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Long-term effects of cardiac rehabilitation in elderly individuals with stable coronary artery disease

NZ Literature Abstract

posted by WM Admin on 26 June 2015


Sandra Mandic
Emily Stevens
Claire Hodge
Casey Brown
Robert J. Walker
Dianne Body
Leanne Barclay
Edwin R. Nye
Michael J. A. Williams

Year of Publication



Disability and Rehabilitation, 38(9), 837-843

Publication Type

Journal article (peer reviewed)

Publication Status



In this study, the authors compared "... exercise capacity and cardiovascular response to exercise in elderly individuals with coronary artery disease (CAD) who attend ongoing community-based maintenance cardiac rehabilitation (CR) versus age- and gender-matched healthy 'very active' (HVA; ≥ 2000 kcal/week) and healthy 'less active' (HLA; <2000 kcal/week) individuals".

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