The Importance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness: The Need for a National Registry

Updated:Jan 8,2013
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The Importance of Cardiorespiratory Fitness:
The Need for a National Registry

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  • Data show that patients with low fitness have higher risk for all-cause mortality and CVD mortality.
  • This paper blends policy and science to highlight the importance of cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) in assessing the health status of the U.S. population and defines the need for a national data registry.
  • A CRF registry would serve as a catalyst for new research and public policy initiatives.


    Read the full article in Circulation

    Circulation. 2013: published online before print January 7, 2013, 10.1161/CIR.0b013e31827ee100.

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