Changes in sympathetic nervous system activity in male smokers after moderate-intensity exercise.

OBJECTIVE To investigate the effects of moderate-intensity exercise on the sympathetic nervous system in male smokers. METHODS Twenty-eight men (14 smokers and 14 non-smokers, ages 21-46 y) were recruited. The activity of the autonomic nervous system was measured by power spectral analysis of heart rate variability. Spectral power in the frequency domain… CONTINUE READING

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