The Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention at 40 Years and Its Role in Promoting Lifestyle Medicine for Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases: PART 1

J Cardiopulm Rehabil Prev. 2020 May;40(3):131-137. doi: 10.1097/HCR.0000000000000514.


Risk to individuals for cardiovascular events are invariably tied to their exposure to major coronary risk factors. This risk can be substantially mitigated by lifestyle behaviors. This first part of this Commentary focuses on the important role both adopting healthful dietary patterns and regularly obtaining adequate physical activity have as preventative therapies for cardiovascular diseases.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Anniversaries and Special Events*
  • Cardiac Rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular Diseases / prevention & control*
  • Health Promotion / methods*
  • Humans
  • Life Style*
  • Periodicals as Topic*