+ Resolve Article
+ Follow Us
Follow on FacebookFollow on Facebook
Follow on TwitterFollow on Twitter

+ Translate
+ Subscribe to Site Feed
GeoScience Most Shared ContentMost Shared Content

High Blood Pressure in the Competitive Athlete: Guidelines and Recommendations

, : High Blood Pressure in the Competitive Athlete: Guidelines and Recommendations. Physician and Sportsmedicine 13(5): 92-114

In brief: Since short-term adverse effects of hypertension in competitive athletes have not been reported, it seems reasonable to permit most athletes with mild to moderate hypertension to participate in organized sports, Mild hypertension may be managed by restricting sodium intake, controlling weight, and using relaxation techniques. Some sympathetic inhibiting agents are preferable as first-step drugs because they lower arterial pressure at rest and during exercise. Occasionally small-dose diuretics may be added, usually with potassium supplements. Long-term observation of hypertensive athletes is needed to determine the presence or absence of late harmful effects of increased arterial pressure and exercise.


PMID: 27463296

DOI: 10.1080/00913847.1985.11708791

Other references

Chanarat, P., 1992: Immunogenetic study in leprosy. Kitasato Archives of Experimental Medicine 65(1): 57-63

Anderson, J.B., 1968: Ecology of Foraminifera from Mississippi Sound and surrounding waters. Journal of the Alabama Academy of Science, 39: 261-269

Gullestad, L.; Søyland, E.; Kjekshus, J.; Aase, O.; Bjørnstad, P., 1987: Magnesium deficiency. Diagnosis and occurrence of different disease conditions. Tidsskrift for den Norske Laegeforening 107(22): 1751-1754

Diaz Najera, A., 1971: Presence of Lutzomyia (Lutzomyia) diaboliva (Hall), 1936 in Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico, (Diptera: Psychodidae). [Cf. RAE/B 60, 791.].

Shifriss, C.; Guri, A., 1977: A study of the potential of cytoplasmic-genic male sterility for hybrid seed production in Capsicum annuum L. Four varieties were studied in normal and cytoplasmically male-sterile form. Yolo Y, Bikura and Zohar showed more stable sterility than Puerto Rico Wonder. Mixed planting of male-sterile and fertile plants gave higher F1 seed yields than planting...

Chew, E.Y.; Klein, M.L.; Clemons, T.E.; Agrón, E.; Abecasis, Gçalo.R., 2015: Genetic testing in persons with age-related macular degeneration and the use of the AREDS supplements: to test or not to test?. Ophthalmology 122(1): 212-215

Holm, xC., 1968: Spiders of the family Erigonidae and Linyphiidae from East and Central Africa. Annales du Musee R de l'Afrique Central, (Ser. 8vo.)(No. 171: 1-49

Filippsen, L.F.; Valentin-Weigand, P.; Blobel, H.; Preissner, K.T.; Chhatwal, G.S., 1990: Role of complement S protein (vitronectin) in adherence of Streptococcus dysgalactiae to bovine epithelial cells. The binding of bovine complement S protein (vitronectin) to Streptococcus dysgalactiae isolates from cattle with mastitis and the S protein's role in streptococcal adherence to bovine epithelial cells were investigated. All 25 clinical isolat...

Fawzi, A.; El-Fouly, M., 1981: Some practical uses of plant growth substances. Food crisis and agricultural production in Africa: problems policies and solutions proc 3rd Gen Conf Assn for Advancement of Agricultural Sciences in Africa held at Univ of Ibadan Ibadan Nigeria 9-15 April 1978: 136

Swartzendruber, D.E.; Lehman, J.M., 1975: Neoplastic differentiation: interaction of simian virus 40 and polyoma virus with murine teratocarcinoma cells in vitro. The host-virus interactions of Simian virus 40 (SV40) and polyoma virus (Py) with cell lines established from a teratocarcinoma were studied. The cells utilized in this study were the multipotential stem cell of the teratocarcinoma, embryonal carc...