- Effect of prolonged standardized bed rest on cystatin C and other markers of cardiovascular riskKarin Arinell
Department of Cardiology, Orebro University Hospital, Orebro, Sweden
BMC Physiol 11:17. 2011..The subjects were randomized into two groups during bed rest: a control group (n = 8) that remained physically inactive and an exercise group (n = 7) that participated in both supine resistance and aerobic exercise training...
- Downregulation of platelet activation markers during long-term immobilizationKarin Arinell
Department of Cardiology, Rebro University Hospital, Rebro, Sweden
Platelets . 2012..During long-term immobilization, a known risk factor for thrombosis, the levels of P-selectin and PDGF-BB decreased. Our findings indicate downregulation of platelet activation during immobilization...