Posts by Elizabeth Moxley
Cardiovascular Health Through Vitamin C Intake
Recent findings show that vitamin C may be an essential component of cardiovascular health by preventing atherosclerosis, hypertension, and stroke.Read More
HDL Cholesterol: Too Much of a Good Thing?
Can High Good Cholesterol be a Bad Thing? It is considered a well-established fact that high-density lipoprotein cholesterol (HDL-C) is a robust, inverse predictor of the risk of experiencing an…Read More
Ideal Exercise Prescription for Cardiovascular Health
Thank you to Elizabeth Moxley, PhD, RN, BS for this article on physical activity and exercise prescription. What is the ideal exercise prescription? It is well established that exercise improves…Read More
Physical Activity to Prevent CVD Across the Lifespan: Local and Global Burden
Thank you to Kashica J. Webber-Ritchey, and Elizabeth Moxley, for this article on physical activity and its local and global burden. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading global cause of…Read More
Green Space and Heart Health: What’s the connection?
Prescribing Green Space to Promote Heart Health While cardiovascular professionals across the globe are well-versed in applying guidelines-based care to help their patients prevent, or manage, cardiovascular disease, one important…Read More
Physical Activity, Exercise Training and Heart Failure: Does Intensity Matter?
Heart failure currently affects an estimated 6.2 million US adults1 and approximately 2% of individuals on a global scale.2 According to heart failure exercise guidelines by the American College of…Read More
Skeletal Muscle Mass and Cardiovascular Health
What is the connection between skeletal muscle mass and cardiovascular health? Three recent studies demonstrate that an increase in skeletal muscle mass could lead to improved cardiovascular health regardless of…Read More
The recently updated clinical practice guideline for hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM) entitled, 2020 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Patients with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy: Executive Summary1 provides recommendations for the…Read More
COVID-19 and Exercise: Safe Practices to Prevent Cardiovascular Complications
Epidemiological evidence suggests exercise offers preventive as well as therapeutic health-related benefits.1-4 Exercise prevents the development of obesity and cardiovascular-related diseases such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and thrombosis,1, 3-4…Read More
Exercising During the COVID-19 Pandemic
This article was written by Elizabeth Moxley, PhD, RN, BS. According to epidemiological evidence, exercise is the ‘real polypill.’1 Exercise improves fitness, strength, coordination,2-3 immunity and suppresses inflammation,4 and has…Read More