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Commentary on Aerobic versus isometric handgrip exercise in hypertension: a randomized controlled trial

Commentary on Aerobic versus isometric handgrip exercise in hypertension: a randomized controlled trial

Smart, Neil A., Carlson, Debra J., Swaine, Ian ORCID: 0000-0002-3747-1370 and McGowan, Cheri (2017) Commentary on Aerobic versus isometric handgrip exercise in hypertension: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of Hypertension, 35 (12). pp. 2554-2556. ISSN 0263-6352 (Print), 1473-5598 (Online) (doi:https://doi.org/10.1097/HJH.0000000000001566)

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Abstract

We, members of the International Working Group on Isometric Exercise, read with great interest the article by Pagonas et al. on the comparative effects of aerobic and isometric handgrip exercise (IRT). However, we believe the finding, that aerobic exercise induces reductions in blood pressure (BP), whereas isometric exercise training (handgrip) does not, to be compromised for several reasons.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Handgrip training; Aerobic physical activity; Isometric training; Randomized studies
Subjects: Q Science > QP Physiology
Faculty / Department / Research Group: Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Centre for Science and Medicine in Sport and Exercise
Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences > Department of Life & Sports Sciences
Last Modified: 21 Oct 2020 07:56
Selected for GREAT 2016: None
Selected for GREAT 2017: None
Selected for GREAT 2018: None
Selected for GREAT 2019: None
Selected for REF2021: REF 1
URI: http://gala.gre.ac.uk/id/eprint/17885

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