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Case Studies in exercise as therapy for respiratory conditions

Broadbent, Suzanne and Mendoza, Gina and van der Westhuizen, Dan and Moss, Sarah-Johanna (2011) Case Studies in exercise as therapy for respiratory conditions. In: Clinical Exercise: a case-based approach. Cameron, Melainie and Selig, Steve E and Hemphill, Dennis, eds. Elsevier, Chatswood, N.S.W., pp. 195-211.

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Abstract

Exercise has been used as an intervention for respiratory disease for several decades. Chapter 4 covers the evidence supporting exercise as respiratoruy therapy and describes the breadth of conditions for which this approach may be useful. The case studies in this chapter have been selected not simply as illustrations, but to further comprehension of the widespread usefulness of exercise in clients with pulmonary diseases.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBN: 9780729539418
Uncontrolled Keywords: ResPubID25069, ResPubID25072, fibrosis, restrictive lung disease, emphysema, asthma, cystic fibrosis, exercising, exercise training, therapeutic, activities, health benefits, diseases
Subjects: Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
SEO Classification > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
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Depositing User: VUIR
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2012 06:02
Last Modified: 08 Mar 2013 00:58
URI: http://vuir.vu.edu.au/id/eprint/10300
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