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American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014, 2(5A), 29-33
DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-2-5A-7
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Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Trait of Bangladeshi Children Age Ranged from 1 to 12 Years

Anup Adhikari1, and Nahida Pervin2

1Anthropometrica, Toronto, Canada

2Bangladesh Institute of Sports (BKSP), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: September 10, 2014

Cite this paper:
Anup Adhikari and Nahida Pervin. Heart Rate and Blood Pressure Trait of Bangladeshi Children Age Ranged from 1 to 12 Years. American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2014; 2(5A):29-33. doi: 10.12691/ajssm-2-5A-7

Abstract

Blood pressure of Bangladeshi children aged between 1 to 12 from both sexes were measured in Bangladesh. Three hundred and seventy one children were measured randomly for their heart rate and blood pressure, out of which 243 were boys and 128 were girls. In the present study height and weight were increased gradually as age increases. Both systolic and diastolic pressure elevated gradually as age advanced though the change was not highly significant. Similar observations were also noticed when both boys and girls were analysed separately. Thus heart rate gradually decreases significantly as age, height and weight increases whereas both systolic and diastolic blood pressure increases as age, height and weight increases.

Keywords:
heart rate blood pressure children age height weight

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