Progression of Exercise Training in Early Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation: AN OFFICIAL STATEMENT FROM THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF CARDIOVASCULAR AND PULMONARY REHABILITATION Squires, Ray W.; Kaminsky, Leonard A.; Porcari, John P.; More Squires, Ray W.; Kaminsky, Leonard A.; Porcari, John P.; Ruff, Jeanne E.; Savage, Patrick D.; Williams, Mark A. Less Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention. 38(3):139-146, May 2018. Abstract Abstract In Brief In Brief Favorites PDF Get Content & Permissions Abstract: In Brief: This Position Statement from the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation provides concise, clinically relevant recommendations for the gradual progression of the exercise training dose during early outpatient cardiac rehabilitation. The recommendations are appropriate for essentially all patients who do not have contraindications to exercise training.