Effects of inspiratory muscle training in patients with heart failure

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BOŞNAK GÜÇLÜ M., Arikan H., SAVCI S., İNAL İNCE D., Tulumen E., AYTEMİR K., ...More

RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, vol.105, no.11, pp.1671-1681, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 105 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.rmed.2011.05.001
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.1671-1681
  • Keywords: Dyspnea, Functional capacity, Heart failure, Inspiratory muscle training, Muscle strength, Quality of life, HAND-HELD DYNAMOMETRY, MULTIPLE-SCLEROSIS, REFERENCE VALUES, DEPRESSION, EXERCISE, DYSPNEA, FATIGUE, RELIABILITY, GUIDELINES, PREDICTOR
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes


Aim: To investigate the effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) on functional capacity and balance, respiratory and peripheral muscle strength, pulmonary function, dyspnea, fatigue, depression, and quality of life in heart failure patients.