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Cystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseCCystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseCystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseEnglishGeneticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Lungs;PancreasPancreas;LungsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-04-10T04:00:00ZJane Schneiderman, PhD, CSEP-CEP;Blythe Owen, MScPT;Donna Wilkes, MSc;Jennifer Agnew, BS(PT), BHK7.0000000000000062.0000000000000822.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Physical activity and exercise are important parts of what you can do to manage cystic fibrosis (CF). Learn about activities you can do to improve lung function.</p><h2>What is cystic fibrosis?</h2><p> <a href="/article?contentid=882&language=English">Cystic fibrosis</a> (CF) is a genetic disease. It affects mainly the lungs and digestive tract.</p><p>CF causes a build-up of thick mucus in the lungs, which leads to breathing troubles. Mucus in the lungs also benefits bacteria that are responsible for infections. A child with CF may have cycles of infection.</p><p>Thick mucus also blocks the ducts of the pancreas. This blocks digestive enzymes from reaching the intestines to digest food. This can increase the risk of malnutrition and delayed development in patients with CF.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Being more active can slow down the decline in lung health, strengthen your heart and muscles, and make you feel better about yourself. </li> <li>You can enjoy a wide range of physical activity. Try to find activities you enjoy. </li> <li>Your cystic fibrosis care team can help.</li> </ul><h2>How to get the most out of exercise</h2> <p>There are many types of exercise and each has different benefits. Knowing which exercises will best treat your CF is very helpful. The following are different types of exercise:</p> <ul> <li>Endurance: Activities done for extended periods. These make everyday tasks easier.</li> <li>Chest mobility: Activities done to loosen up the chest cavity. These make it easier to breathe.</li> <li>Core strengthening: Activities using muscles of the abdominal (belly) wall. These improve posture and breathing.</li> <li>Leg strengthening: Activities using leg muscles. These make everyday tasks easier to perform.</li> <li>Breathing exercises: Activities done to stretch the lungs. These make breathing feel easier.</li> </ul> <h3>Exercises for babies and toddlers</h3> <p>Endurance:</p> <ul> <li>Crawling or climbing up stairs</li> <li>Toys pushed by child</li> <li>Water play or infant swim classes</li> <li>Encourage walking and standing during play</li> </ul> <p>Chest mobility:</p> <ul> <li>Crawl under or over various surfaces</li> <li>Reach overhead with both hands to grab objects</li> <li>Do activities lying on stomach</li> <li>Throw balls</li> </ul> <p>Core strengthening:</p> <ul> <li>Roll</li> <li>Sit independently</li> <li>Push or pull toys</li> </ul> <p>Leg strengthening</p> <ul> <li>Climb up and down on couch, bed or playground</li> <li>Bounce or jump during play </li> <li>Play in squat position </li> </ul> <p>Breathing exercises: </p> <ul> <li>Sing songs using high and low pitches </li> <li>Hold a sound for as long as you can </li> <li>Blow bubbles </li> <li>Pretend to blow out candles </li> </ul> <h3>Exercises for preschoolers and school-aged children</h3> <p>Endurance:</p> <ul> <li>Games such as tag, hide and seek and red light/green light </li> <li>Bike, scooter and skateboard </li> <li>Enroll in sport, dance or outdoor programs </li> </ul> <p>Chest mobility:</p> <ul> <li>Practice ball skills: throwing, catching and dribbling </li> <li>Hit a ball with a bat </li> <li>Rolling on a Swiss ball </li> </ul> <p>Core strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Push or pull games such as tug-of-war </li> <li>Climb at playground </li> <li>Crab walk </li> </ul> <p>Leg strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Jumping games such as hopscotch, long jump, jump rope and trampoline </li> <li>Walk up and down hills </li> <li>Jumping jacks </li> </ul> <p>Breathing exercises: </p> <ul> <li>Blow up balloons </li> <li>Contests for holding breath and holding a note </li> <li>Play a wind instrument</li> </ul> <h3>Exercises for pre-teens, teens and adults</h3> <p>Endurance: </p> <ul> <li>Go for walks or runs </li> <li>Get involved in organized sports or clubs </li> <li>Swim lessons or recreational swimming </li> <li>Cardio classes at health clubs </li> </ul> <p>Chest mobility: </p> <ul> <li>Yoga </li> <li>Shooting a basketball </li> <li>Swinging a baseball bat, golf club or tennis racquet </li> </ul> <p>Core strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Sit-ups, crunches and plank pose </li> <li>Pilates </li> <li>Sitting on a Swiss ball</li> </ul> <p>Leg strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Plyometrics: standing jumps, long jumps, side jumps, etc. </li> <li>Run up hills or stairs </li> <li>Squats </li> <li>Obstacle courses </li> </ul> <p>Breathing exercises: </p> <ul> <li>Play a wind instrument </li> <li>Take singing lessons</li> </ul> <h3>Sneaky fitness</h3> <p>"Sneaky fitness" is a great way to exercise without taking time out of your day. Examples include taking the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator, changing television stations without using the remote, and standing or stretching during commercial breaks.</p><h2>More information</h2> <p>For more information, visit the following:<br></p> <ul> <li>CF Canada: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/">www.cysticfibrosis.ca</a></li> <li>CF Foundation: <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cff.org/">www.cff.org</a></li> <li>Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology:<a target="_blank" href="http://www.csep.ca/english/view.asp?x=1"> www.csep.ca</a> – see Physical Activity option</li> </ul>
Fibrose kystique (mucoviscidose) – Activités et exercices physiquesFFibrose kystique (mucoviscidose) – Activités et exercices physiquesCystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseFrenchGeneticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Lungs;PancreasPancreas;LungsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-04-10T04:00:00ZJane Schneiderman, PhD, CSEP-CEP;Blythe Owen, MScPT;Donna Wilkes, MSc;Jennifer Agnew, BS(PT), BHK7.0000000000000062.0000000000000822.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>L’activité et l’exercice physique sont des parties importantes de ce que vous pouvez faire pour gérer la fibrose kystique (FK). Apprenez-en sur les activités que vous pouvez faire pour améliorer vos fonctions pulmonaires.</p><h2>Qu'est-ce que la fibrose kystique?</h2><p>La <a href="/article?contentid=882&language=English">fibrose kystique</a> (ou mucoviscidose) est une maladie génétique. Elle touche de nombreux organes, principalement les poumons et le tube digestif.</p><p>La fibrose kystique cause l’accumulation de mucus dans les poumons, ce qui provoque des problèmes de respiration. Le mucus dans les poumons forme aussi un excellent terrain pour le développement de bactéries responsables des infections.</p><p>Ce mucus bloque également les conduits du pancréas. Cela empêche les enzymes digestives d’atteindre les intestins pour digérer les aliments. Ce phénomène peut augmenter le risque de malnutrition et de retard de développement chez les patients atteints de fibrose kystique.</p><br><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li>Être plus actif peut diminuer le déclin de la santé pulmonaire, renforcer votre cœur et vos muscles et vous faire sentir mieux dans votre peau. </li> <li>Vous pouvez pratiquer une multitude d’activités physiques. Tentez de trouver celles qui vous plaisent.</li> <li>Votre équipe de fibrose kystique peut vous y aider.​​</li> </ul><h2>Comment optimiser l’exercice</h2> <p>Il existe de nombreux types d’exercice et avec leurs avantages. Connaître ceux qui aideront au mieux les personnes atteintes de fibrose kystique est très utile. Les points suivants représentent différents types d’exercice :</p> <ul> <li>Endurance: activités faites sur des périodes prolongées. Elles facilitent les tâches quotidiennes.