The short and long term effects of exercise training in non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis - a randomised controlled trial

Annemarie Lee, Catherine Jane Hill, Nola Cecins, Sue Jenkins, Christine F McDonald, Angela Burge, Linda Rautela, Robert G Stirling, Philip J Thompson, Anne E Holland

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Exercise training is recommended for non-cystic fibrosis (CF) bronchiectasis, but the long-term effects are unclear. This randomised controlled trial aimed to determine the effects of exercise training and review of airway clearance therapy (ACT) on exercise capacity, health related quality of life (HRQOL) and the incidence of acute exacerbations in people with non-CF bronchiectasis.
Original languageEnglish
Article number44
Number of pages10
JournalRespiratory Research
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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