Keywords: Respiratory muscle training, Strenuous sport, การฝึกกล้ามเนอื ้ หายใจ, กีฬาประเภททนทานที่มีความหนักสูง,การล้าของกล้ามเนอื ้ หายใจ


Work of respiratory muscles in strenuous sport like rowing, swimming, running and cycling is important as same as work of limb and core muscles. Because of fatigue in the respiratory muscle can affects the performance of strenuous sport. Moreover, there were studies concerning about the effect of respiratory  muscle on breathing quality and exercise performance. Hence, the purpose of this study is to review and describe effects of respiratory muscle training on strenuous sport performance and respiratory muscle training program from previous research. During high intensity exercise, work of respiratory muscle is hard. This condition result in respiratory muscle fatigue and exercise performance impairment. The respiratory muscle training can improve respiratory muscle strength and exercise endurance. In general, respiratory muscle training program consists of 2 types; resistance training and endurance training. Moreover, each type of respiratory muscle training programs is specific to each type of strenuous sports. Conclusion, respiratory muscle training can enhance strenuous sport performance by applying appropriate training program that is specific to each type of strenuous sport.
(Journal of Sports Science and Technology 2019; 19(1): 8-24)
(Received: 10 August 2018, Revised: 4 February 2019, Accepted: 20 February 2019)
Keywords: Respiratory muscle training / Strenuous sport / Respiratory muscle fatigue

Author Biography


Department of sport science and sport development, Faculty of allied health science,
Thammasat University, Prathumthani, Thailand 12121.


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