Special Issue "Effects of Exercise Training on Blood Pressure and Blood Pressure Variability"
A special issue of Sports (ISSN 2075-4663).
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 March 2023) | Viewed by 3156
2. Cardiovascular Unit, San Raffaele IRCCS, 00163 Rome, Italy
Interests: hypertension; chronic heart failure; atrial fibrillation; exercise training; sport medicine
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Exercise training is a well-established non-pharmacological treatment for reducing blood pressure. However, there is still a need for further research in order to establish the right "dose" of exercise for reducing blood pressure (training intensity and volume); moreover, more data are required for assessing the comparative impact on blood pressure of different exercise modalities. In the last several decades, high blood pressure variability has been related to an increased risk of cardiovascular events. Until now, very few studies evaluating the effects of exercise training on blood pressure variability have been published, and there is no general agreement on the best exercise training program for subjects with high blood pressure variability.
Potential topics include, but are not limited to:
- Neuro-hormonal and metabolic changes associated with post-exercise hypotension;
- Effects of exercise training on the blood pressure of hypertensive athletes;
- Hemodynamic changes occurring during post-exercise hypotension;
- Impact on blood pressure of water-based versus land-based exercise;
- Effects of different volumes of resistance training on blood pressure variability;
- Gender-related differences on the effects of exercise training on blood pressure variability;
- Impact of different exercise protocols on resistance hypertension.
Dr. Giuseppe Caminiti
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- exercise training
- blood pressure variability
- post-exercise hypotension
- circadian rhythm of blood pressure
- 24 h blood pressure monitoring
- resistance exercise
- high-intensity interval exercise