Exercise Strategies for the Individual With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

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The most limiting factor for individuals with COPD during exercise is shortness of breath that impacts not only their exercise capacity but also their ability to perform activities of daily living. Exercise strategies presented include high intensity intermittent exercise as well as strength training that effectively address the need to increase functional capacity, respiratory efficiency, tolerance of shortness of breath and emotional status in this population.

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