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moghaddasi B, moghadasi Z, taheri nasab P. Effects of physical exercise on pulmonary function and clinical manifestations by asthmatic patients. amuj. 2010; 13 (2) :134-140
URL: http://amuj.arakmu.ac.ir/article-1-2744-en.html

assistant Iran Helal Ahmar Population,Tehran , z.moghaddas@yahoo.com
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  Introduction: Researches indicates that physical training are a basic component of pulmonary rehabilitation in asthmatic patients , and can result in improvement of sign and symptoms of asthmatic patients.The purpose of present study is evaluation of the effects of physical exercises on pulmonary function and clinical manifestations and signs and symptoms of asthmatic patients.

  Materials and methods: The samples included 24 asthmatic patients that participated in a physical exercise program have refered to Ardebil Bou _Ali Hospital (1386) .The researcher followed test –re-test design in the present study.

  The data were collected using an asthma clinical manifestations questionnaire and pulmonary function test (Spirometery).

  Results: Physical exercises program was effective in improvement pulmonary function of asthmatic patients, and exercises decrease asthmatic signs such as: attacks of wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightness and coughing.

  Conclusion: The results indicate that asthmatic patients would benefit from a physical training and such a physical exercise program can be adapted for use in clinical practice.

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Type of Study: Original Atricle | Subject: Internal
Received: 2014/01/6 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6

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