Physical fitness and blood pressure in school children.

  title={Physical fitness and blood pressure in school children.},
  author={Gary E Fraser and Robert L. Phillips and Rocky Harris},
  volume={67 2},
We studied the relationship between physical fitness and blood pressure in 228 school children. The data were collected as part of the Loma Linda Child-Adolescent Blood Pressure Study. Systolic and diastolic blood pressures were lower in children above average fitness than in children below average fitness among preadolescent and adolescent boys and girls. On multivariate analysis, adjusting for skinfold thickness, an index of lean arm mass, height and age, the relationship between fitness and… CONTINUE READING
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