publication . Article . 2017

PAR-Q & YOU Questionnaire and cardiovascular history of elderly patients on dialysis engaged in physical activity

Jorge Enrique Moreno-Collazos; Eva Segura-Orti; Harold Fabián Cruz-Bermúdez;
Open Access Spanish
  • Published: 01 Oct 2017 Journal: Revista de Nefrología (issn: 0326-3428, eissn: 2346-8548, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Asociación Regional de Diálisis y Trasplantes Renales de Capital Federal y Provincia de Buenos Aires
Introduction: During the last few years, physical activity has become a therapeutic tool and a protective mechanism for the elderly; it reduces cardiovascular risk in patients undergoing different types of dialysis and receiving palliative care. Objective: The aim of this study was to establish the inclusion criteria for a therapeutic physical activity program through the use of the PAR-Q & YOU Questionnaire with elderly patients treated with different types of hemodialysis, and to relate it with cardiovascular risk factors. Methods: Pearson's chi-squared test was used to determine the possible association among variables, considering the medical history and dis...
free text keywords: ejercicio, diálisis renal, hemodiálisis, prevención terciaria, adultos mayores, fisioterapia, PARQ & YOU, Medicine, R, Specialties of internal medicine, RC581-951
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