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Exercise as Medicine in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Effects on Function, Body Composition, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk

Metsios, G.S. Lemmey A.B. (2015) Exercise as Medicine in Rheumatoid Arthritis: Effects on Function, Body Composition, and Cardiovascular Disease Risk. Journal of Clinical Exercise Physiology, 4 (1). pp. 14-22. DOI: http://www.acsm-cepa.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3507

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Abstract

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is characterised by functional disability and inflammation. This review explores the beneficial effects of exercise on function and cardiovascular disease risk in RA and explores the possibility that some of these beneficial effects may be moderated via exercise-induced improvements in body composition.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Research Publications
Departments: College of Health and Behavioural Sciences > School of Sport, Health and Exercise Sciences
Date Deposited: 21 Nov 2015 03:28
Last Modified: 04 Dec 2015 03:32
ISSN: 2165-6193
URI: http://e.bangor.ac.uk/id/eprint/5882
Identification Number: DOI: http://www.acsm-cepa.org/i4a/pages/index.cfm?pageID=3507
Publisher: Clinical Exercise Physiology Association
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