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  • Influence Of IMT On Changes In Sleep Architecture In Older Adult

    “This project aims to investigate the influence of inspiratory muscle training through the Threshold® on sleep disorders and involved the participation of 38 older adult volunteers of both genders with sleep disorders.” Conclusion: “Results suggested that...

  • The Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training in Older Adults

    “Declining inspiratory muscle function and structure and systemic low-level inflammation and oxidative stress may contribute to morbidity and mortality during normal ageing. Therefore, we examined the effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in older adults...

  • Effects Of IMT On Exercise Capacity And Spontaneous Physical Activity In Elderly Subjects

    “Inspiratory muscle training (IMT) has been shown to improve exercise capacity in diseased populations. We chose to examine the effects of eight weeks of IMT on exercise capacity and spontaneous physical activity in elderly individuals.” Conclusion: “IMT...

  • POWERbreathe For Older People In Slovenia

    POWERbreathe Slovenia, with the kind assistance from Tanja, a physiotherapist at Ljubljana hospital, held two POWERbreathe training sessions for over 100 physiotherapists who’ll be implementing POWERbreathe Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) as one of the therapies...

  • Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training in Elderly Women

    Published in The Journals of Gerontology: Series A (Volume 69, Issue 12Pp. 1545-1553 September 2014) STUDY Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training in Elderly Women on Respiratory Muscle Strength, Diaphragm Thickness and Mobility Abstract “Aging results in...

  • Effect of Inspiratory Muscle Training & Yoga Breathing on Frail Older Adults

    A research report has just been published in the Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy that looked at the effects of inspiratory muscle training and yoga breathing on respiratory muscle function on impaired older adults. The report concluded that yoga breathing...