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Summary: Therapeutic exercises aimed to deepen inspiration or expiration or even to alter the rate and rhythm of respiration.
Publications262 found, 100 shown here
- Effect of short-term practice of breathing exercises on autonomic functions in normal human volunteersG K Pal
Department of Physiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Pondicherry, India
Indian J Med Res 120:115-21. 2004Practice of breathing exercises like pranayama is known to improve autonomic function by changing sympathetic or parasympathetic activity...
- Efficacy of pursed-lips breathing: a breathing pattern retraining strategy for dyspnea reductionMargaret A Nield
VA Greater Los Angeles Healthcare System, West Los Angeles Healthcare Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev 27:237-44. 2007..However, there is contradictory evidence to support its use. The study objective was to compare 2 programs of prolonging expiratory time (pursed-lips breathing and expiratory muscle training) on dyspnea and functional performance...
- American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitationLinda Nici
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
- Impact of inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPD: what is the evidence?R Gosselink
University Hospitals KU Leuven, Respiratory Rehabilitation and Respiratory Division, B3000 Leuven, Belgium
Eur Respir J 37:416-25. 2011..In patients with inspiratory muscle weakness, the addition of IMT to a general exercise training program improved P(I,max) and tended to improve exercise performance...
- Impact of medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trialB Oh
Department of Medicine, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, University of Sydney, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
Ann Oncol 21:608-14. 2010..This study aimed to evaluate in a randomized controlled trial, the use of Medical Qigong (MQ) compared with usual care to improve the quality of life (QOL) of cancer patients...
- Qigong and exercise therapy in patients with long-term neck pain: a prospective randomized trialBirgitta Lansinger
Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Physiotherapy, Goteborg, Sweden
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2415-22. 2007..A randomized, controlled, multicenter trial: 1-year follow-up...
- Short-term effects of inspiratory muscle training in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized controlled trialSema Savci
School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
Scand Cardiovasc J 45:286-93. 2011..To investigate the efficiency of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on postoperative respiratory muscle strength, functional capacity, quality of life, and psychosocial status in patients with coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery...
- The effects of 1 year of specific inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPDMarinella Beckerman
Department of Medicine A, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
Chest 128:3177-82. 2005..We assessed the long-term benefits of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on inspiratory muscle strength, exercise capacity, the perception of dyspnea, quality of life, primary care use, and hospitalizations in patients with significant COPD...
- Inspiratory muscle training increases inspiratory muscle strength in patients weaning from mechanical ventilation: a systematic reviewLisa Moodie
Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand
J Physiother 57:213-21. 2011..Does inspiratory muscle training improve inspiratory muscle strength and endurance, facilitate weaning, improve survival, and reduce the rate of reintubation and tracheostomy in adults receiving mechanical ventilation?..
- Integrated breathing and relaxation training (the Papworth method) for adults with asthma in primary care: a randomised controlled trialElizabeth A Holloway
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
Thorax 62:1039-42. 2007..This study evaluated the effectiveness of the Papworth method in a randomised controlled trial...
- Effect of a qigong exercise programme on elderly with depressionHector W H Tsang
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kwai Chung Hospital, Hong Kong
Int J Geriatr Psychiatry 21:890-7. 2006..This report released findings of a randomized controlled trial conducted in Hong Kong to further our understanding of the psychosocial effects of qigong on elderly persons with depression...
- A review of clinical trials of tai chi and qigong in older adultsCarol E Rogers
Arizona State University, USA
West J Nurs Res 31:245-79. 2009..Missing from the reviewed reports is a discussion of how spiritual exploration with meditative forms of PA, an important component of these movement activities, may contribute to successful aging...
- Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous systemRavinder Jerath
Augusta Women s Center, 2100 Central Avenue, Suite 6 and 7, Augusta, GA 30904, USA
Med Hypotheses 67:566-71. 2006..Along with facilitating the design of clinical breathing techniques for the treatment of autonomic nervous system and other disorders, this model will also validate pranayama as a topic requiring more research...
- Slow breathing improves arterial baroreflex sensitivity and decreases blood pressure in essential hypertensionChacko N Joseph
Department of Internal Medicine, University of Pavia, IRCCS Ospedale S Matteo, Pavia, Italy
Hypertension 46:714-8. 2005..001 versus controls). Slow breathing reduces blood pressure and enhances baroreflex sensitivity in hypertensive patients. These effects appear potentially beneficial in the management of hypertension...
- Effects of Qigong on blood pressure, blood pressure determinants and ventilatory function in middle-aged patients with essential hypertensionMyung Suk Lee
Department of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic University, Mokpo 530 742, Republic of Korea
Am J Chin Med 31:489-97. 2003....
- Inspiratory muscle training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: structural adaptation and physiologic outcomesAlba Ramirez-Sarmiento
Servei de Pneumologia, Hospital del Mar Grup de Recerca de Pneumologia, Unitat de Recerca Respiratoria i Ambiental, Barcelona, Spain
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166:1491-7. 2002..No changes were observed in the control muscle. The study demonstrates that inspiratory training induces a specific functional improvement of the inspiratory muscles and adaptive changes in the structure of external intercostal muscles...
