Exercise and Fitness in Cardiovascular Health

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How many minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity per week is encouraged for primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD)?

Which of the following is recognized as an independent risk factor for premature development of coronary heart disease (CHD)?

In which of the following cardiovascular conditions is exercise contraindicated?

What is encouraged at least twice weekly for additional cardiovascular benefit?

What is the minimum recommended duration of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week for primary and secondary prevention?

What is the main topic of the text: Cardio-Pulmonary Rehabilitation?

Regular physical exercise is not recommended as a means of primary and secondary ASCVD prevention.

Incorporating resistance training at least twice weekly may not confer additional cardiovascular benefit.

Exercise is contraindicated in those with stable angina.

Regular physical activity is only beneficial for individuals without known atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

Regular physical exercise is not recommended as a means of primary and secondary ASCVD prevention.

Incorporating resistance training at least twice weekly may not confer additional cardiovascular benefit.

Exercise is contraindicated in those with stable angina.

Regular physical activity is only beneficial for individuals without known atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).

The minimum recommended duration of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week for primary and secondary prevention is 75 minutes.

Summary

  • A sedentary lifestyle is a risk factor for premature coronary heart disease (CHD).
  • Exercise is recommended for both primary and secondary prevention of atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD).
  • Individuals should engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous-intensity physical activity per week.
  • Incorporating resistance training at least twice a week may provide additional cardiovascular benefits.
  • Exercise is contraindicated for those with severe, unstable, or life-threatening cardiovascular conditions such as unstable angina, high-grade arrhythmias, and decompensated heart failure.

Description

Explore the role of exercise in preventing Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease and its impact on coronary heart disease. Learn about the benefits of an active lifestyle and its impact on cardiac health.

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