EFFECTS OF UPPER EXTREMITY DYNAMIC EXERCISE ON RESPIRATORY FUNCTION AND QUALITY OF LIFE IN DUCHENNE MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY


Alemdaroglu I., KARADUMAN A. A. , Yilmaz O., Topaloglu H.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY REHABILITATION-FIZYOTERAPI REHABILITASYON, vol.25, no.2, pp.78-85, 2014 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSIOTHERAPY REHABILITATION-FIZYOTERAPI REHABILITASYON
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.78-85
  • Keywords: Duchenne muscular dystrophy, exhalation, aerobic exercise, upper extremity

Abstract

Purpose: The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of upper extremity dynamic exercise on respiratory function and quality of life in children with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).