CFDB - Cystic Fibrosis DataBase

Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews - Cochrane Protocol (ongoing review)

Exercise versus airway clearance techniques for people with cystic fibrosis

Study design (if review, criteria of inclusion for studies)

Randomised controlled trials


People with CF


exercise compared to other airway clearance techniques

Outcome measures

Respiratory function; potential adverse effects

Keywords: Acapella; Active Cycle of Breathing Technique -ACBT-; Aerobic training; Airway clearance drugs -expectorants- mucolytic- mucociliary-; Airway clearance technique; Autogenic drainage; Chest physiotherapy; Chest Wall Oscillation; Child; Combined Modality Therapy; Drainage; exercise; flutter; forced expiration technique; High Frequency Chest Wall Oscillation -HFCWO-; inspiratory muscle training; Intrapulmonary Percussive Ventilation; non pharmacological intervention - devices OR physiotherapy; non pharmacological intervention - psyco-soc-edu-org; oscillating devices; Percussion; pharmacological_intervention; Positive-Pressure Respiration- PEP- pep mask; Postural Drainage; Respiratory Tract Diseases; strength training; training; VEST Airway Clearance System; Vibration;