Abraham Samuel Babu

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  1. pmc Changes in derived measures from six-minute walk distance following home-based exercise training in congestive heart failure: A preliminary report
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 68:527-8. 2016
  2. doi request reprint Effects of Exercise Training on Exercise Capacity in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 25:333-41. 2016
  3. doi request reprint Effects of the Pulmonary Hypertension Manual (PulHMan) on Awareness of Exercise in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 25:41-5. 2016
  4. doi request reprint Virgin coconut oil and its potential cardioprotective effects
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Postgrad Med 126:76-83. 2014
  5. pmc Protocol-Guided Phase-1 Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in A Rural Hospital
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Rehabilitation, CSI Mission Hosptial, Codacal, Kerala, India
    Heart Views 11:52-6. 2010
  6. pmc Effects of Combined Early In-Patient Cardiac Rehabilitation and Structured Home-based Program on Function among Patients with Congestive Heart Failure: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal, India
    Heart Views 12:99-103. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Worksite health and wellness programs in India
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:501-7. 2014
  8. pmc A review of ongoing trials in exercise based rehabilitation for pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:900-6. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating exercise capacity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:729-37. 2013
  10. ncbi request reprint The benefits of exercise based cardiac rehabilitation in congestive heart failure--a case series
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, MCOAHS, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Indian Heart J 63:473-4. 2011

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  1. pmc Changes in derived measures from six-minute walk distance following home-based exercise training in congestive heart failure: A preliminary report
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Indian Heart J 68:527-8. 2016
    ..05), with similar correlations between 6MWD and 6MWW with QoL. 6MWW does not appear to provide additional benefit to 6MWD in cardiac rehabilitation for CHF. ..
  2. doi request reprint Effects of Exercise Training on Exercise Capacity in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: A Systematic Review of Clinical Trials
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 25:333-41. 2016
    ..Yet, there is only a limited literature available on the role of exercise training. This paper systematically reviews the effects of exercise training on exercise capacity in PAH...
  3. doi request reprint Effects of the Pulmonary Hypertension Manual (PulHMan) on Awareness of Exercise in Patients with Pulmonary Hypertension
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Heart Lung Circ 25:41-5. 2016
    ..The impact of the PulHMan on awareness about exercise-related benefits and PH are not known. Therefore the aim of this study was to assess the effects of the PulHMan on improving awareness among individuals with PH...
  4. doi request reprint Virgin coconut oil and its potential cardioprotective effects
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Assistant Professor, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Postgrad Med 126:76-83. 2014
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  5. pmc Protocol-Guided Phase-1 Cardiac Rehabilitation in Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction in A Rural Hospital
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Rehabilitation, CSI Mission Hosptial, Codacal, Kerala, India
    Heart Views 11:52-6. 2010
    ..Phase-1 Cardiac Rehabilitation (CR) is an important part in the treatment of patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction (STEMI). Lack of literature in the rural Indian setting led to the design of this study...
  6. pmc Effects of Combined Early In-Patient Cardiac Rehabilitation and Structured Home-based Program on Function among Patients with Congestive Heart Failure: A Randomized Controlled Trial
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal, India
    Heart Views 12:99-103. 2011
    ..To determine the effects of combined in-patient rehabilitation with a home-based program on function and quality of life...
  7. doi request reprint Worksite health and wellness programs in India
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India Electronic address
    Prog Cardiovasc Dis 56:501-7. 2014
    ....
  8. pmc A review of ongoing trials in exercise based rehabilitation for pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:900-6. 2013
    ..The current studies are being carried out in Germany (n=4), Brazil (n=1), Australia (n=1) and India (n=1). This indicates a shift in focus from the only medical management to the rehabilitation and long term care for patients with PAH...
  9. doi request reprint Evaluating exercise capacity in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
    Expert Rev Cardiovasc Ther 11:729-37. 2013
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint The benefits of exercise based cardiac rehabilitation in congestive heart failure--a case series
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, MCOAHS, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Indian Heart J 63:473-4. 2011
    ..A pre-post analysis showed a significant difference in the SF-36, MLHFQ and 6MWT distance (p < 0.05). These findings suggest that early exercise based CR and a home based program improve QoL and 6MWT distance in patients with CHF...
  11. ncbi request reprint Management of patients with fibromyalgia using biofeedback: a randomized control trial
    Abraham S Babu
    Department of Physiotherapy, Christian Medical College, Vellore, India
    Indian J Med Sci 61:455-61. 2007
    ..Cognitive and behavioral therapy has been found to be a suitable technique in the management of FMS. This study intends to evaluate the efficacy of electromyography (EMG) biofeedback to reduce pain in patients with FMS...
  12. doi request reprint The effects of 'on-call/out of hours' physical therapy in acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Rehabilitation, CSI Mission Hospital, Tirur, Kerala, India
    Clin Rehabil 24:802-9. 2010
    ..To assess the effectiveness of an on-call physical therapy programme in the management of acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases...
  13. ncbi request reprint Strapping for temporomandibular joint dysfunction
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    Department of Rehabilitation, CSI Mission Hospital, Codacal PO, Tirur 676 108, Kerala, India
    Indian J Dent Res 19:278-9. 2008
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  14. doi request reprint Exercise intolerance in pulmonary hypertension: mechanism, evaluation and clinical implications
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    a Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Expert Rev Respir Med 10:979-90. 2016
    ..Despite a growing body of literature on the clinical consequences of PH, there are limited studies discussing the contribution of various physiological systems to exercise intolerance in this patient population...
  15. doi request reprint Clinical trial registration in physical therapy journals: a cross-sectional study
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    A S Babu, MPT, Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Karnataka, India
    Phys Ther 94:83-90. 2014
    ..However, the extent to which editorial boards enforce the need for trial registration varies across journals...
  16. doi request reprint Does low bone density influence symptoms and functional status in patients with fibromyalgia? Observations from rural South India
    Abraham Samuel Babu
    School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka, India
    Int J Rheum Dis 18:850-3. 2015
    ..The presence of more than one musculoskeletal disease has been found to impair quality of life (QoL). The influence of low bone mineral density (BMD) on symptoms and function in those with fibromyalgia syndrome (FMS) is unknown...
  17. pmc Effect of exercise training on functional capacity & quality of life in head & neck cancer patients receiving chemoradiotherapy
    Stephen R Samuel
    Department of Physiotherapy, Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, India
    Indian J Med Res 137:515-20. 2013
    ..Limited research in the field of exercise training among these patients demanded the need for this study to assess the effects of exercise training on functional capacity and quality of life...
  18. doi request reprint Obesity paradox: does fat alter outcomes in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?
    Prerana Chittal
    1Department of Physiotherapy, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka
    COPD 12:14-8. 2015
    ..This paper highlights the current research in this area and brings to light the lacunae that exists with regard to this paradox in COPD...