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Cardiovascular Health and Exercise Rehabilitation in Spinal Cord Injury.
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PMID:  22719205     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
There appears to be an increased prevalence and earlier onset of cardiovascular disease (CVD) in persons with SCI. Physical inactivity is thought to be a key factor in the increased risk for CVD. Physical inactivity is highly prevalent in persons with SCI and it appears that activities of daily living are not sufficient to maintain cardiovascular fitness and health. This systematic review examines the current literature regarding the risk for CVD and the effectiveness of varied exercise rehabilitation programs in attenuating the risk for CVD in SCI.
Darren E R Warburton; Janice J Eng; Andrei Krassioukov; Shannon Sproule;
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Journal Detail:
Title:  Topics in spinal cord injury rehabilitation     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1082-0744     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2007  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9515174     Medline TA:  Top Spinal Cord Inj Rehabil     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  98-122     Citation Subset:  -    
Cardiovascular Physiology and Rehabilitation Laboratory, Experimental Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of British Columbia.
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