Effects of Exercise Training on Indices of Endothelial Status in African Americans
Middle-aged African Americans (AA) have the highest incidence of hypertension in the U.S. partly due to endothelial dysfunction. Nitric oxide (NO) mediates endothelial-dependent vasodilation and is endogenously inhibited by asymmetric dimethylarginine (ADMA). The aim of our study was to determine the effects of a 6 mo cardiorespiratory fitness training (CRFT) intervention on plasma NO end-products (NOx) and ADMA levels in African-Americans participants.
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
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Fullwood MD, Brown MD, Sturgeon KM, Williamson ST, Veerabhadrappa P, Kretzschmar J, Diaz KM, Feairheller DL. Effects of Exercise Training on Indices of Endothelial Status in African Americans. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 43:5. Supp. 2011.
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