- Relationships between Obesity, Cardiorespiratory Fitness, and Cardiovascular FunctionKade Davison
Nutritional Physiology Research Centre and ATN Centre for Metabolic Fitness, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, SA 5001, Australia
J Obes 2010:191253. 2010..FMD was impaired with obesity, which may contribute to arterial and metabolic dysfunction. Low CRF was associated with reduced elasticity in large arteries, which could result in augmentation of aortic afterload...
- Dose-related effects of flavanol-rich cocoa on blood pressureK Davison
Nutritional Physiology Research Centre, School of Health Sciences, University of South Australia, South Australia, Australia
J Hum Hypertens 24:568-76. 2010..The highest dose of 1052 mg CF per day was found to significantly lower BP. These results support previous evidence for CF to lower BP, however more research is needed to establish the most effective dose and food matrix...
- Effect of cocoa flavanols and exercise on cardiometabolic risk factors in overweight and obese subjectsK Davison
School of Molecular and Biomedical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Int J Obes (Lond) 32:1289-96. 2008..This study investigated the effects of cocoa flavanols and regular exercise, interventions known to improve endothelial function, on cardiometabolic function and body composition in obese individuals...