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Strength & Conditioning Journal:
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0b013e3181b94487
Columns: One-on-One

Exercise Guidelines for Persons With Peripheral Arterial Disease

Sorace, Paul MS, ACSM RCEP, CSCS*D1; Ronai, Peter MS, ACSM RCEP, CSCS* D; NSCA-CPT*D2

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Abstract

PERIPHERAL ARTERIAL DISEASE (PAD) IMPAIRS A PERSON'S ABILITY TO WALK, CLIMB STAIRS, AND PERFORM OTHER ACTIVITIES OF DAILY LIVING. INDIVIDUALS WITH PAD ARE AT RISK FOR OTHER CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES AND LIMB AMPUTATION. THIS COLUMN DISCUSSES EXERCISE TESTING AND TRAINING GUIDELINES FOR PAD, DESIGNED TO IMPROVE HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE.

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