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breathing:

see respirationrespiration,
process by which an organism exchanges gases with its environment. The term now refers to the overall process by which oxygen is abstracted from air and is transported to the cells for the oxidation of organic molecules while carbon dioxide (CO2
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breathing

[′brēth·iŋ]
(engineering)
Opening and closing of a plastics mold in orderto let gases escape during molding. Also known as degassing.
Movement of gas, vapors, or air in and out of a storage-tank vent line as a result of liquid expansions and contractions induced by temperature changes.
(materials)
Permeability of plastic sheeting to air, bubbles, voids, or trapped gas globules.
(physiology)
Inhaling and exhaling.
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Breathing exercises: In this study, breathing exercises refer to diaphragmatic breathing, pursed lip breathing and coughing for I5 minutes, 3 times a day.
Statistically significant changes occurred in respiratory rates and skin temperatures during the diaphragmatic breathing session; respiratory rates and peripheral skin temperatures during progressive muscle relaxation session; respiratory and pulse rates, and peripheral skin temperatures during the autogenic sessions.
It took me some time to re-master diaphragmatic breathing, as I had lost all sense of where my diaphragm was and what it was doing.
A VCD attack is managed by urging the athlete to pant, to exhale making a soft "s" sound, and to use diaphragmatic breathing.
Position patients upright so they can achieve optimal lung capacity * Teach patients breathing exercises, such as diaphragmatic breathing, altering breathing rhythm, and pursed lip breathing.
One of the most effective techniques is controlled breathing, which involves switching from shallow "chest breathing" to deep diaphragmatic breathing.
Encouraging activity, facilitating diaphragmatic breathing and splinting the wound for coughing, this latex-free support moves with the patient to increase activity and decrease post-op complications.
Diaphragmatic breathing is taught as part of the relaxed breathing procedure.
It was found that the procedure was effective for the reduction of the frequency, intensity, and duration of the symptoms from the training of the diaphragmatic breathing.
He also prescribes exercises in learning to control visual cues, getting proper rest and using diaphragmatic breathing to relax one of the most powerful tools you have in fighting motion sickness: your mind.
In BFRT, biofeedback is usually augmented with relaxation techniques such as diaphragmatic breathing, progressive muscle relaxation training, autogenic training, guided imagery, and meditation.