Low intensity physical conditioning: effects on patients with coronary heart disease.

@article{Franklin1978LowIP,
  title={Low intensity physical conditioning: effects on patients with coronary heart disease.},
  author={Barry A. Franklin and I Besseghini and Lawrence H. Golden},
  journal={Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation},
  year={1978},
  volume={59 6},
  pages={
          276-80
        }
}
The effects of 12 weeks of low intensity physical conditioning on serum lipid levels, body composition, and cardiorespiratory function were studied among patients with coronary heart disease. Twenty-three men, 45 to 59 years old, volunteered to participate. Three were excluded for medical reasons, and one voluntarily discontinued exercise. The conditioning program included a 10-minute warmup, 15 to 30 minutes of walking-jogging at an individually prescribed intensity corresponding to 70% to 75… CONTINUE READING