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29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

W30: PT & RT: Update on Exercise

Oct 10, 2015 10:30am ‐ Oct 10, 2015 12:15pm

Standard: $49.99


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.

Educational Objectives:

  1. Describe the relationship between exercise test response & lung disease of CF & demonstrate standard testing practices.
  2. Discuss the effects of exercise on lung function & glycemic control in patients.
  3. Evaluate activity patterns of patients & prescription patterns of clinicians.


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