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Time to adapt exercise training regimens in pulmonary rehabilitation – a review of the literature

Overview of attention for article published in International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, November 2014
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  • Above-average Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (61st percentile)
  • Good Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age and source (66th percentile)

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Title
Time to adapt exercise training regimens in pulmonary rehabilitation – a review of the literature
Published in
International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, November 2014
DOI 10.2147/copd.s54925
Pubmed ID
Authors

Annemarie Lee, Anne Holland

Abstract

Exercise intolerance, exertional dyspnea, reduced health-related quality of life, and acute exacerbations are features characteristic of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Patients with a primary diagnosis of COPD often report comorbidities and other secondary manifestations, which diversifies the clinical presentation. Pulmonary rehabilitation that includes whole body exercise training is a critical part of management, and core programs involve endurance and resistance training for the upper and lower limbs. Improvement in maximal and submaximal exercise capacity, dyspnea, fatigue, health-related quality of life, and psychological symptoms are outcomes associated with exercise training in pulmonary rehabilitation, irrespective of the clinical state in which it is commenced. There may be benefits for the health care system as well as the individual patient, with fewer exacerbations and subsequent hospitalization reported with exercise training. The varying clinical profile of COPD may direct the need for modification to traditional training strategies for some patients. Interval training, one-legged cycling (partitioning) and non-linear periodized training appear to be equally or more effective than continuous training. Inspiratory muscle training may have a role as an adjunct to whole body training in selected patients. The benefits of balance training are also emerging. Strategies to ensure that health enhancing behaviors are adopted and maintained are essential. These may include training for an extended duration, alternative environments to undertake the initial program, maintenance programs following initial exercise training, program repetition, and incorporation of approaches to address behavioral change. This may be complemented by methods designed to maximize uptake and completion of a pulmonary rehabilitation program.

Mendeley readers

The data shown below were compiled from readership statistics for 220 Mendeley readers of this research output. Click here to see the associated Mendeley record.

Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Italy 1 <1%
South Africa 1 <1%
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Canada 1 <1%
United States 1 <1%
Unknown 215 98%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 46 21%
Student > Master 39 18%
Student > Ph. D. Student 23 10%
Student > Postgraduate 13 6%
Researcher 12 5%
Other 38 17%
Unknown 49 22%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 69 31%
Nursing and Health Professions 41 19%
Sports and Recreations 24 11%
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 11 5%
Neuroscience 3 1%
Other 17 8%
Unknown 55 25%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 15 January 2015.
All research outputs
#7,853,031
of 14,741,419 outputs
Outputs from International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
#830
of 1,790 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#111,578
of 297,373 outputs
Outputs of similar age from International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
#6
of 18 outputs
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