Prognosis in myocardial infarction--the benefits of exercise as seen in non-randomised trials.

@article{Shephard1981PrognosisIM,
  title={Prognosis in myocardial infarction--the benefits of exercise as seen in non-randomised trials.},
  author={Roy Jesse Shephard and Terence Kavanagh and Johanna Kennedy and Saleem M Qureshi},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={1981},
  volume={15 1},
  pages={6-16}
}
Previous uncontrolled studies suggest that exercise rehabilitation reduces recurrence rates in post-myocardial infarction patients. Six hundred and ten consecutive post-coronary patients referred to an exercise rehabilitation programme have been followed for an average of 36.5 months (1-8 years). Total deaths amounted to 36 (1.89% p.a.) of which 23 were… CONTINUE READING