The Role of Exercise in Chronic Illness/Injury

From prevention to treatment... Exercise is the key








Benefits of exercise therapy for chronic diseases.

Kujala UM.

Br J Sports Med. 2006 Jan;40(1):3-4.

Predictors of exercise and effects of exercise on symptoms, function, aerobic fitness, and disease outcomes of rheumatoid arthritis.

Neuberger GB, Aaronson LS, Gajewski B, Embretson SE, Cagle PE, Loudon JK, Miller PA.

Arthritis Rheum. 2007 Aug 15;57(6):943-52.


Physical activity recommendations for children and adolescents with chronic disease.

Morris PJ.

Curr Sports Med Rep. 2008 Nov-Dec;7(6):353-8. doi: 10.1249/JSR.0b013e31818f0795.


Resistance training important after a cardiac event. Be aware of limitations, but don't be afraid to exercise following a heart attack or heart surgery.

[No authors listed]

Health News. 2006 Sep;12(9):7-8. No abstract available.


Exercise and colon cancer: primary and secondary prevention.

Trojian TH, Mody K, Chain P.

Curr Sports Med Rep. 2007 Apr;6(2):120-4