Effects of lower and upper extremity training on selected measures of pulmonary function

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Lungs, Exercise -- Physiological aspects, Pulmonary function
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Get this from a library. Effects of lower and upper extremity training on selected measures of pulmonary function. [George Shelton Brickhouse].

The effect of supported arm training, in people with COPD, has not been investigated as extensively as unsupported arm training, with only three trials examining the effects of supported arm training on arm exercise capacity.

These studies had small participant numbers and predominately included adults over 60 years of age, with severe by: In group C, the combined upper limb and lower limb training resulted in the improvement of both the upper limb and lower limb exercise capacity, which might be due to the specific training effects, which is in accordance with the previous studies.[4,8,10] All the domains of CRQ were increased significantly pre- and post-training.

Background and Objective: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is one of the major causes of mortality and morbidity in the world.

This study aim to determine the effects of home based upper extremity exercises in patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. Methods: Experimental study was performed with 30 COPD Patients, they were. Exercise training for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) 1, 2 has traditionally emphasized lower-extremity exercise (eg, walking, cycling); however, many patients with COPD report disabling dyspnea for daily activities involving the upper extremities (eg, lifting, grooming) at work levels much lower than for lower-extremity exercise.3, 4 Benefits of Cited by:   Therefore, this breathing technique with dynamic upper extremity exercise can be used for breathing training in the clinical field based on its positive effects on pulmonary functions.

The limitations of the present study are as follows: First, only a few motions were selected from the dynamic upper extremity : Ji Won Han, Young Mi Kim. For 72 patients who performed upper extremity training during the pulmonary rehabilitation program and kept adequate training records, the training level (range, 1.

Aim. To elucidate the potential effects of unsupported UL and/or LL exercise training in patients with COPD. The 6-min walking distance (6-MWD), unsupported upper limb endurance (UULE) time, St. George’s Respiratory questionnaire (SGRQ), BODE index and pulmonary function tests are used as outcome by: 2.

Effect of upper limb, lower limb and combined training on health-related quality of life in COPD Article (PDF Available) in Lung India 27(1) January with Reads How we. The current guideline on pulmonary rehabilitation for patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease advocates exercise training targeted at the muscles of.

Many patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) report greater limitation for activities involving the upper extremities than the lower extremities. Exercise training has generally emphasized lower-extremity exercise. We designed and evaluated two simple, practical, and widely applicable upper-extremity training programs in 45 patients with COPD Cited by:   Single-limb knee extension exercises have been found to be effective at improving lower extremity exercise capacity in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Since the positive local physiological effects of exercise training only occur in the engaged muscle(s), should upper extremity muscles also be included to determine the effect of single Cited by: In a multi-centre randomized controlled phase I trial, Cooke et al.

() investigated the effects of functional strength training on lower extremity function in participants with subacute stroke (mean 34 days post-stroke). Effects of Strength Training on Upper-Limb Function in Post-Stroke Hemiparesis The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.

Listing a study does not mean it has been. Lake et al., compared arm training with leg training and found that training of the upper extremities improved arm function, but lower extremity capacity was decreased in that group.

The training effect was specific for the muscle group trained, with no cross-over benefit seen between the arms and legs.[ 10 ].

A cochrane review of upper limb training in COPD has demonstrated that unsupported arm exercises had a large effect on unsupported arm endurance capacity.

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10 Consequently, a pulmonary rehabilitation program should include unsupported arm exercises with or without added weights (depending on patient’s degree of disability). Background: Exercise for people with COPD has focused on leg training, such as walking and role and effectiveness of arm training has not been investigated in detail.

This review was undertaken to examine the literature for the effectiveness of upper extremity exercise on arm exercise capacity and arm strength in people with COPD.

The Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS): scale development, measurement properties, and clinical application. North American Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Research Network. Phys Ther. Apr;79(4) The Lower Extremity Functional Scale (LEFS) is a questionnaire containing 20 questions about a person’s ability to perform everyday tasks.

exercise training on patients with pulmonary dysfunction, few controlled studies have discussed the effects of exer-cise training on PMV patients. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of an exercise training program on pulmonary mechanics, physical functional status, and hospitalization outcomes inCited by: Outcome measures should be relevant to patients, easy to use, reliable, valid, and responsive to clinical changes.

The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand score can be used to measure disability for any region of the upper limb. INTRODUCTION. Cerebral palsy (CP) is the leading cause of childhood disability and has a profound effect on physical function. 1 About 1 in children in the United States are diagnosed with CP, and half of these children have impaired upper extremity (UE) function (eg, reaching, grasping, and manipulating objects).

2–4 Recently, virtual reality (VR) has been explored as a. THE UPPER EXTREMITY FUNCTIONAL INDEX (UEFI) We are interested in knowing whether you are having any difficulty at all with the activities listed below because of your upper limb problem for which you are currently seeking attention.

Please provide an answer for each Size: 11KB. Background: Emerging evidence suggests that aerobic exercise and conditioned pain modulation may be advocated in treating patients with musculoskeletal pain.

The effects of lower extremity aerobic exercise and conditioned pain modulation on evoked shoulder pain are not known.

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Purpose: To determine the acute effects of lower extremity aerobic exercise and conditioned Author: Logan Lumpkins, Craig Wassinger.

Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a progressive disorder characterized by hypertension in the pulmonary arteries.

PAH leads to symptoms such as shortness of breath, dizziness, leg edema and chest pain, impacting heavily on quality of life.

The aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to determine the effect of exercise training to Cited by: effects of training in women is of importance. Previous studies on SLT have only incorporated the leg muscles (quadriceps in particular) [].

To be able to optimize training for all COPD patients while focusing on local muscle endurance, a clinical trial incorporating upper as well as lower extremity muscles is essential. In addition,Cited by:   Project 4B: Lower Extremity Strength Training in ICU Patients The safety and scientific validity of this study is the responsibility of the study sponsor and investigators.

Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal Government. Aerobic exercise (walking or cycling) is always included, with most including lower and/or upper extremity resistance training.

83 A meta-analysis found significant improvement in exercise capacity after undertaking 6 months of training, but this was not sustained at 12 months, and a positive impact on HRQOL was not achieved.

83 Despite only. E-Mail Address. Password. Forgotten Password. Remember Me. Lower limb aerobic exercises (uses large muscle mass): Walking training for all patients (over-ground or treadmill).

Stationary cycling training if possible. For patients with severe dyspnoea, fixing the shoulder girdle by using a wheeled walker (rollator) for walking training or when using a stationary cycle for cycle training allows.

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points), stiffness (0 to 8 points), and physical function (0 to 68 points). One total score (0 to 96 points) is also reported. There are forty-one items with Likert scale responses from 0 to 4 points16, The scores are interpreted on a best-to-worst scale, in which lower values indicate less pain and higher Size: KB.

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major cause of chronic morbidity and mortality in the world[].COPD was originally a disease more commonly seen in men, but now the disease affects men and women almost equally, as observed in international data[].Furthermore, women seem to be more sensitive to the negative effects of tobacco smoke, and develop very Cited by:   Abstract.

BACKGROUND: Regular Nordic Walking training could improve fitness and reduce tenderness in selected muscle groups in office workers. OBJECTIVE: An assessment of the effects of a week Nordic Walking training program on the perceived pain threshold (PPT) and the flexibility of selected upper-body muscle groups in postmenopausal female office Cited by: 1.Start studying Muscular Analysis of Trunk & Lower Extremity Exercises.

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