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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Suchy, Christiane; Massen, Lilian; Rognmo, Oivind; Van Craenenbroeck, Emeline M; Beckers, Paul; Kraigher-Krainer, Elisabeth; Linke, Axel; Adams, Volker; Wisløff, Ulrik; Pieske, Burkert; Halle, Martin 
Title:
Optimising exercise training in prevention and treatment of diastolic heart failure (OptimEx-CLIN): rationale and design of a prospective, randomised, controlled trial. 
Abstract:
Heart failure with preserved left ventricular ejection fraction (HFpEF) currently affects more than seven million Europeans and is the only cardiovascular disease increasing in prevalence and incidence. No pharmacological agent has yet been shown to improve symptoms or prognosis. The most promising way to improve pathophysiology and deprived exercise-tolerance in HFpEF patients seems to be exercise training, but the optimal approach and dose of exercise is still unknown.The major objective of th...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Eur J Prev Cardiol 
Year:
2014 
Journal volume:
21 
Journal issue:
2 Suppl 
Pages contribution:
18-25 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
2047-4873 
TUM Institution:
Lehrstuhl und Poliklinik für präventive und rehabilitative Sportmedizin