</li> <li>Mobilité pulmonaire: activités visant à détendre la cage thoracique. Elles facilitent la respiration.</li> <li>Renforcement du tronc (abdominaux): activités utilisant les muscles de la paroi abdominale. Elles renforcent la posture et la respiration.</li> <li>Renforcement des jambes: activités utilisant les muscles des jambes. Elles facilitent les tâches quotidiennes.</li> <li>Exercices de respiration: activités visant à étirer les poumons. Elles facilitent la respiration.</li> </ul> <h3>Exercices pour bébés et tout-petits</h3> <p>Endurance:</p> <ul> <li>Ramper (se déplacer à quatre-pattes) ou escalader les escaliers</li> <li>Jouets lancés par l’enfant</li> <li>Jeux d’eau ou classes de natation pour tout-petits</li> <li>Encourager la marche et rester debout pendant les jeux</li> </ul> <p>Mobilité pulmonaire:</p> <ul> <li>Ramper sous ou dessus diverses surfaces</li> <li>Étirer les bras pour atteindre des objets avec les deux mains au-dessus de la tête</li> <li>Faire des activités allongé sur le ventre</li> <li>Lancer des balles</li> </ul> <p>Renforcement du tronc:</p> <ul> <li>Rouler</li> <li>S’asseoir seul</li> <li>Jouets où il faut pousser et tirer</li> </ul> <p>Renforcement des jambes:</p> <ul> <li>Escalader le sofa, le lit ou le terrain de jeux et en redescendre</li> <li>Rebondir ou sauter pendant un jeu</li> <li>Jouer accroupi</li> </ul> <p>Exercices de respiration:</p> <ul> <li>Chanter en utilisant des tons aigus et graves</li> <li>Émettre un son en continu aussi longtemps que vous le pouvez</li> <li>Faire des bulles</li> <li>Faire semblant de souffler des bougies</li> </ul> <h3>Exercices pour enfants d’âge préscolaire et scolaire</h3> <p>Endurance:</p> <ul> <li>Jeux tels que jouer à chat, cache-cache, 1, 2, 3 soleil</li> <li>Vélo, scooter (trottinette), planche à roulettes</li> <li>S’inscrire à des sports, à la danse ou à des programmes d'acivités en extérieur </li> </ul> <p>Mobilité pulmonaire :</p> <ul> <li>Jouer au ballon : lancer, attraper, dribbler </li> <li>Frapper une balle avec un bâton</li> <li>Rouler sur un ballon d’exercice </li> </ul> <p>Renforcement du tronc : </p> <ul> <li>Jeux où il faut pousser et tirer, tels que le tir à la corde</li> <li>Escalader dans les terrains de jeux </li> <li>Marche en crabe (se déplacer sur ses mains et pieds sans que les genoux ne touchent le sol. Peut se faire face ou dos au sol)</li> </ul> <p>Renforcement des jambes : </p> <ul> <li>Jeux où il faut sauter tels que la marelle, les sauts en longueur, la corde à sauter, le trampoline </li> <li>Monter et descendre des côtes </li> <li>Faire des sauts en écartant les jambes et les bras (« jumping jacks ») </li> </ul> <p>Exercices de respiration: </p> <ul> <li>Gonfler des ballons </li> <li>Faire des concours où il faut retenir sa respiration et tenir une note </li> <li>Jouer d’un instrument à vent</li> </ul> <h3>Exercices pour les préadolescents, les adolescents et les adultes</h3> <p>Endurance: </p> <ul> <li>Marcher ou aller courir </li> <li>Participer à des sports d'equipes ou faire partie d'un club sportif </li> <li>Leçons de natation ou natation récréative (baignade)</li> <li>Classes de cardio dans les centres de culture physique </li> </ul> <p>Mobilité pulmonaire: </p> <ul> <li>Yoga </li> <li>Lancer un ballon au basketball </li> <li>Pratiquer des frappes avec un bâton de base-ball, de golf ou une raquette de tennist </li> </ul> <p>Renforcement du tronc: </p> <ul> <li>Redressements assis (abdominaux), et position de pompes bras tendus </li> <li>Pilates </li> <li>S’asseoir sur un ballon d’exercice </li> </ul> <p>Renforcement des jambes: </p> <ul> <li>Pliométrie: sauts sans élan, sauts en longueur, sauts de côté, etc. </li> <li>Courir en pente remontant des côtes ou des escaliers </li> <li>S'accroupir à répétition </li> <li>Courses d'obstacles </li> </ul> <p>Exercices de respiration: </p> <ul> <li>Jouer d’un instrument à vent </li> <li>Prendre des leçons de chant</li> </ul> <h3>Exercice sournois</h3> <p>« L’exercice sournois » est une bonne façon de faire de l’exercice sans prendre de votre temps. Des exemples comprennent emprunter les escaliers au lieu de l’ascenseur ou l’escalier mécanique, changer les chaînes de télévision sans se servir de la télécommande et de se tenir debout ou de s’étirer pendant les pauses commerciales.