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Key resources

Target Pathologies - Cardiovascular

a)    National Heart Foundation of Australia and the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand. 2012. Reducing risk in heart disease: an expert guide to clinical practice for secondary prevention of coronary heart disease.

b)    Taylor, R.S. et al., 2015. Home-based versus centre-based cardiac rehabilitation. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD007130.pub3

c)    Woodruffe, S. et al., 2015. Australian cardiovascular health and rehabilitation association (ACRA) core components of cardiovascular disease secondary prevention and cardiac rehabilitation 2014. Heart Lung and Circulation. doi:10.1016/j.hlc.2014.12.008

d)    Sharman, J.E., Smart, N.A., Coombes, J.S. & Stowasser, M. 2019. Exercise and sport science australia position stand update on exercise and hypertension. Journal of Human Hypertension. doi: 10.1038/s41371-019-0266-z

e)    Redfern, J. et al., 2011. Achieving coordinated secondary prevention of coronary heart disease for all in need (SPAN). International Journal of Cardiology. doi:10.1016/j.ijcard.2010.08.046

f)    Bulmer, A. C. & Coombes, J. S. 2004. Optimising exercise training in peripheral arterial disease. Sports Medicine.

g)    Parmenter, B. J., Dieberg, G., & Smart, N. A. 2015. Exercise training for management of peripheral arterial disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Sports Medicine. doi:10.1007/s40279-014-0261-z

h)    Karmali, K. et al., 2014. Promoting patient uptake and adherence in cardiac rehabilitation. Cochrane Database of Systematic Review. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD007131.pub3

i)    American Thoracic Society. 2002. ATS statement: guidelines for the six-minute walk test. American Journal of  Respiratory Critical Care Medicine.  (2016. Erratum: ATS statement: Guidelines for the six-minute walk test)

j)    Selig, S.E. 2010. Exercise & Sports Science Australia Position Statement on exercise training and chronic heart failure. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport.

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