Official Journal of Physical Education Foundation of India.
Vol. 10 No. 1 (2021): Volume 10, Issue 1, Year 2021

Exercise Intolerance; A Training Guide for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Akram Samir
Department of Physical therapy and Exercise Medicine, Al Amel Specialized Clinics, 11341, Heliopolis, Cairo, Egypt

Published 2021-02-27


  • COPD,
  • Exercise Intolerance,
  • Exercise Limitations,
  • Pulmonary Rehabilitation,
  • Exercise Training

How to Cite

Samir, A. (2021). Exercise Intolerance; A Training Guide for Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease. International Journal of Physical Education, Health & Sports Sciences, 10(1), 01-07. Retrieved from


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a common obstructive lung disease; the sequelae and severity of the disease can deteriorate physical capacity and quality of life. Exercise training is a central component of the therapeutic intervention in COPD. However, exercise prescription to COPD is a challenging strategy to overcome exercise limitations in COPD. This paper aims to explore several modes of exercises to improve exercise tolerance in patients with COPD.


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