Our research

We have published numerous scientific papers in international research journals and also presented the results at many national and international scientific conferences.

Selected research papers

Bethell H. The rehabilitation of coronary patients in general practice using a sports centre. Rehabilitacia 1979;12:90-91

Bethell H. Rehabilitation of coronary patients. Practitioner 1982; 226:477-482

Bethell H, Larvan A, Turner S. Coronary rehabilitation in the community. J Roy Coll Gen. Pract 1983;33:285-291

Bethell H. How to do it. Set up a coronary rehabilitation programme. BMJ 1988;297:120-121

Bethell H, Mullee M. A controlled trial of community-based coronary rehabilitation. Brit Heart J 1990;64:370-375

Horgan J, Bethell H, Carson P, Davidson C, Julian D, Major R, Nagle R. British Cardiac Society Working Party report on Cardiac Rehabilitation. Brit. Heart J 1992;67:412-8

Bethell H. MD Thesis. Rehabilitation in the community of patients recovering from acute myocardial infarction. A randomised controlled trial. Cambridge University, 1995

Bethell H. Going home. The first few weeks after a heart attack (Editorial) BMJ 1996;312:1372

Bethell H. Coronary Patients need cardiologists. Heart 1997;77: 389

Bethell H. Cardiac rehabilitation in the UK: getting there slowly. Brit J Therapy & Rehabil 1997;4:292-3

Turner S, Bethell H, Baker N, Bishton E. Patient characteristics and outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation (Abstract) Heart 1998;79 Suppl 1:38

Bethell H. Exercise in Cardiac Rehabilitation (Editorial) Br J Sports Med 1999;33:79-86

Westmacott J, Evans J, Turner S, Todd S, Bethell H, Baker N. Heartlearn: effects of a training session for relatives of myocardial infarct patients. Coronary Health Care 1999;3:199-204

Bethell H, Turner S, Mullee M. Cardiac rehabilitation in the community: 11 year follow up after a randomised controlled trial. Coronary Health Care 1999;3:183-8

Bethell H. Cardiac Rehabilitation: from Hellerstein to the Millennium. Int J Clin Pract 2000;54:92-7

Gavin M, Bethell H, Turner S. The acute mood effects of a single rehabilitation exercise session on cardiac patients. Coronary Health Care 2000;4;71-5

Bethell H, Turner S, Flint E, Rose L. The BACR database of cardiac rehabilitation units in the UK. Coronary Health Care 2000;4:92-5

Evans J, Turner S, Bethell H. Simple and practical psychometric tests for cardiac rehabilitation patients. (Abstract). Coronary Health Care 2000;4:216

Bethell H, Turner S, Evans J, Rose L. Cardiac rehabilitation in the United Kingdom. How complete is the provision. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 2001;21:111-5

Turner S, Bethell H, Evans J, Goddard J, Mullee M. Patient characteristics and outcomes of cardiac rehabilitation. J Cardiopulm Rehabil 2002;22:253-60

Turner S, Evans J, Bethell H, Goddard J. Psychological assessments for cardiac rehabilitation patients. International J Cardiol 2003;92:201-7

Bethell H, Turner S, Evans J. Cardiac rehabilitation in the UK 2000 – can the NSF milestones be attained? Brit J Cardiol 2004;11:162-8

Griebsch I, Brown J, Beswick A, Rees K, West R, Taylor F, Taylor R, Victory J, Burke M, Turner S, Bethell H, Ebrahim S. Is provision and funding of cardiac rehabilitation services sufficient for the achievement of the National Service Framework goals? Brit J Cardiol 2004;11:307-9

Evans J, Turner S, Bethell H. Results and cost of meeting the National Service Framework for Coronary Heart Disease requirement for 12 month follow-up after acute coronary events. J Public Health 2004;26:185-6

Rees K, Victory J, Beswick A, Turner S, Griebsch I, Taylor F, Taylor R, West R, Burke M, Brown J, Ebrahim S. Cardiac rehabilitation in the UK: uptake among under-represented groups. Heart 2005;91:375-6

Evans J, Bethell H, Turner C. NSF for CHD: 3 years of 12-month follow-up audit after cardiac rehabilitation. J Public Health 2005;28:35-38

Bethell H, Evans J, Malone S, Turner S. Problems of cardiac rehabilitation coordinators in the UK: are perceptions justified by the facts? Brit J Cardiol 2005;12:372-8

Brodie D, Bethell H, Breen S. Cardiac rehabilitation in England: a detailed national survey. Europ J Cardiovasc Pre v& Rehabil 2006;13:122-8

Taylor R, Bethell H & Brodie D. Clinical trials versus the real world: the example of cardiac rehabilitation. Brit J Cardiol 2007;14:175-178

Bethell H, Evans J, Turner S, Lewin R. The Rise And Fall Of Cardiac Rehabilitation In The United Kingdom Since 1998. J Public Health 2007;29(1):57-61

Turner S. PhD Thesis. Relationship of physical fitness, depression and mortality in a cardiac rehabilitation cohort. University Of Warwick, 2007

Bethell H, Glover J, Evans J, Mehta R, Mullee M. The relationship between BNP and risk assessment in cardiac rehabilitation patients. Brit J Cardiol 2008;15(3): 161-165

Bethell H, Dalal H, Lewin R. Cardiac rehabilitation: worth it? Heart 2008; doi:10.1136/hrt.2007.134338

Bethell H, Lewin R, Evans J, Turner S, Allender S, Petersen S. Outpatient cardiac rehabilitation attendance in England; variability by region and clinical characteristics. J Cardiopulmonary Rehab & Prev 2008;28:386-391

Bethell H, Letford S, Evans J, Turner S, Maskell J, Culliford D. Assessing exercise intensity in cardiac rehabilitation: the use of a Polar heart rate monitor. Brit J Cardiac Nursing 2008;3(11):534-538

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