Chronic aerobic exercise improves blood pressure dipping status in African American nondippers.

@article{Ling2014ChronicAE,
  title={Chronic aerobic exercise improves blood pressure dipping status in African American nondippers.},
  author={Chenyi Ling and Keith M. Diaz and J. K. Kretzschmar and Deborah L. Feairheller and Kathleen M Sturgeon and Amanda M. Perkins and Praveen Veerabhadrappa and Sheara T. Williamson and Hojun Lee and Heather A. Grimm and Dianne M. Babbitt and Michael D Brown},
  journal={Blood pressure monitoring},
  year={2014},
  volume={19 6},
  pages={353-8}
}
OBJECTIVE The effects of exercise training on nocturnal blood pressure (BP) dipping status remain unclear. African Americans have the highest prevalence of nondippers compared with other racial/ethnic populations. In this 6-month study we tested the hypothesis that long-term aerobic exercise training would increase the levels of nocturnal BP dipping in African American nondippers. METHODS AND RESULTS We recruited African Americans who were nondiabetic, nonsmoking, and free from cardiovascular… CONTINUE READING
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