Evidence for the Use of IRT To Manage Hypertension Podcast

The case for using continuous Isometric Resistance Training (IRT) in people with hypertension has emerged over the last decade, but many are unaware of consider this approach. Trial work has in many cases, produced superior blood pressure lowering results from IRT compared to aerobic and traditional strength training. However, many fitness professionals remain unaware of the anti-hypertensive effects of IRT and historically there were unsupported concerns about safety. This webinar intends to address the concepts of efficacy, delivery, safety and potential impact on public health with respect to the use of IRT to manage blood pressure.

The recording is of a webinar presented by ESSA on 17 August 2017.  

Presented by Professor Neil Smart PhD, M.Med.Sci, BSc Hons, ESSAF

Neil has been an exercise physiologist since 1991 and became a fully accredited ESSA member in 2006. Neil Smart is a Professor at the University of New England and an ESSA Fellow. Neil is Chair of the ESSA Research Committee and Member of the Cardiovascular Special Interest Group. Neil has published more than 100 peer reviewed journal publications, including two ESSA Position Statements. Neil has made significant contributions to academic research in the exercise sciences, including notably guidelines on the management of heart failure for the United States and Europe. 
 

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When
1/1/2019 - 12/31/2019
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