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Vol. 24, 20 December 2023

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Review of effects of respiratory muscle training on athlete performance

Qijie Shen * 1
1 Edith Cowan University

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

Theoretical and Natural Science, Vol. 24, 12-18
Published 20 December 2023. © 2023 The Author(s). Published by EWA Publishing
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Citation Qijie Shen. Review of effects of respiratory muscle training on athlete performance. TNS (2023) Vol. 24: 12-18. DOI: 10.54254/2753-8818/24/20231088.


For a long time, the respiratory system plays an important role in athletes' training and competition, and its quality directly affects the athletes' competitive level and state. In particular, after the COVID-19 pandemic, many athletes have experienced a significant decline in respiratory function due to viral infection, which has led to a renewed understanding of the importance of respiratory function in athlete training. Furthermore, respiratory muscle training can be a key to improving respiratory function. This paper will review the effects of respiratory muscle training on athlete performance by means of comparative analysis. After analyzing and organizing 36 articles, it can be concluded that different functions of respiratory muscles can improve the sports performance of different types of athletes. Among them, the exercise of inspiratory muscles is the most important, even for athletes infected with COVID-19.


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