Effects of chest physiotherapy and aerobic exercise training on physical fitness in young children with cystic fibrosis


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ELBASAN B. , Tunali N., Duzgun I., Ozcelik U.

ITALIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS, vol.38, 2012 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 38
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Doi Number: 10.1186/1824-7288-38-2
  • Title of Journal : ITALIAN JOURNAL OF PEDIATRICS

Abstract

Background: Cystic fibrosis is a multisystem disease where the main problems are existing in the respiratory system. Aerobic exercise programs are effective in increasing physical fitness and muscle endurance in addition to chest physiotherapy.