Atrial Fibrillation and Exercise: Exercise Recommendations
Atrial fibrillation (AF), characterized by a rapid pulse rate and an irregular heart rhythm. It is a more common cardiac arrhythmia. AF may lack symptoms, although fatigue and an impaired exercise ability are common symptoms. This column will discuss exercise testing and training recommendations as well as special considerations.
Sorace, P., Ronai, P., & Berry, R. (2019). Atrial fibrillation and exercise: Exercise recommendations. Strength & Conditioning Journal, 41(3), 118-123. doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000446
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