Experimental: Treatment-as-usual plus medically-supervised exercise (TAU-EX)
This group attends normal wound care appointments as scheduled with the wound care provider, generally 2 – 3 times per week. Coincident with these appointments, ideally, they will also attend a medically-supervised exercise program supervised by the exercise physiologists of the Cardiac Rehabilitation facility. The exercise sessions will last no more than 1-hr per session. The maximum number of sessions possibly attended over the 12-wk intervention period is 36. In addition, participants in this group will maintain their activities of daily life unless contraindicated by the would care provider.
Other: Structured exercise program
Medically-supervised participation in 2-3 exercise sessions per week over 12-wk study period. Exercise conducted in the cardiac rehabilitation program.
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