Parameter | Change between baseline and end of training | p value | ||
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PR-SHAM | PR-IMT | Control | ||

Pimax, inspiratory oxygen pressure; V˙o_{2} peak, peak oxygen uptake; ISWT, incremental shuttle walking test. | ||||

p values represent differences between the three groups (using ANOVA) at the time point shown. Numbers in parentheses are 95% confidence intervals. | ||||

*p<0.05, **p<0.01 control group v PR-SHAM. | ||||

††p<0.01 control group v PR-IMT. | ||||

Pimax (cm H_{2}O) | 12.0* (1.1 to 22.9) | 21.4†† (9.3 to 33.4) | −1.6 (−6.2 to 3.0 0) | 0.003 |

V˙o_{2} peak (ml/min/kg) | 1.96 (−1.8 to 5.7) | 0.35 (−2.4 to 3.1) | −1.91 (−4.6 to 0.8) | 0.192 |

ISWT (m) | 96.7** (59.6 to 133.7) | 124.5†† (63.2 to 185.9) | 11.0 (−16.9 to 38.9) | 0.002 |

Endurance exercise (m) | 392.8** (251.7 to 534.0) | 607.3†† (436.0 to 778.7) | −112.6 (−518.7 to 293.4) | 0.0001 |