RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OBESITY AND RESPIRATORY MUSCLE STRENGTH, FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY, AND PHYSICAL ACTIVITY LEVEL IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC OBSTRUCTIVE PULMONARY DISEASE


SAĞLAM M. , Savci S., VARDAR YAĞLI N. , ÇALIK KÜTÜKCÜ E. , ARIKAN H. , İNAL İNCE D. , ...Daha Fazla

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY REHABILITATION-TURK FIZYOTERAPI VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI, cilt.24, ss.157-162, 2013 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 24 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY REHABILITATION-TURK FIZYOTERAPI VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.157-162

Özet

Purpose: A high body mass index (BMI) provides an advantage for survival in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of obesity on respiratory muscle strength, exercise capacity, and physical activity level in patients with COPD.