Physical activity of patients with bronchiectasis compared with healthy counterparts: A cross-sectional study

ÇAKMAK A. , Inal-Ince D. , Sonbahar-Ulu H. , Bozdemir-Ozel C. , Ozalp O., Calik-Kutukcu E. , ...More

HEART & LUNG, vol.49, no.1, pp.99-104, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 49 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.hrtlng.2019.09.004
  • Title of Journal : HEART & LUNG
  • Page Numbers: pp.99-104


Background: A few studies have implied that patients with bronchiectasis have a more inactive lifestyle than healthy counterparts do. The main objective of this study was to compare physical activity (PA) levels subjectively and objectively between patients with bronchiectasis and healthy individuals using an accelerometer and a questionnaire.