- Tube breathing as a new potential method to perform respiratory muscle training: safety in healthy volunteersRalph 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...
- Exercise performance improves in patients with COPD due to respiratory muscle endurance trainingRalph 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...