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Exercise as part of a cystic fibrosis therapeutic routine.
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PMID:  22788948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
The role of exercise in cystic fibrosis (CF) is well established, and over the last three decades it has become an important component in the management of all individuals with CF. The role of exercise as a prognostic indicator or therapeutic tool is an important area of research interest in CF care internationally. This article summarizes the currently available evidence regarding exercise capacity in CF, the potential effects of exercise on health outcomes in CF and the challenges faced when trying to incorporate exercise into a CF therapeutic routine, and highlights some methods to facilitate the incorporation of exercise into CF therapeutic routines.
Sarah Rand; S Ammani Prasad
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Expert review of respiratory medicine     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1747-6356     ISO Abbreviation:  Expert Rev Respir Med     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-13     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101278196     Medline TA:  Expert Rev Respir Med     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  341-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Cystic Fibrosis Unit, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.
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