Endurance exercise in the presence of heart disease.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

Although patients with heart disease have successfully completed marathon runs, the immediate cardiac effects of similar and greater distance endurance exercise competition are unknown. Two such cases are presented, demonstrating that vigorous exercise and extreme levels of fitness are not precluded in the cardiac patient.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Douglas, PS; Sigler, A; O'Toole, ML; Hiller, WD

Published Date

  • March 1989

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 95 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 697 - 699

PubMed ID

  • 2646080

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0012-3692

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1378/chest.95.3.697


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States