Scientific Research and Essays

  • Abbreviation: Sci. Res. Essays
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1992-2248
  • DOI: 10.5897/SRE
  • Start Year: 2006
  • Published Articles: 2768

Full Length Research Paper

Influence of sitting posture on tidal volume, respiratory rate, and upper trapezius activity during quiet breathing in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Ki-Song Kim1, Won-Hwee Lee2, Heon-Seock Cynn3, Oh-Yun Kwon3 and Chung-Hwi Yi3*
1Department of Physical Therapy, College of Natural Science, 20, Hoseo-ro 79gil, Baebang-eup, Asan, Chungnam 336-795, South Korea. 2Department of Physical Therapy, Vision University, College of Jeonju, 235 Cheonjam-ro, Wansan-gu, Jeonju-si 560-760, South Korea. 3Department of Physical Therapy, College of Health Science, Yonsei University, Institute of Health Science, Yonsei University, 1 Yonseidae-gil, Wonju, Gangwon-do 220-710, South Korea.
Email: [email protected]; [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 03 June 2013
  •  Published: 04 July 2013

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