• Corpus ID: 202827166

The Effect of Waist Trainers on Breathing

  title={The Effect of Waist Trainers on Breathing},
  author={Terrence Green and Amanda Roby},
  journal={Respiratory Care},
Background: Having and sustaining a perfect body is a goal that many people are trying to reach. This is further influenced due to increasing interest in social media. Among these products is a popular trend that has spread rapidly: corset-like belts, or waist trainers. These belts are designed to slim the waist, while providing the illusion of an hourglass silhouette. Because of where the belt sits in relation to the diaphragm, the purpose of this research is to discover what kind of effect it…