Review: Aerobic exercise reduces systolic and diastolic blood pressure in adults

Elley, C. Raina; Arroll, Bruce
November 2002
ACP Journal Club;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 137 Issue 3, p109
Academic Journal
Discusses research being done on the effectiveness of aerobic exercise in reducing blood pressure. Reference to study by S.P. Whelton and colleagues, published in the April 2002 issue of the journal 'Annals of Internal Medicine'; Sources of data; Results and conclusion.


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