Exercise and its role in the prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease.

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The purpose of this article is to review the beneficial effects of regular exercise in the primary and secondary prevention of coronary artery disease (CAD). Epidemiologic studies indicate that a physically inactive life-style is associated with twice the risk of developing CAD. The magnitude of risk is similar to that of other modifiable risk factors. Meta… (More)

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@article{Miller1997ExerciseAI, title={Exercise and its role in the prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease.}, author={Todd D. Miller and Gary J. Balady and Gerald F. Fletcher}, journal={Annals of behavioral medicine : a publication of the Society of Behavioral Medicine}, year={1997}, volume={19 3}, pages={220-9} }