BioMed Research International / 2015 / Article / Fig 1

Research Article

Acute Effect on Arterial Stiffness after Performing Resistance Exercise by Using the Valsalva Manoeuvre during Exertion

Figure 1

The setup of bicep curls. A volunteer performing bicep curls on Day 1 (a) exhales during exertion and inhales when extending the arm and releasing the dumbbell and on Day 2 (b) performs Valsalva manoeuvre during exertion and exhales when extending the arm and releasing the dumbbell. Strict instruction was provided to every volunteer about the breathing technique during exercise.

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