Physical exercise training and coronary artery disease

Reviews in Health Care

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Title Physical exercise training and coronary artery disease
 
Creator Höllriegel, Robert
Mangner, Norman
Schuler, Gerhard
Erbs, Sandra
 
Subject Internal Medicine; Cardiology
Physical exercise training; Coronary artery disease; Cardiovascular risk factors
 
Description Coronary artery disease (CAD) is a leading cause of death worldwide, despite improvements in medical and interventional therapies. Based on many studies in large cohorts, regular physical exercise training plays a central and indispensable role in both the primary and secondary prevention of CAD. Exercise training was shown to improve blood pressure control, lipid profile, glucose control, and enhance weight loss in obese patients. Moreover, exercise training not only affects clinical symptoms, it reduces CAD mortality and morbidity in addition to dietary, pharmacological and interventional treatments. Different kinds of exercise training (aerobic, interval, resistance training) have been studied and all are feasible, well tolerated, and beneficial in patients with CAD. Therefore, exercise training has the highest recommendation class (I) and level of evidence (A) in the European guidelines for patients with coronary artery disease. Nonetheless, exercise training is underutilized in patients with cardiac diseases and only a minority of eligible patients is referred to a cardiac rehabilitation or structured exercise training program by their physician.
 
Publisher SEEd
 
Contributor
 
Date 2013-07-15
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion

Narrative review
 
Format text/html
application/pdf
 
Identifier https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/645
10.7175/rhc.v4i3.645
 
Source Reviews in Health Care; Vol 4, No 3 (2013); 175-191
2038-6702
2038-6699
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/645/962
https://journals.edizioniseed.it/index.php/rhc/article/view/645/963
 
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Rights Copyright (c) 2013 Seed
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc/4.0
 

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