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Physical Activity in the Management of Patients with Coronary Artery Disease: A Review.
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PMID:  24942391     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Cardiovascular diseases remain the leading cause of death in the western world despite advances in therapeutics and interventions. The prescription of physical activity is a key component of cardiac rehabilitation following myocardial infarction. This review aims to outline the impact of physical activity in particular patient cohorts with coronary artery disease (CAD). The current understanding of the mechanisms involved in atherosclerosis, plaque rupture and thrombosis, and how these can be modified by physical activity, are also discussed. There is the potential or future research to investigate the clinical and mechanistic effects of different exercise types, intensities, duration and frequencies in patients hospitalized for CAD.
James Backshall; Gary A Ford; Bilal Bawamia; Louise Quinn; Mike Trenell; Vijay Kunadian
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Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-6-18
Journal Detail:
Title:  Cardiology in review     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1538-4683     ISO Abbreviation:  Cardiol Rev     Publication Date:  2014 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-6-19     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9304686     Medline TA:  Cardiol Rev     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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