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    • Time spent exercising - per day or per month
    • Type of exercise - e.g. walking, running, cycling, team sports
    • Conditions Associated with Physical Inactivity

    • Obesity
    • Type 2 diabetes mellitus
    • Dyslipidaemia
    • Ischaemic heart disease
    • Stroke
    • Cancers - especially colorectal and breast

Exercise Tolerance


    • Exercise tolerance is a strong prognostic marker for many chronic conditions such as ischaemic heart disease, heart failure, peripheral vascular disease and COPD.
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    • How far the patient is able to walk before they are limited by shortness of breath, chest pain or lower limb claudication pain.
Last updated on October 6th, 2017
 
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