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  • The association between blood pressure and vascular characteristics in children 

    Phillips, Aaron (Brock University, 2010-03-09)
    Hypertension is thought to exist in up to five percent of children. A select number of studies have investigated the role elevated blood pressure plays in pediatric atherosclerotic progression. However these studies ...
  • Autonomic regulation and blood pressure in children 

    Fitzgibbon, Laura K. (Brock University, 2009-01-28)
    Vagal baroreflex sensitivity (BRS) is a measure of short term blood pressure (BP) regulation through alterations in heart rate. Low BRS reflects impaired autonomic system regulation and has been found to be a surrogate ...