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Research Article

Impact of Transcendental Meditation on Left Ventricular Mass in African American Adolescents

Table 1

Descriptive characteristics at pretesta.

TMCTL
( ; 9 F, 21 M)( ; 8F, 24 M)

Age (years)
Weight (kg)
Height (cm)
Body mass index (kg/m2)
SBP (mmHg)
DBP (mmHg)
HR (bpm)
Sum of 3 skinfolds
LVM (gm)
LVMI

aValues are means ± standard deviations. * value <0.06.
SBP = supine resting systolic blood pressure, DBP = supine resting diastolic blood pressure. HR = supine resting heart rate. LVM = left ventricular mass. LVMI = LVM indexed by height2.7.

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