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Exercise performance, physical activity, and health-related quality of life in participants with stable angina.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21421630     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We compared exercise performance, daily physical activity, and health-related quality of life in 115 participants with stable angina and 441 controls without coronary artery disease or stable angina. Participants with stable angina had shorter 6-min walk distance (P = .003), and lower total leisure-time physical activity (P = .003) than the controls. Group differences in these measures remained (P < .05) after adjusting for age, race, current smoking, diabetes, hypertension, and obesity. Participants with stable angina also had lower health-related quality of life for physical function (P < .001), general health (P = .002), and vitality (P < .001), but group differences did not remain (P > .05) after adjustment for comorbid conditions. Participants with stable angina have impaired exercise performance and reduced daily physical activity. Thus, they are prime candidates for exercise interventions designed to improve daily physical activity and exercise performance.
Authors:
Andrew W Gardner; Polly S Montgomery; Raphael M Ritti-Dias; Udho Thadani
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural     Date:  2011-03-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Angiology     Volume:  62     ISSN:  1940-1574     ISO Abbreviation:  Angiology     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-07-26     Completed Date:  2011-09-29     Revised Date:  2014-07-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0203706     Medline TA:  Angiology     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  461-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Angina Pectoris / complications,  physiopathology*
Coronary Artery Disease / complications,  physiopathology
Exercise Tolerance*
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Motor Activity*
Quality of Life*
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K01-00657//PHS HHS; M01-RR-14467/RR/NCRR NIH HHS; P60 AG012583/AG/NIA NIH HHS; P60-AG12583/AG/NIA NIH HHS; R01 AG016685/AG/NIA NIH HHS; R01-AG-16685/AG/NIA NIH HHS
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