Therapeutic exercise for individuals with heart failure: special attention to older women with heart failure.

@article{Haykowsky2004TherapeuticEF,
  title={Therapeutic exercise for individuals with heart failure: special attention to older women with heart failure.},
  author={Mark Joseph Franklin Haykowsky and Justin A Ezekowitz and Paul Wayne Armstrong},
  journal={Journal of cardiac failure},
  year={2004},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          165-73
        }
}
BACKGROUND A cardinal feature of heart failure (HF) is the reduced peak aerobic power (VO(2peak)) secondary to alterations in cardiovascular and musculoskeletal function. Methods and results During the last decade, a number of randomized trials have examined the role that exercise training plays in attenuating the HF-mediated decline in VO(2peak) and muscle strength. The major finding of these investigations was that aerobic or strength training was an effective intervention to increase VO… CONTINUE READING
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