Heart rate variability in normotensive healthy children with aging.

  title={Heart rate variability in normotensive healthy children with aging.},
  author={Norio Kazuma and Kuniaki Otsuka and Kazumasa Wakamatsu and E Shirase and Izuru Matsuoka},
  journal={Clinical and experimental hypertension},
  volume={24 1-2},
Although the heart rate variability (HRV) values in adults decrease with aging, those in children show a variety of changes. The present study was designed to investigate the relationship between HRV and aging, physique and blood pressure in 70 healthy male school children, between 6 and 12 years of age. The subjects were divided into 3 age groups (6-7, 8-9 and 10-12 years) and 3 other groups according to physique (thin, under -10%; normal, -10-20% and obese, over 20% of obesity index). After… CONTINUE READING

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