Genetic correlation of exercise with heart rate and respiratory sinus arrhythmia.

@article{Geus2003GeneticCO,
  title={Genetic correlation of exercise with heart rate and respiratory sinus arrhythmia.},
  author={Eco J. C. de Geus and Dorret I. Boomsma and Harold Snieder},
  journal={Medicine and science in sports and exercise},
  year={2003},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={1287-95}
}
PURPOSE A twin design was used to test whether the association between exercise behavior and heart rate and the association between exercise behavior and respiratory sinus arrhythmia (RSA) derive from a common genetic factor. METHODS Data were available from 157 adolescent (aged 13-22) and 208 middle-aged twin pairs (aged 35-62), divided into five sex by zygosity groups (male and female monozygotic twin pairs, and dizygotic twin pairs of same or opposite sex). Exercise behavior was assessed… CONTINUE READING

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