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Effects of Intermittent vs. Continuous Exercise on 24-Hour Ambulatory Blood Pressure and Glucose Regulation

Abstract Purpose: The purpose of this study was to examine the acute effects of two novel intermittent exercise prescriptions on glucose regulation and ambulatory blood pressure. Methods: Ten subjects (5 men and 5 women, ages 31.5 ± 5.42 yr, height 170.38 ± 9.69 cm and weight 88.59 ± 18.91 kg) participated in this four-treatment crossover trial. All subjects participated in four trials, each taking place over three days. On the evening of the first day, subjects were fitted with a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). On the second day, subjects were fitted with an ambulatory blood pressure monitor (ABP) and underwent one of the following four conditions in a randomized order: 1) 30-min: 30 minutes of continuous exercise... (more)
Created Date 2013
Contributor Bhammar, Dharini Mukeshkumar (Author) / Gaesser, Glenn A (Advisor) / Shaibi, Gabriel (Committee member) / Buman, Matthew (Committee member) / Swan, Pamela (Committee member) / Lee, Chong (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Public health / Physiology / Medicine / Blood Pressure / Exercise / Fractionized Exercise / Glucose Regulation / Intermittent Exercise / Prolonged Sitting
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 157 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Physical Activity, Nutrition and Wellness 2013
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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