breathing exercises

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Summary: Therapeutic exercises aimed to deepen inspiration or expiration or even to alter the rate and rhythm of respiration.

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  1. ncbi Effect of short-term practice of breathing exercises on autonomic functions in normal human volunteers
    G K Pal
    Department of Physiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Pondicherry, India
    Indian J Med Res 120:115-21. 2004
  2. ncbi Efficacy of pursed-lips breathing: a breathing pattern retraining strategy for dyspnea reduction
    Margaret 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
  3. ncbi American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation
    Linda Nici
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
  4. ncbi 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
  5. pmc Impact of medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial
    B Oh
    Department of Medicine, Concord Repatriation General Hospital, University of Sydney, Concord, New South Wales, Australia
    Ann Oncol 21:608-14. 2010
  6. ncbi Qigong and exercise therapy in patients with long-term neck pain: a prospective randomized trial
    Birgitta Lansinger
    Goteborg University, Institute of Neuroscience and Physiology Physiotherapy, Goteborg, Sweden
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 32:2415-22. 2007
  7. ncbi Short-term effects of inspiratory muscle training in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Sema Savci
    School of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation, Dokuz Eylul University, Izmir, Turkey
    Scand Cardiovasc J 45:286-93. 2011
  8. ncbi The effects of 1 year of specific inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPD
    Marinella Beckerman
    Department of Medicine A, Hillel Yaffe Medical Center, Hadera, Israel
    Chest 128:3177-82. 2005
  9. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training increases inspiratory muscle strength in patients weaning from mechanical ventilation: a systematic review
    Lisa Moodie
    Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand
    J Physiother 57:213-21. 2011
  10. pmc Integrated breathing and relaxation training (the Papworth method) for adults with asthma in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth A Holloway
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, London WC1E 6BT, UK
    Thorax 62:1039-42. 2007

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  1. ncbi Effect of short-term practice of breathing exercises on autonomic functions in normal human volunteers
    G K Pal
    Department of Physiology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research Pondicherry, India
    Indian J Med Res 120:115-21. 2004
    Practice of breathing exercises like pranayama is known to improve autonomic function by changing sympathetic or parasympathetic activity...
  2. ncbi Efficacy of pursed-lips breathing: a breathing pattern retraining strategy for dyspnea reduction
    Margaret 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...
  3. ncbi American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society statement on pulmonary rehabilitation
    Linda Nici
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 173:1390-413. 2006
  4. ncbi 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...
  5. pmc Impact of medical Qigong on quality of life, fatigue, mood and inflammation in cancer patients: a randomized controlled trial
    B 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...
  6. ncbi Qigong and exercise therapy in patients with long-term neck pain: a prospective randomized trial
    Birgitta 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...
  7. ncbi Short-term effects of inspiratory muscle training in coronary artery bypass graft surgery: a randomized controlled trial
    Sema 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...
  8. ncbi The effects of 1 year of specific inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPD
    Marinella 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...
  9. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training increases inspiratory muscle strength in patients weaning from mechanical ventilation: a systematic review
    Lisa 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?..
  10. pmc Integrated breathing and relaxation training (the Papworth method) for adults with asthma in primary care: a randomised controlled trial
    Elizabeth 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...
  11. ncbi Effect of a qigong exercise programme on elderly with depression
    Hector 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...
  12. pmc A review of clinical trials of tai chi and qigong in older adults
    Carol 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...
  13. ncbi Physiology of long pranayamic breathing: neural respiratory elements may provide a mechanism that explains how slow deep breathing shifts the autonomic nervous system
    Ravinder 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...
  14. ncbi Slow breathing improves arterial baroreflex sensitivity and decreases blood pressure in essential hypertension
    Chacko 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...
  15. ncbi Effects of Qigong on blood pressure, blood pressure determinants and ventilatory function in middle-aged patients with essential hypertension
    Myung Suk Lee
    Department of Nursing, Mokpo Catholic University, Mokpo 530 742, Republic of Korea
    Am J Chin Med 31:489-97. 2003
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  16. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: structural adaptation and physiologic outcomes
    Alba 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...
