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|Author||McNaughton A., Aldington S., Williams G., Levack W.M.M.|
|Title||Sing Your Lungs Out: A qualitative study of a community singing group for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)|
McNaughton A., Aldington S., Williams G., Levack W.M.M.; Sing Your Lungs Out: A qualitative study of a community singing group for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) ;BMJ Open vol:6.0 issue: 9.0 page:
|Keywords||COPD; rehabilitation; Singing; social participation
|Link to article|| https://www.scopus.com/inward/record.uri?eid=2-s2.0-84988811875&doi=10.1136%2fbmjopen-2016-012521&partnerID=40&md5=739c95291e649a63110ebcc672411081
|Abstract||Objective To explore the ways in which participation in a community singing group contributed to the health and well-being of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Design Qualitative description, based on transcripts from individual interviews and a focus group meeting with people with COPD participating in the singing group, regarding their experience. Setting Urban community, Wellington, New Zealand. Participants 23 people (13 women and 10 men), 51-91-years with COPD (21) or interstitial lung disease (2). Results The weekly singing group was a well-attended activity, with self-reported benefits to health and well-being. 4 key themes were identified: being in the 'right space', connection, purpose and growth, and participation in a meaningful physical activity. Conclusions This study helps us to better understand how participation in a community singing group can benefit the health and well-being of patients with COPD. Trial registration number ACTRN12615000736549; Results.
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