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2014 | 27 | 4 | 217-219
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Impact of the grasping test on women’s cardiovascular systems, and the possibility of replacing the orthostatic tolerance test with it

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The aim of this study was to test the impact of the Grasping Test (GT) on the female cardiovascular system and to ascertain the possibility of using this to replace the Orthostatic Tolerance Test (OT). In this study, 15 volunteer female students were examined, and their physiological parameters - their systolic (SBP) and diastolic blood pressures (DBP), and their heart rates (HR) - were compared. We found that the Orthostatic Tolerance Test (changing the position of the body from recumbent to upright) and the Grasping Test induced meaningful but similar changes in the functioning of the women’s cardiovascular system. The results confirm that there were significant similarities between the cardiovascular system measurements as produced through the Orthostatic Tolerance Test and the Grasping Test. The possibility of introducing the procedure into clinical practice is a crucial factor for continuing our research in the wider population.
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27
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4
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217-219
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published
1 - 12 - 2014
received
12 - 11 - 2014
accepted
3 - 12 - 2014
online
3 - 3 - 2015
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  • The Student Scientific Society attached to the Chair and Department of Human Physiology,
  • The Student Scientific Society attached to the Chair and Department of Human Physiology, Medical University of Lublin, Poland
  • Chair and Department of Trauma Surgery and Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, 16 Staszica St., 20-081 Lublin Poland, kuleszabartek88@gmail.com
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  • Chair and Department of Trauma Surgery and Emergency Medicine, Medical University of Lublin, 16 Staszica St., 20-081 Lublin Poland
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bwmeta1.element.-psjd-doi-10_1515_cipms-2015-0018
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