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International Journal of Vascular Medicine
Volume 2012, Article ID 985025, 8 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/985025
Research Article

The Effects of Walking or Walking-with-Poles Training on Tissue Oxygenation in Patients with Peripheral Arterial Disease

1Department of Veterans Affairs, Center for Management of Complex Chronic Care, Edward Hines Jr., VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
2Department of Biobehavioral Health Science, College of Nursing, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
3Department of Veterans Affairs, Research & Development, Edward Hines Jr., VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA
4Cooperative Studies Program, Department of Veterans Affairs, Edward Hines Jr., VA Hospital, Hines, IL 60141, USA

Received 3 July 2012; Revised 27 August 2012; Accepted 28 August 2012

Academic Editor: Erich Minar

Copyright © 2012 Eileen G. Collins et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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