Effects of low-risk exercise therapy for chronic dialysis patients

H. C. Underwood, D. D. Cardenas, N. G. Kutner

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A two-year study of three dialysis patients who participated in a low-risk exercise program indicated improved muscle endurance. Psychological testing suggested improvements in mood and self-rated status of certain 'life areas' or parameters. Applicability of the easily adopted program, and its potential advantages and disadvantages, are explored.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)688-695
Number of pages8
JournalDialysis and Transplantation
Issue number12
StatePublished - Jan 1 1985

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nephrology
  • Transplantation


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