Exercise duration as a determinant of vascular function and antioxidant balance in patients with coronary artery disease.
BACKGROUND: Exercise improves the clinical outcome of patients with coronary artery disease (CAD); however, the ideal exercise duration for each patient remains unclear. OBJECTIVE: To investigate the effects of exercise duration on arterial elastic properties and antioxidant/pro-oxidant mechanisms in patients with CAD. DESIGN, SETTING, PATIENTS, INTERVENTIONS: Sixty male patients with CAD were randomised into two groups, and underwent exercise for 30 min or 60 min in a crossover design with 2...Expand abstract
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