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28th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

S21: PT & RT: Why Exercise Needs to be Central in CF CLINical Practice

Oct 11, 2014 10:30am ‐ Oct 11, 2014 12:20pm

Standard: $49.99


This session will present the evidence for making exercise testing and exercise recommendations part of clinical practice for treating CF. The positive effects of regular exercise on the pulmonary and musculoskeletal systems will be described. The evidence for regular exercise evaluations will be presented. The elements of various successful programs will be described, allowing attendees to select those practices that will best fit their context.

Learning Objectives:
  • Summarize the physiological and clinical effects of regular exercise in patients with CF
  • Describe the importance of regular exercise testing in clinical practice
  • Identify elements of exercise programming that will allow successful implementation of exercise recommendations for CF patients


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