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Noninvasive ventilation in physical exercise: what to expect from this therapy?
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  • Emilia Raposo,
  • Paloma Parazzi,
  • carla Gomez,
  • Maria Angela Ribeiro,
  • José Dirceu Ribeiro
Emilia Raposo
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Paloma Parazzi
State University of Campinas
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carla Gomez
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Maria Angela Ribeiro
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José Dirceu Ribeiro
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Noninvasive ventilation, in addition to reducing respiratory work, is a tool to aid physical exercise in individuals with chronic lung diseases. The systematic review aims to demonstrate the benefits and protocols used with NIV associated with physical exercise, its results and the study designs in several lung diseases. A systematic review was carried out using the following databases: Physiotherapy Evidence Database (PEDro), MedLine and Scielo, between January 2015 and April 2020. 64 articles were found in MedLine, of which six were duplicated with the database Peter. Of these 64, eight articles were in accordance with the proposed inclusion criteria, 18 articles were excluded because there was no aerobic exercise during the research; 10 were excluded due to access to the abstract only; one study did not make use of NIV during the proposed exercise. 11 articles were listed for analysis. The studies analyzed in the present review demonstrate that the immediate and concomitant use of NIV before or during exercise, improved lung function in patients with chronic lung disease, heart failure and neurological patients, in addition to improving the distance covered by the walking test. six minutes in children and adolescents.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

29 Aug 2020Submitted to International Journal of Clinical Practice
03 Sep 2020Assigned to Editor
03 Sep 2020Submission Checks Completed
08 Sep 2020Reviewer(s) Assigned
24 Sep 2020Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending