Pleasant odors attenuate the blood pressure increase during rhythmic handgrip in humans.

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We have investigated the effects of inhaling odors of preference on physiological responses to physical exercise in college students. Rhythmic handgrip, maintaining a mercurial pressure by repetitive compression, increased blood pressure. In the participants exercised with inhaling odors of their choice, such as rose, jasmine and lavender, the increase in… (More)

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@article{Nagai2000PleasantOA, title={Pleasant odors attenuate the blood pressure increase during rhythmic handgrip in humans.}, author={Masanori Nagai and M. Wada and Norio Usui and A. Tanaka and Yasushi Hasebe}, journal={Neuroscience letters}, year={2000}, volume={289 3}, pages={227-9} }