Physical activity levels in adults with congenital heart disease.

@article{Dua2007PhysicalAL,
  title={Physical activity levels in adults with congenital heart disease.},
  author={Jaspal Singh Dua and Ashley R Cooper and Kenneth R. Fox and Alan Graham Stuart},
  journal={European journal of cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation : official journal of the European Society of Cardiology, Working Groups on Epidemiology & Prevention and Cardiac Rehabilitation and Exercise Physiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={
          287-93
        }
}
BACKGROUND Regular physical activity is associated with many health benefits in patients with cardiac disease. Advances in treatment have resulted in an increasing population of adults with congenital heart disease. Few data are available on physical activity levels and attitude to exercise in this group. DESIGN Prospective, cross-sectional study of patients attending the adult congenital heart disease clinic in a supra-regional centre. METHODS Physical activity assessed over 1 week using… CONTINUE READING
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