Bewegungstherapie bei Erkrankungen des Herz-Kreislauf-Systems
Abstract: The concept of physiotherapy (or physical therapy) as generic term has to be subdivided into the treatment of a disease with natural preparations, into passive and active measures, of which in addition to the physicotherapy especially the kinesitherapy and sport therapy is worth to be mentioned. It is defined as the use of physical exercises, individually determined according to kind, duration, intensity, frequency of repetition and the relation of exertion and relaxation - according to the principles of training theory and modified for the ill organism - with the aim to increase the autotherapeutic forces of the body. First of all it has been mainly used in the case of diseases of the cardiovascular system, now it is established as an important therapeutic agent in the case of many diseases of the various organic systems.
Keyword(s): Physikalische Therapie