Table 4

sCRF reclassification from baseline to follow-up after 14 weeks CR (n=416)

sCRF classification at follow-up after CR (%)
sCRF classification at CR entryImproved* sCRFMaintained† sCRFWorsened sCRF
Low sCRF (n=74)6931
Moderate sCRF (n=196)45532
Higher sCRF (n=146)919
  • *Defined as improving sCRF to a higher sCRF category between the baseline and follow-up test.

  • †Defined as no change in the sCRF category from the baseline to the follow-up test.

  • CR, cardiac rehabilitation; sCRF, submaximal cardiorespiratory fitness.