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Baruch Vainshelboim

  • Baruch Vainshelboim Profile

    Position: Assistant Professor, Master of Cancer Care Program

    Department: Cancer Care, Physical Therapy

    Office: Stokes 228

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    About Dr. Baruch Vainshelboim

    Education and Training
    B.Ed., Physical Education and Sport Sciences. Wingate College, Israel.
    M.P.E., Exercise Physiology. Wingate College, Israel.  
    Ph.D., Clinical Exercise Physiology. University of Porto, Portugal.
    Post-Doctoral Fellowship: VA Palo Alto Hospital/Stanford University, California, US. 

    Dr. Vainshelboim is a clinical exercise physiologist, health scientist specializing in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and exercise testing and a certified Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP) from American College of Sports Medicine.

    Dr. Vainshelboim has over 10 years of clinical experience in cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and exercise testing and he served as in-charge exercise physiologist of cardiac rehabilitation program at Wingate College, Israel, and a clinical exercise researcher for cardiopulmonary exercise testing and pulmonary rehabilitation at the Rabin Medical Center, Israel. 

    • Certifications
    • Teaching
    • Research Interest
    • Selected Publications
    • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)-Registered Clinical Exercise Physiologist (RCEP)
    • American College of Sports Medicine/American Cancer Society (ACSM/ACS)- Cancer Exercise Trainer
    • Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation Specialist
    • Posture and Cultivation and Preventive Exercise Specialist
    • Personal Trainer
    • Physical Fitness& Health Instructor
    • Cognitive Behavioral Therapist
    • American Heart Association (AHA) Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) 


    MSCC-512 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer Survivors

    MSCC-513 Exercise Testing and Prescription for Cancer Survivors

    MSCC-514 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer Survivors Methods-1

    MSCC-515 Clinical Exercise Physiology for Cancer Survivors Methods-2

    MSCC-660-662 Thesis Supervision

    Research Interest
    • Clinical Exercise Physiology
    • Exercise and Cancer
    • Prevention and Rehabilitation Outcomes of Chronic Conditions
    • Physical Activity, Sedentary Behaviors and Health Outcomes
    • Exercise Testing, Diagnostic and Prognostic Outcomes
    • Epidemiology of Physical Activity/ Fitness and Health   

    Selected Publications

    1. Vainshelboim B, Muller J, Lima RM, Nead KT, Chester C, Chan K, Kokkinos P, Myers J. Cardiorespiratory Fitness and Cancer Incidence in Men. Ann Epidemiol. 27(7):442-447.

    2. Vainshelboim B, Chen Z, Lee YN, Sorayyac A, Nead KT, Chester C, Chan K, Kokkinos P, Myers J. Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Adiposity and Cancer Mortality in Men.  Obesity, 2017;25 Suppl 2:S66-S71.

    3. Vainshelboim B, Muller J, Lima RM, Nead KT, Chester C, Chan K, Kokkinos P, Myers J. Cardiorespiratory Fitness, Physical Activity and Cancer Mortality in Men. Prev Med. 2017;100:89-94.

    4. Vainshelboim B, Oliveira J, Yehoshua L, Weiss I, Fox BD, Fruchter O, Kramer MR. "Exercise Training Based Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is Clinically Beneficial for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis". Respiration 2014; 88:378–388.

    5. Vainshelboim B, Amin A, Christle JW, Hebbal S, Ashley EA, Myers J. A method for determining exercise oscillatory ventilation in heart failure: Prognostic value and practical implications. Int J Cardiol. 2017 167-5273(17)32062-4.

    6. Vainshelboim B, Oliveira J, Fox BD, Fruchter O, Soreck Y, Kramer MR. "Long-Term Effect of a 12-Week Exercise Training Program on Clinical Outcomes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis". Lung, 2015;193(3):345-54.

    7. Vainshelboim B, Fox BD , Saute M, Sagie M , Yehoshua L, Fuks L, Schneer S, Kramer MR. "Limitations in Exercise and Functional Capacity in Long-term Postpneumonectomy Patients". J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2015;35(1):56-64.

    8. Vainshelboim B, Fox BD, Kramer MR, Izhakian S, Gershman E, Oliveira J. “Short-term Improvement in Physical Activity and Body Composition Following Supervised Exercise Training in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis” Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2016; 97(5):788-97.

    9. Vainshelboim B, Oliveira J, Fox BD, Kramer MR. The Prognostic Role of Ventilatory Inefficiency and Exercise Capacity in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis” “Respiratory Care”;61(8):1100-9.

    10. Vainshelboim B, Kramer MR, Fox BD, Izhakian S, Sagie A, Oliveira J. Supervised Exercise Training Improves Exercise Cardiovascular function in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis. Eur J Phys Rehabil Med. 2017;53(2):209-218.

    11. Vainshelboim B, Rao S, Lima RM, Chan K, Ashley AE, Myers J. A Comparison of Methods for Determination of Ventilatory Threshold: Implications for Surgical Risk Stratification. Can J Anaesth. 2017;64(6):634-642.

    12. Vainshelboim B, Oliveira J, Fox BD, Adir Y, Ollech JE, Kramer MR. “Physiological Profile and Limitation in Exercise in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis”. J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev ; 36(4):270-8.