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Campbell T, Ferguson N, McKinlay RGC (1986) The use of a simple administered method of positive expiratory pressure (PEP) in chest physiotherapy after abdominal surgery.
4) In the present study, we examined the possible relationship between handgrip strength and maximal respiratory pressures (maximum inspiratory pressure [MIP] and maximum expiratory pressure [MEP]) and endurance (maximum voluntary ventilation [MVV]) in patients with FMS.
25%-75%]: maximal mid-expiratory flow rate, MVV: maximum voluntary ventilation, MIP: maximum inspiratory pressure, MEP: maximum expiratory pressure.
Positive expiratory pressure devices can prolong expiratory time and decrease respiratory rate (van der Schans et al 1994), thereby reducing airway closure (Marini et al 1989) and dynamic hyperinflation, and have been used in the management of lung disease in which airway collapse is a problem.
Application of negative expiratory pressure during expiration and activity of genioglossus in humans.
Respiratory muscle strength will be assessed by measuring maximal inspiratory pressure, maximal expiratory pressure and sniff nasal inspiratory pressures.
The team found that maximal expiratory pressure, pulmonary function and voluntary cough were all reduced in people with MS.
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sec] is related to maximum expiratory pressure which is a representation of respiratory muscle strength.
Effects of sustained inflation and postinflation positive end expiratory pressure in acute respiratory distress syndrome: focusing on pulmonary and extrapulmonary forms.
However, a reduction in MIP and maximal expiratory pressure (MEP) has been reported following resistance exercises (Gomez et al.