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Exercise Training Effects in Patients With Heart Failure

2014-08-27 03:15:48 | BioPortfolio

Summary

Chronic heart failure (CHF) is a common syndrome characterized by several central hemodynamic and peripheral vascular and muscle abnormalities including autonomic imbalance, neuro-hormonal over-activation and decreased oxidative status.

In patients suffering from CHF, exercise confers several beneficial effects on the cardiovascular and peripheral systems, mainly by continuous aerobic training. However, interval aerobic training has also been validated as an alternate form of training that increases the exercise capacity of patients who are in CHF.

Recent studies have suggested that resistance training alone or as a complementary program besides the traditionally aerobic continuous training might exert favorable effects. However, little it is known about the combined effects of interval and strength training in CHF patients.

Aim of this prospective randomized controlled study was to investigate the effects of combined interval and strength training comparing to interval training alone in CHF patients.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Chronic Heart Failure

Intervention

Exercise training, Exercise training

Location

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing & Rehabilitation Laboratory, First Critical Care Unit, School of Medicine, National & Kapodistr
Athens
Greece
10676

Status

Active, not recruiting

Source

University of Athens

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:15:48-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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