- Breathing exercises for chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAnne E Holland
Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008250. 2012b>Breathing exercises for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) aim to alter respiratory muscle recruitment, improve respiratory muscle performance and reduce dyspnoea...
- Can ventilation-feedback training augment exercise tolerance in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease?Eileen G Collins
Research and Development 151, Edward Hines, JR VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 177:844-52. 2008..It is unknown whether respiratory retraining (ventilation-feedback [VF] training) can affect exercise-induced dynamic hyperinflation and increase exercise tolerance...
- Rationale of the combined use of inspiratory and expiratory devices in improving maximal inspiratory pressure and maximal expiratory pressure of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseElvia Battaglia
Pulmonary Department, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:913-8. 2009....
- Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based therapy for dyspnea in chronic obstructive lung diseaseRichard A Mularski
The Center for Health Research, Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Portland, OR 97227, USA
J Altern Complement Med 15:1083-90. 2009..The objective of this study was to test the efficacy of a mindfulness-based breathing therapy (MBBT) on improving symptoms and health-related quality of life in those with COPD...
- Spontaneous respiratory modulation improves cardiovascular control in essential hypertensionCarlos Hermano da Justa Pinheiro
Laboratório de Cardiopneumologia e Fisiologia do Exercício, Escola de Saúde Pública do Estado do Ceará, Universidade de Fortaleza, Fortaleza, CE, Brasil
Arq Bras Cardiol 88:651-9. 2007..Recent studies show that controlled breathing improves baroreflex and heart rate variability and lowers blood pressure in hypertensive patients...
- Diaphragmatic breathing training program improves abdominal motion during natural breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trialWellington P Yamaguti
Department of Physical Therapy, School of Medicine, University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 93:571-7. 2012..To investigate the effects of a diaphragmatic breathing training program (DBTP) on thoracoabdominal motion and functional capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
- Inspiratory muscle training in pulmonary rehabilitation program in COPD patientsRasmi Magadle
Department of Medicine A, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera 38100, Israel
Respir Med 101:1500-5. 2007..IMT provides additional benefits to patients undergoing PR program and is worthwhile even in patients who have already undergone a GER program...
- Tai chi Qigong improves lung functions and activity tolerance in COPD clients: a single blind, randomized controlled trialAileen W K Chan
The Nethersole School of Nursing, Faculty of Medicine, Esther Lee Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong
Complement Ther Med 19:3-11. 2011..To evaluate the effectiveness of a Tai chi Qigong (TCQ) program in enhancing respiratory functions and activity tolerance in clients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
- Effect of slow- and fast-breathing exercises on autonomic functions in patients with essential hypertensionMonika Mourya
Department of Physiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
J Altern Complement Med 15:711-7. 2009b>Breathing exercises practiced in various forms of meditations such as yoga may influence autonomic functions. This may be the basis of therapeutic benefit to hypertensive patients.
- Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trialA Daniel Martin
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, 1600 South West Archer Road, PO Box 100154, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Crit Care 15:R84. 2011..MV induced inspiratory muscle weakness has been implicated as a contributor to FTW and recent work has documented inspiratory muscle weakness in humans supported with MV...
- Psychophysiological outcomes of health qigong for chronic conditions: a systematic reviewBobby H P Ng
Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Hong Kong, China
Psychophysiology 46:257-69. 2009..Because of its safety, minimal cost, and clinical benefit, health qigong can be advocated as an adjunctive exercise therapy for older people with chronic conditions...
- The effect of Qigong on fibromyalgia (FMS): a controlled randomized studyThomas Haak
Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Disabil Rehabil 30:625-33. 2008..To evaluate the effect of a 7-week Qigong intervention on subjects with Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS)...
- Assessment of immunological parameters following a qigong training programJuan M Manzaneque
Department of Psychobiology and Methodology, Faculty of Psychology, University of Malaga, Campus de Teatinos, 29071 Malaga, Spain
Med Sci Monit 10:CR264-70. 2004..The aim of the present study was to analyze the effects of a qigong program on various immunological parameters...
- Evidence underlying breathing retraining in people with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseGail Dechman
Physical Therapy Department, Husson College, 1 College Circle, Bangor, ME 04401, USA
Phys Ther 84:1189-97. 2004..Diaphragmatic breathing has negative and positive effects, but the latter appear to be caused by simply slowing the respiratory rate. Evidence supports the use of PLB, but not DB, for improving the breathing of people with COPD...
- Dyspnea and quality of life in patients with pulmonary fibrosis after six weeks of respiratory rehabilitationD Jastrzebski
Department of Lung Diseases and Tuberculosis, Silesian University School of Medicine, Zabrze, Poland
J Physiol Pharmacol 57:139-48. 2006..We conclude that 12 weeks of combined inpatient and home-based rehabilitation programme improves the quality of live and sensation of dyspnea in patients with interstitial lung disease, despite changes in pulmonary function tests...
