Effects of ankle exercise combined with deep breathing on blood flow velocity in the femoral vein.

@article{Kwon2003EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of ankle exercise combined with deep breathing on blood flow velocity in the femoral vein.},
  author={Oh-Yun Kwon and Do-young Jung and Young -Hoon Kim and Sang-hyun Cho and Chung-hwi Yi},
  journal={The Australian journal of physiotherapy},
  year={2003},
  volume={49 4},
  pages={253-8}
}
Ankle exercises are commonly used to facilitate venous return in the lower extremity and to prevent deep vein thrombosis. Moreover, the respiratory cycle affects venous return. This study examined the effects of ankle exercise combined with deep breathing on the blood flow velocity in the femoral vein. Twenty healthy males (mean age 21.3 years), who had no… CONTINUE READING