Effect of Weight and an Increased Workload on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure
Previous studies have shown that personal protective equipment (PPE) is responsible for increases in heart rate (HR) and VO2max response in firefighters (FF), but has not been examined in collegiate lacrosse players. We have found that FF have exaggerated blood pressure (BP) responses to a treadmill test, and during recovery when wearing PPE (data unpublished).
Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise
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Aichele KR, Oakman JE, Neal MP, Cromwell CM, Lenzo JM, Bye NL, Perez AN, Santaniello EL, Hill JA, Evans RC, Thiele KA, Chavis LN, Getty AK, Louth VC, Wisdo TR, Generotti M, Brown MD, Feairheller DL. Effect of Weight and an Increased Workload on Heart Rate and Blood Pressure. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise. 47:5. Supp. 2015.
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