- Effects of chan-chuang qigong on improving symptom and psychological distress in chemotherapy patientsTsoy Ing Lee
Nursing Department, Tri Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
Am J Chin Med 34:37-46. 2006..05) were significantly improved in the experimental group. In conclusion, Chan-Chuang qigong had the effect of attenuating the symptom distress and probably some part of the psychological distress of chemotherapy patients...
- A comprehensive review of health benefits of qigong and tai chiRoger Jahnke
Arizona State University College of Nursing and Healthcare Innovation, 500 N 3rd Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004, USA
Am J Health Promot 24:e1-e25. 2010..Research trials and reviews, however, treat them as separate targets of examination. This review examines the evidence for achieving outcomes from randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of both...
- Immediate effect of slow pace bhastrika pranayama on blood pressure and heart rateTapas Pramanik
Department of Physiology, Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal
J Altern Complement Med 15:293-5. 2009....
- Qigong stress reduction in hospital staffJay M Griffith
Department of Psychiatry, VISN 19 MIRECC, and University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA
J Altern Complement Med 14:939-45. 2008..The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of a qigong training program in reducing stress in hospital staff...
- Effects of qigong on blood pressure, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and other lipid levels in essential hypertension patientsMyung Suk Lee
Department of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic University, Mokpo, Korea
Int J Neurosci 114:777-86. 2004..In summary. Qigong acts as an antihypertensive and may reduce blood pressure by the modulation of lipid metabolism...
- Breathing exercises for asthma: a randomised controlled trialM Thomas
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
Thorax 64:55-61. 2009..The effect of breathing modification techniques on asthma symptoms and objective disease control is uncertain...
- Impact of qigong exercise on self-efficacy and other cognitive perceptual variables in patients with essential hypertensionMyung Suk Lee
Department of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic University, Mokpo, Republic of Korea
J Altern Complement Med 10:675-80. 2004..The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of practicing qigong on middle-age subjects with essential hypertension. Impacts on blood pressure, reported self-efficacy, perceived benefit, and emotion were observed...
- Qigong for cancer treatment: a systematic review of controlled clinical trialsMyeong Soo Lee
Complementary Medicine, Peninsula Medical School, Universities of Exeter and Plymouth, Exeter, UK
Acta Oncol 46:717-22. 2007..Two trials suggested effectiveness in prolonging life of cancer patients and one failed to do so. We conclude that the effectiveness of qigong in cancer care is not yet supported by the evidence from rigorous clinical trials...
- Respiratory muscle endurance training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on exercise capacity, dyspnea, and quality of lifeT A Scherer
Department of Internal Medicine, Triemli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:1709-14. 2000..and ventilatory limitation to respiratory muscle training (RMT; n = 15) with a new portable device or to breathing exercises with an incentive spirometer (controls; n = 15)...
- Chest physiotherapy during immediate postoperative period among patients undergoing upper abdominal surgery: randomized clinical trialRoberta Munhoz Manzano
Hospital das Clinicas, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Sao Paulo Med J 126:269-73. 2008..The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of chest physiotherapy during the immediate postoperative period among patients undergoing elective upper abdominal surgery...
- Case report: inspiratory muscle training in chronic critically ill patients--a report of two casesAngela T Chang
Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland, School of Physiotherapy, Brisbane, Australia
Physiother Res Int 10:222-6. 2005..This report describes the application of inspiratory muscle training in two patients following successful discharge from an intensive care unit (ICU) after prolonged mechanical ventilation...
- The influences of Chan-Chuang qi-gong therapy on complete blood cell counts in breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapyMei Ling Yeh
Graduate Institute of Integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine with Western Nursing, National Taipei College of Nursing, Taipei City, Taiwan, ROC
Cancer Nurs 29:149-55. 2006..It is recommended conducting more studies on qi-gong and then introducing it in clinical nursing practice at an appropriate time to promote quality of nursing care and quality of patient life...
- [Effects of breathing exercises on breathing pattern and thoracoabdominal motion after gastroplasty]Georgia Miranda Tomich
Federal University of Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
J Bras Pneumol 36:197-204. 2010To evaluate breathing pattern and thoracoabdominal motion during breathing exercises.
- Maintenance of inspiratory muscle training in COPD patients: one year follow-upP Weiner
Dept of Medicine A, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
Eur Respir J 23:61-5. 2004..The benefits of 12-weeks of inspiratory muscle training decline gradually over 1 yr of follow-up if maintenance training is not performed...
- [Long-term effects of breathing exercises and yoga in patients with bronchial asthma]T Flüge
Abteilung Pneumologie, Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
Pneumologie 48:484-90. 1994To compare the effects of breathing exercises (BE) or Yoga (Y) on the course of bronchial asthma we studied 36 subjects with a mild disease. The patients were randomly divided into 3 groups...
