Aquatic exercise is as effective as dry land training to blood pressure reduction in postmenopausal hypertensive women.

@article{Arca2014AquaticEI,
  title={Aquatic exercise is as effective as dry land training to blood pressure reduction in postmenopausal hypertensive women.},
  author={Eduardo Aguilar Arca and Bruno M. Martinelli and Lu{\'i}s Cuadrado Martin and C{\'e}sar Becalel Waisberg and Roberto Jorge da Silva Franco},
  journal={Physiotherapy research international : the journal for researchers and clinicians in physical therapy},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 2},
  pages={93-8}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The evidence of the benefits from regular physical activity to hypertensives is based on dry land training studies. Therefore, the aim of this study is to compare the effect of aquatic exercise with dry land training on hypertensive women. METHODS This is a randomized controlled study with 52 post-menopausal hypertensive women. The patients were randomly allocated in three groups: water aerobic training group (n = 19), dry land aerobic training group (n = 19) and a non… CONTINUE READING
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