Title

Effects of Pedometer Use on Exercise Tolerance in Patients with Chronic Heart Failure

Date of Award

6-27-2013

Degree Type

Dissertation

Degree Name

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Department

Nursing

First Chairperson

Kerry A. Milner

Committee Member

Tammy M. Lampley

Committee Member

Mary I. Dallas

Abstract

Routine physical exercise can improve exercise tolerance in individuals affected by chronic heart failure (HF). The purpose of this prospective randomized control study was to examine the effect of pedometer use on exercise tolerance in veterans with chronic HF.

Comments

A practice dissertation presented to the Faculty of the Department of Nursing, College of Health Professions, Sacred Heart University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Nursing Practice.