Regular walking increases peak limb vasodilatory capacity of older hypertensive humans: Implications for arterial structure

  • Tanaka H
  • Reiling M
  • Seals D
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Abstract

Although regular aerobic exercise has been shown to lower arterial blood pressure in older adult humans with essential hypertension, the mechanisms responsible for this hypotensive effect remain largely unknown.

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  • Aging
  • Exercise
  • Peak vascular conductance

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Authors

  • Hirofumi Tanaka

  • Mary Jo Reiling

  • Douglas R. Seals

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