- Benefits of yoga for African American heart failure patientsPaula R Pullen
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Med Sci Sports Exerc 42:651-7. 2010..The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of yoga therapy on cardiovascular endurance (VO2peak), flexibility, quality of life (QoL), and inflammatory markers on medically stable HF patients...
- Effects of yoga on inflammation and exercise capacity in patients with chronic heart failurePaula R Pullen
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Georgia State University, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
J Card Fail 14:407-13. 2008..We hypothesized that an 8-week regimen of yoga in addition to standard medical therapy would improve exercise capacity, inflammatory markers, and quality of life (QoL) in patients with HF...
- Calculated metabolic equivalents: a tool for exercise prescription among African American womenLaura M Gaydos
Department of Health Policy and Management, Rollins School of Public Health, Emory University, 1518 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
J Womens Health (Larchmt) 20:1151-5. 2011..However, research demonstrates poor validity for ADS as a measure of exercise capability. We present a superior low-technology measure of exercise capability, which is easily applied by practitioners in clinical or nonclinical settings...