  17. ncbi Breathing exercises for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Anne E Holland
    Department of Physiotherapy, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Australia
    Cochrane Database Syst Rev 10:CD008250. 2012
    b>Breathing exercises for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) aim to alter respiratory muscle recruitment, improve respiratory muscle performance and reduce dyspnoea...
  18. ncbi 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...
  19. ncbi 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 disease
    Elvia Battaglia
    Pulmonary Department, San Carlo Borromeo Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 90:913-8. 2009
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  20. ncbi Randomized controlled trial of mindfulness-based therapy for dyspnea in chronic obstructive lung disease
    Richard 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...
  21. ncbi Spontaneous respiratory modulation improves cardiovascular control in essential hypertension
    Carlos 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...
  22. ncbi Diaphragmatic breathing training program improves abdominal motion during natural breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized controlled trial
    Wellington 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...
  23. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training in pulmonary rehabilitation program in COPD patients
    Rasmi 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...
  24. ncbi Tai chi Qigong improves lung functions and activity tolerance in COPD clients: a single blind, randomized controlled trial
    Aileen 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)...
  25. ncbi Effect of slow- and fast-breathing exercises on autonomic functions in patients with essential hypertension
    Monika Mourya
    Department of Physiology, Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India
    J Altern Complement Med 15:711-7. 2009
    b>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.
  26. pmc Inspiratory muscle strength training improves weaning outcome in failure to wean patients: a randomized trial
    A 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...
  27. ncbi Psychophysiological outcomes of health qigong for chronic conditions: a systematic review
    Bobby 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...
  28. ncbi The effect of Qigong on fibromyalgia (FMS): a controlled randomized study
    Thomas 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)...
  29. ncbi Assessment of immunological parameters following a qigong training program
    Juan 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...
  30. ncbi Evidence underlying breathing retraining in people with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Gail 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...
  31. ncbi Dyspnea and quality of life in patients with pulmonary fibrosis after six weeks of respiratory rehabilitation
    D 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...
  32. ncbi Effects of chan-chuang qigong on improving symptom and psychological distress in chemotherapy patients
    Tsoy 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...
  33. pmc A comprehensive review of health benefits of qigong and tai chi
    Roger 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...
  34. ncbi Immediate effect of slow pace bhastrika pranayama on blood pressure and heart rate
    Tapas Pramanik
    Department of Physiology, Nepal Medical College, Kathmandu, Nepal
    J Altern Complement Med 15:293-5. 2009
    ....
  35. pmc Qigong stress reduction in hospital staff
    Jay 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...
  36. ncbi Effects of qigong on blood pressure, high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and other lipid levels in essential hypertension patients
    Myung 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...
  37. ncbi Breathing exercises for asthma: a randomised controlled trial
    M 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...
  38. ncbi Impact of qigong exercise on self-efficacy and other cognitive perceptual variables in patients with essential hypertension
    Myung 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...
  39. ncbi Qigong for cancer treatment: a systematic review of controlled clinical trials
    Myeong 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...
  40. ncbi Respiratory muscle endurance training in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: impact on exercise capacity, dyspnea, and quality of life
    T 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)...
  41. ncbi Chest physiotherapy during immediate postoperative period among patients undergoing upper abdominal surgery: randomized clinical trial
    Roberta 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...
  42. ncbi Case report: inspiratory muscle training in chronic critically ill patients--a report of two cases
    Angela 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...
  43. ncbi The influences of Chan-Chuang qi-gong therapy on complete blood cell counts in breast cancer patients treated with chemotherapy
    Mei 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...
  44. ncbi [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. 2010
    To evaluate breathing pattern and thoracoabdominal motion during breathing exercises.
  45. ncbi Maintenance of inspiratory muscle training in COPD patients: one year follow-up
    P 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...
  46. ncbi [Long-term effects of breathing exercises and yoga in patients with bronchial asthma]
    T Flüge
    Abteilung Pneumologie, Medizinischen Hochschule Hannover
    Pneumologie 48:484-90. 1994
    To 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...