</p><h2>Plus de plus amples renseignements</h2> <p>​Pour avoir plus d'information, visitez les sites suivant:</p> <ul> <li>Fibrose Kystique Canada: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/">www.cysticfibrosis.ca</a></li> <li>CF Foundation: <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cff.org/">www.cff.org</a></li> <li>Société canadienne de physiologie de l’exercice : <a target="_blank" href="http://www.csep.ca/english/view.asp?x=1"> www.csep.ca</a> – voir l’onglet Activité physique</li> </ul>

 

 

Cystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exercise1973.00000000000Cystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseCystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseCEnglishGeneticsChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)Lungs;PancreasPancreas;LungsNon-drug treatmentCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2014-04-10T04:00:00ZJane Schneiderman, PhD, CSEP-CEP;Blythe Owen, MScPT;Donna Wilkes, MSc;Jennifer Agnew, BS(PT), BHK7.0000000000000062.0000000000000822.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ProcedureHealth A-Z<p>Physical activity and exercise are important parts of what you can do to manage cystic fibrosis (CF). Learn about activities you can do to improve lung function.</p><h2>What is cystic fibrosis?</h2><p> <a href="/article?contentid=882&language=English">Cystic fibrosis</a> (CF) is a genetic disease. It affects mainly the lungs and digestive tract.</p><p>CF causes a build-up of thick mucus in the lungs, which leads to breathing troubles. Mucus in the lungs also benefits bacteria that are responsible for infections. A child with CF may have cycles of infection.</p><p>Thick mucus also blocks the ducts of the pancreas. This blocks digestive enzymes from reaching the intestines to digest food. This can increase the risk of malnutrition and delayed development in patients with CF.</p><h2>Why exercise is important in CF treatment<br></h2> <p>Exercise benefits us all, but people with CF benefit even more from being physically active because exercise can:</p> <ul> <li>slow the rate of decline in lung function, which means children with CF may keep good lung function longer. </li> <li>help clear mucus from the lungs, allowing for easier breathing. </li> <li>create more reserve for the whole body to rely on, during periods of lung infection. This means that someone who is fit may be able to resume their activity faster following a bout of illness.</li> </ul> <p>If you have CF, being physically active will not just make you feel better, it will improve your quality of life.</p><h2>Key points</h2> <ul> <li>Being more active can slow down the decline in lung health, strengthen your heart and muscles, and make you feel better about yourself. </li> <li>You can enjoy a wide range of physical activity. Try to find activities you enjoy. </li> <li>Your cystic fibrosis care team can help.</li> </ul><h2>How to get the most out of exercise</h2> <p>There are many types of exercise and each has different benefits. Knowing which exercises will best treat your CF is very helpful. The following are different types of exercise:</p> <ul> <li>Endurance: Activities done for extended periods. These make everyday tasks easier.</li> <li>Chest mobility: Activities done to loosen up the chest cavity. These make it easier to breathe.</li> <li>Core strengthening: Activities using muscles of the abdominal (belly) wall. These improve posture and breathing.</li> <li>Leg strengthening: Activities using leg muscles. These make everyday tasks easier to perform.</li> <li>Breathing exercises: Activities done to stretch the lungs. These make breathing feel easier.