A four-week prehabilitation program in candidates for bariatric surgery improves hemodynamic load, metabolism and cardiac autonomic regulation

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Lucini, D., Malacarne, M., Pagani, M. et al. A four-week prehabilitation program in candidates for bariatric surgery improves hemodynamic load, metabolism and cardiac autonomic regulation. Acta Diabetol (2021). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00592-020-01645-y

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Keywords

  • Prehabilitation
  • Exercise
  • Nutrition
  • Autonomic nervous system
  • Lifestyle
  • Hear rate variability