Adverse responses of the musculoskeletal system during 4 weeks resistance-endurance training in a cardiovascular rehabilitation program

Sebastian Gruber, Martin Miehl, Peter Schmid, Robert Berent, Christoph Hofer, Sabine Würth, Serge P. Von Duvillard, Manfred Wonisch & Rochus Pokan
Objective: The aim of this study was to assess possible adverse effects of 4 weeks of a cardiovascular rehabilitation (CR) program on the musculoskeletal system. Material/Methods: Nine-hundred-ninety-six patients (204 women, age 65 yrs and 792 men, age 62 yrs) completed a combined resistance-endurance[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]