Multidisciplinary Cardiac Rehabilitation
Does Cardiac Rehabilitation Work?
Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation
Comprehensive Cardiac Rehabilitation in
Cardiac Rehabilitation in Gloucestershire
Where the CR Service is Delivered
What Does CR Look Like in Gloucestershire?
The Individual CR Psychology Service
Attendance at CR in Gloucestershire
Professional Development of the CR Team
Psychology and Cardiac Rehabilitation
Anxiety and Depression
Psychological Factors and Health Outcomes
Illness Perceptions and Cardiac Events
Illness Perceptions and CR
Applying Psychological Theory in CR
Anxiety at Assessment
The CR Group
Risk Stratification for Exercise
Using the Information
Supervision Following Exercise
Exercise Practical Sessions
Calculating Heart-Rate Training Ranges
Use of Music
Staff Background and Training
Eligibility for CR Group Programmes
The Patient Pathway
Measurement of Outcomes
Timing of CR
Venues for CR
Health, Safety and Essential Equipment
Coronary Heart Disease
Angioplasty and Stents
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG)
Heart Attack (or Myocardial Infarction)
The Risk Factors for Coronary Heart Disease
The Problem: ‘Àctivity Cycling’’
The Solution: Goal-setting and Pacing
Monitoring the Intensity of Exercise
Rate of Perceived Exertion/Exercise Scale
Aerobic Exercise and Stress (Week 2)
1. Exercise: What Sort and How Much?
Exercise—What Sort and How Much?
Activity and Exercise
2. Exercise Practical
3. Stress and Coronary Heart Disease
Prolonged Stress and Coronary Heart Disease
The Effects of Stress
The Gradual Build-up of Stress
When Stress becomes a Problem
1. Warm up And Cool Down
Types of Warm-up Activity
How do we Cool Down?
What is Angina?
Symptoms of Angina
Treatment for Angina
Triggers for Angina
What Do You Do if You Are Having Angina?
4. High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
What Should Your Blood Pressure Be?
How can we Lower our Blood Pressure?
1. Activities to Avoid at the Moment
What Would We Regard as Heavy Lifting?
3. Mind and Body Relaxation
Deep Muscle Relaxation
4. Making Changes for Life
Why Make Changes for Life?
Setbacks and Maintaining Behaviour Change
What is Cholesterol?
What Should Our Cholesterol Level Be?
How to Lower and Improve Our Cholesterol Levels
1. Enough or too Much Exercise?
3. Diet and Coronary Heart Disease
Fruit and Vegetables
Thoughts and Feelings
1. How to Stay Fit for Life
How to Recognise that Your Exercise Levels Need
to be Increased
Dealing with Setbacks
How to Keep Motivated to Exercise Regularly
BACR Phase IV Exercise Instructor Courses
4. The Future!
Planning, Pacing and Goal-setting
Appendix 1: Assessment Documentation
Appendix 2: Letter of Invitation