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Rodrigo Hernán Torres Castro

Profesor Asistente

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

Líneas de Investigación


Rehabilitación Respiratoria. Evaluación de los músculos respiratorios y de la actividad física en enfermedades respiratorias crónicas

Educación

  •  Investigación Clínica, Universidad de Barcelona. España, 2013
  •  Kinesiólogo, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2006
  •  Ciencias Naturales y Exactas, UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE. Chile, 2000

Experiencia Académica

  •   Profesor Asistente Full Time

    UNIVERSIDAD DE CHILE

    Medicina

    Santiago, Chile

    2015 - A la fecha

Experiencia Profesional

  •   Kinesiólogo Full Time

    Programa Nacional de Ventilación Mecánica No Invasiva, Ministerio de Salud

    Santiago, Chile

    2006 - 2015

  •   Kinesiólogo Part Time

    Clínica Los Coihues

    Santiago, Chile

    2009 - 2015

  •   Investigador Pre-doctoral Full Time

    Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

    Barcelona, España

    2018 - A la fecha

Formación de Capital Humano


En el período comprendido entre 2015 y 2016 dirigí una tesis de pregrado de Kinesiología de validación de un manómetro para medir la fuerza muscular respiratoria. Fue publicado en 2019 en PLOS one.

He sido tutor de dos tesis de Master en la Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, España. Actualmente soy director de tesis de máster de la Universidad de Barcelona (2 tesis).


Difusión y Transferencia


Fui autor principal y coordinador de las guías chilenas de Rehabilitación en enfermedades respiratorias crónicas en pediatría de la Sociedad Chilena de Neumología Pediátrica que son un texto de referencia a nivel latinoamericano para los profesionales interesados en trabajar en centros de rehabilitación infantil


Premios y Distinciones

  •   Best abstracts

    European Respiratory Society

    Reino Unido, 2016

    Gané el premio a mejor abstract en el Congreso anual de la Sociedad europea de respiratorio. Sólo se entregaron 20 premios entre más de 5000 presentaciones

  •   Matrícula de Honor

    UNIVERSIDAD DE BARCELONA

    España, 2013

    Premio a mejor alumno del Master de Investigación Clínica en la generación (33 alumnos).


 

Article (122)

