Table 2

Response to intervention
Singing group (n=13) Control group (n=11) p value
Breath hold time (s) −1.64 (4.1) 2.39 (7.8) 0.14
Single breath counting 1.5 (7.1) 7.0 (7.8) 0.15
HAD anxiety −0.8 (3.6) −0.9 (2.3) 0.89
HAD depression −1.3 (3.8) −0.7 (1.6) 0.49
CAT −1.1 (8.3) 0.7 (5.6) 0.44
SF36 PCS 12.9 (19.0) −2.5 (11.9) 0.02*
SF36 MCS 9.3 (25.3) 4.3 (9.0) 0.41
ISWT (m) −7.2 (46.1) 14.5 (38.0) 0.22
Steps (steps per day) −763 (1647) 1011 (1003) 0.14
Sedentary time (minutes per day) −35.9 (127.3) −27.3 (67.0) 0.66
Physical activity duration (PAD) (minutes per day) −92.7 (216.9) 49.5 (40.9) 0.16
Active energy expenditure (AEE) (KJ per day) −144.2 (436.0) 228.8 (146.3) 0.19

FEV1 forced expiratory volume in one second; CAT, COPD assessment test score; HAD, hospital anxiety and depression score; SF-36 short form 36 health status score; PCS, physical component score; MCS, mental component score; ISWT incremental shuttle walk test; HR, heart rate. (*p<0.05).

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Lord et al. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2012 12:69   doi:10.1186/1471-2466-12-69

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