Exercise Intolerance Following COVID-19: What Is the Role of Dysfunctional Breathing?

Authors

  • Carlos Figueiredo Pneumology Department. Hospital de Santa Marta. Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Central. Lisbon. Portugal.
  • Martin Johnson Scottish Pulmonary Vascular Unit. Queen Elizabeth University Hospital. Glasgow. United Kingdom.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19526

Keywords:

COVID-19, Exercise Test, Exercise Tolerance, Post-Acute COVID-19 Syndrome, Respiration

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Published

2023-04-03

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Figueiredo C, Johnson M. Exercise Intolerance Following COVID-19: What Is the Role of Dysfunctional Breathing?. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 Apr. 3 [cited 2024 May 25];36(4):302-3. Available from: https://actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19526

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