The effect of prolonged endurance exercise upon blood pressure regulation during a postexercise orthostatic challenge.

@article{Privett2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of prolonged endurance exercise upon blood pressure regulation during a postexercise orthostatic challenge.},
  author={Sheena E Privett and Keith P. George and Natalie Middleton and Gregory P. Whyte and Nigel Timothy Cable},
  journal={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 10},
  pages={720-4}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the regulation of blood pressure in response to an orthostatic challenge in athletes running a marathon. METHODS 10 experienced male runners (mean (SD) age 29 (4) years) were tested on the day prior to the 2004 London Marathon, and again immediately postrace (race time 210 (36) min). In addition, 6 of the subjects were retested 24 h postrace. During each examination, beat-to-beat systolic arterial blood pressure (SBP) and heart rate (HR) were measured, and stroke… CONTINUE READING