- Effects of respiratory muscle training versus placebo on endurance exercise performanceD A Sonetti
John Rankin Laboratory of Pulmonary Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Wisconsin, 504 N. Walnut Street, Madison, WI 53705, USA
Respir Physiol 127:185-99. 2001..Significant placebo and test familiarization effects must be accounted for in experimental designs utilizing performance tests which are critically dependent on volitional effort...
- Pulmonary rehabilitation programs in Canada: national surveyD Brooks
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
Can Respir J 6:55-63. 1999..To characterize pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) programs in terms of their type, size, duration, patient population, content and staffing...
- Qigong reduced blood pressure and catecholamine levels of patients with essential hypertensionMyung Suk Lee
Department of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic University, Mokpo, Republic of Korea
Int J Neurosci 113:1691-701. 2003..These results suggest that Qigong may reduce BP and catecholamines via stabilizing the sympathetic nervous system. Therefore, Qigong is an effective nonpharmacological modality to reduce BP in essential hypertensive patients...
- Effects of inspiratory muscle training upon recovery time during high intensity, repetitive sprint activityL M Romer
Sports Medicine and Human Performance Unit, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK
Int J Sports Med 23:353-60. 2002..In addition, the present study provides new evidence that IMT improves recovery time during high intensity, intermittent exercise in repetitive sprint athletes...
- Effects of mental relaxation and slow breathing in essential hypertensionRajeev Mohan Kaushik
Department of Medicine, Himalayan Institute of Medical Sciences, Swami Rama Nagar, P O Doiwala, Dehradun 248140, Uttaranchal, India
Complement Ther Med 14:120-6. 2006....
- Immediate effects of thixotropy conditioning of inspiratory muscles on chest-wall volume in chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseMasahiko Izumizaki
Department of Physiology, Showa University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Respir Care 51:750-7. 2006..Thixotropy is a passive property of the skeletal muscle that depends on the muscle's immediate history of contraction and length change. Inspiratory-muscle thixotropy affects the end-expiratory position of the rib cage in normal subjects...
- The acute effects of yogic breathing exercises on craving and withdrawal symptoms in abstaining smokersLion Shahab
Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT, London, UK
Psychopharmacology (Berl) 225:875-82. 2013b>Breathing exercises have been proposed as a way of combating cigarette cravings, potentially presenting a low-cost, easily scalable smoking cessation aid.
- The effects of controlled breathing during pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPDArnoldus J R VAN Gestel
Department of Pneumology, University Hospital Ruhrlandklinik, Essen, Germany
Respiration 83:115-24. 2012..The role of controlled breathing using respiratory biofeedback during rehabilitation of patients with COPD remains unclear...
- Effect of unilateral breathing exercises on regional lung ventilationB Tucker
School of Physiotherapy, Curtin University of Technology, Perth, WA, Australia
Nucl Med Commun 20:815-21. 1999..The findings of this study show that relative regional ventilation to the ipsilateral lung can be increased during a unilateral TEE in trained individuals...
- Inspiratory muscle training improves 100 and 200 m swimming performanceAndrew E Kilding
School of Sport and Recreation, Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, AUT University, Auckland, New Zealand
Eur J Appl Physiol 108:505-11. 2010..6% (+/-1.2). Large effects were observed for MIP and rates of perceived exertion. In conclusion, 6 weeks of IMT has a small positive effect on swimming performance in club-level trained swimmers in events shorter than 400 m...
- Respiratory muscle training in healthy individuals: physiological rationale and implications for exercise performanceA William Sheel
School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada bill sheel ubc ca
Sports Med 32:567-81. 2002..This review summarises the current literature on the physiology of RM training in healthy individuals and critically evaluates the possible implications for exercise performance...
- Specific respiratory warm-up improves rowing performance and exertional dyspneaS Volianitis
School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT, United Kingdom
Med Sci Sports Exerc 33:1189-93. 2001..The purpose of this study was a) to compare the effect of three different warm-up protocols upon rowing performance and perception of dyspnea, and b) to identify the functional significance of a respiratory warm-up...
- Functional and psychosocial effects of health qigong in patients with COPD: a randomized controlled trialBobby H P Ng
Centre for East Meets West, Department of Rehabilitation Sciences, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
J Altern Complement Med 17:243-51. 2011..One possible reason may be due to the poor compliance of the patients to the existing forms of home exercise program (e.g., walking, weight training activities, etc.)...
- Qigong versus exercise versus no therapy for patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trialDaniel Rendant
Institute of Social Medicine, Epidemiology, and Health Economics, Charite University Medical Center, Berlin, Germany
Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:419-27. 2011..Randomized controlled trial...
- High-intensity inspiratory muscle training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severely reduced functionM K Covey
University of Illinois at Chicago, College of Nursing, 845 South Damen Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA
J Cardiopulm Rehabil 21:231-40. 2001..This study examined the effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) with high-intensity inspiratory pressure loads on respiratory muscle performance and exertional dyspnea...