  47. ncbi Effects of respiratory muscle training versus placebo on endurance exercise performance
    D 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...
  48. ncbi Pulmonary rehabilitation programs in Canada: national survey
    D 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...
  49. ncbi Qigong reduced blood pressure and catecholamine levels of patients with essential hypertension
    Myung 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...
  50. ncbi Effects of inspiratory muscle training upon recovery time during high intensity, repetitive sprint activity
    L 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...
  51. ncbi Effects of mental relaxation and slow breathing in essential hypertension
    Rajeev 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
    ....
  52. ncbi Immediate effects of thixotropy conditioning of inspiratory muscles on chest-wall volume in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Masahiko 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...
  53. ncbi The acute effects of yogic breathing exercises on craving and withdrawal symptoms in abstaining smokers
    Lion Shahab
    Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, University College London, 1 19 Torrington Place, WC1E 6BT, London, UK
    Psychopharmacology (Berl) 225:875-82. 2013
    b>Breathing exercises have been proposed as a way of combating cigarette cravings, potentially presenting a low-cost, easily scalable smoking cessation aid.
  54. ncbi The effects of controlled breathing during pulmonary rehabilitation in patients with COPD
    Arnoldus 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...
  55. ncbi Effect of unilateral breathing exercises on regional lung ventilation
    B 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...
  56. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training improves 100 and 200 m swimming performance
    Andrew 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...
  57. ncbi Respiratory muscle training in healthy individuals: physiological rationale and implications for exercise performance
    A 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...
  58. ncbi Specific respiratory warm-up improves rowing performance and exertional dyspnea
    S 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...
  59. ncbi Functional and psychosocial effects of health qigong in patients with COPD: a randomized controlled trial
    Bobby 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.)...
  60. ncbi Qigong versus exercise versus no therapy for patients with chronic neck pain: a randomized controlled trial
    Daniel 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...
  61. ncbi High-intensity inspiratory muscle training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and severely reduced function
    M 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...
  62. ncbi Effects of loading on upper airway and respiratory pump muscle motoneurons
    Kylie 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...
  63. ncbi 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...
  64. ncbi Breathing exercises in upper abdominal surgery: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Samantha T Grams
    Health Science and Sports Centre, Universidade do Estado de Santa Catarina, Florianopolis, SC, Brazil
    Rev Bras Fisioter 16:345-53. 2012
    There 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.
  65. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training in patients with COPD: effect on dyspnea, exercise performance, and quality of life
    H 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...
  66. ncbi Device-guided breathing exercises reduce blood pressure: ambulatory and home measurements
    T 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...
  67. ncbi Comparison of inspiratory muscle strength training effects between older subjects with and without chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Chien 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...
  68. ncbi Specificity and reversibility of inspiratory muscle training
    Lee 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...
  69. ncbi Effects of inspiratory muscle training on time-trial performance in trained cyclists
    Lee 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...
  70. ncbi Muscle dysfunction associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Neil 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...
  71. ncbi Preoperative intensive inspiratory muscle training to prevent postoperative pulmonary complications in high-risk patients undergoing CABG surgery: a randomized clinical trial
    Erik 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...
  72. ncbi Slow breathing reduces sympathoexcitation in COPD
    T 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...
  73. ncbi Can slow breathing exercises improve seizure control in people with refractory epilepsy? A hypothesis
    Alan 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...
  74. ncbi Breathlessness clinics within specialist palliative care settings can improve the quality of life and functional capacity of patients with lung cancer
    Juliet 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...
  75. ncbi A qualitative review of the role of qigong in the management of diabetes
    Liu 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...
  76. pmc Pre-operative inspiratory muscle training preserves postoperative inspiratory muscle strength following major abdominal surgery - a randomised pilot study
    S 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...
  77. ncbi A randomised controlled trial of the Buteyko technique as an adjunct to conventional management of asthma
    Robert 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...
