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Cardiovascular Reactivity and Development of Preclinical and Clinical Disease States
Objective The objective of this review is to evaluate the evidence for the hypothesis that cardiovascular reactivity can predict the development of preclinical (elevated blood pressure, ventricularExpand
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A longitudinal study in youth of heart rate variability at rest and in response to stress.
  • Z. Li, H. Snieder, +4 authors X. Wang
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • International journal of psychophysiology…
  • 1 September 2009
BACKGROUND Few longitudinal studies have examined ethnic and sex differences, predictors and tracking stabilities of heart rate variability (HRV) at rest and in response to stress in youths and youngExpand
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Evaluation of a Brief Telephone Questionnaire to Estimate Fruit and Vegetable Consumption in Diverse Study Populations
We evaluated use of a six-item telephone questionnaire to estimate fruit and vegetable intakes in five diverse populations. Researchers administered the telephone questionnaire to persons who hadExpand
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Mobile Health Medication Adherence and Blood Pressure Control in Renal Transplant Recipients: A Proof-of-Concept Randomized Controlled Trial
Background Mobile phone based programs for kidney transplant recipients are promising tools for improving long-term graft outcomes and better managing comorbidities (eg, hypertension, diabetes).Expand
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Impact of Meditation on Resting and Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Heart Rate in Youth
Objective: The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a meditation program on resting and ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in youth. Methods: Data from 73 middle school studentsExpand
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Impact of Transcendental Meditation on cardiovascular function at rest and during acute stress in adolescents with high normal blood pressure.
OBJECTIVE This study examined the impact of the Transcendental Meditation (TM) program on cardiovascular (CV) reactivity in adolescents with high normal BP. METHOD Thirty-five adolescents [34Expand
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Relationships among socioeconomic status, stress induced changes in cortisol, and blood pressure in african american males
The inverse relation between socioeconomic status (SES) and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk has been posited to be partially due to exaggerated cardiovascular reactivity (CVR) to stress. StressExpand
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Effects of Theraband and Lightweight Dumbbell Training on Shoulder Rotation Torque and Serve Performance in College Tennis Players
The purpose of this study was to determine whether a 4-week isotonic resistance training program using Theraband elastic tubing and lightweight dumbbells would significantly increase concentricExpand
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Ethnic differences and heritability of heart rate variability in African- and European American youth.
This study investigated whether heart rate variability (HRV) in young African-Americans differed from that in young European Americans. It further examined the genetic and/or environmental sources ofExpand
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Perceived stress, heart rate, and blood pressure among adolescents with family members deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom.
This study compared the impact of the 2003 Operation Iraqi Freedom on heart rate (HR) and blood pressure (BP) and self-reported stress levels among three groups of self-categorized adolescents: (1)Expand
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