Effects of Respiratory Muscle Exercises on Glucose Tolerance in Healthy Adults

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    Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
Updated on 12 December 2021
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To evaluate the acute effects of respiratory muscle exercises vs. a control intervention on blood glucose kinetics in healthy adults after an oral glucose tolerance test.

Condition Healthy Aging, Healthy Diet
Treatment 5min respiratory muscle exercises, 15min respiratory muscle exercises
Clinical Study IdentifierNCT04520763
SponsorSwiss Federal Institute of Technology
Last Modified on12 December 2021


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Inclusion Criteria

Age ≥18 years
Body mass index (BMI): 18.5 - 29.9 kg∙m-2
Normal lung function
Willing to adhere to study rules

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Known or suspected non-compliance, drug or alcohol abuse
Inability to follow the procedures of the study, e.g. due to language problems, psychological disorders, dementia, etc. of the participant
Previous enrolment into the current study
Intake of medications affecting metabolism, the cardiovascular or the respiratory system, or sleep
Acute illness or chronic conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, and health conditions affecting metabolism, the cardiovascular or the respiratory system, or sleep
Pregnancy, breastfeeding, or intention to become pregnant during the study
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