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Multicenter randomized controlled trial of a home walking intervention after outpatient cardiac rehabilitation on health-related quality of life in women

Johnson, Natalie; Lim, Lynette; Bowe, Steven

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Background: Poor health-related quality of life (HRQL) has been shown to be predictive of adverse outcomes in cardiac patients. As women with coronary heart disease have been shown to have lower HRQL than men with coronary heart disease, women are at greater risk of a poor clinical outcome. This study tested the effect of a 12-week home walking intervention after completion of outpatient cardiac rehabilitation (OCR) on HRQL and maintenance of physical activity among women. Design: Multicenter...[Show more]

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Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/21748
Source: European Journal of Cardiovascular Prevention & Rehabilitation
DOI: 10.1097/HJR.0b013e32832e8eba

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