Using the duke activity status index in heart failure

Ross Arena, Reed Humphrey, Mary Ann Peberdy

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    Abstract

    Individuals diagnosed with heart failure were initially discouraged from engaging in moderate to vigorous physical activity. The last 20 years of heart failure research have provided data demonstrating the safety and efficacy of exercise training in this population, refuting the old belief system. As a result, patients with heart failure are now appropriately encouraged to participate in some form of moderate aerobic exercise on a regular basis.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)93-95
    Number of pages3
    JournalJournal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation
    Volume22
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    StatePublished - 2002

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