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Going for gold: reducing cardiovascular risk with physical activity

Publication date: Wednesday, 07 December 2005
Contributor(s): Catherine Robertson

Physical activity reduces the risk of developing heart disease and lowers the risk of death and further events in patients with cardiovascular conditions. This article reviews the benefits of exercise and shares some of the strategies our team uses to help patients with heart disease increase their levels of physical activity and keep active after they have completed phase 3 cardiac rehabilitation.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 2, Number 5, October-November 2005
Print edition page(s): 204-208
Contributor(s): Catherine Robertson

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