</li> </ul> <h3>Exercises for babies and toddlers</h3> <p>Endurance:</p> <ul> <li>Crawling or climbing up stairs</li> <li>Toys pushed by child</li> <li>Water play or infant swim classes</li> <li>Encourage walking and standing during play</li> </ul> <p>Chest mobility:</p> <ul> <li>Crawl under or over various surfaces</li> <li>Reach overhead with both hands to grab objects</li> <li>Do activities lying on stomach</li> <li>Throw balls</li> </ul> <p>Core strengthening:</p> <ul> <li>Roll</li> <li>Sit independently</li> <li>Push or pull toys</li> </ul> <p>Leg strengthening</p> <ul> <li>Climb up and down on couch, bed or playground</li> <li>Bounce or jump during play </li> <li>Play in squat position </li> </ul> <p>Breathing exercises: </p> <ul> <li>Sing songs using high and low pitches </li> <li>Hold a sound for as long as you can </li> <li>Blow bubbles </li> <li>Pretend to blow out candles </li> </ul> <h3>Exercises for preschoolers and school-aged children</h3> <p>Endurance:</p> <ul> <li>Games such as tag, hide and seek and red light/green light </li> <li>Bike, scooter and skateboard </li> <li>Enroll in sport, dance or outdoor programs </li> </ul> <p>Chest mobility:</p> <ul> <li>Practice ball skills: throwing, catching and dribbling </li> <li>Hit a ball with a bat </li> <li>Rolling on a Swiss ball </li> </ul> <p>Core strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Push or pull games such as tug-of-war </li> <li>Climb at playground </li> <li>Crab walk </li> </ul> <p>Leg strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Jumping games such as hopscotch, long jump, jump rope and trampoline </li> <li>Walk up and down hills </li> <li>Jumping jacks </li> </ul> <p>Breathing exercises: </p> <ul> <li>Blow up balloons </li> <li>Contests for holding breath and holding a note </li> <li>Play a wind instrument</li> </ul> <h3>Exercises for pre-teens, teens and adults</h3> <p>Endurance: </p> <ul> <li>Go for walks or runs </li> <li>Get involved in organized sports or clubs </li> <li>Swim lessons or recreational swimming </li> <li>Cardio classes at health clubs </li> </ul> <p>Chest mobility: </p> <ul> <li>Yoga </li> <li>Shooting a basketball </li> <li>Swinging a baseball bat, golf club or tennis racquet </li> </ul> <p>Core strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Sit-ups, crunches and plank pose </li> <li>Pilates </li> <li>Sitting on a Swiss ball</li> </ul> <p>Leg strengthening: </p> <ul> <li>Plyometrics: standing jumps, long jumps, side jumps, etc. </li> <li>Run up hills or stairs </li> <li>Squats </li> <li>Obstacle courses </li> </ul> <p>Breathing exercises: </p> <ul> <li>Play a wind instrument </li> <li>Take singing lessons</li> </ul> <h3>Sneaky fitness</h3> <p>"Sneaky fitness" is a great way to exercise without taking time out of your day. Examples include taking the stairs instead of the elevator or escalator, changing television stations without using the remote, and standing or stretching during commercial breaks.</p><h2>Physical activity, exercise and your CF team</h2> <p>There are many people on your CF care team with whom you can talk about physical activity and exercise.</p> <ul> <li>Physiotherapists teach different ways to keep your airways clear of secretions. They also work with you to make fun physical activity and exercise part of your everyday life. </li> <li>Exercise physiotherapists use tests to understand how your body works when it exercises. From these tests, they can suggest areas where you can get stronger. You will see them in the exercise testing lab once a year when you are tall enough to ride a stationary bike. </li> <li>Dietitians teach you how eating and taking extra enzymes give you the energy you need to be active and strong.</li> </ul><h2>More information</h2> <p>For more information, visit the following:<br></p> <ul> <li>CF Canada: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.cysticfibrosis.ca/">www.cysticfibrosis.ca</a></li> <li>CF Foundation: <a target="_blank" href="https://www.cff.org/">www.cff.org</a></li> <li>Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology:<a target="_blank" href="http://www.csep.ca/english/view.asp?x=1"> www.csep.ca</a> – see Physical Activity option</li> </ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/cystic_fibrosis_physical_activity_and_exercise.jpgcfexerciseCystic fibrosis: Physical activity and exerciseFalse

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