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ACSM'S Health & Fitness Journal:
doi: 10.1249/FIT.0b013e31823d0079
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RESISTANCE TRAINING FOR HYPERTENSION: Design Safe and Effective Programs

Sorace, Paul M.S., RCEP, CSCS; Churilla, James R. Ph.D., MPH, RCEP, CSCS; Magyari, Peter M. Ph.D., HFS, CSCS

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Abstract

LEARNING OBJECTIVES: • Provide a brief overview of hypertension, the epidemiology of hypertension, associated health risks, and basic pharmacology for hypertension.

• Discuss the research examining the effects resistance training has on blood pressure.

• Provide resistance training recommendations for people with hypertension.

© 2012 American College of Sports Medicine

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