Chapter 28. Physiology of Exercise and Changes Resulting from Lung Disease

  1. J. E. Cotes DM, DSc (Oxon), FRCP, FFOM, Dhc Visitor Reader in Respiratory Physiology External Scientific Staff of Medical Research Council Honorary Consultant in Clinical Respiratory Physiology1,
  2. D. J. Chinn BSc, PhD, MSc (Public Health) Senior Research Fellow in Epidemiology2,† and
  3. M. R. Miller BSc, MD, FRCP Consultant Respiratory Physician3

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312829.ch28

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition

How to Cite

Cotes, J. E., Chinn, D. J. and Miller, M. R. (2009) Physiology of Exercise and Changes Resulting from Lung Disease, in Lung Function: Physiology, Measurement and Application in Medicine, Sixth Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312829.ch28

Author Information

  1. 1

    University Department of Physiological Sciences, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK

  2. 2

    Centre for Primary and Community Care, University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK

  3. 3

    University Hospital Birmingham NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK

  1. Senior Research Fellow, School of Clinical Sciences and Community Health, University of Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 MAR 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780632064939

Online ISBN: 9781444312829

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Keywords:

  • exercise - contraction and relaxation of voluntary muscles;
  • respiratory response to exercise;
  • cardiac output and stroke volume;
  • breathlessness on exertion;
  • exercise cardiac frequency;
  • habitual activity and physical training

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Some basic concepts

  • Oxygen cost of exercise

  • Determinants of exercise capacity: an overview

  • Respiratory response to exercise

  • Cardiac output and stroke volume

  • Exercise cardiac frequency

  • Breathlessness on exertion

  • Limitation of exercise

  • Events in muscles

  • Role of gender

  • Effects of age

  • Habitual activity and physical training

  • References

  • Further reading