  78. ncbi Use of inspiratory muscle strength training to facilitate ventilator weaning: a series of 10 consecutive patients
    A Daniel Martin
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL, USA
    Chest 122:192-6. 2002
    ....
  79. ncbi Effect of respiratory muscle endurance training in patients with COPD undergoing pulmonary rehabilitation
    M 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...
  80. ncbi Internal qigong for pain conditions: a systematic review
    Myeong 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...
  81. ncbi Respiratory muscle training increases cycling endurance without affecting cardiovascular responses to exercise
    G 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...
  82. ncbi Clinical effect of qigong practice on essential hypertension: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Xinfeng 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...
  83. ncbi 2 Years' experience with inspiratory muscle training in patients with neuromuscular disorders
    W 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...
  84. ncbi Comparison of the oxygen cost of breathing exercises and spontaneous breathing in patients with stable chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    Alice Y M Jones
    Department of Rehabilitation Science, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
    Phys Ther 83:424-31. 2003
    The oxygen demand of breathing exercises and the clinical implications have not been studied in detail...
  85. ncbi Deep-breathing exercises reduce atelectasis and improve pulmonary function after coronary artery bypass surgery
    Elisabeth Westerdahl
    Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Physiology, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Chest 128:3482-8. 2005
    To investigate the effects of deep-breathing exercises on pulmonary function, atelectasis, and arterial blood gas levels after coronary artery bypass graft (CABG) surgery.
  86. ncbi Comparison between deep breathing exercises and incentive spirometry after CABG surgery
    Julia Alencar Renault
    Santa Casa de Misericórdia of BeloHorizonte Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Cir Cardiovasc 24:165-72. 2009
    To 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 ..
  87. ncbi A body-mind-spirit model in health: an Eastern approach
    C 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...
  88. ncbi Comparison of specific expiratory, inspiratory, and combined muscle training programs in COPD
    Paltiel 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...
  89. pmc Exercise training and inspiratory muscle training in patients with bronchiectasis
    C 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...
  90. ncbi Inspiratory muscle training is ineffective in mechanically ventilated critically ill patients
    Pedro 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...
  91. ncbi Effects of a relaxation breathing exercise on fatigue in haemopoietic stem cell transplantation patients
    Sang 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...
  92. pmc Effects of singing classes on pulmonary function and quality of life of COPD patients
    Amanda 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...
  93. ncbi Medical Qigong for cancer patients: pilot study of impact on quality of life, side effects of treatment and inflammation
    Byeongsang 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...
  94. ncbi Exploratory studies of Qigong therapy for cancer in China
    Kevin 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...
  95. ncbi 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...
  96. ncbi An evaluation of the acute impact of pursed lips breathing on walking distance in nonspontaneous pursed lips breathing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients
    R 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...
  97. ncbi Feasibility of high-intensity, interval-based respiratory muscle training in COPD
    Gavin 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...
  98. ncbi The immediate effects of deep breathing exercises on atelectasis and oxygenation after cardiac surgery
    Elisabeth 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...
  99. ncbi The singer's breath: implications for treatment of persons with emphysema
    Rebecca 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...
  100. ncbi 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. 2003
    The 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...
  101. pmc Effect of two breathing exercises (Buteyko and pranayama) in asthma: a randomised controlled trial
    S Cooper
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, City Hospital, Nottingham NG5 1PB, UK
    Thorax 58:674-9. 2003
    Patients with asthma are interested in the use of breathing exercises but their role is uncertain...

Research Grants42

  1. Expiratory muscle training in patients with Parkinson's
    Christine 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. ..
  2. A New Translational Tool for Studying the Role of Breathing in Meditation.
    Margaret Ann Chesney; Fiscal Year: 2013
    Abstract 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...
  3. QIGONG THERAPY FOR HEART DEVICE PATIENTS
    LORRAINE 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 ..
  4. DELAY OF GRATIFICATION--SUBSTANCE USE/ABUSE/DEPENDENCE
    Kevin Chen; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Significant implications for drug prevention and treatment programs, and for the study of other health-related behaviors are anticipated. ..
