ACRA 2015 ASM Presentations


ACRA 2015 ASM Presentations

Tuesday, 11th August 2015

Validation of the Fitbit-Flex activity monitor device as a measure of free living physical activity – Muaddi Fahad Alharbi

Effectiveness of a dietary intervention to reduce cardiovascular risk factors in a hyperlipidaemic population – Tracy Schumacher

Trunk stabilisation exercises reduce sternal separation and pain in sternal instability after cardiac surgery: a randomised cross-over trial- Doa El-Ansary

Improved efficiencies in cardiac rehabilitation through service redesign – Andrew Maiorana

Comparison of the effectiveness of different waist circumfrance measurements for adults with coronary heart disease or type two diabetes – Wendan Shi

Coronary heart disease in Chinese living in western countries: new insights from a systematic review and meta-analysis – Kai Jin

Mobile apps and secondary prevention of cardiovascular disease – what works? – Lis Neubeck

Foundations of CR and Core Components – Steve Woodruffe

Promoting cardiovascular rehabilitation and secondary prevention as usual care: toolkit development – Craig Cheetham

Nurse ambassador program – improving phase 1 cardiac rehabilitation – Amanda Jennings

The experience of a nurse led semi-rural pacemaker clinic – Diane Jacobs

Obesity management and exercise prescription – Andrew Maiorana

Sternal micromotion following cardiac surgery: a 3-month prospective, observational study – Sulakshana Balachandran

Physical examination of the sternum following Cardiac Surgery: validity and reliability of a sternal instability scale (SIS) – Doa El-Ansary

Women and heart disease – Robyn Gallagher & Robert Zecchin

The future: why should we keep funding your program – Robyn Clark


Wednesday, 12th August 2015

International Keynote Presentation: Including the family in cardiovascular prevention and rehabilitation – Catriona Jennings

Facilitating health behaviour change: the future of group education – Brendon McDougall

An absolute risk prediction model for rehospitialisation in adults with chronic heart failure – Vasiliki Betihavas

An advocacy toolkit for health professionals: improving cardiac rehabilitation and heart failure services – Karen Uhlmann

Patient clinical profile trends entering into a comprehensive outpatient cardiac rehabilitation program: a 20 year journey – Robert Zecchin

Cardiac rehabilitation: the Heart Foundation’s strategy to drive change through advocacy – Rachel Neumann

How is exercise currently being delivered in Australian cardiac rehabilitation services? A snapshot of nationwide practice – Bridget Abell

Heartmoves as a sustainable exercise program for people with chronic disease – Amanda Doring

Using hospital heart failure data to support service design and practice – Debra Gascard

Advanced CR and core components – Steve Woodruffe & Craig Cheetham


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