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Johann Auer, Robert Berent, Markus Prenninger, Thomas Weber, Klaus Kritzinger, Martin Veits, Gudrun Lamm, Elisabeth Lassnig and Bernd Eber


Effects of a single bout of exercise at moderate altitude on blood pressure (BP) are largely unknown.


To evaluate the effect of a single exercise bout at moderate altitude on BP.


Prospective, observational.


Field study, Alpine mountains.


127 men, 71 women (138 normotensive, 60 hypertensive).


Exercise duration: 2.5 ± 0.4 h; 650-m difference in altitude.

Main Outcome Measures:

BP and heart rate (HR).


Hypertensives had (1) higher systolic BP (SBP) and diastolic BP (DBP) before exercise (P < .01), whereas this difference was lost during exercise; (2) increased HR during the entire duration of exercise; and (3) significantly decreased SBP and DBP (P < .05) throughout the entire period of exercise.


Exposure to a single exercise bout at moderate altitude is associated with a transient decrease in SBP and DBP, which is more pronounced in hypertensives.

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Patty Freedson

sedentary behavior are complex and independent behaviors that remain difficult to assess. The field has made great strides, but a key need is to continue working towards monitoring methods that would allow estimates from different monitors to be more directly comparable. The use of consumer blood pressure

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Kim Gammage, Rachel Arnold, Lori Dithurbide, Alison Ede, Karl Erickson, Blair Evans, Larkin Lamarche, Sean Locke, Eric Martin and Kathleen Wilson

momentary assessment study. After completing self-report measures of demographic information and medical history, participants wore an armband that monitored energy expenditure for 7 days, as well as an ambulatory blood pressure monitor for 4 days. Blood pressure was automatically assessed hourly during

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Brendan T. O’Keeffe, Alan E. Donnelly and Ciaran MacDonncha

; 2001 . 15. Graser SV , Sampson BB , Pennington TR , Prusak KA . Children’s perceptions of fitness self-testing, the purpose of fitness testing, and personal health . Phys Educ . 2011 ; 68 ( 4 ): 175 – 87 . 16. Graves JW , Althaf MM . Utility of ambulatory blood pressure monitoring

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Rhona Martin-Smith, Duncan S. Buchan, Julien S. Baker, Mhairi J. Macdonald, Nicholas F. Sculthorpe, Chris Easton, Allan Knox and Fergal M. Grace

and POST intervention in a seated position using an automated blood pressure monitor (Omron M10-IT Blood Pressure Monitor HEM-7080IT-E; Omron Healthcare UK Ltd, Milton Keynes, United Kingdom), with an average of 2 readings used for analysis. Cardiometabolic Blood Measures Venous blood was sampled

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David R. Bassett, Patty S. Freedson and Dinesh John

moderate-risk Class II medical devices (e.g., automated blood pressure monitors, blood glucose meters, and pulse oximeters; FDA News, 2015 ). Legislation was passed (H.R. 34—21st Century Cures Act) requiring these general wellness products to be low-risk and noninvasive. Since activity trackers are now

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Reid Reale, Gary Slater, Gregory R. Cox, Ian C. Dunican and Louise M. Burke

chemistry measures are ≤3.5% except for urea, which at low concentration (1.7 mmol/L), is ≤11.2%. Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Following blood collection, resting blood pressure and heart rate measurements were taken using the HEM-7325 automatic blood pressure monitor (Omron Healthcare, Kyoto, Japan

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José Machado Filho, Carlos Leonardo Figueiredo Machado, Hirofumi Tanaka and Rodrigo Ferrari

-intensity resistance exercise in hypertensive women receiving captopril . Blood Pressure Monitoring, 11 ( 4 ), 183 – 189 . PubMed ID: 16810028 doi:10.1097/01.mbp.0000218000.42710.91 10.1097/01.mbp.0000218000.42710.91 Miyamoto , T. , Kamada , H. , & Moritani , T. ( 2017 ). Acute cardiovascular responses to

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Thiago Correa Porto Gonçalves, Atila Alexandre Trapé, Jhennyfer Aline Lima Rodrigues, Simone Sakagute Tavares and Carlos Roberto Bueno Junior

of the NOS3 gene polymorphism for intron 4 mitigates the beneficial effects of exercise training on ambulatory blood pressure monitoring in adults . AJP: Heart and Circulatory Physiology, 306 ( 12 ), H1679 – H1691 . doi:10.1152/ajpheart.00844.2013 Szendrei , B. , González-Lamuño , D. , Amigo

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Stephanie L. Stockwell, Lindsey R. Smith, Hannah M. Weaver, Daniella J. Hankins and Daniel P. Bailey

, Southam, UK) to the nearest 0.1 cm at the level of the umbilicus following gentle expiration. 10 Blood Pressure, Lipids, and Glucose Following 5 minutes of rest in a seated position, resting blood pressure was measured on the left arm using an Omron M5-I automatic blood pressure monitor (Omron Matsusaka