In Patients with rheumatic disease exercise training is a well established element of
therapy. In contrast patients with severe pulmonary hypertension are advised to avoid
physical exertion and must not perform exercise training. This study aims to evaluate the
effectivity and safety of a low-dose training program in patients with pulmonary hypertension
and rheumatic disease.
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Active Comparator: exercise training group
exercise and respiratory therapy with specific program for pulmonary hypertension (respiratory therapy, dumbbell training, ergometer training, mental training)
No Intervention: Control group without exercise training
continuation of sedentary lifestyle without advice for specific exercise training
Behavioral: - exercise training
exercise training with specific program (respiratory therapy, dumbbell training, ergometer training, mental training)
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