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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Respiratory Muscle Training In Becker's Muscular Dystrophy - Critical Literature Review [treinamento Muscular Respiratório Na Distrofia Muscular De Becker - Revisão Crítica De Literatura]
Author: de Godoy V.C.W.P.
Lanzillotta P.
Abstract: Introduction. Becker's muscular dystrophy (BMD) affects mainly boys and it́s associated with sex-linked inheritance (linked to X chromosome), being characterized for a progressive and irreversible degeneration of the skeletal muscle, leading to a progressive muscle weakness, including the respiratory muscles. Objective. to make a critical review and verify what are the protocols and the results obtained through the respiratory exercises. Method. critical review of the works published in the last ten years (2000-2010). Databases searched: Medline, Pub Med, Lilacs, Cochrane and Scielo. Results. BMD is only included in some works. There is no consensus between the authors about the frequency, time and protocol. Final Considerations. In this review, it was not found any specific work about the respiratory muscle training in patients with Becker's muscular dystrophy, being suggested more works in the area.
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Date Issue: 2012
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