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Acute Blood Pressure Responses To Static And Dynamic Exercise: Racial Differences, Reuben Leon Wright Apr 1998

Acute Blood Pressure Responses To Static And Dynamic Exercise: Racial Differences, Reuben Leon Wright

Theses and Dissertations in Urban Services - Urban Education

African Americans have a higher incidence of hypertension than other racial groups. Furthermore, some research suggests that normotensive individuals who exhibit exaggerated blood pressure (BP) responses to exercise may be at risk for future hypertension. This study sought to determine if normotensive African Americans exhibited exaggerated BP responses to static exercise or dynamic exercise relative to Caucasian Americans and Asian Americans. Thirty normotensive subjects participated from each of the three racial groups (15 males and 15 females). Subjects held 30% of maximal voluntary contraction (right knee extension) for 3 minutes, and BP was recorded during the third minute. On a ...


Human Performance Lab Newsletter, February 1998, St. Cloud State University Feb 1998

Human Performance Lab Newsletter, February 1998, St. Cloud State University

Human Performance Lab Newsletter

Contents of this issue include:

  • Kelly's Corner by David Bacharach
  • Welcome Dr. Seifert
  • What is the 40-30-30 Diet? Is It Better than the Typical By Debbi Pauison
  • Dietary Supplements: Can They Improve Exercise Performance? By Kira Camp
  • Super-oxygenated water? By Dr. John Seifert
  • Eliminating the Bounce Dr. Glenn Street
  • Research Publications
  • Thesis Work in Progress
  • Internship Experience by Joel French