Effect of respiratory muscle training on pulmonary function in preoperative preparation of tobacco smokers1 Efeito do treinamento dos músculos respiratórios sobre a função pulmonar no preparo pré-operatório de tabagistas

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Purpose: To evaluate the effect of utilization of a specific training program of respiratory muscles on pulmonary function in tobacco smokers. Methods: Fifty asymptomatic tobacco smokers with age superior to 30 years were studied, at the moments: A0 initial evaluation followed by protocol of respiratory exercises; A1 reevaluation after 10 minutes of… (More)

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@inproceedings{Galvan2007EffectOR, title={Effect of respiratory muscle training on pulmonary function in preoperative preparation of tobacco smokers1 Efeito do treinamento dos músculos respiratórios sobre a função pulmonar no preparo pré-operatório de tabagistas}, author={Carrie Chueiri Ramos Galvan and Ant{\^o}nio Jos{\'e} Maria Cataneo}, year={2007} }