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Increased public and medical interest in exercise and its potential cardiovascular benefits makes the appearance of this comprehensive review especially timely. The editors have developed a systematic approach to the field, which includes information from many disciplines, but always relates to the central theme of cardiovascular effects. The text is organized into five parts: an overview of the epidemiology and pathophysiology of coronary disease and its relation to levels of physical activity; the physiology of exercise; cardiovascular diagnostic applications of exercise testing; exercise in the prevention of coronary disease; and exercise in coronary disease rehabilitation. Each section includes a series
Exercise in Cardiovascular Health and Disease.. Ann Intern Med. ;89:291–292. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-89-2-291_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1978;89(2):291-292.
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