Effect of isometric exercise on resting blood pressure: a meta analysis

@article{Owen2010EffectOI,
  title={Effect of isometric exercise on resting blood pressure: a meta analysis},
  author={Alun Owen and Janine Wiles and Ian L Swaine},
  journal={Journal of Human Hypertension},
  year={2010},
  volume={24},
  pages={796-800}
}
Dynamic physical exercise (walking, swimming, and so on) is an important component of lifestyle changes to reduce blood pressure; however, many individuals are unwilling or unable to adopt this lifestyle change. Isometric exercise has not traditionally been recommended as an alternative to dynamic exercise and has not been well studied. A meta-analysis of controlled trials of isometric exercise on resting blood pressure was therefore undertaken. Five trials were identified including a total of… CONTINUE READING
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