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EXPERT Tool

Exercise prescription in everyday practice & rehabilitation training

Exercise-based rehabilitation is of significant importance to patients with cardiovascular disease or at risk:

  • Better CVD risk factor control
  • Improved quality of life
  • Reductions in hospitalisation frequency
  • Cost effectiveness

EXPERT Tool

The EXPERT tool offers digital, interactive decision support tool for exercise prescription. 

This pilot tool is based on the EXPERT Flowchart (EXercise Prescription in Everyday practice & Rehabilitation Training), developed by the University of Hasselt, in collaboration with the European Association of Preventive Cardiology.

This flowchart assists physicians and healthcare professionals in choosing and adopting the optimal exercise intervention in patients with various CVDs and/or a combination of risk factors.

Now available as a web-based software (pilot).

Note: The EXPERT tool should be used with Google Chrome (it is not compatible with Internet Explorer)

Key features 

Personalized exercise prescriptions

  • Get exercise recommendations tailored to specific patients’ pathologies

Get safety precautions

  • Get to know when to exercise caution while prescribing exercise recommendations for your patients

Export the recommendation to the patient record

  • Export each recommendation to a PDF file

Browse the patients' prescription history

  • Revise the previous exercise recommendations that have been given to a patient and compare them to the current recommendation.

Training centre

Keep your exercise prescription skills sharp by completing the training cases you can find in the EXPERT tool. There are 64 cases of patients with CVD with different levels of complexity. Compare your recommendation for these cases with the ones generated by the EXPERT tool, and thus, stay up-to-date with the latest EAPC recommendations.

Watch the demo

Prepared by the University of Hasselt

 

License fee

  • License fee: €35, exclusively for EAPC members
  • User License is valid from date of purchase to 31st March 2018

Related scientific publication

The European Association of Preventive Cardiology Exercise Prescription in Everyday Practice and Rehabilitative Training (EXPERT) tool:
A digital training and decision support system for optimized exercise prescription in cardiovascular disease. Concept, definitions and construction methodology.


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