Type of Article:  Original Research

Volume 11; Issue 1 (February 2023)

Page No.: 4431-4435

DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.16965/ijpr.2022.179

Effect of Circuit Training on Fatigue in Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Post-COVID Survivors

Trupti Patil *1, Poonam Patil 2.

1 Intern, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences “Deemed to be” University, Karad, Maharashtra, India.

*2 Assistant professor of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences “Deemed to be” University, Karad, Maharashtra, India.

Corresponding Author: Dr. Poonam Patil, Assistant Professor, Department of Cardiopulmonary Sciences, Faculty of Physiotherapy, KIMS “Deemed To Be University”, Karad, Maharashtra, India. Pin 415110  Phone number-8806111153 E-Mail: dr.ppatil8388@gmail.com


Background: The patient recovered from Coronavirus infection and developed post-Coronavirus complications. Coronavirus will cause a month-long period of clinical symptoms, including fatigue, post-exercise discomfort, and breathlessness. A post-COVID-19 syndrome is a name given to this disorder. Fatigue is the main persistent symptom after covid infection.

Aims: To study the effect of circuit training on fatigue in pulmonary rehabilitation in post-covid survivors.

Methods and Material: forty subjects post-covid survivors between the age group of 20-50 years, were selected for the study. They were bounded in a single group. The pre and post-treatment outcome measure was the fatigue assessment scale, borg scale, and 6-minute walk distance test used. The circuit training program was given to the subject which included warm-up exercises, specific exercises, strengthening exercises, and cool-down exercises for four weeks.

Statistical analysis used: Statistical analysis was done by using INSTAT software, version 3.06 with paired t test.

Results: In a conducted study, Fatigue assessment score, Borg score, and 6 min walk distance test showed a statistically significant difference between pre- and post-treatment values.

Conclusions: This study concludes that circuit training program had significantly improved clinically and statistically fatigue in post-covid survivors.

Keywords: Circuit Training Program, Fatigue, Post-Covid Survivors, Pulmonary Rehabilitation.


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Cite this article: Trupti Patil, Poonam Patil. Effect of Circuit Training on Fatigue in Pulmonary Rehabilitation in Post-COVID Survivors. Int J Physiother Res 2023;11(1):4431-4435. DOI: 10.16965/ijpr.2022.179