Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 6

Cardiopulmonary Endurance in Post COVID-19 Patients

Asi Pavani Reddy1 and Nagarjuna Narayanasetti2*

1BPT Intern, GEMS College of Physiotherapy, Ragolu, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India
2Associate Professor, GEMS College of Physiotherapy, Ragolu, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India

*Corresponding Author: Nagarjuna Narayanasetti, Associate Professor, GEMS College of Physiotherapy, Ragolu, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Received: February 28, 2023; Published: May 03, 2023


Long periods of free-movement Restrictions may negatively affect Cardio-Pulmonary fitness and health. As, the COVID-19 virus primarily affects Respiratory system, and also associated with cardiovascular disease, can induce the following complications like thrombosis, myocardities, Interstitial pulmonary fibrosis, diffuse alveolar damage and persistent decline in lung function, as the lung capacity decreases it may results in decrease in Cardio Pulmonary endurance. The Present study investigated changes after the COVID-19 confinement in total distance covered in 6 minutes by patients and correlation between 6 minutes walk test vs. oxygen saturation; Results suggest that the Mean ± SD of age is 43.4 ± 10.8years. Male: Female 1:0.5.Mean ± SD of total distance walked in 6 minutes by patients is 443.5 ± 55 compared with Hypothetical mean (normative value) is 571 ± 90.Correlation between Total distance walked in 6 minutes vs. oxygen saturation is r = 0.055.

Conclusions: The Results indicate that there is a change in Cardio-Pulmonary Endurance in Post COVID-19 Patients, There is no correlation between 6 minute walk distance vs. oxygen saturation.

Keywords: COVID-19; SARS-COV2; Oxygen Saturation; 6 Minute Walk Test


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Citation: Asi Pavani Reddy and Nagarjuna Narayanasetti. “Cardiopulmonary Endurance in Post COVID-19 Patients". Acta Scientific Neurology 6.6 (2023): 03-07.


Copyright: © 2023 Asi Pavani Reddy and Nagarjuna Narayanasetti. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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