Respiratory Muscle Training

Respiratory Muscle Training

An online course for physical therapists / physiotherapists


Are you aware of the implications of the fact that the muscles involved in respiration are also involved in core stability as well as other upper body movements and exercises. Research has demonstrated that exercising to increase the strength and endurance of the respiratory muscles can benefit back pain, balance and falls, artistic and athletic performance as well as address breathing difficulties caused by chronic conditions such as COPD and ageing.


  • Section One: What is respiratory muscle training
  • Section Two: Practical Application
  • Section Three: Learn from the expert – Interview with Alison McConnell