Regular activity is an important part of clinical care for CF patients. This session will present recent research regarding the relationship between exercise testing & disease status, the effects of exercise on pulmonary function & glycemic control & patterns of patient activity & exercise prescription. Current consensus of exercise testing & emerging research will be presented.
Describe the relationship between exercise test response & lung disease of CF & demonstrate standard testing practices.
Discuss the effects of exercise on lung function & glycemic control in patients.
Evaluate activity patterns of patients & prescription patterns of clinicians.