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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.
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