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Table. 3.

Table. 3.

Exercise prescription for improving the symptoms of long COVID

Type Method Intensity Time (min)
Aerobic exercise Treadmill
Stationary cycle
HRR 50%−60% 30
Resistance exercise Resistance training machine or dumbbell/barbell exercise that includes large muscle group (chest, back, leg) 1RM 40%−50%, 10−12 repetition, 2 sets, 4 exercises 20
Respiratory exercise Inspiratory muscle exercise MIP 40%−50%, 10 repetitive breaths, 3 sets 10

Long COVID: post-acute sequelae of coronavirus disease 2019, HRR: heart rate reserve, 1RM: one repetition maximum, MIP: maximal inspiratory pressure.

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