Effects of isometric handgrip training in patients with cardiovascular disease: rationale and design of the ISOPRESS network

Abstract Meta-analytical studies have indicated that isometric handgrip training promotes significant reduction in blood pressure in hypertensive patients with similar or greater decreases in blood pressure than observed after aerobic and dynamic resistance training. However, several gaps in the lit...

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Main Authors: Breno Q. Farah, Lauro C. Vianna, Sergio Luiz C. Rodrigues, Marilia A. Correia, André L. Teixeira, Flávio M. D. de Andrade, Rodrigo P. Pedrosa, Sérgio R. Moreira, Mauro V. G. Barros, Nelson Wolosker, Gabriel G. Cucato, Raphael M. Ritti-Dias
Format: Article
Published: Universidade Estadual Paulista 2018-02-01
Series:Motriz: Revista de Educacao Fisica
Online Access:http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S1980-65742017000400401&lng=en&tlng=en