Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and their Relationship to Cardiovascular Risk Factors in African Americans and Non-African Americans With Above-Optimal Blood Pressure

@article{Young2004PhysicalAC,
  title={Physical Activity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and their Relationship to Cardiovascular Risk Factors in African Americans and Non-African Americans With Above-Optimal Blood Pressure},
  author={Deborah Rohm Young and Mikel Aickin and Phillip J. Brantley and Patricia J. Elmer and David W. Harsham and Abby C. King and Victor J. Stevens},
  journal={Journal of Community Health},
  year={2004},
  volume={30},
  pages={107-124}
}
This report describes cross-sectional associations among physical activity, cardiorespiratory fitness, dietary habits, and cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk factors in a large sample (n=810) of African Americans (n=279) and non-African Americans (n=531) with above-optimal blood pressure. Participants in PREMIER, a clinical trial for blood pressure control through lifestyle approaches, underwent baseline assessments to determine physical activity level, cardiorespiratory fitness category… CONTINUE READING

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