- Effects of loading on upper airway and respiratory pump muscle motoneuronsKylie Hill
School of Physiotherapy and Curtin Health Innovation Research Institute, Curtin University, GPO Box, U1987, Perth, Western Australia 6845, Australia
Respir Physiol Neurobiol 179:64-70. 2011..It also considers changes suggestive of adaptation to chronic loading either from specific respiratory muscle training programs or as part of disease processes such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or obstructive sleep apnoea...
- Are breathing exercises an effective strategy for people with asthma?Mike Thomas
Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen
Nurs Times 105:22-7. 2009..The effect of breathing techniques on asthma symptoms and disease control is uncertain...
- Breathing exercises in upper abdominal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysisSamantha T Grams
Health Science and Sports Centre, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
Rev Bras Fisioter 16:345-53. 2012There is currently no consensus on the indication and benefits of breathing exercises for the prevention of postoperative pulmonary complications PPCs and for the recovery of pulmonary mechanics.
- Inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPD: effect on dyspnea, exercise performance, and quality of lifeH Sánchez Riera
Pneumology Service, Virgen del Rocio University Hospital, Sevilla, Spain
Chest 120:748-56. 2001..The aim of the study was to assess the effect of target-flow inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on respiratory muscle function, exercise performance, dyspnea, and health-related quality of life (HRQL) in patients with COPD...
- Device-guided breathing exercises reduce blood pressure: ambulatory and home measurementsT Rosenthal
Chorley Hypertension Unit, Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel
Am J Hypertens 14:74-6. 2001..Greater BP reductions were found for older patients and higher baseline BP. The results provide additional support for the efficacy of the device as an adjunctive lifestyle modification for treating hypertension...
- Comparison of inspiratory muscle strength training effects between older subjects with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseChien Hui Huang
Department of Physical Therapy, Tzu Chi University, Taipei, Taiwan
J Formos Med Assoc 110:518-26. 2011..Respiratory strength is reduced as age increases. However, few studies have focused on the effects of IMST on older adults without COPD...
- Specificity and reversibility of inspiratory muscle trainingLee M Romer
Sports Medicine and Human Performance Unit, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Med Sci Sports Exerc 35:237-44. 2003..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the pressure-flow specificity of adaptations to inspiratory muscle training (IMT), in addition to the temporal effects of detraining and reduced frequency of training upon these adaptations...
- Effects of inspiratory muscle training on time-trial performance in trained cyclistsLee M Romer
The Human Performance Laboratory, School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, The University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
J Sports Sci 20:547-62. 2002..Furthermore, they provide evidence of performance enhancements in competitive cyclists after inspiratory muscle training...
- Muscle dysfunction associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseNeil R MacIntyre
Respiratory Care Services, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
Respir Care 51:840-7; discussion 848-52. 2006..Resistive breathing training is more controversial. Lung-volume-reduction surgery may help with the hyperinflation effects and improve gas exchange and respiratory-muscle function in selected patients...
- Preoperative intensive inspiratory muscle training to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications in high-risk patients undergoing CABG surgery: a randomized clinical trialErik H J Hulzebos
Department of Neurology and Neurosurgery, Rudolf Magnus Institute of Neuroscience, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
JAMA 296:1851-7. 2006..The efficacy of preoperative inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in reducing the incidence of PPCs in high-risk patients undergoing CABG surgery has not yet been determined...
- Slow breathing reduces sympathoexcitation in COPDT Raupach
Dept of Cardiology and Pneumology, Georg August University Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
Eur Respir J 32:387-92. 2008..In conclusion, sympathovagal imbalance is present in normoxic chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. The possibility of modifying these changes by slow breathing may help to better understand and influence this systemic disease...
- Can slow breathing exercises improve seizure control in people with refractory epilepsy? A hypothesisAlan W C Yuen
Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, UCL Institute of Neurology, London, UK
Epilepsy Behav 18:331-4. 2010..Slow breathing exercises have been shown to increase parasympathetic tone in healthy volunteers...
- Breathlessness clinics within specialist palliative care settings can improve the quality of life and functional capacity of patients with lung cancerJuliet Hately
Lewis Manning House, Cancer Trust, Poole
Palliat Med 17:410-7. 2003..In addition, this project has been able to demonstrate significant improvements in quality of life and high levels of satisfaction with the interventions. Qualitative data enhanced the findings of objective measurements...
- A qualitative review of the role of qigong in the management of diabetesLiu Xin
School of Human Movement Studies, The University of Queensland, St Lucia, Queensland, Australia
J Altern Complement Med 13:427-33. 2007..To review the evidence relating to the effectiveness of qigong in the management of diabetes...
