Effect of weight loss on central systolic blood pressure in elderly community-dwelling persons

@article{Kawamoto2014EffectOW,
  title={Effect of weight loss on central systolic blood pressure in elderly community-dwelling persons},
  author={Ryuichi Kawamoto and Katsuhiko Kohara and Tateaki Katoh and Tomo Kusunoki and Nobuyuki Ohtsuka and Masanori Abe and Teru Kumagi and Tetsuro Miki},
  journal={Hypertension Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={37},
  pages={933-938}
}
Central blood pressure (BP) has been shown to strongly associate with cardiovascular disease and outcome. Recent studies have demonstrated a relationship between changes in body size by exercise training and peripheral BP; however, the effect on changes in central BP is unknown. The aim of this study was to assess whether changes in body size are independently related to changes in central BP in the elderly. The subjects were 11 men (mean age, 68±6 years) and 84 women (68±7 years) from a rural… CONTINUE READING
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