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Medicina dello Sport 2011 September;64(3):323-8

Copyright © 2011 EDIZIONI MINERVA MEDICA

language: English, Italian

Effect of brisk walking on people with hypertension using antihypertensive drugs: a clinical trial

Karatosun H. 1, Numan Tamer M. 2

1 Department of Sports Medicine, Suleyman, Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey; 2 Department of Internal Medicine, Suleyman, Demirel University, Isparta, Turkey


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Data from multiple randomized controlled clinical trials support the use of exercise for blood pressure reduction. After this experimental design, systolic and diastolic blood pressures in a person using antihypertensive and beta blocker drugs reduced by10 mmHg and 7 mmHg, respectively.

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