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2014 | 43 | 1 | 185-190
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Physiological Responses Associated with Nordic-Walking Training in Systolic Hypertensive Postmenopausal Women

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Loss of physical strength and hypertension are among the most pronounced detrimental factors accompanying aging. The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of a supervised 8-week Nordic-walking training program on systolic blood pressure in systolic-hypertensive postmenopausal women. This study was a randomized control trial on a sample of 24 subjects who did not take any hypertension medications. There was a statistically significant decrease in systolic blood pressure and an increase in lower and upper-body strength in the group following Nordic-walking training. There was a decrease in serum levels of total cholesterol, triglycerides, and low-density cholesterol. The obtained results indicate that an 8-week Nordic-walking program may be efficiently employed for counteracting systolic hypertension through a direct abatement of systolic blood pressure and an increase of maximal aerobic capacity.
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43
Numer
1
Strony
185-190
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Daty
wydano
2014-12-01
online
2014-12-11
Twórcy
  • The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, ul. Mikołowska 72A, 40-065 Katowice, Poland.
  • School of Health and Applied Sciences, Private Bag 13388, Windhoek, Namibia, igorzubrzycki@yahoo.com
  • Jędrzej Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education and Sport ul. Kazimierza Górskiego Gdańsk, Poland
  • School of Health and Applied Sciences Polytechnic of Namibia Private Bag 13388, 13 Storch Street, Windhoek, NAMIBIA
  • Jędrzej Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education and Sport ul. Kazimierza Górskiego Gdańsk, Poland.
  • Jędrzej Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education and Sport ul. Kazimierza Górskiego Gdańsk, Poland.
autor
  • Department of Microbiology and Biochemistry, University of Fort Hare, South Africa.
  • Jędrzej Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education and Sport ul. Kazimierza Górskiego Gdańsk, Poland.
  • Jędrzej Śniadecki Academy of Physical Education and Sport ul. Kazimierza Górskiego Gdańsk, Poland.
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