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Maximal inspiratory pressure at the mouth was measured using a handheld mouth pressure meter (MicroRPM[R] (RPM01), CareFusion Ltd.
RM fatigue is usually quantified as a reduction in RM strength from resting values, where RM strength is indirectly estimated through maximal inspiratory pressure (MIP).
There was also significant correlation between maximal inspiratory pressure and maximal expiratory pressure values and handgrip strength in patients with FMS.
Rehabilitation with inspiratory muscle strength training (IMST) may counteract respiratory muscle insufficiency by improving maximal inspiratory pressure [8-9] and enhancing flow and volume compensations to loaded breathing [10].
It is therefore not surprising that greater maximal inspiratory pressure (MIP), a non-invasive measure of inspiratory muscle strength (Green et al.

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