- Pre-operative inspiratory muscle training preserves postoperative inspiratory muscle strength following major abdominal surgery - a randomised pilot studyS R Kulkarni
Department of General and Vascular Surgery, Cheltenham General Hospital, Cheltenham GL53 7AN, UK
Ann R Coll Surg Engl 92:700-7. 2010..The aim of this pilot study was to assess the effect of pre-operative inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on respiratory variables in patients undergoing major abdominal surgery...
- A randomised controlled trial of the Buteyko technique as an adjunct to conventional management of asthmaRobert L Cowie
Calgary COPD and Asthma Program, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
Respir Med 102:726-32. 2008..To assess the effectiveness of a non-pharmacological intervention in patients with asthma on conventional therapy including inhaled corticosteroid...
- Use of inspiratory muscle strength training to facilitate ventilator weaning: a series of 10 consecutive patientsA Daniel Martin
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
Chest 122:192-6. 2002....
- Effect of respiratory muscle endurance training in patients with COPD undergoing pulmonary rehabilitationM Jeffery Mador
Veterans Affairs Western New York Healthcare System, Buffalo, USA
Chest 128:1216-24. 2005..Respiratory muscle endurance training (hyperpnea training) has been shown to have beneficial effects in patients with COPD...
- Internal qigong for pain conditions: a systematic reviewMyeong Soo Lee
Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine, Daejeon, South Korea
J Pain 10:1121-1127.e14. 2009..Collectively, the existing trial evidence is not convincing enough to suggest that internal qigong is an effective modality for pain management...
- Respiratory muscle training increases cycling endurance without affecting cardiovascular responses to exerciseG Markov
Institute for Human Movement Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Institute of Physiology, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstr. 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
Eur J Appl Physiol 85:233-9. 2001..It is concluded that the increased cycling endurance that is observed after RMT is not due to cardiovascular adaptations, and that the results provide evidence for the role of the respiratory system as an exercise-limiting factor...
- Clinical effect of qigong practice on essential hypertension: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trialsXinfeng Guo
National DME Training Center, Guangzhou University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Guangzhou, People s Republic of China
J Altern Complement Med 14:27-37. 2008..This study was designed to quantitatively assess the effectiveness of self-practiced qigong for treatment of essential hypertension...
- 2 Years' experience with inspiratory muscle training in patients with neuromuscular disordersW Koessler
Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Environmental Pulmonology and Pulmonary Department, City Hospital Lainz, Vienna, Austria
Chest 120:765-9. 2001..The aim of our study was to assess the long-term effects of specific inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in patients with neuromuscular disorders (NMDs) who have various degrees of respiratory impairment...
- Comparison of the oxygen cost of breathing exercises and spontaneous breathing in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseAlice Y M Jones
Department of Rehabilitation Science, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Phys Ther 83:424-31. 2003The oxygen demand of breathing exercises and the clinical implications have not been studied in detail...
- Deep-breathing exercises reduce atelectasis and improve pulmonary function after coronary artery bypass surgeryElisabeth Westerdahl
Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Physiology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Chest 128:3482-8. 2005To investigate the effects of deep-breathing exercises on pulmonary function, atelectasis, and arterial blood gas levels after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
- Comparison between deep breathing exercises and incentive spirometry after CABG surgeryJulia Alencar Renault
Santa Casa de Misericórdia of BeloHorizonte Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 24:165-72. 2009To compare the effects of deep breathing exercises (DBE) and the flow-oriented incentive spirometry (IS) in patients undergone coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) through the following variables: forced vital capacity - FVC, forced ..
- A body-mind-spirit model in health: an Eastern approachC Chan
Faculty of Social Sciences, and Department of Social Work and Social Administration, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Soc Work Health Care 34:261-82. 2001..There are significant improvements in their physical health, mental health, sense of control and social support...
- Comparison of specific expiratory, inspiratory, and combined muscle training programs in COPDPaltiel Weiner
Department of Medicine A, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
Chest 124:1357-64. 2003..On the other hand, there is a paucity of data related to expiratory muscle performance and training in COPD...
- Exercise training and inspiratory muscle training in patients with bronchiectasisC Newall
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham B15 2TH, UK
Thorax 60:943-8. 2005..The role of pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) and inspiratory muscle training (IMT) has not been investigated in this group of patients...
- Inspiratory muscle training is ineffective in mechanically ventilated critically ill patientsPedro Caruso
Intensive Care Unit, Treatment and Research Center, Cancer Hospital, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
Clinics (Sao Paulo) 60:479-84. 2005..As a secondary objective, we described the evolution of inspiratory muscle strength with and without inspiratory muscle training...
- Effects of a relaxation breathing exercise on fatigue in haemopoietic stem cell transplantation patientsSang Dol Kim
St Mary s Hospital, The Catholic University, Seoul 137 701, Korea
J Clin Nurs 14:51-5. 2005..Our purpose was to investigate the effect of a relaxation breathing exercise on fatigue in allogenic haemopoietic stem cell transplantation patients...
