Benefits of intensive treadmill exercise training on cardiorespiratory function and quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension.

@article{Chan2013BenefitsOI,
  title={Benefits of intensive treadmill exercise training on cardiorespiratory function and quality of life in patients with pulmonary hypertension.},
  author={Leighton E Chan and Lisa M K Chin and Michelle Kennedy and Joshua G Woolstenhulme and Steven Nathan and Ali A Weinstein and Gerilynn L Connors and Nargues A. Weir and Bart E Drinkard and James P Lamberti and Randall Eugene Keyser},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2013},
  volume={143 2},
  pages={333-343}
}
BACKGROUND Pulmonary hypertension (PH) restricts the ability to engage in physical activity and decreases longevity. We examined the impact of aerobic exercise training on function and quality of life in patients with World Health Organization group 1 PH. METHODS Patients were randomized to a 10-week education only (EDU) or education/exercise combined (EXE) group. The exercise program consisted of 24-30 sessions of treadmill walking for 30-45 min per session at 70% to 80% of heart rate… CONTINUE READING
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