Effects of inspiratory muscle training in children with cerebral palsy: a randomized controlled trial


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KELEŞ M. N. , ELBASAN B., Apaydin U., Aribas Z., BAKIRTAŞ A., KÖKTÜRK N.

BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY, vol.22, no.6, pp.493-501, 2018 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.03.010
  • Journal Name: BRAZILIAN JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.493-501
  • Keywords: Cerebral palsy, Inspiratory muscle training, Trunk control, Exercise capacity, Quality of life, GROSS MOTOR FUNCTION, FUNCTION CLASSIFICATION-SYSTEM, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, 6-MINUTE WALK TEST, RESPIRATORY-FUNCTION, VALIDITY, DIAPHRAGM, STRENGTH, QUESTIONNAIRE, ADOLESCENTS

Abstract

Background: Respiratory muscle weakness and its relation to other impairments in children with cerebral palsy (CP) have been shown in the latest studies. The effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in this population have not been comprehensively investigated so far.