Usefulness of self-reported leisure-time physical activity to predict long-term survival in patients with coronary heart disease.

@article{Apullan2008UsefulnessOS,
  title={Usefulness of self-reported leisure-time physical activity to predict long-term survival in patients with coronary heart disease.},
  author={Francisco Javier Apullan and Martial G. Bourassa and Jean-Claude Tardif and Annik Fortier and Mathieu Gayda and Anil Nigam},
  journal={The American journal of cardiology},
  year={2008},
  volume={102 4},
  pages={375-9}
}
Self-reported leisure-time physical activity level correlates well with both cardiovascular (CV) and non-CV mortality in subjects without coronary heart disease (CHD). The impact of leisure-time physical activity on long-term outcomes has not been well studied in patients with preexisting CHD, who are often physically limited because of symptoms, medications, and co-morbid conditions. The aim was to determine the long-term prognostic value of self-reported leisure-time physical activity in a… CONTINUE READING