Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise Pole Walking Study on Heart Disease
A study in the Journal of Medicine and Science in Sport and Exercise showed that people with arterial disease who pole walked benefited from increased cardiovascular fitness, increased exercise tolerance, lower perceived leg pain during moderate-intensity walking, improved skeletal muscle strength and endurance, and better weight control.
Patients with favorable responses in 4 to 8 weeks would be maintained on an exercise program, thus potentially avoiding the need for surgery. (Collins et. al, 2003)… Read Full PDF
COLLINS, E. G., W. E. LANGBEIN, C. OREBAUGH, C. BAMMERT, K. HANSON, D. REDA, L. C. EDWARDS, and F. N. LITTOOY
PoleStriding Exercise and Vitamin E for Management of Peripheral Vascular Disease
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 35(3):384-393, March 2003.