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Table 3 Relationship Between Peripheral Muscle Endurance and Disease Severity Measures

From: Fatigue and multidimensional disease severity in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseFatica e gravità della patologia valutata con misure multidimensionali nella broncopneumopatia cronica ostruttiva

Variable FEV1 GOLD SAFE BODE FSS FIS
Sit-ups (n) 0.59* -0.69* -0.68* -0.67* -0.43 -0.51*
Squats (n) 0.56* -0.59* -0.48* -0.57* -0.37 -0.51*
Push-ups (n) 0.56* -0.62* -0.43 -0.55* -0.37 -0.39
  1. Definition of abbreviations: FEV1, forced expiratory volume in one second; FIS, Fatigue Impact Scale; FSS, Fatigue Severity Scale; GOLD, Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
  2. *p < 0.05.