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PG8 The role of exercise in prevention of pulmonary and extra-pulmonary impairments

Postgraduate Course
Chairs: D. Langer (Leuven, Belgium), F. Franssen (Horn, Netherlands)
Aims: to provide an overview of the role of exercise in the improvement of lung function and in the prevention of extrapulmonary features including decrease in muscle mass, cognitive function, mood and frailty; to demonstrate how to provide an exercise prescription in order to improve extrapulmonary characteristics; and to define the critical role of the various available exercise modalities in the prevention of comorbidities.
Healthy lungs for life: the impact of exercise and physical activity on lung function
F. Rasmussen (Nicosia, Cyprus)
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Train the brain: how exercise training makes the brain work better
V. Pepin (Montreal, Canada)
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Improving psychological symptoms with rehabilitation in COPD patients
S. Harrison (Middlesbrough (Stockton-on-Tees), United Kingdom)
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Does exercise training improve physical frailty in patients with COPD?
S. Patel (London, United Kingdom)
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