Case Studies in exercise as therapy for respiratory conditions

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Broadbent, Suzanne, Mendoza, Gina, 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, Selig, Steve E and Hemphill, Dennis, eds. Elsevier, Chatswood, N.S.W., pp. 195-211.


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
Subjects Historical > Faculty/School/Research Centre/Department > Institute of Sport, Exercise and Active Living (ISEAL)
Historical > FOR Classification > 1106 Human Movement and Sports Science
Historical > SEO Classification > 9201 Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Keywords ResPubID25069, ResPubID25072, fibrosis, restrictive lung disease, emphysema, asthma, cystic fibrosis, exercising, exercise training, therapeutic, activities, health benefits, diseases
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