Personalized exercise training in chronic lung diseases

Armstrong, Matthew George and Vogiatzis, Ioannis (2019) Personalized exercise training in chronic lung diseases. Respirology, 24 (9). pp. 854-862. ISSN 1323-7799

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Chronic respiratory diseases (CRD) are characterized by exertional dyspnoea, exercise limitation and reduced health‐related quality of life (QoL). Exercise training is essential for improving symptoms, physical function and QoL. Current research available supports the effectiveness of exercise training in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), cystic fibrosis and interstitial lung disease (ILD). However, recent studies have also shown safety and effectiveness of exercise training in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and asthma. Despite the lack of clinical guidelines for exercise training in PAH, a recent Cochrane review has reported improvements in functional capacity and effective reductions in mean pulmonary arterial pressure. In the other CRD, a number of Cochrane reviews, supported by numerous randomized controlled trials, have been published outlining the benefits of different types of exercise training. The aim of this review is to establish the principles and modalities of personalized exercise training and the effects of exercise training across a number of CRD. In addition, this review provides information on personalized exercise prescription for CRD patients with co‐morbidities.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, exercise, interstitial lung disease, pulmonary arterial hypertension
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
C600 Sports Science
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation
Depositing User: Paul Burns
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2019 13:38
Last Modified: 10 Aug 2021 09:15

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