Exercise training confers anticipatory protection from sudden death during acute myocardial ischemia

Stephen S. Hull, Emilio Vanoli, Philip B. Adamson, Richard L. Verrier, Robert D. Foreman, Peter J. Schwartz

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Abstract

Seven conscious dogs documented to be at high risk by the occurrence of ventricular fibrillation (VF) during acute myocardial ischemia were randomly assigned to 6 weeks of either daily exercise training or cage rest followed by exercise training. After 6 weeks of daily treadmill training, heart rate variability, a marker of vagal tone, increased by 74% (P

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)548-552
Number of pages5
JournalCirculation
Volume89
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1994

Keywords

  • death, sudden
  • exercise
  • fibrillation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physiology
  • Cardiology and Cardiovascular Medicine

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