The impact of Ramadan on lifestyle behaviours and implications for cardiac rehabilitation: A review

Felicity South, Dominic UPTON, Penney Upton

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Abstract

The Muslim population worldwide have a higher incidence of cardiovascular disease than that of the non-Muslim population, and this may become exaggerated during the religious observances of Ramadan. This review assessed the evidence regarding the impact of Ramadan on lifestyle behaviours in Muslims with cardiovascular disease. Method: This article reviews the literature concerning the impact of Ramadan on lifestyle behaviours and its effects on cardiac rehabilitation between 2000 and 2012.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)328-334
Number of pages7
JournalInternational Journal of Therapy and Rehabilitation
Volume20
Issue number7
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2013
Externally publishedYes

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