Respiratory muscle training for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Reid, W. Darlene; Samrai, Baljit
November 1995
Physical Therapy;Nov1995, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p996
Academic Journal
Describes respiratory muscle training techniques and the effectiveness of this training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Principle of specificity of training; Ability of respiratory muscles to be strengthened; Types of respiratory muscle training techniques; Inspiratory resistance training; Endurance exercise involving the extremities.


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