home-based exercise

Home-based high intensity interval training in patients with intermittent claudication: a systematic review protocol

April 24, 2024

Introduction and rationale Peripheral arterial disease (PAD) is caused by atherosclerosis of the arteries supplying the lower limbs, limiting blood flow to the legs.1 PAD is estimated to affect more than 237 million people worldwide and its prevalence is increasing.2 Intermittent claudication (IC) is the classical symptom of PAD, and is characterised by a reproducible…

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Community WALKing and home-baSed circuiT tRaining in peOple liviNG with intermittent claudication (WALK-STRONG): protocol for a randomised controlled feasibility trial

May 11, 2022

Introduction Peripheral artery disease (PAD) refers to the progressive occlusion of the arteries supplying the lower limbs1 and affects over an estimated 236 million people worldwide.2 Sustained ischaemia to the lower limbs, resulting in an oxygen supply/demand imbalance, can lead to a symptomatic presentation of PAD, characterised by exertional cramp-like leg pain known as intermittent…

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