An exercise training program requires an individual prescription in terms of:
- Type (interval or continuous)
- Mode (e.g. walking, cycling, arm exercise)
The prescription for each patient should be based on his / her results from tests of exercise capacity and strength.
A pulmonary rehabilitation program must include, at minimum, lower limb endurance exercise training.
Optimally, a pulmonary rehabilitation should also include:
Other components that may be included are: