Effects on quality of life, symptoms and daily activity 6 months after termination of an exercise training programme in heart failure patients.

@article{Willenheimer2001EffectsOQ,
  title={Effects on quality of life, symptoms and daily activity 6 months after termination of an exercise training programme in heart failure patients.},
  author={Ronnie B. Willenheimer and Erik Rydberg and Charles M.J. Cline and Kristian Broms and Birgitta Hillberger and Linda Oberg and Leif Rw Erhardt},
  journal={International journal of cardiology},
  year={2001},
  volume={77 1},
  pages={
          25-31
        }
}
BACKGROUND Exercise training in heart failure patients improves exercise capacity, physical function, and quality-of-life. Prior studies indicate a rapid loss of these effects following termination of the training. We wanted to assess any sustained post-training effects on patients global assessment of change in quality-of-life (PGACQoL) and physical function. METHODS Fifty-four stable heart failure patients were randomised to exercise or control. The 4-month exercise programme consisted of… CONTINUE READING
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