Effects of physical exercise on quality of life, exercise capacity and pulmonary function in children with asthma.

@article{Basaran2006EffectsOP,
  title={Effects of physical exercise on quality of life, exercise capacity and pulmonary function in children with asthma.},
  author={Sibel Basaran and Fusun Guler-Uysal and Nilay Ergen and Gulsah Seydaoglu and Gulbin Bingol-Karakoç and Derya Ufuk Altintaş},
  journal={Journal of rehabilitation medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          130-5
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of regular submaximal exercise on quality of life, exercise capacity and pulmonary function in asthmatic children. PATIENTS AND METHODS Sixty-two children with mild-moderate asthma (mean age 10.4 (SD 2.1) years) were randomly allocated into exercise and control groups. The exercise group underwent a moderately intensive basketball training program for 8 weeks. A home respiratory exercise program was advised to both groups. Pediatric Asthma Quality of Life… CONTINUE READING

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