Effect of Acute and Long-Term Aerobic Exercise on Arterial Stiffness in the Elderly

  title={Effect of Acute and Long-Term Aerobic Exercise on Arterial Stiffness in the Elderly},
  author={Yasuharu Tabara and Toshiaki Yuasa and Akira Oshiumi and Tatsuya Kobayashi and Yoshinori Miyawaki and Tetsuro Miki and Katsuhiko Kohara},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
Arterial stiffness is an important factor for cardiovascular performance and a predictor of cardiovascular risk. We evaluated the effects of both acute and long-term aerobic exercise on arterial stiffness in community-dwelling healthy elderly subjects. In addition, we evaluated the relationship between the effects of long-term exercise and those of acute exercise. The study subjects were participants in the Shimanami Health Promoting Program study (J-SHIPP), which was designed to investigate… CONTINUE READING


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