Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens

Summary

Affiliation: German Sport University
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for resistance exercise in cardiac rehabilitation. Recommendations of the German Federation for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    B Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University, Cologne Klinik Roderbirken, Leichlingen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:352-61. 2004
  2. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation in Europe: results from the European Cardiac Rehabilitation Inventory Survey
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:410-8. 2010
  3. ncbi request reprint [Effects of a phase II cardiac rehabilitation program performed on an outpatient basis]
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, Deutsche Sporthochschule, Cologne, Germany
    Herz 28:404-12. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint [The stakes of force perseverance training and muscle structure training in rehabilitation. Recommendations of the German Federation for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Heart-Circulatory Diseases e.v]
    B Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933, Cologne, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:357-70. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Motor development in children with congenital cardiac diseases compared to their healthy peers
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Germany
    Cardiol Young 17:487-98. 2007
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific issues in cardiac rehabilitation: do women with ischaemic heart disease need specially tailored programmes?
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:163-71. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint [Heart groups in Germany-current situation and prospects]
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Koln
    Herz 31:559-65. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Who benefits from intervention in, as opposed to screening of, overweight and obese children?
    Christine Graf
    Institute for Cardiology and Sportsmedicine, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany
    Cardiol Young 16:474-80. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, leisure habits and obesity in first-grade children
    Christine Graf
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, Koln, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:284-90. 2004
  10. doi request reprint Resistance and balance training improves functional capacity in very old participants attending cardiac rehabilitation after coronary bypass surgery
    John C Busch
    Institute of Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2270-6. 2012

Detail Information

Publications15

  1. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for resistance exercise in cardiac rehabilitation. Recommendations of the German Federation for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation
    B Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University, Cologne Klinik Roderbirken, Leichlingen, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:352-61. 2004
    ..Additional recommendations for specific patient groups and detailed directions showing how to structure and implement such therapy programs are presented as well...
  2. doi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation in Europe: results from the European Cardiac Rehabilitation Inventory Survey
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 17:410-8. 2010
    ..Information on CR service delivery in Europe is sketchy...
  3. ncbi request reprint [Effects of a phase II cardiac rehabilitation program performed on an outpatient basis]
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, Deutsche Sporthochschule, Cologne, Germany
    Herz 28:404-12. 2003
    ..These are the first results of patients before and directly after the OCR performed at six different rehabilitation centers...
  4. ncbi request reprint [The stakes of force perseverance training and muscle structure training in rehabilitation. Recommendations of the German Federation for Prevention and Rehabilitation of Heart-Circulatory Diseases e.v]
    B Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Carl Diem Weg 6, 50933, Cologne, Germany
    Z Kardiol 93:357-70. 2004
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  5. ncbi request reprint Motor development in children with congenital cardiac diseases compared to their healthy peers
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Germany
    Cardiol Young 17:487-98. 2007
    ..Parental overprotection may contribute to these findings...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gender-specific issues in cardiac rehabilitation: do women with ischaemic heart disease need specially tailored programmes?
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, 50933 Cologne, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:163-71. 2007
    ..A large (European) trial on gender-specific coping styles, needs, and preferences of older women, and the effects of psychosocial intervention is proposed...
  7. ncbi request reprint [Heart groups in Germany-current situation and prospects]
    Birna Bjarnason-Wehrens
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, Deutsche Sporthochschule Koln, Koln
    Herz 31:559-65. 2006
    ..In future, more high-class investigations on this field are needed...
  8. ncbi request reprint Who benefits from intervention in, as opposed to screening of, overweight and obese children?
    Christine Graf
    Institute for Cardiology and Sportsmedicine, German Sport University, Cologne, Germany
    Cardiol Young 16:474-80. 2006
    ..We analysed differences in changes in anthropometric, cardiovascular and obesity parameters between children who underwent intervention, non-participants in intervention, and controls...
  9. ncbi request reprint Physical activity, leisure habits and obesity in first-grade children
    Christine Graf
    Institute for Cardiology and Sports Medicine, Koln, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:284-90. 2004
    ..In this study, we examine the association between body indices, motor abilities and active (sport) and passive (television/computer) leisure time activities in a cohort of first-grade pupils...
  10. doi request reprint Resistance and balance training improves functional capacity in very old participants attending cardiac rehabilitation after coronary bypass surgery
    John C Busch
    Institute of Cardiology and Sports Medicine, German Sport University Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    J Am Geriatr Soc 60:2270-6. 2012
    ..To compare the efficacy of intensive functional exercise training with that of usual cardiac rehabilitation (CR) in very old adults soon after coronary bypass surgery (CABG)...
  11. ncbi request reprint Data from the StEP TWO programme showing the effect on blood pressure and different parameters for obesity in overweight and obese primary school children
    Christine Graf
    Institute for Cardiology and Sportsmedicine, University of Cologne, Germany
    Cardiol Young 15:291-8. 2005
    ..Countermeasures are necessary. In this paper, we present the baseline and final data from the StEP TWO programme, a prospective study to prevent overweight and obesity in primary schools...
  12. ncbi request reprint [Arteriosclerosis -- a lifelong challenge]
    Christine Graf
    Institut für Kreislaufforschung und Sportmedizin, DSHS Köln, Germany
    Herz 27:760-4. 2002
    ..Effective prevention of cardiovascular diseases is of utmost importance in Western civilizations as they are on top of mortality statistics...
  13. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged type 2 diabetic automobile employees assessed at the workplace--the Praeford study
    Christian A Schneider
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinic III, University of Cologne, Koln, Germany
    J Occup Environ Med 49:481-3. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to provide contemporary data on the prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in middle-aged diabetic employees in Germany...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiac rehabilitation in Germany
    Marthin Karoff
    Klinik Königsfeld der LVA Westfalen, University of Witten Herdecke, Ennepetal, Germany
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 14:18-27. 2007
    ..The positive effects of cardiac rehabilitation are also important economically, for example, for the improvement of secondary prevention and vocational integration...
  15. ncbi request reprint Recommendations for participation in competitive and leisure sports in patients with congenital heart disease: a consensus document
    Asle Hirth
    Department of Heart Disease, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 13:293-9. 2006
    ..The aim of this paper is to provide a consensus document for participation in competitive or leisure sport activity in children and adults with congenital heart disease...