To the questionabout mechanism of non-medicalbronchodilatation in young andold patients

Abstract


29 young volunteers and 20 apparently healthy women participated in the present
research. Its been first time determined that whole body vibration exercises stimulating
proprioreceptors of skeletal muscles cause significant airway smooth muscles relaxation
resulting in increased maximal expiratory flow in men of various ages. Moreover, the
increase in MEF50 and MEF75 parameters was twofold higher in elderly as compared to
young. These findings suggest that acute WBV exercises may be beneficial and valid treating
and preventive technique for smart decrease of airway smooth muscle tone in patients
suffering from bronchial obstruction.

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Igor Viktorovich Shirolapov

Samara state medical university

Email: info@samsmu.ru
Samara state medical university

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