SESSION TITLE: COPD
SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster Discussion
PRESENTED ON: Monday, October 24, 2016 at 12:00 PM - 01:30 PM
PURPOSE: Regular physical activity is associated with fewer exacerbations, hospitalizations and improved survival in patients with COPD. However, patients encounter a number of barriers to starting and sustaining a regular exercise program. The purpose of this abstract is to describe patients’ barriers as they commence a physical activity program as part of a large clinical trial.