Research

Recently published Inspiratory muscle training and respiratory training research papers and clinical trials.

  • Pilates Plus IMT Improves Lung Function

    Researchers from Brazil are looking at the effects of combining Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) with Pilates on lung function in elderly women. The reason for this is because ageing affects the respiratory system. In fact, it can change the composition of the...

  • Respiratory Muscle-Induced Metaboreflex

    A recent research paper in Experimental Physiology looks into the effect of an increase in inspiratory muscle work on blood flow to inactive and active limbs. It addresses the process of metaboreflex. What is metaboreflex? Metaboreflex is where the body restricts...

  • Metaboreflex & Performance in Elite Female Soccer

    ECSS is the European College of Sport Science (ECSS). Part of its purpose is to promote junior scientists and foster state-of-the-art research. And in order to do this, ECSS have created the Young Investigators Award (YIA). This award-winning research, presented...

  • Tennis Players’ Endurance Improves after POWERbreathe IMT

    New research shows tennis players’ endurance and strength improves after Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT). The research from Pune, India, is in the International Journal of Current Research (February 2018). What affects tennis performance The main characteristics...

  • Hospitalised Patients Benefit from POWERbreathe IMT

    A new clinical trial in Brazil has found that POWERbreathe IMT improves inspiratory muscle strength and shortens the length of stay in hospitalised patients. Objective The aim of this double-blind randomised controlled trial is to assess the impact of IMT on...

  • Post-stroke exercise tolerance improves after RMT

    Many conditions may develop post-stroke. There are common conditions that improve over time and with rehabilitation. These include physical conditions, cognitive impairment and how you feel emotionally. Physical conditions post-stroke Although everyone will experience...

  • Effectiveness Of RMT Along With Aerobic Training In Community Dwelling Elderly Individuals

    “Ageing is associated with decline in performance of various systems resulting in reduced exercise capacity, fatigue and reduced respiratory muscle functioning. Studies reported that respiratory muscle training is effective to increase respiratory muscle functioning...

  • POWERbreathe Medic helps patients with breathing problems AND saves NHS money and resources

    Health bosses announced back in October 2014 that the NHS in England needed extra money and an overhaul to services in order for patient care not to suffer. When it comes to respiratory care the NHS could save both money and resources if they prescribed POWERbreathe...

  • Reliability of K-Series for Assessing Pulmonary Function in Post-Stroke Patients

    STUDY: Reliability of an Electronic Inspiratory Loading Device for Assessing Pulmonary Function in Post-Stroke Patients Kyeong-Bong Lee, Min-Kyu Kim, Ju-Ri Jeong, Wan-Hee Lee This recently published clinical research undertaken at the Graduate School of Physical...

  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome: Review and New Hypotheses

    COMMENTARY Failed back surgery syndrome: review and new hypotheses Bruno Bordoni, Fabiola Marelli Dove Medical Press published this Open Access Full Text Article from the Journal of Pain Research about Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS), asking if diaphragm dysfunction...