What is the role of exercise in the management of cystic fibrosis (CF)?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Girish D Sharma, MD, FCCP, FAAP; Chief Editor: Kenan Haver, MD  more...
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Regular exercise increases physical fitness in patients with cystic fibrosis. Upper body exercises, such as canoe paddling, may increase respiratory muscle endurance.


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