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Research & Investigations in Sports Medicine

The Benefits of Isometric Hand Grip Devices

  • Open or Close Eddie T C Lam*

    Department of Health and Human Performance, Cleveland State University, USA

    *Corresponding author: Eddie T C Lam, Cleveland State University, Department of Health and Human Performance, 2121 Euclid Avenue, JH 143, Cleveland, OH, USA, Tel: 216-687-5051; Email: t.lam@csuohio.edu

Submission: November 06, 2017; Published: February 21, 2018

DOI: 10.31031/RISM.2018.01.000521

ISSN: 2577-1914
Volume1 Issue5

Abstract

Hypertension has long been associated with cardiovascular disease and one of the leading causes of health-related mortality. According to the World Health Organization, it isestimated that 17.7 million people died from CVDs in 2015, representing 31% of all global deaths. Of these deaths, approximately 7.4 million were due to coronary heart disease, and 6.7 million were due to stroke [1].

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