Relation between upper-limb muscle strength with exercise capacity, quality of life and dyspnea in patients with severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease


Kaymaz D., Candemir I. C. , Ergun P., Demir N., Tasdemir F., DEMİR P.

CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL, cilt.12, ss.1257-1263, 2018 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 12 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/crj.12659
  • Dergi Adı: CLINICAL RESPIRATORY JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1257-1263

Özet

IntroductionIn chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), skeletal muscle weakness is characterized by reduced muscle strength, reduced muscle endurance and the presence of muscle fatigue especially in lower limbs. There has been little research into the upper limb skeletal muscles.