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Resistance exercise in cardiac rehabilitation.
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PMID:  21984533     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in developed nations, and there is a clear link with physical inactivity. The benefits of resistance training in patients with coronary heart disease are well documented and can contribute to secondary prevention of heart disease with corresponding improvements in patient survival. This review describes the benefits of resistance exercise for cardiac patients, details of its prescription in this group, and considers safety and contraindications.
Authors:
Frances M Wise; Jennifer M Patrick
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-10-7
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinical rehabilitation     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1477-0873     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-10-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8802181     Medline TA:  Clin Rehabil     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Cardiac Rehabilitation Unit, Caulfield Hospital, Caulfield, Victoria, Australia.
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