- Evidence summary
- A small body of good quality randomised controlled data shows physical activity and cardiac rehabilitation will reduce the risk of further cardiac events (13, 21, 22, 25).
- Quality of Evidence
- Grade B – moderate quality
- Strength of recommendation
- Grade 1 – strong recommendation
- Physical activity can be recommended to reduce the risk of further cardiac events in most patients with ischaemic heart disease and should be undertaken unless there are compelling reasons to do so.
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