  5. VENLAFAXINE FOR HOT FLASHES FOLLOWING BREAST CANCER
    JANET 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. ..
  6. Computerized Assessment of Cancer Symptoms
    JANET CARPENTER; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  7. Upper Body Strength Training in COPD
    Janet 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...
  8. NURSING MODEL--RESPIRATORY MUSCLE STRENGTH IN COPD
    Janet 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. ..
  9. Barriers To The Integration Of Mind-Body Medicine
    John 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. ..
  10. PRESURGICAL STRESS REDUCTION MENTAL HEALTH AND CANCER
    Lorenzo 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. ..
  11. Palliative Oxygen for the Relief of Breathlessness
    Amy 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]..
  12. Biobehavioral Effects of Emotional Expression in Cancer
    Lorenzo 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. ..
  13. Biobehavioral Effects of Yoga During Cancer Treatment
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. IMPACT OF RISK TALKS ON PATIENT COLORECTAL SCREENING
    Linda 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? ..
  15. 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]..
  16. Prenatal Depression and a Yoga Intervention
    Tiffany M Field; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..We would expect that yoga would decrease depression, increase vagal activity, decrease cortisol and increase gestational age (decrease prematurity). ..
  17. Sensory-enhanced motor training for hemiparetic arm/hand
    Wen Liu; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The effect of enhanced sensory inputs will be determined through the comparison of outcomes of the two training programs. ..
  18. REGULATION OF VOCAL FOLD HYDRATION AND PHONATION
    Kimberly Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..A primary goal is the development of an R01 proposal by the candidate during years 3-4 of this project. ..
  19. Creation and demonstration of a palliative care research cooperative group
    Jean S Kutner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  20. Neurohormonal Effects of Massage Therapy
    Tiffany 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]..
  21. Laryngeal hydration aerosol for prevention of voice disorders
    Kimberly Fisher; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  22. Massaging Preterm Infants Enhances Growth
    Tiffany Field; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  23. Storytelling to Promote Colorectal Screening in Primary Care Clinics
    Linda 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. ..
  24. Caregivers of Prolonged Mechanical Ventilation: Mind-Body Interaction Model
    Jiyeon 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. ..
  25. Polestriding versus Walking for PAD Rehabilitation
    Eileen 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. ..
  26. A Patient-Controlled Cognitive-Behavioral Intervention for Cancer Symptoms
    Kristine L Kwekkeboom; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  27. Strategies to Improve COPD Management
    Richard Casaburi; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..These studies should have immediate impact on treatment strategies for large poor-prognosis subgroups of COPD patients. ..
  28. Innovative Minimal Contact Therapy for Reducing TMD Pain
    Luis Buenaver; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  29. International Center of TCM for Cancer
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  30. Comprehensive Cancer Care Conference
    James Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Concurrent sessions will also include 6 Core Curriculum sessions and sessions on Research and Funding. ..
  31. IMPROVING CARE OF PANIC DISORDER IN PRIMARY CARE
    Michelle Craske; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. COMPUTER AIDED STRESS REDUCTION, MENTAL HEALTH & CANCER
    Lorenzo Cohen; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  33. Relaxation response with acupuncture for HIV patients
    Bei Hung Chang; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ....
  34. Responsivity of homocysteine to behavioral stress
    Charles Emery; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  35. Markers of Risk for Anxiety Disorders
    Michelle Craske; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Measurement of eye gaze in youths to gauge ongoing conditioning and attentional processes represents a new methodology. ..
  36. Exercise, stress, and wound healing among older adults
    CHARLES 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. ..
  37. Sign Chi Do Exercise for Adaptation to Aging
    Carol Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A mind, body, spiritual physical activity will contribute to the body of knowledge for future program development. ..
  38. TREATMENT FOR COMORBID ASTHMA AND PANIC DISORDER
    Paul 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. ..
  39. Yoga and Indices of Cardiovascular Risk in Older Women
    KAREN KIM INNES; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..