Comparison of different field tests to assess the physical capacity of post-COVID-19 patients
Six-minute walking distance and desaturation-distance ratio in allogeneic stem cell transplantation
Assessment of Exercise Capacity in Post-COVID-19 Patients: How Is the Appropriate Test Chosen?
Assessment of redundancy, methodological and reporting quality, and potential discrepancies of results of systematic reviews of early mobilisation of critically ill adults: a meta-research protocol
Case reports in pulmonary medicine
Clinical Variables Related to Functional Capacity and Exertional Desaturation in Patients with COVID-19
Does arterial oxygenation during exercise add prognostic value in pulmonary arterial hypertension?
Effectiveness of physical rehabilitation interventions in critically ill patients-A protocol for an overview of systematic reviews
Effects on Sleep Quality of Physical Exercise Programs in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Experience, facilitators, and barriers to the implementation of a multicomponent programme in older people living in the community, plus AGIL Barcelona: A qualitative study
Exploring long COVID condition in Latin America: Its impact on patients' activities and associated healthcare use
Interrater Reliability of the Spanish (Colombia) Version of the Post-COVID-19 Functional Status Scale
Is Carob Flour Helpful in Reducing Diarrhoea Associated With Nintedanib?
Maximal Respiratory Pressure Reference Equations in Healthy Adults and Cut-off Points for Defining Respiratory Muscle Weakness
On "Effects of Neural Mobilization on Pain Intensity, Disability, and Mechanosensitivity: An Umbrella Review With Meta-Meta-Analysis." Cuenca-Martinez F, La Touche R, Varangot-Reille C, et al. Phys Ther. 2022;102:pzac040. https://doi.org/10.1093/ptj/pzac040
Physical performance testing in post-COVID-19 patients: protocol for a systematic review of psychometric measurement properties
Preoperative respiratory therapy in patients undergoing surgery for lung cancer: A randomized controlled trial
Risk Factors for One-Year Mortality in Hospitalized Adults with Severe COVID-19
Strategies used to manage overlap of primary study data by exercise-related overviews: protocol for a systematic methodological review
The Chester Step Test Is a Reproducible Tool to Assess Exercise Capacity and Exertional Desaturation in Post-COVID-19 Patients
Use of automatic 6-minute walking test recording system in patients with chronic respiratory diseases
30 s sit-to-stand power is positively associated with chest muscle thickness in COVID-19 survivors
A New and More Sensitive Method to Integrate the Desaturation Distance Ratio During a 6-Minute Walking Test in Chronic Respiratory Diseases: Physiological Correlates
Clinical assessment of balance and functional impairments in people with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Clinical Effects of Rehabilitation on Balance in People With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Early mobilization in intensive care unit in Latin America: A survey based on clinical practice
Effectiveness of home-based exercise delivered by digital health in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Effects of Cognitive and Mental Health Factors on the Outcomes Following Carpal Tunnel Release: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Effects of respiratory physiotherapy in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: protocol for a systematic review of randomised controlled trials
Exercise Capacity in Children and Adolescents With Congenital Heart Disease: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Exercise capacity in people with haemophilia: A systematic review
Exercise Tolerance in Pulmonary Hypertension
Handgrip strength and respiratory disease mortality: Longitudinal analyses from SHARE
How a Developing Country Faces COVID-19 Rehabilitation: The Chilean Experience
Is there a learning effect on 1-min sit-to-stand test in post-COVID-19 patients?
Neuromuscular and acute symptoms responses to progressive elastic resistance exercise in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: Cross-sectional study
Provision of pulmonary rehabilitation in Latin America 18 months after the COVID-19 pandemic: A survey of the Latin American Thoracic Association
Psychometric properties of the Post-COVID 19 Functional Status scale for adult COVID 19 survivors Propiedades psicométricas de la escala Post-COVID-19 Functional Status para adultos sobrevivientes de COVID-19
Psychometric properties of the sit-to-stand test for patients with pulmonary hypertension: A systematic review protocol
Respiratory Muscle Training in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
The future of post-COVID-19 rehabilitation
The Impact of Charlson Comorbidity Index on the Functional Capacity of COVID-19 Survivors: A Prospective Cohort Study with One-Year Follow-Up
Use of six-minute walking test to predict peak oxygen consumption in pulmonary vascular disease
Assessment of activities of daily living in patients post COVID-19: a systematic review
Associations Between Recently Diagnosed Conditions and Hospitalization due to COVID-19 in Patients Aged 50 Years and Older-A SHARE-Based Analysis
Cardiac Rehabilitation in a Patient With Severe Heart Failure and Ventricular Septal Defect Secondary to Acute Myocardial Infarction
Comment on: Early rehabilitation in post-acute COVID-19 patients: data from an Italian COVID-19 rehabilitation unit and proposal of a treatment protocol
Does COVID-19 Affect the Exercise Capacity of Non-hospitalized Patients?
Effect of pulmonary hypertension on exercise tolerance in patients with COPD: a prognostic systematic review and meta-analysis
Effectiveness of a Primary Care Telerehabilitation Program for Post-COVID-19 Patients: A Feasibility Study
Effectiveness of Telerehabilitation in Physical Therapy: A Rapid Overview
Effects of an optimised approach to home-based respiratory care in individuals with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis: a study protocol for a randomised controlled trial
Effects of Exercise in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
Functional Limitations Post-COVID-19: A Comprehensive Assessment Strategy
Letter to the Editor: Comparison Between Inspiratory Muscle Training and Early Mobilization on Weaning of Mechanical Ventilation
Levels of physical activity in children and adolescents with asthma: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Linguistic Validation and Cross-Cultural Adaptation of the Post-COVID-19 Functional Status Scale for the Chilean Population