- Effects of singing classes on pulmonary function and quality of life of COPD patientsAmanda Gimenes Bonilha
Internal Medicine Department, Medical School of Ribeirao Preto, University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 4:1-8. 2009..We have concluded that singing classes are a well tolerated activity for selected subjects with COPD. Regular practice of singing may improve QoL, and preserve the maximal expiratory pressure of these patients...
- Medical Qigong for cancer patients: pilot study of impact on quality of life, side effects of treatment and inflammationByeongsang Oh
School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, The University of Sydney, Camperdown, NSW 2006, Australia
Am J Chin Med 36:459-72. 2008..Data from the pilot study suggest that MQ with usual medical treatment can enhance the QOL of cancer patients and reduce inflammation. This study needs a further investigation with a larger sample size...
- Exploratory studies of Qigong therapy for cancer in ChinaKevin Chen
Department of Psychiatry, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, 671 Hoes Lane, UBHC D453, Piscataway, NJ 08854, USA
Integr Cancer Ther 1:345-70. 2002..Qigong therapy is an area that is often neglected by mainstream medicine and research, but our review strongly suggests that qigong deserves further study as a supplement to conventional cancer treatment...
- Nonlinear analysis of heart rate variability during Qi therapy (external Qigong)Myeong Soo Lee
Center for Integrative Medicine, Institute of Medical Science, College of Oriental Medicine, Wonkwang University, Iksan 570 749, Republic of Korea
Am J Chin Med 33:579-88. 2005..In conclusion, EQT may act by stabilizing both the autonomic nervous system and the emotional state...
- An evaluation of the acute impact of pursed lips breathing on walking distance in nonspontaneous pursed lips breathing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patientsR Garrod
School of Physiotherapy, Kingston University and St George s Hospital Medical School, London
Chron Respir Dis 2:67-72. 2005..Reductions in RR appear to be greatest in those patients with resting breathlessness...
- Feasibility of high-intensity, interval-based respiratory muscle training in COPDGavin Sturdy
Department of Pulmonary Physiology, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, Nedlands, WA, Australia
Chest 123:142-50. 2003..High training loads are difficult to achieve using conventional, constant loading techniques, but may be possible using interval-based training techniques...
- The immediate effects of deep breathing exercises on atelectasis and oxygenation after cardiac surgeryElisabeth Westerdahl
Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Physiology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
Scand Cardiovasc J 37:363-7. 2003..Conclusion--A significant decrease of atelectatic area, increase in aerated lung area and a small increase in PaO (2) were found after performance of 30 deep breaths. No difference between the three breathing techniques was found...
- The singer's breath: implications for treatment of persons with emphysemaRebecca L Engen
Queens University of Charlotte
J Music Ther 42:20-48. 2005..Findings of this study suggest that vocal instruction, inclusive of breathing exercises, may help to improve the quality of life for senior citizens with emphysema...
- Does removal of deep breathing exercises from a physiotherapy program including pre-operative education and early mobilisation after cardiac surgery alter patient outcomes?Phillip A Brasher
Monash Medical Centre, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Aust J Physiother 49:165-73. 2003The aim of this study was to establish whether removal of breathing exercises from a regimen including early mobilisation changes the incidence of post-operative pulmonary complications for patients after cardiac surgery...
- Effect of two breathing exercises (Buteyko and pranayama) in asthma: a randomised controlled trialS Cooper
Division of Respiratory Medicine, City Hospital, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
Thorax 58:674-9. 2003Patients with asthma are interested in the use of breathing exercises but their role is uncertain...
- Expiratory muscle training in patients with Parkinson'sChristine Sapienza; Fiscal Year: 2006..The goals of the grant meet the mission of the R21. Its potential impact is high due to the therapy program's innovative nature and potential cost-effectiveness as a treatment approach. ..
- A New Translational Tool for Studying the Role of Breathing in Meditation.Margaret Ann Chesney; Fiscal Year: 2013Abstract Breathing exercises, alone or as a component of mind-body interventions such as meditation and yoga, have potential for amelioration of a wide range of acute and chronic disorders...
- QIGONG THERAPY FOR HEART DEVICE PATIENTSLORRAINE MANCIET; Fiscal Year: 2001..an ancient Chinese exercise that involves active participation of the individual in the form of mediation, breathing exercises and simple physical movements, will be used as an adjunct to the therapies, including a structured exercise ..
- DELAY OF GRATIFICATION--SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE/DEPENDENCEKevin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003..Significant implications for drug prevention and treatment programs, and for the study of other health-related behaviors are anticipated. ..
- VENLAFAXINE FOR HOT FLASHES FOLLOWING BREAST CANCERJANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2003..e., t-tests, linear regression, GEE, mixed model). Study findings will significantly contribute to the scientific basis of hot flash management in women following treatment for breast cancer. ..
- Computerized Assessment of Cancer SymptomsJANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2005....
- Upper Body Strength Training in COPDJanet Larson; Fiscal Year: 2006..This is important because people with COPD experience exacerbations that adversely affect adherence. Previous research in this area does not address the effect of multiple weight lifting exercises and long-term adherence...
