Novel Methods of Inspiratory Muscle Training via the Test of Incremental Respiratory Endurance (TIRE)

Lawrence P Cahalin, Ross Arena

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The favorable effects of inspiratory muscle training (IMT) in health and disease are becoming much more apparent. A variety of IMT methods exist, but few studies have compared IMT methods. The purpose of this article is to review the methods and outcomes of the Test of Incremental Respiratory Endurance (TIRE).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)84-92
Number of pages9
JournalExercise and Sport Sciences Reviews
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 11 2015



  • breathing
  • breathing exercises
  • IMT
  • inhalation
  • inspiratory muscle training
  • respiratory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation

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