Long-Term Impact of COVID-19: A Systematic Review of the Literature and Meta-Analysis
Mental health outcomes among health-care workers dealing with COVID-19/severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 pandemic: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Nursing Interventions for Patient Empowerment during Intensive Care Unit Discharge: A Systematic Review
Physical and emotional sequelae after hospitalization for COVID-19
Prevalence of potential respiratory symptoms in survivors of hospital admission after coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): A systematic review and meta-analysis
Reliability of SNIP test and optimal number of maneuvers in 6-11 years healthy children
Social determinants of health associated with severity and mortality in patients with COVID-19
The Relation between Persistent Poor Health after COVID-19 and Respiratory Complications or Initial Disease Severity
Use of sit-to-stand test to assess the physical capacity and exertional desaturation in patients post COVID-19
Weaning from mechanical ventilation in people with neuromuscular disease: a systematic review
Challenge for Rehabilitation After Hospitalization for COVID-19
COVID-19: Precautions with children in home mechanical ventilation
COVID-19: the risk of respiratory techniques in healthcare workers
Effectiveness of Dry Needling in the Management of Spasticity in Patients Post Stroke
Immediate Effects and Safety of High-Frequency Chest Wall Compression Compared to Airway Clearance Techniques in Non-Hospitalized Infants With Acute Viral Bronchiolitis
Maximal Voluntary Ventilation Should Not Be Estimated From the Forced Expiratory Volume in the First Second in Healthy People and COPD Patients
Physical activity assessments in children with congenital heart disease: A systematic review
Physical Activity in Children and Adolescents With Chronic Respiratory Diseases: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Physical activity in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Post COVID-19 rehabilitation: A current challenge
Respiratory function in patients post-infection by COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Agreement between clinical and non-clinical digital manometer for assessing maximal respiratory pressures in healthy subjects
Effects of a Combined Community Exercise Program in Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Effects of body weight-support treadmill training on postural sway and gait independence in patients with chronic spinal cord injury
Effects of Pulmonary Hypertension on Exercise Capacity in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [Efectos de la hipertensión pulmonar en la capacidad de ejercicio en pacientes con enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica]
Characterization of the physical capacity in children of the Chilean national program of cystic fibrosis [Caracterización de la capacidad física en niños del programa nacional de fibrosis quística de Chile]
Obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea and stroke
A Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program and Follow-up Assessment for Acute Intermittent Porphyria
Effects of body weight-support treadmill training on postural sway and gait independence in patients with chronic spinal cord injury.
Evaluación de la actividad física en pacientes con enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica
REHABILITACIÓN RESPIRATORIA EN NIÑOS
Rehabilitación respiratoria en niños
The immediate effect of soft tissue manual therapy intervention on lung function in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
The immediate effect of soft tissue manual therapy intervention on lung function in severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
[Respiratory assesment in people with spinal cord injury].
[Respiratory assesment in people with spinal cord injury].
A Comprehensive Rehabilitation Program and Follow-up Assessment for Acute Intermittent Porphyria.
Acute Effects of Air Stacking Versus Glossopharyngeal Breathing in Patients with Neuromuscular Disease
Acute Effects of Air Stacking Versus Glossopharyngeal Breathing in Patients with Neuromuscular Disease
DIFFERENCES IN PEAK COUGH FLOW VALUES ASSESSED BY MOUTHPIECE AND FACEMASK ON HEALTHY SUBJECTS
DIFFERENCES IN PEAK COUGH FLOW VALUES ASSESSED BY MOUTHPIECE AND FACEMASK ON HEALTHY SUBJECTS
GUÍAS DE REHABILITACIÓN RESPIRATORIA EN NIÑOS CON ENFERMEDADES RESPIRATORIAS CRÓNICAS: ACTUALIZACIÓN 2016
Guí­as de Rehabilitación Respiratoria en Niños con Enfermedades Respiratorias Crónicas=> Actualización 2016
Heart Rate Variability in Children with Bronchiolitis Obliterans
Incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome in Chile=> a population-based study.
Incidence of Guillain-Barré syndrome in Chile: a population-based study.
Sonographic Measurement of the Quadriceps Muscle in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Functional and Clinical Implications
Ultrasound measurement of quadriceps muscle in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients=> functional and clinical implications
Efectos del entrenamiento de los músculos inspiratorios en niños y adolescentes con enfermedades neuromusculares
Efectos del Entrenamiento de los Músculos Inspiratorios en Niños y Adolescentes con Enfermedades Neuromusculares
Inspiratory muscle training and exercise versus exercise alone for asthma
Inspiratory muscle training and exercise versus exercise alone for asthma
Chest physiotherapy for acute wheezing=> an inappropriate protocol in a misdiagnosed group of patients.
Estrategias terapéuticas para aumentar la eficacia de la tos en pacientes con enfermedades neuromusculares
Therapeutic strategies to increase the effectiveness of cough
Therapeutic strategies to increase the effectiveness of cough
Use of air stacking and abdominal compression for cough assistance in people with complete tetraplegia
Use of air stacking and abdominal compression for cough assistance in people with complete tetraplegia
Evaluación de la musculatura inspiratoria en niños con antecedentes de Mielomeningocele
Evaluación de la musculatura inspiratoria en niños con antecedentes de Mielomeningocele
Guías de rehabilitación para niños con enfermedades respiratorias crónicas
Test de marcha de seis minutos en niños con bronquiolitis obliterante postviral: Correlación con espirometría
Test de marcha de seis minutos en niños con bronquiolitis obliterante postviral=> Correlación con espirometría
Entrenamiento muscular en paciente traqueostomizado: A propósito de un caso
¿ Es posible implementar programas de rehabilitación pulmonar en pediatría?

