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This booklet helps you to try out and review contributors to prescribe potent workout courses adapted to their specific wishes and in line with the most recent proof. The textual content bargains particular recommendation for operating with people with cardiovascular, pulmonary, metabolic, and different illnesses and medical conditions to allow them to accurately enjoy the benefit of workout. you will additionally examine clinically confirmed behavioral Read more...

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Gov/ PAguidelines) (56). RISKS ASSOCIATED WITH EXERCISE In general, exercise does not provoke cardiovascular events in healthy individuals with normal cardiovascular systems. The risk of sudden cardiac arrest or myocardial infarction (MI) is very low in apparently healthy individuals performing moderate intensity, physical activity (60,63). However, there is an acute and transient increase in the risk of sudden cardiac death and/or MI in individuals performing vigorous intensity exercise with either diagnosed or occult CVD (20,35,48,52,60,65).

Feskanich D, Willett W, Colditz G. Walking and leisure-time activity and risk of hip fracture in postmenopausal women. JAMA. 2002;288(18):2300–6. 17. Franklin BA, Bonzheim K, Gordon S, Timmis GC. Safety of medically supervised outpatient cardiac rehabilitation exercise therapy: a 16-year follow-up. Chest. 1998;114(3):902–6. 18. Garber CE, Blissmer B, Deschenes MR, et al. American College of Sports Medicine Position Stand. The quantity and quality of exercise for developing and maintaining cardiorespiratory, musculoskeletal, and neuromotor fitness in apparently healthy adults: guidance for prescribing exercise.

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