Telerehabilitation and face-to-face rehabilitation on tolerance to exercise and quality of life of COVID-19 survivors: a study protocol




COVID-19; Quality of life; Exercise Tolerance; Telereahabilitation; Rehabilitation; Fatigue.


Objective: To verify the effects of face-to-face rehabilitation and telerehabilitation on tolerance to the maximum and submaximal exercise, lung function, fatigue intensity and quality of life of survivors of COVID-19. Methodology: This is a protocol of a longitudinal study, of intervention with a sample for convenience. Adults of both sexes who have been diagnosed with COVID-19 confirmed by RT-PCR will be evaluated. After the assessment, they will receive guidance on how to perform exercises without supervision, will be referred to a face-to-face rehabilitation program or telerehabilitation, according to the results obtained in the six-minute walk test and the presence of comorbidities. Expected Results: Demonstrate the effects of exercise through face-to-face rehabilitation and telerehabilitation after being affected by COVID-19, as well as facilitating the development of treatment protocols aimed at the needs observed, aiming to reduce the repercussions caused by the disease and bring a new look to the physiotherapists who work in clinical practice.


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ARAÚJO, B. T. S.; BRANDÃO, D. C. .; BARROS , A. E. V. R.; SILVA, M. P. dos S. .; LOPES, S. de M. .; NUNES, D. T. X. .; LEITE, J. C. .; AGUIAR , M. I. R. de .; SOUZA, J. A. F. de .; CAMPOS, S. L. .; FERNANDES, J. .; ANDRADE, A. D. de . Telerehabilitation and face-to-face rehabilitation on tolerance to exercise and quality of life of COVID-19 survivors: a study protocol. Research, Society and Development, [S. l.], v. 11, n. 2, p. e3411225356, 2022. DOI: 10.33448/rsd-v11i2.25356. Disponível em: Acesso em: 4 mar. 2024.



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