Abstract (2)

Difference in assessment of peak cough flow on healthy subjects using mouthpiece and facemask techniques
Evaluation of assisted cough with air stacking in patients with tetraplegia

BookSection (2)

Rehabilitación Respiratoria
Aerosolterapia

Letter (4)

Inspiratory muscle training in patients with obstructive sleep apnoea
Respiratory Muscle Training in Patients With Stroke
Respiratory assesment in people with spinal cord injury
Chest physiotherapy for acute wheezing: an inappropriate protocol in a misdiagnosed group of patients

Proyecto (7)

UPTIME: Urban training in older adults: Use of public Parks To Improve hEalth
Determinación de los valores de referencia de fuerza de músculos respiratorios en sujetos normales en España
Elaboración de un manual de cuidados físicos para beneficiarios del programa Nacional de Ventilación Mecánica No Invasiva (AVNI) - Ministerio de Salud.
Metanálisis de Efectos del ejercicio físico en el índice de apneas-hipopneas en sujetos con síndrome de apneas obstructivas del sueño
"Comparación de los efectos de un programa de rehabilitación pulmonar con o sin ejercicios orofaríngeos sobre el Síndrome de Apneas e Hipopneas del Sueño (SAHS)"
Validación de un manómetro de presión industrial para la evaluación de la fuerza de los músculos respiratorios
Comparación de los efectos de un programa de rehabilitación pulmonar con o sin ejercicios orofaríngeos sobre el síndrome de apneas e hipopneas del sueño

Review (6)

Virtual assessment and management of chronic cough: A scoping review
Inspiratory muscle training in patients with obesity: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Management of Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with Chronic Lung Disease
Pulmonary rehabilitation in sarcoidosis: A systematic review and meta-analysis
Weaning from mechanical ventilation in people with neuromuscular disease: protocol for a systematic review
Evaluación de la actividad física en pacientes con enfermedad pulmonar obstructiva crónica
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Rodrigo Torres

Profesor Asistente

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

13
ROBERTO VERA

Profesor Asociado

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

13
Rodrigo Nuñez

Kinesiólogo

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

12
HOMERO PUPPO

Profesor Asociado

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

10
Carlos Cruz

Profesor Asistente

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
Lilian Solis

Docente clínico

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

9
Luis Vasconcello

Docente

Departamento de Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Ñuñoa, Chile

5
Gonzalo Rivera

Profesor Asociado

kinesiologia - Neurociencia

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

4
Matías Otto

Profesor Asistente

Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud

Universidad Autónoma de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
FELIPE CONTRERAS

Professor / Director (Head) Laboratorio Fisiología del Ejercicio

Kinesiología

Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile

Santiago, Chile

2
Felipe González

Graduate Research Assistant

Physical Therapy

Universidad de Kentucky

Lexington, Estados Unidos

2
Elena Gimeno

Fisioterapeuta

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

Barcelona, España

1
Paula Nahuelhual

Profesional de Evidencia

Evaluacion de Tecnologías Sanitarias y Salud Basada en Evidencia

Ministerio de Salud

Santiago, Chile

1
Marcelo Cano

Profesor titular

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago de Chile, Chile

1
Orlando Diaz

Profesor Asociado

Enfermedades Respiratorias

PONTIFICIA UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE

Santiago, Chile

1
Rodrigo Garrido

Professor

Physical Therapy

Universidad de Santiago de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Raúl Aguilera

Académico

Salud Pública

Universidad Católica de la Santisima Concepción

Concepción, Chile

1
Carlos Zaror

Profesor Asociado

Odontopediatria y Ortodoncia

Universidad de La Frontera

Temuco, Chile

1
Leandro Miret

Coordinador Kineisología

Kinesiologia

Complejo Hospitalario San José

Santiago, Chile

1
Ivana Leao

Académica

Kinesiología

Universidad Católica del Maule

Talca, Chile

1
Pablo Burgos

Investigador encargado

Neurociencias/Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
Bernardita Lopetegui

medico Cardiologa Infantil

Pediatria

complejo hospitalario dr. Sotero del Rio

Santiago, Chile

1
claudio tapia

Coordinador de Innovación

Kinesiología

Universidad de Chile

Santiago, Chile

1
maritza ortega

Jefa Departamento de Intervención Psicosocial - Subdirección de gestión al usuario

Intervención Psicosocial

Hospital doctora Eloísa Díaz Insunza

Santiago , Chile