, Canada. Data from the EnoxiMone in intravenous inOTropE-dep... Read More

GP exercise referral schemes: improving the patient's experience (2004)
Journal Article
Wormald, H., & Ingle, L. (2004). GP exercise referral schemes: improving the patient's experience. The Health education journal, 63(4), 362-373. https://doi.org/10.1177/001789690406300407

Objective: The main objective of this study was to explore patients' perceptions of general practitioner (GP) exercise referral (ER) schemes with a view to providing a better service for future patients. Design: A qualitative focus group methodology.... Read More

Influence of intervals of radiant heat on performance and pacing dynamics during rowing exercise
Book Chapter
Ingle, L., Butterly, R., & Lander, P. Influence of intervals of radiant heat on performance and pacing dynamics during rowing exercise

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to investigate whether intervals of radiant heat during thermoneutral exercise altered either the performance outcome or the dynamics of pacing within the exercise bout. Eleven male participants ( ; 56 ± 12 ml∙... Read More