The effect of exercise on obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized and controlled trial

@article{Sengul2009TheEO,
  title={The effect of exercise on obstructive sleep apnea: a randomized and controlled trial},
  author={Yesim Salik Sengul and Sevgi Ozalevli and Ibrahim Oztura and Oya Itil and Baris Baklan},
  journal={Sleep and Breathing},
  year={2009},
  volume={15},
  pages={49-56}
}
The aim of the study was to assess the effect of breathing and physical exercise on pulmonary functions, apnea-hypopnea index (AHI), and quality of life in patients with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome (OSAS). Twenty patients with mild to moderate OSAS were included in the study either as exercise or control group. The control group did not receive any treatment, whereas the exercise group received exercise training. Exercise program consisting of breathing and aerobic exercises was applied… CONTINUE READING