ERIC Number: EJ443773
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Hypertension in Children and Adolescents. Part I: Exercising Nonpharmacologic Control.
Daniels, Stephen Ra.; Loggie, Jennifer M. H.
Physician and Sportsmedicine, v20 n3 p120-22,25-28,33-34 Mar 1992
Essential hypertension is diagnosed with increasing frequency in children and adolescents. Studies indicate exercise can be a clinically useful treatment, though strenuous exercise may be contraindicated for some. The article discusses the physician's role in diagnosis, nonpharmacologic interventions, exercise safety and effectiveness, and beginning exercise treatment. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Non-Classroom
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