Hrvatska znanstvena bibliografija (CROSBI)



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Časopis

Autori: Ružić, Alen; Miletić, Bojan; Ružić, Tatjana; Peršić, Viktor; Laškarin, Gordana
Naslov: Regular dog-walking improves physical capacity in elderly patients after myocardial infarction
Izvornik: Collegium antropologicum (0350-6134) 35 (2011), S2; 73-75
Vrsta rada: članak
Ključne riječi: elderly; dog-walking; animal-assisted therapy; physical capacity; myocardial infarction
Sažetak:
Various positive effects of pet ownership on cardiovascular health are well known. The aim of this prospective and controlled longitudinal study was to determine the effects of everyday dog-walking on physical capacity in elderly patients during the first year after myocardial infarction. Regularly dog-walking for at least 15 minutes three times a day is related to significantly higher work load on the bicycle exercise test (72.5 ± 10.75 versus 67.6 ± 11.6 W, p<0, 05) in the “dog-walking” group (N=29, mean age 72.5 years) at 12 months compared to the control group (N=30, mean age 71.7 years). Our results suggest that dogs may help to maintain continuous physical activity in elderly cardiovascular patients promoting their physical capacity. Further researches are needed to confirm this association as well to identify other possible influences of dog ownership on the cardiovascular health and on the outcome in patients after myocardial infarction.
Projekt / tema: 062-0620402-0377
Izvorni jezik: ENG
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Current Contents Connect (CCC)
MEDLINE
Scopus
SCI-EXP, SSCI i/ili A&HCI
Social Science Citation Index (SSCI) (sastavni dio Web of Science Core Collectiona)
Kategorija: Znanstveni
Znanstvena područja:
Kliničke medicinske znanosti
URL Internet adrese: http://hrcak.srce.hr/index.php?show=clanak&id_clanak_jezik=107513
URL cjelovitog teksta:
Google Scholar: Regular dog-walking improves physical capacity in elderly patients after myocardial infarction
Upisao u CROSBI: gordana@medri.hr (gordana@medri.hr), 14. Stu. 2011. u 23:25 sati