Supervised physical training has a definite role in habilitating coronary patients in their physical and psychological fitness. The authors discuss physiological changes of the cardiovascular and peripheral muscular apparatus, stressing its positive action. They analyze technical aspects, limits and cautions to observe in an optimal rehabilitation program. The long term effects on risks factors and on the prognosis are summarized on the basis of the few studies actually realized.
|Translated title of the contribution||Therapy of ischaemic heart disease. Limits and perspectives. Note 4: Physical rehabilitation: a therapeutic instrument in the treatment of coronary disease|
|Number of pages||8|
|Publication status||Published - 1981|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine