Research

RIMT in People With Spinal Cord Injury During Inpatient Rehabilitation

Published by the American Physical Therapy Association 2014. STUDY Resistive Inspiratory Muscle Training in People With Spinal Cord Injury During Inpatient Rehabilitation: A Randomized Controlled Trial  Karin Postma, Janneke A. Haisma, Maria T.E. Hopman, Michael P. Bergen, Henk J. Stam and Johannes B. Bussmann Objective: “To assess immediate and long-term effects of Resistive Inspiratory Muscle

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Reference chart of inspiratory muscle strength: a new tool

Published by Elsevier Ltd from Physiotherapy (Volume 100, Issue 2, June 2014, Pages 128–133), the reference chart was declared “a novel tool for monitoring the progress of inspiratory muscle training for physiotherapy practice” and recommended its wider use in clinical practice. STUDY Reference chart of inspiratory muscle strength: a new tool to monitor the effect

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The role of respiratory work in core muscle fatigue during running

This abstract (eCollection 2014 May 1;13(2):244-51.) was published in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. STUDY The occurrence of core muscle fatigue during high-intensity running exercise and its limitation to performance: the role of respiratory work.  Tong TK, Wu S, Nie J, Baker JS, Lin H Abstract: “This study investigated the occurrence of core

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The Effect of Inspiratory muscle Warm-Up on Submaximal Rowing Performance

This abstract (Epub ahead of print) published July 15th 2014 in the Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. STUDY: The Effect of Inspiratory muscle Warm-Up on Submaximal Rowing Performance Arend M, Mäestu J, Kivastik J, Rämson R, Jürimäe J Abstract: “Performing inspiratory muscle warm-up might increase exercise performance. The aim of this study was to

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Aspects of Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in a Mountain Ultramarathon Race (2018)

This abstract (Epub ahead of print) was published July 16th 2014 in Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. STUDY: Aspects of Respiratory Muscle Fatigue in a Mountain Ultramarathon Race.  Wüthrich TU, Marty J, Kerherve H, Millet GY, Verges S, Spengler CM. Abstract: “Ultra-marathon running offers the unique possibility to investigate the mechanisms contributing to

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Management of respiratory diseases beyond drugs: Pulmonary Rehab

This article highlights some of the areas raised by a discussion panel in Mumbai on Pulmonary Rehabilitation (PR) of patients with respiratory diseases. Topics covered were: REHABILITATION IN COPD (CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE) The panel touched on how “Respiratory-muscle training can be considered in patients with respiratory-muscle weakness.” POWERbreathe Respiratory Muscle Training (RMT) is drug-free,

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Respiratory disorders in endurance athletes

Open Access article published in the Journal of Sports Medicine April 2nd 2014. STUDY: Respiratory disorders in endurance athletes – how much do they really have to endure? Abstract: “Respiratory disorders are often a cause of morbidity in top level endurance athletes, more often compromising their performance and rarely being a cause of death… Both

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Effects of respiratory muscle training on respiratory mechanics and energy cost

STUDY: The effects of respiratory muscle training on respiratory mechanics and energy cost  Respiratory Physiology & Neurobiology Volume 200, 15 August 2014, Pages 7–17 Abstract: “Resistance respiratory muscle training (RRMT) increases respiratory muscle strength and can increase swimming endurance time by as much as 85%. The purpose of this study was to examine potential mechanisms

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Preoperative IMT to prevent post-op pulmonary complications

Study Protocol: Preoperative Inspiratory Muscle Training to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications in patients undergoing esophageal resection (PREPARE study): study protocl for a randomized controlled trial This is an Open Access article, published April 2014. Background: “Esophageal resection is associated with a high incidence of postoperative pneumonia. Respiratory complications account for almost half of the readmissions

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