Journal article

Eccentric exercise in adults with cardiorespiratory disease: a systematic review

Rachel Ellis, Nora Shields, Kwang Lim, Karen J Dodd

CLINICAL REHABILITATION | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2015

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: To determine if eccentric exercise is effective, tolerable and safe for adults with chronic cardiorespiratory disease. DATA SOURCES: We searched electronic databases from inception until January 2015 (Medline, CINAHL, Embase, SportDiscus, PEDro, Cochrane Central and AMED) supplemented by citation tracking and reference list scanning. REVIEW METHODS: Included articles had to report effects of eccentric exercise, alone or as a primary component of intervention, of any intensity and duration, on adults with chronic cardiorespiratory disease. Trials needed to be reported as full text in a peer-reviewed journal and include control data (randomised, quasi-randomised and single group cro..

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