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Predictors of Physical Inactivity in Elderly Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
(Taiwan Soc Geriatric Emergency & Critical Care Medicine-Tsgecm, 2014)
Background: Aging may contribute to decreased physical activity in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). We explored the predictors of physical inactivity in older patients with COPD. Methods: Thirty male patients ...
A Comparison of Muscle Strength and Endurance, Exercise Capacity, Fatigue Perception and Quality of Life in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Healthy Subjects: A Cross-Sectional Study
Background Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has significant systemic effects that substantially impact quality of life and survival. The purpose of this study was to assess and compare peripheral muscle strength ...