A 59 y.o. college professor recently experienced chest discomfort while shoveling snow, and again while climbing a flight of stairs. Six years earlier, the client had experienced an MI. He had a positive exercise stress test , and cardiac catheterization revealed triple-vessel disease. Coronary bypass surgery was performed, and he was referred to cardiac rehabilitation.
His laboratory data:
Resting HR 80 bpm
Resting Blood Pressure 146/90
BMI 32.6 kg/m2
Total cholesterol: 240 mg/dl
LDL cholesterol 160 mg/dl
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Why do you think coronary bypass was performed instead of angioplasty? (.75 pts)
Cardio: What mode, intensity, and why? (1 pt)
Resistance training: Frequency, intensity, when? (1 pt)
Flexibility: When? How will this help? (1 pts)