Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Most Heart Patients Skimp on Exercise After Rehab

“The Case Western Reserve University research team followed 248 patients after they completed a 12-week cardio rehabilitation program to help train them to exercise. Exercise patterns in the longitudinal study were tracked through heart monitors worn by the patients. After one year, only 37 percent of the patients were exercising even three times a week, the investigators found. Women were less likely than men to exercise, while younger men were more likely than women or older men to stick with their exercise program, the study authors noted...

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