A new study has revealed that people suffering from asthma can improve their cardiovascular fitness and overall quality of life by doing appropriate exercise programs.
The study found that appropriate exercise programs can provide valuable benefits to people having problems related to asthma. It can help to reduce the severity of attacks or prevent them.
There exists a fear among asthma patients that physical exercise generally worsen the condition
During the study, all the participants engaged in whole body aerobic exercise as using a treadmill or swimming which lasts 20 to 30 minutes, two or three times weekly. Participants tolerated, the exercise well. Suffering no adverse effects due to the exertion.
None of the study participants experienced worse symptoms after participation. The training programs improved the subjects, cardio pulmonary fitness, as measured by an increase in their oxygen intake.
Generally, the team of researchers found that the asthma patients involved in the study responded to physical training in a similar manner to people without asthma complaints.