Self-reported compliance to home-based resistance training in cardiac patients.

@article{Marzolini2010SelfreportedCT,
  title={Self-reported compliance to home-based resistance training in cardiac patients.},
  author={Susan Marzolini and Donald J. Mertens and Paul Oh and Michael J. Plyley},
  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={2010},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          35-41, quiz 42-9
        }
}
PURPOSE To retrospectively identify factors influencing long-term compliance to home-based resistance training (RT) in a cardiac rehabilitation (CR) programme. METHODS Five hundred and eighteen patients (447 males, 71 females) attending a CR programme consisting of aerobic exercise, education and lifestyle counselling were also offered RT exercises, which they performed over a 72-month period. These patients were sent a questionnaire to examine ongoing participation in RT and perceptions… CONTINUE READING

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