Resting heart rate as a predictor of metabolic dysfunctions in obese children and adolescents

<p>Abstract</p> <p>Background</p> <p>Recent studies have identified that a higher resting heart rate (RHR) is associated with elevated blood pressure, independent of body fatness, age and ethnicity. However, it is still unclear whether RHR can also be applied as a scree...

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Main Authors: Freitas Júnior Ismael F, Monteiro Paula A, Silveira Loreana S, Cayres Suziane U, Antunes Bárbara M, Bastos Karolynne N, Codogno Jamile S, Sabino João Paulo J, Fernandes Rômulo A
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Published: BMC 2012-01-01
Series:BMC Pediatrics
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