Exercise for Cardiac Rehabilitation

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Siriwan Vatanasin
Siripim Chupan


At present, heart disease is a major public health problem in Thailand and the world. Patients with heart disease should receive cardiac rehabilitation from the hospital until delivery to the home. Health care providers play a vital role to take care patients with heart disease by increasing their heart capacity and recovering from their illness. This academic paper aims to provide knowledge about exercise for cardiac rehabilitation to health professionals and patients with heart disease. Cardiac rehabilitation is divided into four stages: Inpatient, Immediate Outpatient, Intermediate Outpatient, and Maintenance Phases. Effective cardiac rehabilitation requires a physical and mental assessment of the patient and appropriate plan for cardiac rehabilitation. Moreover, successfully cardiac rehabilitation of patients with heart disease requires the cooperation of a multidisciplinary team, patients and their families.

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