Paediatric exercise training in prevention and treatment.

  title={Paediatric exercise training in prevention and treatment.},
  author={Guido E. Pieles and Richard Horn and Craig A Williams and Alan Graham Stuart},
  journal={Archives of disease in childhood},
  volume={99 4},
Exercise training is an underused intervention in paediatric healthcare. This is surprising, since initial evidence demonstrates its effectiveness and safety; furthermore it confers socioeconomic benefits for healthcare systems. Pilot studies have assessed and confirmed the feasibility of exercise training in many paediatric disease settings. However, more research is needed to understand the pathophysiology, quantify treatment effects and monitor outcomes. A concerted effort from researchers… CONTINUE READING
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