All articles tagged "IMT"

Inspiratory Muscle Training During Pulmonary Rehabilitation in COPD

On March 04, 2014 ClinicalTrials.gov processed data on a new Clinical Trial: “Effects of Inspiratory Muscle Training (IMT) on Dyspnea in COPD During Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Randomized Controlled Trial” Brief Summary of the Clinical Trial “Demonstrate that IMT associated with a conventional pulmonary rehabilitation program allows a significant improvement of dyspnea in subjects with severe or

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Effects of respiratory muscle training on performance in athletes: a systematic review with meta-analyses

“Effects of respiratory muscle training on performance in athletes: a systematic review with meta-analyses” Hajghanbari B, Yamabayashi C, Buna T, Coelho J, Freedman K, Morton T, Palmer S, Toy M, Walsh C, Sheel AW, Reid WD. More research recently published (July 25th 2012) to determine if respiratory muscle training (RMT) improves sport performance, and respiratory

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Deep Breathing Exercises for Intercostal Muscles & the Diaphragm

Deep breathing exercises are often referred to as pranayama in yoga, an ancient system of holistic health. Regular practice of deep breathing exercises can help tone the intercostal muscles, a group of muscles that form the chest wall, and the diaphragm, a thin muscle located under the lungs. Deep Chest Breathing Deep chest breathing requires

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Four Weeks of Inspiratory Muscle Training Improves Self-Paced Walking Performance in Overweight and Obese Adults: A Randomised Controlled Trial

A new Clinical Study, published in the Journal of Obesity (Volume 2012, Article ID 918202), examined whether a programme of inspiratory muscle training (IMT), using POWERbreathe, improves accumulative distance of self-paced walking in overweight and obese adults. Fifteen overweight and obese adults were randomised into experimental and placebo groups. Lung function, inspiratory muscle performance, 6-minute

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Inspiratory muscle training for strength

Our bodies respond to exercise in a variety of ways to increase efficiency. One key factor that contributes to you exercising less is the efficiency of your respiratory health. Regular exercise can improve your fitness by strengthening these respiratory muscles as these are the muscles that aid you in breathing. Not only will regular exercise

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Home-based respiratory muscle training used to improve quality of life in patients with Chronic Heart Failure

The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation & Prevention published the following clinical trial to evaluate the effect of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on cardiac autonomic modulation and on peripheral nerve sympathetic activity in patients with chronic heart failure (CHF). The Clinical Trial: Inspiratory Muscle Training Reduces Sympathetic Nervous Activity and Improves Inspiratory Muscle Weakness and Quality

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