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Anthropometric indicators of obesity and their link to lifestyle and cardiovascular risk in Colorado firefighters
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the leading cause of death in firefighters as it is in the general population. Despite data promoting Colorado as the leanest state in the nation and the image of firefighters as healthy and ...
Healthy Hearts, Healthy Lifestyles Club : an after-school intervention to promote cardiovascular health in elementary students
Contributor:Jensen, Brittni Anne
Obesity and its comorbidities play an immense role in the development of cardiovascular disease (CVD). With its reputation as the number one cause of death in the United States, prevention and attenuation of risk factors ...
Role of the sympatho-adrenal system in the regulation of peripheral vascular tone in healthy aging humans
Contributor:Richards, Jennifer Clarke
The following dissertation is comprised of a series of experiments with the overall aim of determining the role of the sympatho-adrenal system in the regulation of peripheral vascular tone in normal, healthy aging humans. ...