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2 results for "Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy"

Daily Step Count as a Simple Marker of Disease Severity in Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

  • Published on Jan 31, 2018

Background: Individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) may be asymptomatic or display activity-limiting symptoms. A common cause of symptoms is left ventricular outflow tract obstruction (LVOTO), which may impact the individuals' ability to undertake physical activity. This study sought to examine daily step count as a potential marker of exercise capacity, ...

Physical activity in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: prevalence of inactivity and perceived barriers

  • Published on Jul 20, 2016

Objectives: This study aimed to determine the prevalence of physical inactivity and perceived barriers to physical activity among individuals with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), and to determine potential demographic, clinical and health-related factors influencing likelihood of meeting physical activity guidelines. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study of consecutive patients (n=198) with ...