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Table 1 Main characteristics and muscle groups when exercising with elastic bands

From: Effects of home-based prescribed pulmonary exercise by patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Characteristics Muscle groups
Shoulder shrug Trapezius
Straight arm shoulder abduction Deltoid
Arm curls Biceps
Chest press Pectoralis major and deltoid anterior
Hip abduction Mesoglutaeus
Stiff-legged dead lift Hamstrings
Body squat Gluteus maximus and quadriceps
Standing calf raise Gastrocnemius and soleus