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Isometric handgrip training reduces blood pressure and wave reflections in East Asian, non-medicated, middle-aged and older adu

Body Composition Assessment
Okamoto et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2020

Country : Japan

Journal : Aging Clinical and Experimental Research

Purpose The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of isometric handgrip (IHG) training on central and peripheral blood pressure (BP) and wave reflections in East Asian non-medicated middle-aged and older adults. Methods Twenty-two men and women (mean age 65±11 years) who were not actively involved in regular resistance or endurance training were randomly assigned to a group that did IHG and a control (CON) group. The IHG training was comprised of four unilateral 2-min isometric contractions at 30% of maximal …
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