Cardiac rehabilitation and secondary prevention of coronary heart disease: An American Heart Assoc. scientific statement from the Council on Clin. Cardiol. (Subcommittee on Exercise, Cardiac Rehabil., and Prevention) and the Council on Nutr., Phys. Activity, and Metab. (Subcommittee on Phys. Activity), in collaboration with the Am. Assoc.100183597100183597 of Cardiovasc. and Pulmonary Rehabil.

Arthur S. Leon, Barry A. Franklin, Fernando Costa, Gary J. Balady, Kathy A. Berra, Kerry J. Stewart, Paul D. Thompson, Mark A. Williams, Michael S. Lauer

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This article updates the 1994 American Heart Association scientific statement on cardiac rehabilitation. It provides a review of recommended components for an effective cardiac rehabilitation/secondary prevention program, alternative ways to deliver these services, recommended future research directions, and the rationale for each component of the rehabilitation/secondary prevention program, with emphasis on the exercise training component.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)369-376
Number of pages8
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 25 2005


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine
  • Physiology (medical)

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