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New Cochrane review found that exercise therapy improves exercise capacity in heart transplant recipients

In this new review, the authors included 10 trials (n=300) which evaluated the effects of exercise-based cardiac rehabilitation for people who had received a heart transplantation. Nine studies compared an exercise-only intervention with a no …

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Systematic review found that combining resistance training with aerobic training is more effective than aerobic training alone for physical function in patients with coronary heart disease

This review investigated the effectiveness of cardiac rehabilitation consisting of resistance training on outcomes of physical function. Studies including resistance training as a single intervention, or in combination with aerobic training, were included. These were …

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An overview of systematic reviews found that exercise and external supports prevent ankle sprain recurrence

This study is an overview of intervention systematic reviews. The authors included 46 systematic reviews evaluating treatment and preventive strategies for acute ankle sprain and chronic ankle instability. The reviews included provided data from 309 …

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Systematic review found that exercise training alone or with activity counselling improves physical activity levels in COPD

In this recent review, the authors included 37 randomised controlled trials (n= 4,314 participants) that evaluated the efficacy of interventions to improve physical activity levels in people diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Primary …

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Cochrane systematic review found that repetitive task training improves upper and lower limb function in adults after stroke

In this Cochrane review, the authors included 33 randomised controlled trials, involving 1,853 adults who have suffered a stroke. Trials of repetitive task training were considered eligible if the RRT intervention comprised an active motor …

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Systematic review found that injury prevention programs that include Nordic hamstring exercises decrease the risk of hamstring injuries among soccer players

In this new systematic review, the authors included 5 studies (4 cluster randomised controlled trials and 1 cohort study) that investigated injury prevention programs that included the Nordic Hamstring exercise on the hamstring injury rate …

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Systematic review found that exercise improves clinical outcomes in people with obstructive sleep apnea

Eight articles were included in this systematic review (n=180 participants). Six studies were randomised controlled trials and 2 studies were single group intervention studies. Participants’ ages ranged from 32 to 54 years. The studies included …

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