Efficacy of therapeutic physical culture and hypoxic respiratory techniques in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

R.M. Horbata


Aim: to determine the effect of therapeutic physical culture in combination with hypoxic respiratory techniques on the level of somatic health of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Material and methods. The results obtained during the initial survey were compared with tabular data with the assignment of a certain number of conditional points for each of the registered indicators. The assessment of the integrated indicator - the level of somatic health was carried out taking into account the total number of points obtained and the gradation of the level of somatic health to the following functional classes: "low", "below average", "medium", "above average", "high".

Results. To achieve this goal, a study of the level of somatic health in patients who were selected for the experiment. The examination was performed in 30 patients. The examination was performed twice - at the beginning of the study and after the use of therapeutic physical culture in combination with respiratory techniques.

Conclusion. After the application of physical therapy, which included: general developmental exercises, therapeutic gymnastics, morning hygienic gymnastics, as well as breathing exercises - the number of cases of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease decreased. As a result of the obtained results of rehabilitation in patients of the first degree of severity, we observe a significant improvement.


Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease;therapeutic physical culture; hypoxic respiratory techniques

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.34142/HSR.2020.06.02.05

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