- NURSING MODEL--RESPIRATORY MUSCLE STRENGTH IN COPDJanet Larson; Fiscal Year: 2001..The first four variables will be measured after recovery from each exacerbation/RTI. Data will be analyzed with descriptive statistics and repeated measures ANOVA. ..
- Barriers To The Integration Of Mind-Body MedicineJohn Astin; Fiscal Year: 2005..These specific aims will be carried out through the use of national surveys of physicians and physicians- in-training, focus groups, and in-depth interviews. ..
- PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCERLorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002..We hypothesize that pre-surgical stress management will reduce the negative impact of RP assessed by psychological, physiological, and quality of life measures. ..
- Palliative Oxygen for the Relief of BreathlessnessAmy Abernethy; Fiscal Year: 2007..The results will also advance a long-standing international debate about the role of palliative oxygen for intractable dyspnea and it's funding. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in CancerLorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2006..The effects of the intervention should be evident throughout recovery and across indices of quality of life, mental health, subjective symptoms of stress, and immune function. ..
- Biobehavioral Effects of Yoga During Cancer TreatmentLorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- IMPACT OF RISK TALKS ON PATIENT COLORECTAL SCREENINGLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2004..Research Question 1: Which source of cancer risk discussions will improve the rates of patient compliance with the recommended colorectal early detection tests more, physician or staff initiated? ..
- Respiratory Muscle Training in Ventilator Dependent Pts.ANATOLE MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2008..This study will illuminate the mechanisms mediating MV dependence in these patients and lead to effective treatment strategies for patients dependent upon MV due to respiratory muscle weakness. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Prenatal Depression and a Yoga InterventionTiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
- Sensory-enhanced motor training for hemiparetic arm/handWen Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004..The effect of enhanced sensory inputs will be determined through the comparison of outcomes of the two training programs. ..
- REGULATION OF VOCAL FOLD HYDRATION AND PHONATIONKimberly Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003..A primary goal is the development of an R01 proposal by the candidate during years 3-4 of this project. ..
- Creation and demonstration of a palliative care research cooperative groupJean S Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Neurohormonal Effects of Massage TherapyTiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2007..The K05 would allow me to increase my research time including being mentored and mentoring students from 25 to 75% time. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Laryngeal hydration aerosol for prevention of voice disordersKimberly Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances GrowthTiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care ClinicsLinda Larkey; Fiscal Year: 2009..Identification and engagement with the story and perceptions of threat, fear and stress will be assessed as mediators. Findings will potentially inform effective primary care practice interventions for CRCS. ..
- Caregivers of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: Mind-Body Interaction ModelJiyeon Choi; Fiscal Year: 2010..Improving caregivers'emotional and physical health may also improve the delivery of care as well as quality of life for the care recipient. ..
- Polestriding versus Walking for PAD RehabilitationEileen Collins; Fiscal Year: 2009..Analysis: Data will be analyzed using descriptive statistics, repeated measures ANOVA and linear regression analysis. Potential co-variates such as smoking and medication use will be monitored and analyzed. ..
- A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer SymptomsKristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Strategies to Improve COPD ManagementRichard Casaburi; Fiscal Year: 2007..These studies should have immediate impact on treatment strategies for large poor-prognosis subgroups of COPD patients. ..
- Innovative Minimal Contact Therapy for Reducing TMD PainLuis Buenaver; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- International Center of TCM for CancerLorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Comprehensive Cancer Care ConferenceJames Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2003..Concurrent sessions will also include 6 Core Curriculum sessions and sessions on Research and Funding. ..
- IMPROVING CARE OF PANIC DISORDER IN PRIMARY CAREMichelle Craske; Fiscal Year: 2002..abstract_text> ..
- COMPUTER AIDED STRESS REDUCTION, MENTAL HEALTH & CANCERLorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002....
- Relaxation response with acupuncture for HIV patientsBei Hung Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004....
- Responsivity of homocysteine to behavioral stressCharles Emery; Fiscal Year: 2005..abstract_text> ..
- Markers of Risk for Anxiety DisordersMichelle Craske; Fiscal Year: 2003..Measurement of eye gaze in youths to gauge ongoing conditioning and attentional processes represents a new methodology. ..
- Exercise, stress, and wound healing among older adultsCHARLES FISKE EMERY; Fiscal Year: 2010..In turn, the results may have- implications for treating older adults who suffer dermal wounds or are recovering from surgery. ..
- Sign Chi Do Exercise for Adaptation to AgingCarol Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2010..A mind, body, spiritual physical activity will contribute to the body of knowledge for future program development. ..
- TREATMENT FOR COMORBID ASTHMA AND PANIC DISORDERPaul Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2002..The principal outcome measures will be indices of high/low PD end-state functioning and improvement in asthma severity. A number of exploratory measures also will be analyzed. ..
- Yoga and Indices of Cardiovascular Risk in Older WomenKAREN KIM INNES; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..