Review of CR guidelines (quality and scope):

Review of CR guidelines (exercise recommendations):

Evaluation of the quality of clinical guidelines for CR (older):

Exploration of the methodological quality and clinical usefulness of a cross-sectional sample of published guidance about exercise training and physical activity for the secondary prevention of coronary heart disease:


American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation:

American Heart Association: and

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists In Cardiac Rehabilitation (England):

Australian Cardiovascular Health and Rehabilitation Association:

Australian Cardiac Rehabilitation Association and Heart Foundation of Australia:

Australia (NSW Government):

Austrian Cardiac Society:

Belgian Working Group on Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation:

Brazilian Cardiology Society:

British Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation:

Canadian Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation:

European Association of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation: and

French Society of Cardiology:

German Federation for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation: and

Health England, Strategic Commissioning Development Unit. Service Specification for Cardiac Rehabilitation Services:

ICCPR’s CR in Low-Resource Settings guidelines:

Irish Association of Cardiac Rehabilitation:

Japanese Circulation Society Joint Working Group:

New Zealand Heart Foundation and Guidelines Group:

The Royal Dutch Society for Physical Therapy (KNGF): and

South America Society of Cardiology and the Inter-American Committee of Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation:

Portuguese Society of Cardiology:

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network:

UK – NICE 2013; MI Secondary Prevention Guidelines:

US – AHA/ACCF Guidelines for Secondary Prevention of Coronary and Other Atherosclerotic Vascular Diseases – 2011:

Wales (Aneurin Bevan Health Board):

World Health Organization: