International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Physiology Science | India | Volume 2 Issue 5, May 2013


Pulmonary Function Tests In Wind Instrument Players

Sunita.S.Dhule | Bisht Nene Sunita | Swati.R.Gawali


Abstract: The playing of wind instruments has been associated with changes in respiratory function. The objective is to study the effect of playing wind instruments on lung function. The methods used in present study included 30 wind instrument players and 30 normal subjects not playing any wind instrument. They were investigated by a Electronic computerised portable spirometer (Medspiror). It is found that the wind instrument players showed significantly increased level of FVC, PEFR, MVV and lower FEV1 % than control group. Our study concluded that wind instrument players had higher lung function. So, this type of respiratory exercise may be used as therapeutic purpose in many respiratory diseases.


Keywords: wind instrument players, lung volumes, lung capacities


Edition: Volume 2 Issue 5, May 2013,


Pages: 384 - 386


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Sunita.S.Dhule, Bisht Nene Sunita, Swati.R.Gawali, "Pulmonary Function Tests In Wind Instrument Players", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), Volume 2 Issue 5, May 2013, pp. 384-386, https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=IJSRON1201383

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