Psychosocial outcomes of an exercise maintenance intervention after phase II cardiac rehabilitation.

@article{Pinto2013PsychosocialOO,
  title={Psychosocial outcomes of an exercise maintenance intervention after phase II cardiac rehabilitation.},
  author={Bernardine M. Pinto and Shira I. Dunsiger and Nancy Farrell and Bess H. Marcus and John F. Todaro},
  journal={Journal of cardiopulmonary rehabilitation and prevention},
  year={2013},
  volume={33 2},
  pages={91-8}
}
PURPOSE Maintenance of exercise after completing phase II cardiac rehabilitation (CR) is challenging for many patients. We offered a telephone-based maintenance intervention and found improvement in exercise participation in the intervention group at 12 months post-CR discharge. We examined the effects of the intervention on psychosocial outcomes. METHODS The effects of a home-based exercise maintenance intervention on psychosocial outcomes among patients who had completed phase II CR versus… CONTINUE READING
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