Ralph J H Koppers

Summary

Affiliation: Medical Centre Leeuwarden
Country: The Netherlands

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Tube breathing as a new potential method to perform respiratory muscle training: safety in healthy volunteers
    Ralph J H Koppers
    Department of Pulmonology, Medical Center Leeuwarden, Postbus 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 100:714-20. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise performance improves in patients with COPD due to respiratory muscle endurance training
    Ralph J H Koppers
    Medical Center Leeuwarden, PO Box 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Chest 129:886-92. 2006

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Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint Tube breathing as a new potential method to perform respiratory muscle training: safety in healthy volunteers
    Ralph J H Koppers
    Department of Pulmonology, Medical Center Leeuwarden, Postbus 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Respir Med 100:714-20. 2006
    ..Hypercapnia developed in a substantial number of subjects. When tube breathing will be applied as respiratory muscle training modality, this potential development of hypercapnia must be considered...
  2. ncbi request reprint Exercise performance improves in patients with COPD due to respiratory muscle endurance training
    Ralph J H Koppers
    Medical Center Leeuwarden, PO Box 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
    Chest 129:886-92. 2006
    ..Therefore, tube breathing might be a new, inexpensive method for home-based RMET. The aim of this study was to assess whether home-based RMET by means of tube breathing improves endurance exercise performance in patients with COPD...