The epigenetics of exercise and physical activity in COPD
Emily S Wan
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July 2016 -
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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is highly prevalent among U.S. Veterans and is a significant source of morbidity and mortality. Patients with COPD frequently have reduced exercise capacity (defined as a patient's maximal capacity to perform work) and levels of physical activity (a term frequently used to describe a patient's typical daily level of activity). Reduced exercise capacity and physical activity are correlated with significant clinical outcomes, such as disability, all-cau...