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Is the abdomen and/or diaphragm used during forced inspiration?

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In brief: Mostly diaphragm

The diaphragm is the primary driver of inspiration, whether it be typical passive inspiration or taking a deep breath.
The chest wall help as well, to a less extent.

In brief: Mostly diaphragm

The diaphragm is the primary driver of inspiration, whether it be typical passive inspiration or taking a deep breath.
The chest wall help as well, to a less extent.
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