Franklin C. Barcellos, Iná S. Santos, Daniel Umpierre, Maristela Bohlke, and Pedro C. Hallal (Brazil) - Research Article
748. Effects of exercise in the whole spectrum of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review
Discover how physical activity can benefit chronic kidney disease patients.
Alberta Centre for Active Living (Canada) - Website
144. Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit
Physical Activity Counselling Toolkit resources are written in plain language, and are intended to widen the choice of resources available to practitioners. Practitioners will find the resources to be of practical assistance when working with clients and are also available in French and Punjabi. The practitioners clearly identified a real and increasing need for appropriate resources or tools that would help them do physical activity counselling, especially in health care settings.
Massimo F. Piepoli et al (Italy) - Research Article
32. Exercise training in heart failure: from theory to practice.
The European Society of Cardiology heart failure guidelines firmly recommend regular physical activity and structured exercise training (ET), but this recommendation is still poorly implemented in daily clinical practice outside specialized centres and in the real world of heart failure clinics.
BHFNC (United Kingdom) - Website
344. BHFNC website
The aim of this site is to help keep professionals up-to-date with all the latest developments in the field of physical activity and health. The British Heart Foundation National Centre for Physical Activity and Health (BHFNC) was established in April 2000 with funding from the British Heart Foundation (BHF).
NSW Health (Australia) - Epidemiological Report
354. NSW Falls Prevention Baseline Survey 2009
The mains aims of the NSW Falls Prevention Survey are to provide information about falls carers, falls status, risk and protective factors, consultation with health professionals, and falls knowledge, among community-dwelling older people.
Selig, Steve E. et al (Australia) - Guideline
232. Exercise and Sport Science Australia Position Statement on exercise training and chronic heart
This Position Statement was developed to inform and guide exercise practitioners and health professionals in the safe and effective prescription and supervision of exercise for patients with Chronic Heart Failure (CHF). The authors have extensive experience in this area. CHF is a complex syndrome where the function of the heart’s left ventricle is impaired, causing fatigue and decreased exercise function and strength. It is one of the most common reasons for hospital admission in Australia, and accounts for an estimated annual cost of over $1billion.