Daily exercise may boost better lung function among smokers

By: IANS | New Delhi |
Published: February 6, 2018 4:27 pm

Regular physical activity can boost better lung function. (Source: File Photo)

If you are a smoker try doing regular physical activities as it may help you to have better lung function, a new study suggests. According to the researchers, leisure-time vigorous physical activity is associated with better lung function among smokers. “This result highlights the importance of physical activity among current smokers specifically, which are a group at higher risk of poor lung function,” said the lead author of the study Elaine Fuertes, a researcher from the Barcelona Institute of Global Health (ISGlobal).

“One possible explanation for this result may be that physical activity improves respiratory muscle endurance and strength via a short or moderate-term effect that…

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