2011

  • Impact Of IMT In Patients With COPD: What Is The Evidence?

    “Meta-analysis including 32 randomised controlled trials on the effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients was performed.” Conclusion: “In conclusion, IMT is an effective treatment modality in COPD...

  • Effect of Inspiratory Muscle Training on Exercise Tolerance in Asthmatic Individuals

    “The aim of this study was to determine the effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on exercise tolerance, inspiratory muscle fatigue, and the perception of dyspnea in asthmatic individuals.” Conclusion: “This study has shown that 6 wk of IMT in individuals...

  • Attenuated Inspiratory Muscle Metaboreflex In Endurance-Trained Individuals

    “The inspiratory metaboreflex is activated during loaded breathing to task failure and induces sympathetic activation and peripheral vasoconstriction that may limit exercise performance. Inspiratory muscle training appears to attenuate the inspiratory metaboreflex...

  • Type 2 Diabetes

    'Inspiratory Muscle Training In Type 2 Diabetes With Inspiratory Muscle Weakness' “Patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus may present weakness of the inspiratory muscles. This study tested the hypothesis that inspiratory muscle training (IMT) could improve inspiratory...

  • Effects of High-Intensity Inspiratory Muscle Training Following a Near-Fatal Gunshot Wound

    “Severe injuries sustained during combat may classify individuals as undeployable for active service. It is imperative that every effort is made to optimize physical function following such injuries.” “In this case, a 38-year-old man sustained a gunshot wound...

  • Inspiratory Muscles Strength Training In Recreational Athletes

    Entraînement de la force des muscles inspiratoires chez le sujet sportif amateur “Respiratory muscles strength and endurance influence athletic performance. Besides conventional spirometry, sniff test, inspiratory and expiratory maximal pressures can directly...