The biennial International Association for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (IACFS/ME) clinical and research conference is right around the corner.
The conference will be held at the Parc 55 Wyndham Union Square Hotel in San Francisco, CA on March 20-23. Workwell Foundation will be hosting a booth and presenting at the conference. To learn how to register, go to http://www.iacfsme.org/.
Mark VanNess, PhD will be presenting Workwell Foundation’s latest research in Ireland and the United Kingdom!
The first seminar is scheduled to educate the Northern Ireland Assembly on ME/CFS research on February 4, 2014 at Stormont’s Long Gallery. The tour will continue on February 5, 2014 at the Watershed in Bristol, UK. Official invitations will be available soon. If you are interested in attending this free event, please send an email requesting additional information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Workwell announces acceptance for publication in PTJ, Journal of the American Physical Therapy Association.
An unedited version of Discriminative Validity of Metabolic and Workload Measurements to Identify Individuals With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome is available online ahead of print. The following press release announcing this publication was issued on August 8, 2013: Has Workwell Foundation Identified a Diagnostic Biomarker for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome? You can also read related blogs at Health Rising, Phoenix Rising, Pro Health, and Occupy CFS.
Workwell offers the same services as the former Pacific Fatigue Lab!
For more information see Press Release/Open Letter to the CFS/ME Community
From their new locations at XCEL Physical Therapy, Ripon, CA, and Sierra Internal Medicine, Incline Village, NV, Workwell Foundation takes over where the Pacific Fatigue Lab left off. Services offered include disability evaluations, provider education, cardiopulmonary exercise testing for clinical and research purposes. Workwell staff are also available for speaking engagements and bio scientific consulting.
Seminar sponsored by OC Integrative Medical Center, May 11, 2013:
Christopher Snell presents on the topic Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) for Clinical Assessment of Fatigue. The video links to Part I and Part II of this presentation are now available on YouTube!
FDA Meeting, April 25-26, 2013:
Christopher Snell is an invited speaker for the FDA meeting on Drug Development for Myalgic Encephalomyelitis and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME and CFS)
American Physical Therapy Association’s Combined Section’s Meeting, January 22, 2013:
Staci Stevens, Todd Davenport, Daniel Peterson and Ken Friedman comprised a panel that presented a 2 hour symposium on “Best Practices Update for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis: The IACFS/ME Primer for Clinical Practitioners.”
Staci Stevens, Todd Davenport, Daniel Peterson and Ken Friedman
- California Physical Therapy Association 2011 research publication award for the article: Diagnostic Accuracy of Symptoms Characterizing Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Published in Disability and Rehabilitation.
- California Physical Therapy Association 2010 research publication award for the article: Conceptual Model for Physical Therapist Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis.
- International Association of CFS/ME Student Research Award to Harnoor Singh for his presentation: A Scoring System To Aid In The Interpretation Of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Test Results. March, 2009.
- Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) for Clinical Assessment of Fatigue Part 1
- Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing (CPET) for Clinical Assessment of Fatigue Part 2
- Repeated CPET Results as Clinical Endpoints for ME/CFS Research
- Top Ten Things You Need to Know about Post-exertion Relapse
- Clinical Exercise Testing in CFS/ME for Treatment and Research
- Llewellen King Interview with Staci Stevens
Publications With Full Text Available:
- Conceptual Model for Physical Therapist Management of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis
- Functional Outcomes of Anaerobic Rehabilitation in a Patient with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; Case Report with One Year Follow-Up
- When Working Out Doesn’t Work Out
- A Realistic Approach to Exercise for CFS Patients
- Exercise Capacity and Immune Function in Male and Female Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Discriminative Validity of Metabolic and Workload Measurements to Identify Individuals With Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
- Diagnostic accuracy of symptoms characterizing chronic fatigue syndrome
- Psychomotor function and response inhibition in chronic fatigue syndrome
- Postexertional Malaise in Women with CFS
- Diminished Cardiopulmonary Capacity During Post-Exertional Malaise
- Legal and Scientific Considerations of the Exercise Stress Test
- Subclassifying CFS through Exercise Testing
- Physical Performance and Prediction of 2-5A Synthetase/RNase L Antiviral Pathway Activity in Patients with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome